HAWTHORNE QLD 4171
THE RIVERBANK - DISTINGUISHED HAWTHORNE RESIDENCE
An original homestead of the late 19th century, The Riverbank has been exceptionally transformed into one of Brisbane's most distinguished and elegant heritage homes. Offering 550m2 of living on an 810m2 land parcel in one of the most exclusive streets of Brisbane's premier riverside suburb.
Renovated with masterful craftsmanship to embrace its heritage qualities and distinguishing character features, The Riverbank entwines the Victorian era superbly with modern comforts to produce a home of unparalleled beauty. This sought-after location has a rare combination of city views and near proximity to the river.
Beyond the beautiful landscaping and winding front sandstone path, you'll truly feel awe-inspired as you are welcomed into the home with stunning timber floorboards and sparkling chandelier sitting in perfect keeping with the grand sweeping stair case. Invoking the finery of yesteryear, let your eye wander up to take in the ornate architraves and crafted tray high ceiling above with genteel ceiling rose.
Perfectly designed to incorporate busy modern lifestyles, the home is spread abundantly over two glorious levels, each maintaining picture perfect heritage features and high-end detailing at every turn. On both levels you'll discover a colossal open plan lounge and dining space both bordered by beautiful french timber doors to invite natural light and cooling breezes with upstairs including exquisite chandeliers.
Outside you have two enviable alfresco entertaining areas to choose from - upstairs presents a large covered verandah with majestic views to the Brisbane CBD and overlooking the lush backyard below. Spoiled for choice, downstairs is sublime with sandstone flooring, timber ceiling and direct access to the gorgeous backyard. Enjoy hosting garden parties or holidaying at home with a huge in-ground pool taking centre stage in the impeccably landscaped backyard!
Set for effortless entertaining, upstairs the custom Wyer & Craw kitchen presents with grace and finesse, all whilst providing the requirements of a deluxe gourmet zone. Expansive stainless steel benches, double oven, double gas stove and exquisite cabinetry sit in conjunction with integrated dishwasher and classic splash back. The adjacent meals area is perfect for a busy family mealtime!
Downstairs there is the potential for dual living with a butler's kitchen providing a second refined kitchen area set with expansive stone benches, feature farmhouse sink, shaker style cabinetry and integrated dishwasher as well as an under sink washing machine and dryer.
Five beautiful bedrooms are dotted throughout both levels to ensure ultimate comfort for the lucky residents. The master downstairs is the benefactor of a sublime private ensuite befitting of a six star resort. Gorgeous marble is prominent throughout the space, with exquisite cabinetry, dual vanity sinks, large free standing bath and outstanding dressing table and make up zone.
Three other grand bathrooms are provided within the home including a fabulous Jack and Jill bathroom between bedrooms two and three, and a spectacular clawfoot bath upstairs.
The versatile space doesn't end there with a study located on each level as well as a huge multi-purpose sleep-out - reminiscent of the heritage era and refined to provide a brilliant flexible zone.
Additional features of this exalted residence include an additional powder room with fifth toilet, huge separate store room, double lock-up garage, separate garden shed, secure entry and ducted air-conditioning throughout.
Grandly presenting on a 810m2 parcel of land, this beautiful residence is situated just 300m from the Brisbane River, within a renowned blue-chip suburb. Enjoy walking to the river foreshore, numerous restaurants, City Cat and riverside parkland.
Just minutes away is the popular Oxford St precinct as well as easy access to prestigious Brisbane schools ensuring that The Riverbank is a truly rare market opportunity.
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