107 Carpenter Street
Quarry Hill VIC 3550
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VICTORIAN CHARM MEETS CONTEMPORARY LIVING
This absolutely charming weatherboard Victorian home is positioned on a large allotment 1,050m2 and is an easy walk to Bendigo’s CBD. The home was originally a stonemason’s business – known as ‘Northern Terrazo’ and during its long life, it’s also served as a shopfront selling butter and confectionary, a post office and a flower shop.
Now a stunning family home, it combines the ideal blend of contemporary practicality with historical character. With gorgeous heritage details such as 15ft timber-lined ceilings, generous proportions, picture railing, double-sash windows and detailed timber fretwork throughout, the property is full of personality. At the front of the home is a guest bedroom, which would also make a great office, along with the master bedroom that features a walk-through robe and a light and bright modern ensuite. Two further bedrooms, both with large built-in robes can be found at the rear of the home.
The main lounge room is at the heart of the property and this light-filled space offers an open brick fireplace along with generous French doors opening out to a paved patio at the side of the house overlooking a formal garden. This area also opens into the modern kitchen and dining room, featuring stone bench tops and ample storage, including a large double pantry.
At the rear of the property is a second living space adjoining the kid’s bedrooms; a large mudroom – that also neatly hides away laundry facilities (including ironing board, washing machine and hamper); and a family bathroom.
The back door opens out to a spacious and modern spotted gum rear deck under an angled roof overlooking the sizeable backyard, and a second outdoor area off the beautifully restored rear shed ensures the garden is perfect for entertaining. The Lee Adams-designed cottage garden is perfectly suited for the house, and the climate, and raised garden beds add to the country cottage feel. The garden is low maintenance with a fully automated irrigation system. The size of the block offers plenty of scope for future plans, including a swimming pool if desired. The beautiful outdoor living spaces are tucked behind a secure fence and a remote operated double carport.
Additional features include:
Jarrah floating floors
Solid granite benchtops sourced from the old stonemason’s business
Modern European appliances including four-burner gas cooktop, electric oven and Bosch dishwasher
Aquamax hot water service
Ducted evaporative cooling, ducted floor heating and a 7kw split system
Remoted operated double carport
2 x 12,500L water tanks
Three-bay shed/workshop with power, water, plumbing and ‘outhouse toilet’.
With Bendigo’s café culture right on your doorstep, and less than 10 minutes walk to Bendigo’s CBD, La Trobe University, schools, sporting reserves and with bushland walking and cycling tracks on the doorstep, this beautiful property also has a bus stop just outside the front door. Ideal for entertaining, the home has a family-friendly layout and plenty of space inside and out. With character, charm, history, modern conveniences and a fantastic location, this property has it all.