A stylish period home mixes old and new in the heart of Belmont
THIS grand riverside home has been artfully updated to combine a rich heritage with all the comforts of modern living.
Superbly positioned high above street level, the family residence provides a cosmopolitan lifestyle conveniently located between the river and a choice of vibrant boutique shopping strips.
Located in a well-established area, 51 Riverview Tce, Belmont boasts a generous 858 sq m allotment with two street frontages, sunny north-facing views and manicured gardens.
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An impressive entryway reveals the true scale of the gracious Californian bungalow with soaring ceilings, original lead-lighting and large living spaces revealing the true scale of the property.
Leading off the central hallway is an elegant main bedroom with built-in robes and contemporary en suite. Here you will also find a large bay window with built-in seat, the perfect place to read a book while overlooking the well-established gardens at the front of the property.
Three more large bedrooms, two with built-in robes and one with original open fireplace, flow from the hallway and feature decorative plasterwork.
They share a large central bathroom with a stylish stone vanity, oversized walk-in shower and freestanding bath which takes centrestage under an atrium-style window framed by lush garden views.
Further on, the formal living area proves an ideal retreat that also allows for a flexible floorplan. The open fireplace is the standout feature of the room along with a set of French doors that lead to the side garden.
Follow the hallway to the expansive open-plan kitchen, living and dining zone and feel the contemporary energy take hold.
Bi-fold doors span the back of the house and provide a seamless transition between the inside and outside spaces creating the ultimate entertaining zone while also allowing an abundance of natural light into the home.
The modern and timeless kitchen features stainless-steel appliances and plenty of benchspace overlooking a casual meals area, perfect for relaxed catch-ups with family and friends.
Those looking for the ultimate riverside property will be overwhelmed by the sense of privacy with plenty of room for the children to play for hours in the secure backyard.
Other highlights include an oversized remote double garage which provides secure parking for three cars.
Outside you will also find a workshop with built-in bench, separate toilet, additional single parking space to secure another car, trailer or boat, solar panels and double gates for easy access. Wanting for nothing, the home is kept comfortable all year round with ducted heating and airconditioning.
Buxton agent David Gray has listed the property for $1.1 million to $1.2 million.