The quintessential family Queenslander on a sublime 1214m2
By Appointment Only
Occupying an expansive private corner allotment bordered by tropical greenery, this grand character estate in a premier Morningside enclave represents the ultimate family home.
Elevated to capture magnificent cross breezes and with almost every room opening to a stunning alfresco space, 'Ashley' as the residence is known, is what the Queensland lifestyle is all about.
Taking advantage of the lush aspect, the home's flowing main living zones sit on the upper floor, with easy street level entry via Coates Street. Defined by its soaring ceilings, elegant period detail and broad wrap-around verandah, the piÃ¨ce de resistance is a luxurious all-weather entertaining pavilion overlooking the stunning solar heated swimming pool and vast lawns below.
Five large bedrooms include the master with ensuite and walk-in robe and have been thoughtfully configured to offer the option for use as a further living/media room or professional home office if desired.
Combining timeless beauty and unsurpassed space, the property also features:
-Timber floors; VJ walls; decorative fretwork and cornices; beautiful sash windows throughout
-Open plan kitchen and dining room with space for a 10+ seater table; flows onto the deck
-Large separate lounge/living room with beautiful ornate ceilings also opens out to the deck
-Huge entertaining deck with projector/screen and retractable awnings; integrated audio speakers inside and out
-Stylish kitchen with European appliances including gas cooktop and dishwasher
-Five built-in bedrooms; 3 with direct outdoor access, serviced by three bathrooms
-Reverse-cycle air-conditioning; security and insect screening throughout to capture breezes
-Palm-fringed solar heated saltwater swimming pool with sun drenched poolside lounge/entertaining area and sauna house
-Large lawns perfect for playing footy/cricket; large covered paved area to ride bikes scooter; designed herb/veggie garden; water tanks
-Huge laundry with direct access to indoor-outdoor drying room-
-Extraordinary storage throughout including under-house dry storage space/workshop
-Climate controlled wine cellar
-Double remote garage on Coates Street with easy dry entry to the main living/kitchen areas
-Secure video intercom entry (via Coates Street); security system
-Second pedestrian entry from Kates Street; large gate enabling secure accommodation of a boat or caravan
Positioned in a central Morningside pocket amongst other quality homes, this very special address is just a stroll from cafes, restaurants, specialty shops, major supermarkets, health and fitness amenities including the Morningside Tennis Club, as well as the popular Beelarong Community Farm. Offering outstanding proximity to highly-regarded childcare, kindergartens and schools including St Peter and Paul's Primary and Cannon Hill Anglican College (CHAC); riverside Bulimba and Hawthorne's lifestyle precincts are only a few minutes away. An easy 6kms from the CBD, residents will enjoy quick access to the airport and coasts via the Gateway motorway.