ELEGANCE & HISTORY ON A GRAND SCALE

Bed 5
Bath 3
Car 2

Key Selling Features:

- Prestigious blue chip central locale – walking distance to CBD, QEO, restaurants, cafes, schools and hospital precinct

- Original heritage features including timber fretwork; timber flooring; 14ft-high pressed metal ceilings; picture railing; decorative cornice and ceiling roses; stained glass windows; sash windows; open fireplaces with timber and marble mantles

- Opportunity to create additional dwelling on 2nd title block (STCA) or utilise floorplan to offer inter-generational or multi-family living

Sizeable garage and shedding with driveway access

This exceptional two-storey, Edwardian red-brick home was built in 1895 by local grocer, William McKenzie. The property enjoys an illustrious list of notable prior owners including engineer, John Dethridge in the 1890s (who designed the iconic Dethridge Wheel); city surveyor Joseph Richardson in the early 1900s and Bendigo pioneer G. Stedman Moore in the 1920s. With a gorgeous mature garden featuring many ornamental trees, including a Liquidamber, the home features many unique heritage details, including beaded friezework on the front verandah and the large semi-circular dining and living space with custom plaster ceiling. Walking distance to the centre of the city and the hospital precinct, and offering gorgeous views across Bendigo from the verandah, this is a truly special home.

The property enjoys dual access from both main and side streets with the primary driveway leading through the garden to the front door. Indoors, the ground level features a formal entry, stunning living and dining space, open kitchen and meals area with walk-in pantry, laundry, and three bedrooms and a study ensuring the configuration could easily be adjusted to suit the owner. The second lower level includes two further bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchenette and access to the cellar.

Additional features:

- Hydronic ducted gas heating and evaporative cooling

- Open fireplaces in most bedrooms and all living spaces

- Multiple living areas

- Outstanding views

- Established garden

- Timber and stone kitchen with appliances including double wall oven, four-burner gas cooktop and dishwasher

- Modern ensuite, character main bathroom with clawfoot bathtub and third bathroom ideal for guests

- Family-friendly yet flexible floorplan (unusual for homes of this era) and generously proportioned rooms throughout

Cellar

- Inground, fully fenced heated swimming pool

- Sizeable garage and shedding with separate driveway access

Key Features

  • Fire Place
  • Study
  • Balcony
  • Pool (In Ground)
  • Shed
  • cellar