Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Absolute Luxury in Colonial Gem

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Absolute Luxury in Colonial Gem

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THIS supremely private residence is situated on a landscaped 1818sq m allotment, only a short walk to the CBD and prestigious east-side schools.

The home's grand proportions are matched by the estate-like feel of the grounds with a full-sized floodlit tennis court and a gorgeous in-ground pool and spa nestled among established gardens in the fully fenced yard.

A delightful porch provides a lovely entry to the home and flows through to a north-eastern sunroom.

This sunroom is an ideal place to relax with a good book and a drink at any time of the day.

This flows through to the main hall, which is absolutely glorious with a soaring pressed metal ceiling.

The formal living space opens off the hall and incorporates a dining room and a lounge room.

Again the soaring pressed metal ceilings add a wonderful elegance to this room, which is extremely generously proportioned and offers a relaxed and inviting feel.

A gas heater point is fitted in the formal dining room.

The formal lounge contains an open fireplace, which is two-sided and also opens to the family room, and is wired for sound.

Silky oak joinery has been used extensively throughout this home and also adds to the warm welcoming feeling of this property.

Two of the home's six bedrooms open off the main hallway, including a glamorous master suite.

A walk-in wardrobe, bay window with seat, a dressing room, ensuite and separate toilet make this master suite supremely comfortable and well appointed.

The second bedroom is also very large, as is everything in this home, and has a built-in wardrobe.

At the heart of the home is a well-appointed and welcoming family room.

The warmth of this room is due in part to the polished timber floors which are absolutely gleaming.

The family room includes a dining space, lounge space and gourmet kitchen.

The timber kitchen has a combination of granite and Corian benchtops, a built-in wine rack, gas cooktop, double electric ovens and a dishwasher. …

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