Classic Meets Contemporary – Stunning Queenslander In Mt. Coot-tha Forest Setting
115 Elizabeth Street, TOOWONG QLD 4066
Auction Location: On-Site
A secluded, restful sanctuary destined to inspire, this sophisticated, architecturally reimagined Queenslander residence offers exquisitely designed, meticulously styled family living and guest entertaining spaces with outlooks to the treetops. This beautiful home features impeccably preserved traditional details, upmarket finishes and appliance inclusions, a seamless indoor/outdoor flow, separate poolside guest cottage and a boldly angular, glass-edged contemporary extension with prized north aspect. The exclusivity and presenting lifestyle of this quiet Toowong pocket is blue-chip, with bushland trails and parkland adjoining, elite schools and UQ nearby, and the city only 5km away.
Voluminous white and soft grey interiors, inviting, ultra-comfortable living and private, versatile accommodation areas combine to provide individual retreats to savour and connected spaces to enjoy in the company of others. Extensive renovations have been carried out with detailed precision, ensuring that each room is purposeful and functional, from the high-end Corian and Siemens fitted Poliform kitchen to the wide, solid American Oak floorboards, durable limestone and rich marble bathroom surfaces.
Filled with natural light and airflow due to its elevated, hillside location, this early, symmetrical bungalow built around the turn of the twentieth century, is a home of complementary contrasts.
Deep, lined wraparound verandahs, high ceilings, decorative leadlight panels, original float glass sash windows and French doors feature, an enchanting reminder of the home’s history. Opening onto a sizeable deck and just a few steps from the inground mineral pool and sundrenched terrace, an expanse of bi-fold doors blurs the line between the elegant formal living areas and relaxed casual exteriors, making impressive, special occasion entertaining effortless and ultimately practical.
Extended some 10 years ago, the contemporary addition incorporates modern materials into its form, utilising concrete, timber and steel and showcasing a dramatic, double height living space with floor to ceiling glass. With a wall of built-in cabinetry and large, central island, the kitchen with its pitched roof design and emphasis on glass to provide light and peaceful views, is stunning, boasting an induction cooktop and downdraft extraction, multi-function oven plus steam combination oven and integrated dishwasher.
With a timber lined ceiling and polished concrete floor, the contemporary, north facing lower-level library lounge offers a versatility of use as a games or media zone, a spectacular indoor conversation or entertaining area with its glass edging and level yard access, and a creative, work from home space.
The parents’ only retreat is located on this level, a luxurious, garden view suite with French doors and plantation shutters, a generously proportioned, custom designed walk-in robe and an indulgent ensuite with deep, porcelain freestanding bath, frosted glass amenities dividers and high-quality fittings and fixtures.
On the upper floor there are three oversized, immaculately presented bedrooms, all of which are beautifully styled and built-in, opening via French doors to either the home’s wide verandah or a private balcony in the case of the guest or second master suite. A family and visitor’s bathroom with marble tile feature, twin rail shower and mirrored storage is located near to living areas for convenience. The laundry has an abundance of sleek cabinetry, a deep, solid Corian benchtop surface and under bench appliance recesses.
Unique, the pool cottage is a separate, air-conditioned building perfect for guests, a resident au pair or young adult children still living at home. Featuring inclusions in the same, elegant style as the main house, this accommodation suite has a north facing deck, walk-in robe and ensuite bathroom.
With garaging for two cars plus off-street parking for more, ample storage, ducted and zoned air-conditioning throughout the residence and back to base alarm security, this wonderful home is ready to welcome its new family in time for the warmer months ahead.
Established gardens and sandstone hard landscaping, a level lawn and rendered, raised garden edges and high fences enclose, while allowing the beauty of the natural bushland surroundings to positively impact liveability. Framed by the Mount Coot-tha Forest reserve on 2 ½ sides, the large 701m2 allotment is situated at the end of a no-through road, just steps from trails that lead through Anzac Park, its off-leash dog park and the pedestrian and cyclist overpass taking you to the 56 hectare, Brisbane Botanic Gardens.
This family home is located within the catchment for Toowong State School and Indooroopilly State High School, with Brisbane Boys’ College and the Queensland Academy for Science, Mathematics and Technology both 4 minutes away by car. So near to the restaurants, cafés and retail destinations of Toowong and Toowong Village, this prestige property is perfectly positioned, offering lifestyle and unrivalled amenity.
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