CHERISHED FAMILY RESIDENCE ON 655M2 - DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES AT THIS PREMIER ADDRESS
8 Ivy Street, Indooroopilly QLD 4068
Auction Location: On-Site.
Taking in panoramic Brisbane River views from its commanding position within this tranquil and desirably exclusive enclave, opportunities that present with potential such as this are few and far between. The current owners have resided in this Spanish mission style residence for 50 years and circumstances now dictate that this property be offered for sale.
Explore the varying options available to either restore this captivating stucco rendered home to its former grandeur or remove the dwelling and construct a bespoke architecturally designed abode STCA, amidst some of Indooroopilly’s most prestigious riverside properties.
As you ascend the front steps and pass through a wrought iron gate and into the home, vast expanses of the river can be seen through a series of archways, their ornately twisted columnstypical of this Mediterranean design. Closed in with glass sliding windows to protect from the elements, this area serves as a welcome enclosed patio or naturally well-lit reading room.
Delightfully private and common to an era where closed floor plans formed the basis of the layout, formal spaces have remained in use as originally planned. Polished floors, leadlight windows and high ceilings feature throughout, with a decorative cast iron fireplace standing in the spacious lounge.
Coffered ceilings edged with timber and a pendant light suspended from an ornate plaster rose, rest above the formal dining room; elegant leadlights including a bay windowaffording spectacular river vistas.
The combined air-conditioned kitchen and casual meals areais situated at the rear of the dwelling, also housing a European laundry cupboard. There is a gas stove and plenty of cabinets that provide adequate storage. A sliding door opens to anoutdoor pergola and deck with a perfect north-east aspect that offers a lovely quiet place to sit and enjoy the morning sunshine.
A central carpeted hallway leads to three very large bedrooms, two of which are air-conditioned. The main bedroom at the front of the home enjoys river views and has floor to ceiling built-in robes. The second bedroom has a petite ensuite and there is a separate spacious bathroom with modern fittings that services the remainder of the home.
Securing garaging is provided for one car at the top of the driveway and the original shed that is situated at the far corner of the fenced back yard offers versatile storage or could be utilised as a potential studio or workshop area.
Set within the highly sought-after St. Peters precinct, this dress-circle Ivy Street cul-de-sac location is secluded and ideally quiet. With a wide frangipani-lined frontage and plenty of character and charm, take the opportunity to breathe new life into this residence or contemplate design considerations with your architect.
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