Resembling a park, with swathes of lawn dotted with mature trees and garden beds, the block of about 1225 square metres upon which this 1950s classic weatherboard sits is a huge drawcard.
Whether new owners want to bask in the delightful botanic setting or use the land for a development or other personal project, the property is a suburban winner.
- Barry Plant Werribee: 9731 8888
- Price: $850,000 – $935,000
- Auction: February 3 at noon
- Find out more about this property on Domain.com.au
Both train station and Watton Street treats are within five-minute car trips, as are Wyndham Park Primary School and Werribee Secondary College.
The house, ripe for 21st-century transformation, retains ornate cornices, sash windows and many quirky fittings from the ’50s. making a great canvas for a trendy makeover.
A large lounge-dining room, through double doors off the entry hall, has plush velvet drapes, as does a sitting room where a wood heater set within a slate surround makes for a cosy winter retreat.
The extra-big kitchen-diner has a stack of cupboards and bench space, as well as a dishwasher and wall oven. This room, with its size and layout, will prove to be the real heart of the home.
The three large, fitted bedrooms include one with a classic ’50s dressing table/wardrobe arrangement, while the main bathroom has original wall sconces and an arched display niche above the peach-toned bathtub. A second shower is near the laundry.
This property, calculated to let your imagination roam free, has a four-car garage/workshop with concrete floor.