173 Park Drive, Parkville VIC 3052
Substantial Edwardian home with immense potential in Parkville's heart
Embracing an exclusive address in Melbourne's most esteemed parkside pocket, this double storey late Victorian property presents a unique opportunity to renovate/restore (STCA) and create a landmark family home. Boasting expansive original proportions graced with retained period grandeur and excellent ROW access. This historic property is nestled in a blue ribbon street, steps to Royal Park, University High School and Melbourne University, and walking distance to vibrant Lygon Street, Victoria Market, the hospital precinct and CBD trams. The ornate & extra wide façade opens onto a huge lounge with box bay windows and an elegant adjacent dining room, both with decorative fireplaces. The wide arched hallway leads to a large gas kitchen and meals area with a walk-in pantry. Upstairs are five bright bedrooms - two have Juliet balconies overlooking the beautiful streetscape, and one has an open fireplace. There is also a well-kept bathroom with a shower over a bath. At the rear of the property is a private courtyard with an external 2nd bathroom & toilet along with roller door car access from ROW. This grand home features soaring ceilings with rosettes, leadlight windows, under home storage/cellar and an impressive future ahead in this wonderful residential precinct.
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Review by Carolyn