410 Queens Parade, Fitzroy North VIC 3068
A Victorian Era Landmark
Built circa 1882, this prized landmark shop and dwelling, with historical significance and innate grandeur, features elegant proportions has been impressively extended. Available with vacant possession, the versatile floorplan allows for a residence over a shop front or a full residential conversion (STCA). Originally constructed for successful local marble mason Henry Bysouth, the imposing property has a long retail history. The property has a wide, ground floor frontage to Queens Parade with an impressive façade featuring elegant triptych windows in the upper level. Opening initially to the elegant, free flowing interior containing the huge retail space with 3.2 metre ceilings, decorative cornices/skirtings, and original features, then to a cleverly concealed kitchen and WC. Behind this an extension, with the 3.2 metre ceiling heights maintained, into a vast space with natural light through secure skylights and floor to ceiling French doors opening out to a leafy garden retreat, car space with roller-door and easy access from the ROW. The original Victorian staircase leads upstairs to a galley kitchen with terrific storage and bench space and gas cooking, plus a large bathroom with concealed laundry and storage with a view over the garden. The full width living room has good natural light and incredible decorative plasterwork and paneling. Beyond this the formal lounge, a beautiful grand room with marble OFP with gas log fire and glorious park views.
Additional features include gas heating, split system heating and cooling, alarm, shelving and storage.
A dream location in an established retail strip and within moments of extensive parklands & Yarra River and Merri Creek trails, schools, shops, cafes, sporting facilities, Rushall Station, Queens Parade trams and the Eastern Freeway.
An exciting opportunity to own a special piece of history with a choice of options - renovate, extend, or further develop (STCA), occupy, or invest - the choice is yours!