191 Gore Street, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065
A Fitzroy icon
Set high above tree-lined Gore Street, this wide and imposing Boom-era property is a Fitzroy landmark. With a rich history encompassing multiple dwellings, a Greek school and an Offspring set, the home is now a luxurious single level residence - ideal for families and downsizers -- on one of Fitzroy's largest blocks (450m2 approx), just a few minutes’ walk to Smith and Gertrude Streets' restaurants, cafes and shops. Enveloped by an Australian front garden, northerly lawned garden, vegetable patch and paved courtyard with 16m salt-chlorinated heated lap pool, the home comprises three huge bedrooms (ensuite to main) plus fitted study; an expansive living room with wood fire, open to a bespoke handcrafted blackwood kitchen (all-Miele appliance) and magnificent dining hall/sitting room with pressed metal ceiling and original encaustic tiles; family bathroom (bath and shower) and laundry. Including a garage and loft, this magnificent home features rich period detail, hydronic slab heating, split-system air conditioning, zoned speaker system, alarm, double glazing, solar energy, large water storage, espaliered fruit trees and a chicken run.