On a wonderfully deep allotment (approx 766sqm), this Californian classic provides an idyllic environment for large/extended families with its expansive floorplan, flawless presentation and premier position in a popular and convenient Essendon neighbourhood. Vast and versatile interior showcases five bedrooms (all with BIRs), dedicated study, ensuite and two additional bathrooms (one on each level). Multiple living zones include a formal lounge, large rear living room and spacious open-plan family/dining area enhanced by a contemporary-style kitchen with stone benchtops, stainless steel cooking appliances and dishwasher. Other stand-out features include ducted heating/refrigerated cooling and additional split-system units, original lead-light windows and high ornate ceilings, plus under-stair storeroom, laundry and fourth WC. Step outside to discover a substantial backyard complete with enormous four-car garage/workshop and additional carport via gated side driveway (remote-controlled). Keilor Road cafes and trams at the end of the street, it's also walking distance to local parks and sporting facilities, primary and secondary schools, close to popular shopping precincts as well as easy access to Citylink.