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5D/1 Bik Lane, Fitzroy North VIC 3068

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Impressive factory conversion complete with rooftop entertaining

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A bespoke fusion of industrial luxe and cutting-edge functionality, this stunning warehouse style home caters for state-of-the-art contemporary living in a prized Fitzroy North pocket. Formerly the Cadet Shoe Factory, the luxurious free flowing design has been architecturally transformed by its owners to create a unique inner-city haven. It is placed steps to Nicholson Street trams and just a leisurely stroll to village cafes and Edinburgh Gardens. Dressed in heated concrete floors is a versatile ground level living area, home office/studio or teenagers retreat with a kitchenette, king sized bedroom with a walk-in robe and sleek ensuite, and glorious central courtyard affording abundant natural light throughout the home. Upstairs is a superb living area set beneath high ceilings, which has a sitting area and freestanding cabinetry. Oak floors lead into the exquisite Smeg kitchen with induction cooking, Zuchetti tapware, custom storage and an elegant dining area. The next level incorporates a master bedroom with extensive built-ins and a reading nook, and bright third bedroom boasting a plush ensuite with Port Fairy bluestone floors. A cast iron staircase winds up to the large sunny rooftop entertaining deck enjoying district views. This wonderful sanctuary features a European laundry, single car space, split system a/c, video intercom, solar panels, NBN, double glazing, understair storage, pivot doors and a water tank. The ideal sanctuary offering a peaceful retreat from the busy inner-city lifestyle! Nelson Alexander Pty Ltd.

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Owners Notes

We have loved being a part of the 1 Bik lane community for the past 4 years. After moving back from Sydney we felt at home in the gorgeous leafy suburb of Fitzroy North. Surrounded by a community of creatives, architects and entrepreneurs who share a love for the industrial nature and history of the old Cadet Shoes warehouse precinct of Bik lane.

5D is a uniquely private, architecturally designed residence that makes miraculous use of its compact footprint. A house that unfolds as you move through its different spaces. We still wonder at the plays of light and views that are revealed at different times throughout the day.

With a variety of spaces the house allows you to find your own quiet space to suit your mood. Nooks for reading and mindfulness, a studio for working, exercising or playing music. The roof deck is a wonderful retreat and a place to view the morning sunrise or enjoy drinks with friends in the late afternoon.

Situated (dangerously) close to Neighbourhood Wine, Babajan, The Empress hotel, Sibling and newly opened bar at the end of the lane, there is no shortage of desirable culinary options within a 5 minute walk from home. The neighbourhood is also home to and artisan food providors including the Fishmongers son and Marias Deli. We have loved being able to walk to the Piedemontes supermarket, organic grocer and Dench bakery at North Fitzroy village. Pick up some coffee and treats and head to the beautiful Edinburgh gardens for a walk. We have also loved the close proximity to the Capital City bike trail, enjoying picnics by the river and visits to the Abbotsofrd convent and the Collingwood children’s farm. The city is quickly accessed by the 96 tram on Nicholson St and in twelve minutes you’re in the centre of town enjoying Melbourne's best restaurants and entertainment.


Vendor Review

Nelson Alexander provided us with the…    

Nelson Alexander provided us with the necessary knowledge and expertise to sell our property. They provided us with valuable guidance and advice each step of the way. Their regular communication with us was appreciated and gave us a clear idea of interest in the property. Most importantly the house sold at a price that was beyond our expectations. I highly recommend them to anyone selling a property.

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Sold 05/11/2020 $1,350,000


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