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27 Royal Street

  • 2 Bed
  • 3 Bath
  • 2 Car
  • 810sqm

Sold for $855,000


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This classic character home in Virginia/Wavell's leafy heart is calling for it's new owners. Spread over a perfectly orientated north south facing 810sqm block, this nice example of pre war character represents a great opportunity to get a foothold in this quiet and much sought after residential pocket. Ideally positioned less than 10klms from the CBD, the home is a short walk to both bus and rail transport, acres of parkland and bike tracks, schools, local shops and just minutes to Westfield Chermside, with virtually everything at your fingertips it's no wonder an increasing number of homes in this pocket have either been extensively renovated or removed and replaced with high quality new builds.

Solid as a rock, this 2 bedroom plus sleepout home boasts unlimited potential and retains an array of traditional features of its era including VJ walls, stained glass windows, picture rails and timber fretwork. Perfect for our Queensland lifestyle with its high ceilings throughout this welcoming home encourages entertaining outdoors, with its formal and informal dining and family areas flowing via timber doors onto the over-sized and private north facing rear deck, big enough for the largest family gatherings. Being in the same family for decades the home has been well maintained and whilst relatively original is very comfortable and has benefited from some updates in recent years. The modern kitchen/family space is one of those areas and is the hub of the home, adjoining an informal meals area, the updated kitchen with its stone benchtops, 6 burner stainless steel gas oven, dishwasher and plenty of cupboard space boasts a huge island bench with servery and timber bi fold windows. These windows open directly onto the rear deck creating a further element of stress free entertaining, whilst the adjoining family area is light and airy with its full height glass louvre windows and built-in window seating it's a perfect spot to sit, relax, chat and enjoy a coffee.

With plenty of space to spread out, the home, in addition to its informal living spaces provides both formal lounge and dining rooms, an entry foyer, 2 bedrooms one with a small recently updated ensuite style bathroom, sleepout or 3rd bedroom, a sunroom and a family bathroom with both a shower and bathtub. With many little extras like air-conditioning, ceiling fans, a wood heater and screens throughout you have a home which can be lived in comfortably as it is.

Downstairs the home has been built-in and is accessed via internal stairs or a lift and provides a huge open plan utility/rumpus area, carpeted and tiled it provides a fantastic getaway for the kids or mancave, it also has its own external access for the night owls. The balance of this area provides lock up car accommodation, bathroom/toilet facilities, a laundry area along with a separate workshop/storeroom. Externally the large rear yard is fully fenced, having the added bonus of great side access providing ample off street parking for cars, boat, van or all at once, whilst for the future there's plenty of room to extend, put in a pool and still have heaps of yard for the kids to kick a ball around.

Brimming with potential, renovate, raise or extend to create your perfect family home the options are numerous, but whilst you decide live in comfortably as it is, all with the knowledge that a large block of land in a great location will always be sought after. This property is both a great investment and a top spot to raise a family.

**This property is being sold by auction or without a price and therefore a price guide cannot be provided. The website may have filtered the property into a price bracket for website functionality purposes**

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