HOUSE OF THE WEEK
- 402 Lydiard Street North, Soldiers Hill
- Bed 4 | Bath 3 | Carpark 1
- Auction: November 9 at 12.30pm
- Agent: Buxton Ballarat
- Contact: Peter Burley on 0402 220 356 or Brayden Dorney on 0408 124 576
- Inspect: By appointment
Steeped in history, 'Balinbrok' is a stunning solid brick Victorian in prestigious Soldiers Hill. From the minute you step inside you'll sense the warmth and history of this circa 1881 home, from the soaring 4.572 metre ceilings to the gorgeous open fireplaces with mantel surrounds.
The formal dining room has box bay windows and a beautiful open fire. Opposite is the beautiful formal lounge room, bathed in north facing natural light overlooking the private paved courtyard with open fire.
The house has five large bedrooms, all with wonderful storage. The master is opulent in size, with a bay window, two robes (including a massive walk-through robe to full ensuite) and another open fire with stunning mantel surrounds.
There are also two more bathrooms for family or guests to utilise and three separate living zones, including a kitchen/meals area, informal family room with gas log fire, and lofted fifth bedroom that could also make a wonderful home office, or children's toy/rumpus room/retreat. The kitchen has been updated with Corian benches, new gas cooktop, double oven, huge walk-in pantry and is also bathed in natural light from the north facing glass windows, which overlook the gorgeous manicured private rear gardens.
Flowing out to the courtyard is a lovely paved barbecue area, single lock-up garage with remote access and a cute cubby house. Additional features include ventilated ceiling roses, wrap around verandas, new fencing, a new roof, two 2000 litre water tanks, reverse cycle split system for cooling and 5kw solar electricity.
This absolute masterpiece is steeped in history and needs to be seen to be believed.
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