A Landmark Property in the centre of Historic Strathalbyn
A rare opportunity to purchase a landmark property within ‘the Terraces’ where you will enjoy the convenience of living just a gentle stroll from historic High Street and the vibrant CBD. 9 North Parade sits proudly on two acres (8300 sqm) of lush grounds with the Angas River and Middle Creek forming the Eastern and Northern boundaries.
A tree-lined driveway leads you to the grand and stately home, bursting with timeless elegance and set over two glorious levels, comprising of almost 300 sqm of luxurious living space. The formal entrance welcomes you to the home where you immediately feel that this home is something special. Large windows offer ground level views of the gardens and down toward the Angas River and Middle Creek – more about that later. To the right is the generous sitting room with vaulted ceiling, large bay window and to the left is the light filled home office, or formal dining room depending on your requirements. The beautiful open-plan Blackwood kitchen and adjacent meals area are ready for the home chef to prepare gourmet delights complete with quality appliances, a centre island and an abundance of storage space. The family room sits next to the meals area and French doors open onto the private back garden and adjoins the games room or guest bedroom, again with French doors. The large laundry with ample storage and third toilet and shower room are also on the ground floor. A full width verandah runs along the rear of the home.
The feature timber stairs lead you to the first floor where there are four generous bedrooms. The master suite has a large ensuite, walk-in robe and the bay window features here too, creating a delightful place to curl up and read. Bedrooms two, three and four all have built-in robes and the large family bathroom is conveniently positioned centrally. French doors open onto the balcony which is the ideal position to admire the garden and watch the abundant birdlife.
A blend of neutral colour palate, the warmth of timber and the natural light streaming through the windows enhance this truly beautiful home. Ducted reverse cycle air-conditioning throughout ensures year-round comfort.
Now to step outside and enjoy the grounds. The back garden is a private oasis with lush lawn, trees and shrubs where you can enjoy entertaining using the outdoor kitchen. There is a large vegetable garden on the northern side of the house – convenient to the kitchen so you can pop out and pick some fresh produce whilst cooking dinner. The Middle Creek meanders along the Northern boundary and joins the Angas River .The Angus River which enjoys water year-round, runs along the Eastern boundary. The centreline of these two water courses form the boundaries – giving you unrestricted enjoyment as you listen to the frogs, giggle as the ducklings get into mischief or sit quietly to watch the native pygmy perch dart here. Or just relax and listen to sound of water flowing by. Numerous established trees and gently undulating lawn create interest and opportunity to lay out a picnic rug and simply enjoy your parklike surrounds without even leaving home!
There is also a four-car garage under the main roof which can be accessed from the main driveway off North Parade plus an additional driveway which is accessed via Harriet Street. There is a workshop and hobby shed, both with power and lighting as well a storage shed also a garden shed by the vegie garden!
9 North Parade is not just a magnificent and elegant residence nestled on two exceptional acres – it is an opportunity to create a dream lifestyle with river frontage and central location. Arrange a private tour of this amazing property today – and start planning your family picnics by the Angas River tomorrow!
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