Charming Victorian on Cochrane – available for a 6 month lease
Old world charm and modern convenience combines with a brilliant location, being only moments from cosmopolitan Bay Street with its fine selection of restaurants, the new Coles supermarket, private schools and transport. The character and unique floorplan makes this five-bedroom home a true gem. A stone’s throw from Cora Lynn Park, this circa 1887 historic, renovated home sits on a huge 1008 sqm allotment. Victorian charm is clearly evident with rose crown ceilings, ornate chandeliers, sash windows and original timber floorboards, coupled with luxury modern touches. A striking double archway entrance, leads to separate formal and informal living spaces, showcasing ornate Victorian fireplaces with marble surrounds. The house utilizes hydronic heating throughout complete the cosy feel. Additional living spaces include a sunroom that could serve as a home office or games room and a formal dining room. A modern, renovated kitchen is fully equipped with an ASKO fusion gas/induction stove top, dishwasher and a butler’s pantry with a subterranean wine cellar. The magnificent master bedroom is complete with fireplace and grand chandelier. Additionally four sizeable bedrooms all enjoying the northern aspect, and include built in robes. Other features include the main bathroom with traditional claw foot bath tub and heated towel rack, linen cupboard, boot room, laundry with adjacent second bathroom and shower, ornate fretwork and timber verandah set in a beautifully landscaped front garden. A well-appointed rear garden setting with plenty of room for the family also features a pool. Situated in one of Brighton’s most sought-after locations, there is easy access to Firbank and Brighton Grammar School, and the foreshore is but a short stroll away. Maîson conduct private inspections, please contact our office to arrange an inspection.