Live your Grand Design - promenade on one of Adelaide's premiere boulevards. It's exceptional to find an Osmond Terrace original 1880 Victorian villa. It's blue ribbon Bluestone. Become accustomed to grandeur, living life in the fast lane, blended with seclusion, elegance and oh so discreet. A secret treasure, cosmopolitan and yet the best of heritage architecture with amazing grace and space. A compact 632sqm (approx) holding boasting a significant built area approaching 500sqm (approx).
Upsizing or downsizing, this magnificent home is so versatile. It has the best of both worlds, lock up and leave or entertain in style. A home with the flexibility to suit a large family or busy executives, guests, entertainment, seclusion or a central party place.
Discover beyond the hedged privacy, a local heritage masterpiece. An unassuming facade welcomes you with serenity. Original features are revealed, maintained and enhanced, be awed with 3.5 metre ceilings in the colonnaded gallery with deep skirting and the mellow glow of much loved authentic polished boards.
Elevate your expectations and you won't be disappointed. Balance and proportion with up to five gracious bedrooms, French doors to garden retreats and views from every room. It's a contradiction of authentic and minimal with vast storage and alcoves to accommodate any amount of collectables and possessions, enabling space and a sense of calm. Built to exacting standards by craftsmen, past and current owners have been custodians, entrusted with assuring the preservation of a special place.
From the grand formal lounge, picture hosting a family Christmas or sophisticated soirï¿½e, brimming with light it's fresh and inviting, to the functional office, which has hosted ambassadorial guests and business leaders, this is a totally flexible home. Mix and match, you'll find a solution to any configuration or expectation.
Master suite, dressing room and a superb sophisticated bathroom are on ground floor level with an additional 2/3 vast bedrooms all with fireplaces and built-in robes. A commodious bathroom, the ultimate in space and simplicity, serves the entertainment end of the home and a classic staircase ascends to an original, vaulted guest suite above, modernised to accommodate ensuite and walk-in robe. It's no afterthought, it's awesome, spectacular and has unimpeded views of trees and rooftops. Room to laze, kick back, escape. An ideal teenage retreat but parents or visitors may have to toss for it as it's more than a "little bit special".
Exceeding the limit - if you think you need a blend of old and new, just step into a vast and awesome open plan, modern kitchen, dining, family zone. This is classic. Modern and functional, one of the biggest two pack kitchens imaginable. Metres of white granite look stone bench tops, double sink, back lit display cabinets, leading Euro stainless steel dishwasher, range hood, and double oven with warming draw and coffee machine create an enviable cooking atmosphere. While steps away from The Parade shops, eateries and suppliers, your spacious butler's pantry will never be empty.
Spectacular lounge, dining and family zones flow seamlessly, the art of balance and proportion is everywhere with inbuilt display cabinetry, laundry, service area, a fabulous Bluestone, 600 bottle dry cellar and linen and appliance storage centre, radiate from this family hub.
Pause and look beyond to a wall of glazed, commercial stacker doors. Yes this exceeds all expectations. An outdoor stainless kitchen has a deep fryer, wok burner, sink and refrigerator. Basalt tiles, give the alfresco a continuity of scale, water features maintain tranquillity. It's a 60sqm (approx) covered eco system, heated and cooled ready for year round, family, friends, food and fun. Architectural and complementary, with views to the pergola, dappled light and landscaped greenery, bordering a crafted lawn, nothing has been overlooked.
It happens rarely when old and new are so exquisitely blended. Big but not too big, grand but not ostentatious. With the best in the world on your doorstep in one of Australia's most searched suburbs and world's most liveable cities, with culture and heritage, access to renowned schools and colleges and to food, entertainment, history and tradition, make your mark in the history of Osmond House.
Council $4,229.94pa : Water $501.08pq (approx)
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