Northamites will instantly recognise this iconic property as the beloved home of 40 years of the Peters family. Whether you’re a local or out-of-towner, you’ll want to feast your eyes on this house, so richly appointed with features typical of Federation times.
On two sides of the house are wide verandahs truncated at the corner forming a porch over the entry hall with bevelled leadlight glass in the door and sidelight windows. What a fabulous place to sit and watch the world pass on by.
Woodwork abounds in doors and frames, windows and sills, architraves, picture rails, tall skirting boards. Surely under the carpet floor coverings one will find authentic jarrah floor boards just waiting to be high-gloss polished to even further showcase the beauty of natural timber.
‘Cramp your style’ are words that will never pass your lips in this home with its enormously high ceilings, roomy entry and long passage and generous room proportions. The lounge is a perfect place for large gatherings. Your guests will marvel as the sun sets and this room lights up. The rear entry is wider than a typical vestibule, it extends away from the kitchen, laundry and passage doors and shapes into a cosy sunroom where a small number of folk can relax over a coffee. There’s a craft room that could also be a 4th bedroom for an older teenager or used as a HOBO (home office/business office) as it has access from the main bedroom and a separate external door too. The formal dining room can accommodate a large family table if need be. There are 3 bedrooms, each one could be a double. There are 2 toilets; one in the bathroom, another in the laundry.
The location is ideal on the corner of Gordon & Duke Streets, Northam, so close to practically everything that you’ll leave the car in the garage more often than not. Schools, doctor, shops are minutes away. The block size is a typical old fashioned plus-sized quarter acre; 1,221sqm in fact with beautiful restful areas and room for kids to play.
In her time the owner of this property was fastidious with maintenance informing us she replaced the roof, solar hot water unit, sewer pipes, fence repairs, attended to regular termite protection just to name a few.
It’s hard to find a property such as this priced so realistically and ready to sell. Call Lara Turnbull or Steve Hill for a private viewing.