Renovate or develop a rare corner block on the coast
Set on a lucrative 710m2 slice of Whyte Street, after 83 years with the sole owner, this grand 1940s three-bedroom family residence offers one lucky buyer a wonderful opportunity to make your own mark on its charming bones seconds from the sand in Somerton Park.
A rare opportunity in one of the most sought after coastal locations for someone to renovate this striking character home or develop into multiple allotments (STCC).
Commanding a favourable corner Torrens titled allotment, the ageless combination of a stone façade and terracotta tiles overlooks tiered lawns and a stone path that guides you to the grand portico.
A central entry hall sits between the carpeted dining and living rooms, with winning original features including decorative ceilings, fireplaces and picture French doors.
Through to the kitchen, take in timber floors, quality granite benchtops and timber cabinetry, a central breakfast bar, and an induction cooktop and integrated dishwasher.
Upstairs, a magnificent landing presents as a possible home study or retreat, with wrought iron railing overlooking the entry below.
Three double carpeted bedrooms enjoy plenty of space. The largest boasts wall-to-wall built-in robes and French doors to a private balcony, while bedroom two and the landing also enjoy more balconies for soaking up the sun, with external awnings in place for the heat of summer.
This wonderful home is ready for a new generation of inhabitants to enjoy its grandeur in Somerton Park. Embrace a coastal lifestyle with sunrise swims and sunset strolls, and weekends at the Somerton Yacht Club or Brighton Surf Life Saving Clubs.
Explore the cafes of Jetty Road Brighton and Glenelg alike, enjoy the everyday shopping convenience of Brighton Road, and choose from an abundance of excellent local zoned and private schools.
For a project to deliver you a striking home, a slice of history and an unrivalled modern seaside lifestyle alike, this Somerton Park gem may just be the one you've been waiting to get your teeth into.
More features to love:
- Secure garage with roller door and further off-street parking
- Secure alarm system
- Split system A/C to kitchen and main bedroom
- Large tiled main bathroom with bath and separate toilet
- Dedicated laundry with second shower and adjacent W/C
- Rainwater tank and irrigated front garden
- Zoned to the coveted Brighton Secondary and Paringa Park Primary, walking distance to Sacred Heart College and close to Westminster School and Immanuel College
- Easy access to public transport along Whyte Street
- 270m to the sand, 3.1km to Westfield Marion and under 10km to the Adelaide CBD
Land Size: 710sqm
Year Built: 1940
Council: Holdfast Bay
Council Rates: $3,308PA
ES Levy: $667.90PA
Disclaimer: all information provided has been obtained from sources we believe to be accurate, however, we cannot guarantee the information is accurate and we accept no liability for any errors or omissions. If this property is to be sold via auction the Vendors Statement may be inspected at Level 1, 67 Anzac Highway, Ashford for 3 consecutive business days and at the property for 30 minutes prior to the auction commencing. RLA 315571.