c. 1890 Middle Park classic with accompanying tower wins 'House of the Week'


Sometimes you find a house that is exceptionally unique. It integrates classic and modern living and it's undeniably gorgeous. That's the case with this weeks 'House of the Week.' Located at 133 Canterbury Road, Middle Park, VIC - this classic, which has stood the test of time after its initial build in 1890 has been renovated to provide the ultimate in living offerings, whilst being located in one of Melbourne's premiere suburbs, Middle Park. 

This unique home is made exceptional with the additional tower, surrounded in luscious greenery. 

This unique home is made exceptional with the additional tower, surrounded in luscious greenery. 

Featuring four bedrooms, you will feel like you're living inside a palace when you enter, and realise that you have an adjourning tower apartment that can be used to spread out the sleeping arrangements, or as an entirely different entity to provide someone their own little slice of paradise. Internally you have approx. 370sqm that you enter through an exquisite lead light entry and grand arched hallway.

Once you have made your way through the light filled entry, you are exposed to a formal sitting and dining room that are both filled with the personality of handsome marble open fireplaces and soaring ceilings.

Once you've entered the main doorway, the house opens up to the second story and then the open kitchen and living rooms. 

Once you've entered the main doorway, the house opens up to the second story and then the open kitchen and living rooms. 

The kitchen and all finishes have been done to the highest possible standards. Wherever you look you will be exposed to marble and beautiful timber flooring. Internally in the kitchen, it has been completed with Smeg appliances and is served with natural light from the open plan layout and landscaped outdoor zones.

The outside area, which you can easily access through the open kitchen will provide you with a solar/gas heated pool, shaded alfresco entertaining domains and remote garage via Canterbury Place.


After you've dined, and relaxed in the sun by the pool, it's time to head upstairs. The private upstairs area features:

  • A deluxe main bedroom and enjoys its own zone with open fire
  • Verandah access
  • An extensive built in and fitted walk in robes and palatial bathroom with freestanding bath and fireplace.

This area provides seclusion from the rest of the house and is perfect for the parents to unwind and enjoy their privacy.

The second wing upstairs features a further three double bedrooms that all have built in robes/ desks. Complements include hydronic heating, ducted cooling, abundant built in storage. The unique separate tower apartment which is flexible as further accommodation, a stand alone home office or rental opportunity; features a sitting space with open fire, marble/Smeg kitchen, two bedrooms both with study/sitting and brilliant rooftop terrace featuring 360 degree views over the CBD skyline and Middle Park. The terrace really provides another feature that you won't get in many other Middle Park homes. 

The views from the upstairs balcony, city and water views that is very spacious. 

The views from the upstairs balcony, city and water views that is very spacious. 

Amongst the many reasons this property is unique, is its exact location. Situated in the heart of Middle Park  the offerings around you are endless. These include, the beach, Albert Park lake, Fitzroy street, an abundance of bars and restaurants, and close proximity to the CBD. 

To find out more about this home, take a look here. 

 

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