Nestled in the heart of Toorak Gardens on one of its most iconic streets, this gorgeous 1926 Bungalow sees a breathtaking 2-storey extension by Genworth Homes, aligning the home’s charming character with today’s elegant and sophisticated modern architecture. Boasting 4-bedrooms, formal living, formal dining, home office and a designer kitchen, dining and seamless indoor/outdoor living, a property with this much to offer is as rare as it is generous.
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Enter to a wide hallway of Oregon timber floorboards, lofty 3.2m ceilings and character rooms comprising of the spacious formal dining with wide lead-light windows and feature lighting, a formal lounge with open fireplace and built-in shelving, and the spacious master bedroom also with fireplace, lovely views of the front garden, generous walk-in robe and beautiful en suite of floor-to-ceiling tiles and dual stone vanity.
The large character frontage has an undeniable sense of space and grandeur, which is exquisitely maintained with the architectural design and layout of the breathtaking extension. Timber floorboards giving way to large porcelain tiles that flow into the open plan kitchen, dining and living looking out through a wall of glass to a manicured backyard of established ornamental pear trees, lush greenery, fire pit and crystal blue designer pool.
An internal stone-paved courtyard with a modern water-feature breathes light and life into the home office, complete with storage cupboards and exposed shelving, and also sees through to the main living area. A convenient downstairs powder room as well as a family friendly laundry with ample storage space finish off the original build.
The spacious kitchen is designed for entertaining whether it’s dinner parties with friends or cooking for the family. Equipped with first class stainless steel Miele appliances including wall oven, steam oven, sleek induction cooktop, integrated dishwasher, integrated double refrigerator, dual sinks and clever walk-in pantry that wraps around to offer under-stair storage as well. The crisp white Silestone bench top with waterfall end also provides a 5-seater breakfast bar, while bi-fold glass windows open to a servery and outdoor bar. A recessed and built-in entertaining unit gives the open living a dedicated space, while a gorgeous stone gas fireplace creates cosy romantic nights on the couch watching movies or sipping wine by firelight.
The superbly designed alfresco comes with a fully integrated outdoor kitchen including wine fridge, hotplate, sink and plenty of cabinetry, making twilight dinners and weekend barbeques with friends a ritual. The adjustable Vergola lets you control all the natural sunlight you want by day before downlights provide a warm glow by night. The alfresco is also fitted with a ceiling fan and deluxe Sonos speakers for ultimate entertaining.
Plush carpets line the wide stairwell where you find the second story comprising of three spacious bedrooms all with built-in robes, ceilings fans, plantation shutters as well as a roomy kids’ retreat and main bathroom with floor-to-ceiling tiles and separate bathtub.
An unrivalled city-fringe location of quiet tree-lined streets has you only a few minutes drive to the food and shopping hubs of The Parade Norwood and Burnside Village as well as the Adelaide CBD and its range of vibrant attractions. Additionally, Toorak Gardens is zoned for wonderful public schools as well as being close to some of the most prestigious private colleges in the State.
This is a spectacular home offering fantastic living in one of Adelaide’s blue-ribbon suburbs. Immaculately presented with bungalow character, spacious rooms and luxurious lifestyle at the forefront, this property is everything a family could wish for.
Features you’ll love:
• Elegant and modern extension by Genworth Homes
• Underfloor heating in family room and bathrooms
• Sonos sound system throughout home and alfresco
• Ducted reverse-cycle air-conditioning
• Mineral salt designer swimming pool with Astral 2 System
• Fully reticulated irrigation system
• Established trees and manicured gardens in front and rear yards
• Security system
• Single car garage with automatic door and lots of storage
• Rainwater tank plumbed to upstairs bathroom
• 10kW solar system
• Blue-ribbon Eastern suburbs location
• Close to cafés, restaurants and shopping hubs
• Close to Adelaide CBD and Eastern parklands
• Zoned for Rose Park Primary and Marryatville High School and walking distance to Loreto and Pembroke
It’s our great pleasure and privilege to bring 131 Swaine Ave Toorak Gardens to the market and we look forward to asnwering any question and showing you through this beautiful home. Please call Bec Tanner with any questions 0451 667 671.