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"The Farmhouse" - Est. 1939

The Gap, 14 Walsall Street

Sold for $910,000

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Listing Number: TG181006
About this listing

SOLD - This listing was sold in November 2018.

We are proud to offer "The Farmhouse" to the market. This remarkable Queenslander has been renovated with care and is the perfect fusion of old world charm and functionality. A cohesive family friendly floor plan, defined by ornate ceilings and cornicing, timber casement windows, stunning timber flooring, vertical joinery and French doors highlight the home's classic elegance.

Set on a sprawling 1,170sqm approximately 11km from the Brisbane CBD, 14 Walsall Street offers your family the tranquility of country living with the convenience of easy access to the City and suburban services.

Property features;
- The original 2 bedroom farm house was built for Jim Barnes (who purchased the land from Moses Adsett, one of the original landholders in The Gap) as the farmhouse for a 5 acre pig farm in 1939. The current owners built-in underneath the home in 2005.
- Upon entering the home you are greeted by gorgeous VJ walls, decorative cornice and beautiful timber floors.
- The open plan living area, dining area and kitchen forms the hub of the home and is the perfect place to unwind with the family after a long day.
- An original built-in timber display cabinet divides the living and dining spaces and both spaces feature art deco ceilings. French doors enable a smooth flow from the living area to the rear deck. This peaceful space overlooks the generous back garden and enjoys leafy green views over the surrounding area.
- The modern country style kitchen boasts stone bench tops, quality appliances and an abundance of storage and preparation space whilst connecting seamlessly with the living and dining spaces.
- Beautiful French doors lead from the dining room out to the large North-facing deck.
- The deck provides the perfect place to entertain family and friends and overlooks the lush landscaped front garden, complete with vegetable patch, and swimming pool.
- In the heat of summer your family will love swimming in the inviting 12m saltwater swimming pool. After a dip in the pool relax poolside with a refreshing drink.
- The parent's retreat is stunning with decorative cornice, large walk-through wardrobe and spacious ensuite with spa bath and travertine flooring. Bi-fold doors open onto a private garden, providing the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee.
- The 2 remaining bedrooms, one with air-conditioning and a built-in wardrobe and the other with a ceiling fan and original plaster walls, are located on the upper level and both feature French doors to the sitting room/potential home office. This versatile space could be converted to a 4th bedroom.
- The centrally located family bathroom features travertine flooring and services the 2 upstairs bedrooms.
- A large laundry with tonnes of storage space and powder room offers direct access to a handy outdoor shower and private drying court.
- There is a generous carport with internal access, space for 3 cars and a workshop on the lower level.
- The large back garden features a chicken run with a variety of fruit trees, generous grassed area ideal for the children or pets to play and a gate providing direct access to Waterworks Road. Sit back and watch the children play in the garden while you relax with friends around the fire pit.
- The 1,170sqm block is fully fenced with a secure front gate.
- There is a 7,000 litre rain water tank and 2.8kW solar electricity system with 14 solar panels.

The location;
- Positioned in a friendly cul-de-sac, famous for its annual Christmas party.
- The home is located in the popular public school catchment areas for Hilder Road State School (approximately 1.2km away) and The Gap State High School (approximately 2.3km away).
- The popular park, children's playground, bike jumps and dog park of Wittonga Park are approximately than 1.1km from your front door.
- The Gap park'n'ride is 140m away, providing easy access to the City, Southbank and surrounding suburbs
- Popular cafes including The Lodge, Walton's Pantry & Café Tara, Walton Bridge Reserve, The Gap Village Shopping Centre and the new Aldi are approximately 4-minutes away.
- Mater Dei Primary School, Marist College Ashgrove, Mt St Michaels College, Mt Maria College, Stuartholme School, Brisbane Grammar School for Boys, Brisbane Girls Grammar School and St Joseph's College are all within easy reach.
- Approximately 2 minutes away from the popular swimming spot at Enoggera Reservoir. Walkabout Creek Visitor and Wildlife Centre, bush walking trails and Green Tree Frog Café are next to the Reservoir and provide a great day out for the whole family.
- The Gap also offers The Gap Pony Club and The Gap Health and Racquet Club with Taylor Range Country Club and Ashgrove Golf Course located just outside of The Gap.

Families seeking a country lifestyle within close proximity to local amenities simply must view this home. Please call Carmen today for more information.

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Property Information
  • Land Size: 1170 sqm
  • Approx year built: 1939
  • Property Type: House

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