20 Scott Street, ELWOOD
Victorian Grace and Grandeur on Blockbuster Block
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One of the finest Victorian homes in Elwood, 'Locharne' is a c1890s 4-5 bedroom + study 2 bathroom solid brick double fronted Victorian with the unrivalled proportions of classical living infused with the modern function for today's entertaining on 670sqm approx.
Richly adorned with beautiful period detail including a slate roof, bluestone foundations, a tessellated tiled verandah, sash windows, high skirting boards, a leadlight entry, open fireplaces, Baltic pine polished boards, 12ft approx. ceilings and original ceiling roses, this exquisite home impresses on so many levels.
The arched entrance hall creates grandeur, the spectacular main bedroom, with fitted WIR and porcelain tiled ensuite, feels luxurious and the versatility of a stately sitting room that could be a 5th bedroom with open fireplace showcases a bay window of unrivalled prestige. There are 3 further huge bedrooms (BIRs or OFP plus one with a vaulted ceiling), one in which could have been the original servant's quarters, a stunning central bathroom with tumbled marble mosaic tiles and designated wet area; an elegant study and a stylish open plan entertaining area with a modern north facing conservatory style dining area, open fireplace in the spacious living area and a timeless contemporary stone style kitchen (Neff appliances including pyrolytic oven, Miele dishwasher).
Two sets of bi-fold doors open to the north facing rear garden with sublime natural sandstone alfresco area, 2 water features, lush greenery, provision for BBQ and a fully fitted laundry/mudroom.
Behind a white picket fence, this engaging treasure is fully appointed with ducted heating, plantation shutters, new carpet, irrigation system and a secure double carport via an auto gate to the rear lane + extra parking from the street.
In the Elwood Primary School zone, a short walk to buses, gorgeous parks and the beach, minutes to the train, 67 tram, Tennyson Street, Elsternwick and Elwood Village shopping precincts and St Kilda Marina.
• 8 grand principal rooms
• Fully renovated and restored
• Gorgeous period detail throughout
• Secure double carport via rear lane + parking from front
• Elwood Primary School zone