14 Rowan Street Elsternwick VIC 3185
Tarneit 1890 Victorian Classic14 Rowan Street, Elsternwick
Anchored by substantial bluestone foundations, this striking example of elaborate Victorian
architecture enjoys a commanding, elevated street presence behind wrought-iron and decorative
Discover a flexible floorplan for contemporary living as you enter the double-arched hallway with formal sitting and reception rooms, 3 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, separate kitchen, dining room, study or fourth bedroom, and a sun-filled laundry completing the interior picture.
In a house alive with personality, the main bathroom stands out with skylit cathedral ceilings and an imposing arched mirror providing a memorable backdrop to a decadent spa bath. This is a treasured space and demands a viewing.
The home offers the full complement of period features including original boards, soaring ceilings,
decorative skirting and cornices, front and rear bullnose verandahs, tessellated tiling,
open fireplaces, exquisite ceiling roses and bespoke light fittings.
The historical significance of the property is undeniable. Tarneit was originally part of the Garden Vale Estate - in the sales literature of 1886 Rowan Street was described as "the gem of the whole country...The Estate is bound to be the Toorak of Elsternwick. With all the advantages and none of the disadvantages". The first documented owner was respected Port Phillip identity and Master Mariner, Walter McDonald Hipgrave.
With approximately 951m2 at your disposal, step outside to north-facing gardens with potting shed and studio. A double lock-up garage and separate carport adjoins a rear laneway guaranteeing
privacy and security.
It is within minutes of every form of public transport, shops, cinema, schools, city and beach.
This investment cuts across time, providing a genuine opportunity to re-imagine and recast a property of considerable importance. Offered for sale for the first time in over forty years.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST CLOSE 5PM 25th OCTOBER
Property Code: 687
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Real Estate For Sale in Elsternwick, VIC 3185 priced between $1,900,000 and $3,600,000