4 Lock Avenue Erindale 5066 SA
"Koonong" - Generosity and Seclusion
Very deceptive from the street, private and secluded, charming ‘Koonong’ is a generous package perfect for the busy active family. Built circa 1909 with beautiful architecture synonymous with the era the home is framed by the leafy green backdrop of lovely Erindale.
Presenting with wonderful features, terracotta tiles to the gabled roof, tessellated floors on the verandahs, walls of red brick over a bluestone base and then a glimpse of a sparkling Mediterranean style pool, there is an immediate first impression of warmth, comfort and informality. Entry to the home is into a wide long central hallway with archways, striking ornate ceilings and polished floorboards. Inside, light fills rooms with large feature windows. The expansive villa floorplan of 438m2 all within the original huge home provides spaciousness, contemporary convenience and a formula for family life and entertaining that is impressive.
Living areas flow off the hallway with ease. Photos in the hallway tell the story of the house and the life lived here while the presentation of the home reflects the enjoyment to be had here present and future. The large dining room boasts a stunning huge arched feature window and adjoins the former billiard room which has been transformed into a home cinema with cellar conveniently below and north facing glass doors opening to the outdoor entertaining area. The entertainer’s kitchen is the heart of the home, designed for gatherings around the substantial granite central bench or the wood heater and flows through to informal living area completing this space which overlooks the tennis court from a lovely elevated position. When not in use by tennis players the tennis court is perfect for children to run, ride and play under supervision from the kitchen window.
The family accommodation presents as three well proportioned bedrooms each offering character features, built-ins and two with doors opening onto an atrium. The enviable large master bedroom suite is contained in a private wing with modern ensuite and walk-in robe. The home office currently adjoins and could be configured perfectly as a large dressing room or nursery if desired. A retreat or study overlooks the pool and is another perfect spot to relax.
Imagine the life to be lived here, located within the vicinity of so many popular schools, great shopping/cafes, parks and sporting facilities. St Peter’s Girls is a short walk, choose between Burnside Shopping Precinct, Kensington and Norwood Parade or an easy drive to the city. Such convenience, yet there is also a feel of foothills lifestyle with the nearby creek and so many walking trails leading to the hills beyond. Unquestionably, a generous package for the astute buyer in one of Adelaide’s premier eastern suburbs.
• Generous 4 vehicle garaging
• Electronic sliding gate with intercom
• Synthetic grass, north-south tennis court
• Salt water, solar heated pool with swim jets
• Monitored security system, zoned
• Gas heater to family area, slow combustion wood heater to kitchen/family, working fireplace to dining, 3 split system air-conditioning units, ceiling fans
• Generous storage
• Large laundry
• Kitchen: large Smeg freestanding stove with electric oven & 5 burner gas cooktop, Siemens dishwasher, appliance & pantry cupboards, benches with granite tops, glass display cabinets
• 3 phase power
• Rainwater tanks
• Low maintenance garden
• Automatic watering system
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Real Estate For Sale in Erindale, SA 5066 priced between $1,900,000 and $3,500,000