25 Grove Road, Barwon Heads
There are certain streets in Barwon Heads that perfectly represent the character and timeless appeal of this popular coastal village. Grove Road is surely one of them. With wide, treed naturestrips and unusually large blocks, this is one of the most sought-after precincts around. Number 25 Grove Road is certainly a great example of position, charm, and exceptional potential. Currently host to a 1920s cottage and surrounded by mature trees and garden, the property has a proud heritage of ownership - the incumbent family having reaped its benefits for nearly fifty years. Today renovation and extension are real options for improvement, while re-development is clearly an exciting and attractive possibility (STCA). The home boasts a classic colonial bull-nosed verandah at the front, and entry leads to a central passage with fine polished floor boards. Showing delightful period character, the main sitting room/lounge features a cast iron fireplace with tiled surround and a timber mantlepiece, while the ceiling proudly displays some authentic plasterwork that reflects a bygone era. Walls and ceilings throughout have been crafted with tongue-and-groove pine lining boards. There are four bedrooms, a dining alcove set in a bay window with garden views, a kitchen with a Westinghouse electric stove, and a combined bathroom/laundry with a shower and WC. Out the back there’s a large wooden garage/storage shed and loads of room for alfresco dining and entertaining - and even a game of cricket! Wonderfully located, the property is just a couple of minutes stroll from the main street and the river beyond. This is truly a rare and exciting opportunity to own an iconic piece of Barwon Heads. So inspection is highly recommended.