9 Alexandra Avenue, Canterbury
Under a canopy of soaring plane trees on one of Canterbury’s most exclusive leafy boulevards, this grand period home delivers timeless period appeal along with boundless opportunity. Featuring an elegant blend of Victorian and Edwardian features including towering 11-foot decorative ceilings, broad cornicing, hallway arches, and open fireplaces, the home’s sprawling layout currently comprises of two apartments, with Apartment One occupying the ground floor, and Apartment Two occupying the upper floor.
Like gliding into another world beyond a tuck-pointed verandah entry, the homes flaunt the lavish dimensions and intricate detail of yesteryear’s construction. Immense lounge and dining rooms to both apartments offer space to relax or gather with friends aside open fires, spilling onto alfresco terraces for indoor-outdoor enjoyment. Apartment One offers three grand bedrooms serviced by an updated bathroom and kitchen, while Apartment Two offers an extra living space spilling onto a broad alfresco deck in addition to its two-bedroom accommodation with remodelled kitchen and bathroom.
Situated on approx. 655m2 of prime real estate, the property offers endless exciting opportunities for both investors and owner-occupiers, including extending the current leases, reverting the apartments into the original majestic home of its day, or building the extravagant home of your dreams without arduous title covenants and planning overlays (subject to council approval).
With oodles of options for now and the future, the home’s coveted locale represents future security, positioned among Melbourne’s leading public and private schools, while minutes from the tranquil Outer Circle trails, Maling Road’s quaint village shopping, Camberwell Junction’s boutiques and eateries, and East Camberwell station.
Note – Apartment 1 lease is fixed until January 2020, Apartment 2 lease is periodic.