Immersed in the character and charm of yesteryear with glimpses of the ocean to the east and nestled between Einbunpin, Dowse and Sandgate Third Lagoon Reserves, this remarkable home is located a heartbeat from Sandgate's prized waterfront. Walk down the public stairs and a short distance to the seafront on Flinders Parade and enjoy the boardwalk along the ocean to the Shorncliffe Pier and Harbour. This stylish home is located a heart-beat from Sandgate's Shops, Schools, Transport, Beautiful Parks, Golf Club, Racecourse and so much more.
This home has been lovingly restored into the commanding residence historically known as "The Knoll", from previously being converted into 3 separate apartments.
Wrap around stairs lead from the front lawn to an enormous verandah framed by Queenslander broomstick balustrading and classic battening. The verandah overlooks the extensive parkland and Dowse Lagoon. A delightful, sun filled lounge and dining area awaits you when entering the home with period correct windows providing views to Moreton Bay. Vintage timber floorboards, VJ timber lining-boards, ornate ceilings adorned with elegant chandeliers and original French doors compliment the 12-foot-high ceilings which have been retained throughout.
This stunning home boasts four beautiful, spacious bedrooms. Two of these open onto a tasteful and generously proportioned, light filled common area with French doors that open onto the expansive front verandah. The bedroom opening onto the verandah would also be perfect for a home office or study. The elegant master bedroom is grand in scale, with equally high ceilings, chandelier and provision for a private seating area. The equally impressive fourth bedroom has huge windows and views to the park. Enjoy the large sunny, light filled room overlooking the parkland which opens to the verandah providing an extended entertaining area or create a private retreat for the large front bedroom or simply enjoy the additional multi purpose living area.
In the heart of the home, you will find a modern and functional kitchen which offers ample storage and bench space and a huge walk-in pantry. Also, on the first floor there are two generously proportioned full bathrooms, each with a shower over bath and one with a contemporary bath and finishes, including beautiful lighting.
This home is awaiting the next loving family who will complete this gorgeous home. The home has been recently raised and is sitting pretty on a purpose-built steel framework. There are plans available for the lower section to be built in almost doubling the living space. The height downstairs is 3mr from the floor to the ceiling. The laundry space downstairs is 15m2 and there is 45m2 allocated for a garage.
If lifestyle is what you are after, look no further. Enjoy the sailing boats, hang-gliders and fishing boats as they come and go. Whale watching, bush walks, incredible history, genuine people... life in the thriving community of Sandgate is all of these good things. Make 209 Brighton Road your home and this idyllic life will be yours to enjoy.
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