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43 Victoria Street North Ward Qld 4810

$1.6 MILLION

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HISTORICAL QUINTESSENTIAL QUEENSLANDER … BREATHTAKING VIEWS

This stunning Queenslander is impossible to ignore and will take your breath away from the moment you step foot through the white picket fence.   Elegantly fusing timeless character with thoughtful contemporary updates.  Set across two spacious levels, it is a perfect solution for blended, extended families.  Circa 1886, From the front sweeping veranda enjoy views of the City and Cleveland Bay, and from your rear deck Pallarenda and Castle Hill.   Upstairs 4 bedrooms, master suite boasting a 5 star ensuite. Guest bathroom, Library/Study.  Formal and casual living areas, Gourmet Kitchen, massive entertaining deck overlooking the resort pool.  Rooftop viewing platform for quiet sunset drinks.

Downstairs is really another house, 2 bedrooms, 3rd bathroom, massive living and kitchen, entertaining deck and front veranda.  Enjoy mature gardens with plenty of grass to play…4 car accommodation.  The proximity to the City/Strand and Castle Hill will enhance your lifestyle in a historical Queenslander to love.  Victoria Street is undeniably one of the Suburb’s BEST.

  • Gorgeous C1886 Queenslander benefiting from modern updates throughout.
  • Waterford Crystal Chandelier in living room shipped especially from Waterford, Ireland.
  • Upstairs Authentic front veranda/Fretwork, leadlight features, entry hall, Library/Study, T&G Walls, timber French doors throughout, bi-fold timber doors to the massive back deck bring the outdoors indoors.
  • Rooftop viewing Platform – you can see Cleveland Bay round to Pallarenda including Magnetic Island and even the Palm group.
  • 5 Star ensuite/guest bathroom.
  • Gourmet Kitchen. Waterfall Stone benchtop, breakfast bar and never ending cabinetry.
  • Resort Pool highlighting timber decking and sandstone tiled feature wall, views of Castle Hill
  • Downstairs, families and guests will adore the open plan configuration, visibility of outdoors from the kitchen/living/dining/bedrooms highlighting a private deck and wrap around veranda
  • Generous level lawn ideal for pets and children
  • Enjoy mature gardens that provide ample privacy.
  • Large formal living and dining areas; functional space as is or easily repurposed for alternative space.
  • Built-in study/library, ideal for working from home or homework space.
  • Stunning polished original timber floors.
  • Split Airconditioning.
  • Surrounded by some of Townsville’s finest residences, prestigious schooling options, the calibre of the location is unquestionable.
  • Victoria Street itself is undeniably one of the Suburbs best, you are squarely within the best Townsville has to offer.

 Owners comments

Start by thinking back to when you originally purchased your property

Q. What influenced you to buy the property ?
A. Historic Queenslander with views and close to CBD/The Strand and Castle Hill

Q. What advantages are there living in your home?
A.  Always gets lovely breeze. Loads of space, Love the history of the house, Love the views.

Q.  When friends and family stay what do they point out as the benefits of your home?
A.  Openness; views of Castle Hill, City scape, Cleveland Bay & down to Pallarenda; Breezes and age of house – over 140 years old; viewing deck

Q. What are the best 5 things about your home?
1. Separate 2 bedroom home downstairs (Granny flat)
2. Proximity to City/The Strand and Castle Hill
3. Views – especially from the viewing deck
4. Great for Entertaining
5. Love the history of the house – very solid

Q. Additional comments:
A. Easy care garden (reticulated watering system); security lighting; Has solar panels; Home built in 1886 by Hasting (of Hastings Printers)  It had a maid quarters which is now the kitchen area.
The house was called “Restenneth” after the home in Scotland where the Hastings family came from. 
The house is very solid having withstood all Cyclones. 
We have hosted many parties on back deck including parties of over 100 people, just open up bi-fold doors, great entertainer.