A raised timber veranda overlooking lush gardens fronts this charming hills’ cottage at 255 Canning Road, the very picture of Instagram influencers cottage-core dreams. With trademark elements such as Jarrah floorboards and spacious high ceilings, this home is sure to delight artists and enthusiasts alike with its original features. Renovated with an eye to mixing modern design and original values, this is a home sure to please those looking for a country cottage aesthetic.

Stepping through the custom leadlight window door, a central corridor dominates the home front to back, excellent for airflow with a summer breeze. At the front of the home are two good-sized bedrooms which could accommodate king sized beds, one room has a large ceiling rose and both overlook the front veranda into the private front garden. Towards the rear of the home is the kitchen, open plan living/dining room and bathroom, a classic layout for cottages of this era.

The kitchen has been renovated with classic white subway tiles and neutral colours. Westinghouse electric cooktop and oven are reliable, while a space has been incorporated for a dishwasher should you need one. Sitting pretty in the original fireplace is an iron potbelly with decorative doors – perfect for creating a crackling fire in winter to sit in front of with a cup of tea. The bathroom has also been renovated to a fresh modern standard, with polished concrete-look tiles, solid timber vanity bench and beautiful custom leadlight window. The living and dining room have been combined to form an open plan room, with a reverse cycle air conditioning unit for hot summer days. Cedar sliding doors lead out onto the paved back patio with gabled tin roof and roll-down clear café blinds, making the space friendly for both summer and winter entertaining.

The backyard is currently a blank canvas, perfect to either leave as a bush-style block or ready to be transformed by your vision. With potential access from Lawnbrook Road, a large rear access shed could be considered, or a thriving market garden, or manicured lawns under a gorgeous central Wandoo tree, the options are endless for those with a bit of imagination. The front garden is watered through a grey water system and features lots of luscious foliage creating a private oasis. Come for the character features and stay for the vibe, this home has its very own brand of quirky cottage magic.

Features:
• Sweet two bedroom 1929 character cottage with renovated bathroom and kitchen on 1302m2 block
• Jarrah floorboards throughout, timber framed windows, high ceilings with decorative cornices and original timber barn-style hinged doors
• Renovated kitchen with Westinghouse electric cooktop and oven plus feature iron potbelly
• Renovated bathroom in modern colour aesthetic with feature solid-timber vanity bench and custom leadlight window
• Back paved patio with gabled roof and clear-style roller café blinds
• Front timber veranda overlooking front garden and perfect for a restful cool drink on a hot day
• Blank canvas backyard with option for rear street frontage from Lawnbrook Road – great for a big shed! Currently there is a medium sized tin garden shed.
• Covered double carport, with undercover access through patio to rear entry of the home
• Instantaneous electric hot water system
• Updated plumbing including PVC piping to septic tanks (no leaky clay pipes here!)
• Underground power from road to meter box – save $$$ on tree pruning/maintenance
• Grey water system for year round lush front garden with amazing date palm
• Rainwater tank and undercover utility/bin/garden potting nook
• Walking distance to Walliston Primary School, Kalamunda Christian School and Banksia Kids Early Learning Centre

Where is Walliston?
Approximately 30 minutes away from our vibrant Perth CBD. Nature and outdoor fans will love the proximity to numerous parks and reserves and enjoy all seasons, especially spring, with the Blossom Festival taking place in September in the heart of Walliston. This is the lifestyle you well and truly deserve.
Less than five kilometres to Kalamunda Central and only a 25km car ride to the city, suburbs, major work centres and entertainment and historical precincts all within a short Sunday drive this lush estate really does enrich your soul with a surprising sense of convenience, despite its obvious serenity. A host of quality schools sit minutes away from your future front doorstep, including Walliston Primary School, Kalamunda Christian School, Lesmurdie Senior High School, Carmel Adventist College, Mazenod College and St Brigid’s College. The likes of Kalamunda Central Shopping Centre, the Kalamunda Hotel and even the Kalamunda Artisan Markets are all so easily accessible, as are modern community sporting facilities, cafes and restaurants, more shopping villages in Lesmurdie, the local cultural centre, historical venues, historical trails, dog trails, adventure venues (such as the local mountain-bike track) and gorgeous parklands the popular Stirk Park included. State Forests and National Parks, make the short trip to the cascading waters of Lesmurdie Falls or hike through Bibbulmun Track whilst forgetting about all of your daily stresses there is so much to see and do. With enchanting bicycle and wine trails also nearby, this is a hills lifestyle with a difference.

Please call or text Anneli Carson on 0417 953 629 to arrange a viewing.

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