Set in a tree lined street is this charming three bedroom Edwardian weatherboard home at 13 Wright Street, Essendon.
From the front picket fence to the lead lighted front door, fret worked hallway and beyond, this home is a delightful mix of classic and modern living. The original front of the house has been magnificently preserved and enhanced by the sensitive rear extension - perfect for the 21st century family.
Highly polished baltic pine flooring and high ceilings, featured throughout the home, form a welcoming note to the foyer. To the right is the large master bedroom, with the glorious ornate cast iron fireplace and timber surround. Ornate fireplaces are an elegant detail in each of the bedrooms, which are pretty and practical with built in robes to each.
The contemporary family bathroom with separate bath and shower are adjacent to the bedrooms.
Great family living has been created to the rear of the home with a large, modern extension of lounge, dining and kitchen. This zone is light filled with a double set of French doors to the west and bi-fold doors opening to the north facing entertainer's deck and big backyard with cubby for the kids to romp and play.
An open fire in the lounge promises winter warmth and the modern kitchen with its built in wine storage, granite bench tops, fabulous free standing island breakfast bar and 900 mm gas stove coupled with a 5 burner gas stove top guarantee family get togethers are a breeze.
For nature lovers, Salmon Reserve is a minute's walk from the home along with Essendon Primary School, Woodlands Park, Glenbervie Station and North Essendon shopping village all nearby.