‘Ashley’ built in 1906 by Dr. Noel Vance is a spacious family residence that blends the best of Queen Anne architecture and modern appointments in a high quality, tasteful renovation that must be seen to be appreciated. With Business 2 Zone and location that allows for Residential or Commercial/Business use, consider the options for the future here. Features: 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms set on large 1267m2 allotment in extremely prominent central position. Fully landscaped gardens with watering systems connected to over 12,000 litres or tank water storage. Lovely outdoor paved entertaining area with Bluestone BBQ on mains gas all overlooking manicured back yard and shaded by mature trees. A host of original period features are on offer in this property evident right from the front which include stucco facade, exquisite bay style casement window, twin double hung windows underneath the veranda which has tessellated tiling, timber fretwork and original turned posts. The magnificent front door and surround leads to a wide entrance and central hallway with polished Baltic floor boards, archway and 13 foot ceilings plus large Edwardian cornices and ceiling roses which feature throughout. There are 3 functional fireplaces, all with attractive surrounds and mantelpieces. Internal doors, architraves and skirtings are original and even feature the original brass hinges. Externally, the terracotta roof tiles, tuck pointing in the brickwork, first floor balcony at the front and attractive rear veranda all add to the appeal of this home. The original brick stables and coach house have been tastefully renovated and converted into a stylish business premises or could easily be converted back to a 5 car garage complete with front and rear access and remote roller doors. This has all been skilfully blended with a mix of modern features that include ducted central heating, split system cooling, alarm system, ducted vacuum system, modern kitchen that includes top of the range stainless steel appliances including dishwasher and solid timber bench tops. With more than ample cupboard space, there is also a large walk in Butlers pantry. There are two bathrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs, both renovated to be both practical and attractive. The layout of the home lends itself well with 3 bedrooms downstairs plus formal lounge, formal dining/family room, kitchen/meals and grand hallway with staircase. Upstairs there is large main bedroom with access to front balcony and extensive storage/built in robes, a fifth bedroom or nursery/study plus bathroom. This property offers discerning buyers a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase a character rich period home full of luxury appointments and construction quality rarely seen.