12A Highfield Road, canterbury
Exceptional Family Home Retains Its Period Grace
With stunning remnants of its original 1928 build coupled with striking modern updates that have brought this property into the contemporary world, this astonishing 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom period beauty is only a moments walk to Maling Road shops and Chatham Station.
With an enormous land size of 965 sqm (approx.), this fantastic double storey abode is awash with features from its glorious 1920s past, from high ceilings with exquisite cornices and roses, leadlight windows, and original light fittings. But the home has also been renovated for comfortable modern living, including new carpet, new paint, and recent updates in the kitchen and bathroom.
A large and vibrant garden will have you taking notice before you even enter the home, while once inside you'll be blown away by the enormous formal lounge and dining zones which has all the aforementioned gorgeous original touches (with the dining zone also enjoying an open fireplace). The central family and meals space is a large area that opens out to the vast rear garden and courtyard, with the area also including a kitchen with terrific storage and contemporary appliances including a Smeg induction cooktop and a stainless steel Electrolux oven.
A downstairs master bedroom boasts a chic ensuite with rain shower and is close to another huge bedroom with built-in robes, while upstairs enjoys three more bedrooms with BIRs and views, a central bathroom, and a retreat which has great flexibility. Other property features include a modern downstairs bathroom, large laundry, ducted heating, reverse cycle cooling on both levels, unique HRV air ventilation system, under stairs storage, intercom system, garden shed, and secure remote roller door leading to ample off-street parking including a triple carport.
This home is perfect for large families and is located just moments to amazing schools including Canterbury Primary School, Strathcona Girls Grammar School, Siena College, Camberwell High School, local kindergarten, Highfield Park, local shops and cafes, short drive to Camberwell Junction shopping, buses, trams, Chatham and Canterbury Station.
Recent Sales in canterburySales Data supplied by REIV
|Address||Bedrooms||Price||Property Type||Sale Type|
|8 Avenue Athol , canterbury||4||House (Res)||Passed in at Auction|
|125 Canterbury Rd, canterbury||5||House (Res)||Auction Sale|
|23 Maling Rd, canterbury||5||House (Res)||Auction Sale|
Suburb Profile canterbury
Canterbury is located 10 km east of the CBD. Canterbury is a residential area situated in Melbourne's middle eastern suburbs. The population is generally comprised of older affluent families but there are also large numbers of elderly in Canterbury reflecting the historic development of the suburb and the significant number of nursing homes and aged care facilities. Canterbury also features Boroondara Park Shenley Ground and Canterbury Gardens.More about this suburb