69 Fitzgibbon Street, parkville
A piece of Parkville history
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; seize the chance to transform a piece of Parkville’s history into a breathtaking contemporary family home. Completed circa 1889, the Parkville Post Office and historic Postmaster’s residence showcase soaring high ceilings, expansive dimensions and original period details set on an elevated corner block of approx. 510sqm, providing an exquisite blank canvas for renovations and updates. The residence features a grand arched hallway and staircase, flowing through to the north-facing living area with marble fireplace. A sizeable kitchen and dining area, appointed with gas cooktop and oven, leads into the laundry which opens out to an exceptionally expansive rear yard with greenery and two storage sheds, accessible via Post Office Lane. Accommodation encompasses up to five bedrooms with ample natural light, accompanied by a bright bathroom with shower over inbuilt bath. The post office at the front of the building is currently leased (month to month) by Australia Post and includes a generous reception area, post room and storage. Off-street parking is available via cross overs on both Bayles and Fitzgibbon Streets. Situated in superb proximity to Royal Park and the University of Melbourne, leading medical institutions, and central Melbourne, with Royal Parade trams and Royal Park train station immediately accessible. Inspection by appointment or prior arrangement during advertised open times. Please note: the Post Office will not be open on Auction Day.
Suburb Profile parkville
Located 3 km north of Melbourne's CBD, Parkville is known for its leafy streets, heritage houses and the University of Melbourne's bustling campus and residential colleges. Parkville is home to major hospital, research and institutional facilities including the Royal Melbourne and Royal Children's hospitals. Royal Park - the municipality's largest open space - can be found here along with one of our major attractions, Melbourne Zoo.More about this suburb