31 Clerke Street, Leith
Property ID: 1P0461
3 3 2
As Advertised or by Appointment
SOLD BY VANESSA GOODWIN MY COAST REALTY!
This unique property will appeal to those with a creative edge and seeking a lifestyle slightly off the grid, whilst still wanting a central location. Just a short walk to the river and ocean, there's easy access to the Highway for commuters. This property is set on appx. 3429m2 of flat land with established gardens, a character home and sheds galore! The original section of the home was built in 1958 and has undergone a recent extension and renovations throughout. The sunny kitchen, in the new part, is modern with timber benchtops, an industrial style island bench with drawers, walk in pantry plus wall oven, induction cooktop plus a heat pump for year round comfort. Off here is a sunroom that could also be utilised as a dining room. A custom made bespoke timber staircase is a centrepiece of this charming home and a real talking point. The main bathroom (dual access) has been updated with shower over bath, plus a lovely window box feature. The original part of the home has beach style white washed timber floors. There are 2 bedrooms downstairs, a small office with external access, an enclosed front porch and spacious lounge room with an Eco burner in the fireplace for ambience, plus heat pump. Upstairs is the master bedroom with walk in robe and ensuite. Off here, a balcony that overlooks the yard and glimpses of the nearby sea! All windows in the extension are double glazed plus many windows in the original home and some with electric security shades. A heat pump hot water system supports the energy efficiency of this home along with 3.2kw solar on the house and 2.8kw on the shed. Town water is connected plus an enviro cycle septic system with underground watering system for the native gardens. There is a double garage next to the house with the laundry, along with additional out building with sink and scullery plus potting shed/greenhouse. An original barn shed oozes character and could be utilised for storage or maybe transformed into a studio?! (STCA). This roof has been replaced along with a new carport to the side. At the rear of this building is a bathroom, perfect for an onsite caravan! There are 2 water tanks off the shed and 1 off the house for the garden. The property is well fenced and features even more sheds along with native gardens with an abundance of fruit trees. This location is the best of both worlds with an easy commute to nearby towns, you'll feel you're a world away yet close to all services. Inspection by appt!
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