Boasting an impressive streetscape, this home at 1 Arthur Street is a stately presence amongst the homes of this pinnacle address in East Toowoomba. Combining rich traditional architecture with modern luxury, the property’s front facade showcases integrated character charm and 21st Century living. Surrounded by a traditional white picket fence, an intricately curved white metal gate opens to a beautifully paved entry walkway, leading to the classic wraparound timber verandah and front door.
Once inside elegant period features have been maintained and transformed. The high ceilings are adorned with white wooden beams and VJ wall panelling, paying tribute to the era in which the house was built. Spotted gum polished timber floors and a traditional fireplace add warmth inside the home. Space is plentiful throughout, with five built-in bedrooms, a main bathroom and large master ensuite. There is also a study. The generously sized kitchen flows into an open living and dining area. The home features a formal living room for hosting guests.
The Hamptons inspired kitchen features a stunning white semi-recessed farmhouse sink, Caesarstone benchtops and white timber cabinetry, including cupboards with feature glass panelling. With a nod to tradition, fittings on the cabinetry reflect a classic country style, as well as featuring a decorative wooden detailing throughout. High end stainless steel appliances ensure contemporary comfort. The carpeted master bedroom also boasts expansive ceilings and is adorned with a luxe crystal chandelier, adding to the grandeur of the home. Connected is a large ensuite complete with a striking deep timber vanity with his and her sinks, a stone benchtop and silver tapware. The space is framed by an antique style moulded mirror, reminiscent of yesteryear.
The home’s main bathroom takes a more modern approach. Its central features include beautiful neutral toned Spanish imported mosaic tiles and an exquisite freestanding bath. White cabinetry, double sinks, traditional tapware and a stone benchtop form the vanity. This bathroom has an array of mirrors with two sleek mirrored cabinets fitted in the centre of a mirrored wall, above the vanity.
Stepping outside, the large classic wrap around verandah envelopes half of the house. The verandahs feature stained timber and ornamental wooden porch posts, playing to its heritage. The expansive space offers plenty of opportunities to sit, have a cup of tea, and watch the world go by. With multiple outdoor entertainment spaces, the home is an entertainer’s dream. The in-ground saltwater pool is heated year round and is situated adjacent to an entertaining area. The masterful use of different paving and tiles to divide the areas creates a separation of zones. A stroll through the beautiful, lush established gardens will leave a lasting impression.
The home is just a short stroll from exclusive eastside schools, picturesque parkland and popular coffee shops. The home offers a refined lifestyle in Toowoomba’s east, with a remarkable residence proudly wearing its rich history, alongside its modern luxury finishes.
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