59 George St, Newtown for Geelong Advertiser real estate section
A RAMMED earth feature wall creates a delightful and unexpected central spine at a new high-end build in Newtown.
The solid piece of craftsmanship is one of the first things you see on entering 59 George St and sets the tone for the house’s sophisticated interior.
Combined with herringbone engineered oak floors, its brings a texture and warmth that contrasts with the sleek modern facade.
The modern exterior.
The four-bedroom house has been thoughtfully designed for family life with separate living zones and low maintenance features.
A large open-plan living area is a natural hub for entertaining, with a wraparound deck overlooking a solar-heated swimming pool.
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High ceilings allow for huge double glazed windows which draw in maximum light and allow garden glimpses throughout the entry level.
These are a standout feature of a double height gallery that divides the front loungeroom from the kitchen, dining and family room at the rear.
The main living area has pool views.
This flexible space is also home to a floating timber staircase that delivers you upstairs to four bedrooms, one of which could serve as a TV or play room, and a study nook.
The family bathroom.
Quality is evident in the kitchen which has Caesarstone benchtops, two Smeg ovens, a five-burner gas cooktop and full height cupboards for extra storage. The dishwasher and second sink are hidden away in the butler’s pantry.
The living room has herringbone engineered oak floors.
Built-in cabinetry features throughout the house and includes an entertainment unit in the main living room and a large desk and bench seat storage unit upstairs.
Even the downstairs powder room gets the benefit of the rammed earth feature wall. It’s zoned with a huge laundry and the internal entry to the double garage.
The rammed earth wall extends upstairs into the main bedroom, which has a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite. The minor bedrooms share a stylish bathroom with shaker style cabinetry, a freestanding bath and shower.
Reverse-cycle heating and cooling adds to the comfort level.
The property is on the market for $1.75 million to $1.92 million. For more information phone Buxton agent Tom Butters on 0448 884 420.