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20 Foundry Court, NORTH FREMANTLE WA 6159
20 Foundry Court, NORTH FREMANTLE WA 6159
|Price||From mid $2M's|
|Inspection||Inspection by Appointment|
CAPTIVATING RESIDENCE WITH RIVERBANK PANORAMA
Proudly we present this quality timeless family home perched over the banks of beautiful Rocky Bay enjoying exquisite, uninterrupted river views as far as the eye can see.
Welcoming and heart-warming, Rivers Bend, as it is aptly named, is surrounded by exquisite gardens and has been a much cherished abode, full of light open-spaces maximising the mind-blowing riverfront outlook. This fertile section of tranquil water, with its stunning limestone cliffs backdrop, regularly welcomes dolphins and an array of bird life, bringing you endless pleasure.
The home’s symmetrical faade framed by pretty cottage gardens gives a gentle nod to Georgian architecture and the English countryside.
Inside, the all-white colour palette adds freshness while antique chandeliers and elegant decorative elements, carefully salvaged Australia-wide, give a hint to opulent faraway places. A highlight is the magnificent jarrah staircase, salvaged from a local WA school the incredible workmanship melds so beautifully within the otherwise crisp aesthetic.
One can easily imagine the smell of freshly baked treats emanating from this farm-fresh, all-white kitchen which is awash with northern sunshine. Generously proportioned, with enough space for an eat-in table setting, it is surrounded by windows, drawing in the river and lush greenery. Long benches, storage galore, quality appliances plus a substantial walk-in pantry, make this a cooking space you will love.
The riverside of the home is dedicated to the multiple inviting living and dining spaces. Careful planning ensured that there is the ideal vantage point from which to capture the action for each season. Two outdoor rooms, one on each level, enjoy prime riverfront positioning. Each is cleverly encased in glass for protection against the elements, yet have breeze windows to capture those glorious cross-breezes, courtesy of the Fremantle Doctor.
The sunny circular conservatory, with its black and white tessellated tiles and iron chandelier, will be a popular feature, especially in winter host that special morning tea or read the morning paper divine! Nearby, a magnificent shady external space incorporating all manner of garden treasures, including established Wisteria and glossy ever-greens, will be well-used, especially in the warmer months.
The sleeping quarters are located on the second level. Two sizeable secondary bedrooms are well separated from the Master by a voluminous central lounge. These will work equally well as a study or reading room, as your family’s needs dictate.
Enter the soothing master suite, via white wooden sliders. With windows dropping to the floor ideally capturing those incredible views, you can lie in and enjoy the stunning scenery. Serviced by an all-white tiled bathroom, with separate powder room, plus walk-in wardrobe, this restful space will bring endless serenity.
This enviable location offers an incomparable lifestyle, with the Leighton Beach an easy stroll away plus, cosmopolitan Fremantle, Cottesloe and Claremont all a short drive away.
Walk/cycle paths, accessible directly from the property, will take you towards the beach or Perth’s elite suburbs. With a distinct, Yes, I’m on holiday ambiance, your family can enjoy endless privileged days relaxing in this peaceful retreat, accompanied by some of the Western suburb’s most accessible and stunning water views.
• Mind-blowing views over Rocky Bay, the Swan river and yacht clubs
• Quiet, family-friendly location with little through traffic
• Custom built home designed by current owners
• Security system with security monitors on each level
• Large laundry with walls of built-in storage and ideal access to the side drying courtyard
• 6 Antique crystal chandeliers
• Historical, full-restored jarrah staircase, with exquisite balustrading
• Reclaimed antique front door
• Antique front door bell salvaged from Collier’s home in Toorak
• Split systems air-conditioners plus ceiling fans for optimal climate control
• Abundance of concealed and open storage options
• Large Attic with timber floors
• Secure double garage with large workshop
• Off-street parking for 4+ vehicles
Water Rates: $1,455 per annum
Council Rates: $4,574 per annum