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Bassendean

51 Kenny Street, Bassendean WA 6054
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Residential Sale

From $700,000

Highlights

Original circa-1930s character meets quality modern additions here, in the form of this gorgeous 3 bedroom 1 bathroom character home on a decent 449sqm (approx.) block in a wonderful location that is simply close to it all – our picturesque Swan River included.

Solid wooden floorboards, high ceilings, classic light switches, feature skirting boards and decorative ceiling cornices of yesteryear are commonplace throughout, along with gorgeous white plantation window shutters. Overlooked by a lovely entry verandah, the front-yard lawns are newly laid and ready for the kids to run around on.

Inside, a welcoming front lounge room makes an instant first impression with its brick-feature wood fireplace, leading through to a central kitchen that has been impressively renovated and leaves more than enough space for dining. A stainless-steel Fisher and Paykel dishwasher and gas-cooktop, oven and range-hood appliances of the same brand are complemented by sparkling stone bench tops, subway-tile splashbacks, charming brickwork and a splendid leafy outlook to the garden.

The master bedroom is spacious, the second bedroom is large and the third bedroom-come-sleepout at the back of the house comes in nice and handy. Opposite a European-style laundry lies a brand-new bathroom with quality tiling, a shower, toilet, heat lamps and more.

The rear deck overlooks an extra-large “blank canvas” of a backyard that can be whatever you want it to be. It even plays host to a powered workshop shed – or potential studio – that is virtually every tradesperson’s dream.

Also nearby are lush local parks (including Bassendean Oval), Bassendean Primary School, the Cyril Jackson Senior Campus and Recreation Centre, bus stops, Bassendean Train Station, cafes, bars, eateries, Bassendean Shopping Centre, the heart of old Guildford town and even our famous Swan Valley. All of the hard work has already been done for you, here. Just bring your belongings and move straight on in!


Other features include, but are not limited to;

Fully re-stumped in treated pine in September 2016
New front timber-and-tile wrap-around verandah constructed (in September 2016)
Front gable structure re-built, as well as façade and tiling restored
Rear timber structure fully re-built and roofing insulated and replaced in Colorbond steel
Exterior timber weatherboard cladding repaired/replaced and fully re-nailed, house exterior sealed and fully re-painted

New Zincalume guttering installed throughout
Original pressed-tin window awnings restored
All casement timber windows re-built and lockable security winders installed
Timber plantation shutters installed on in March 2022 (under a two-year warranty)
Sash windows re-built and new ropes (kitchen window) and balances (bathroom window) installed
Full house glazing replaced with 4mm-thick glass, plus the original feature glass panes to the upper portion of windows on bedrooms 1 & 2 restored and replaced
Original interior door hardware restored and replaced
Re-plasterboarded throughout (walls and ceilings, with exception of bedroom 2) and decorative plaster-glass cornices installed
Floors sanded and polished throughout
Fully re-wired in February 2021 (electrical safety certificate supplied), as well as the original light switches restored and re-installed
Fully re-plumbed in copper for water supply and PVC for waste-water
Gas line upgraded following new gas-meter installation, with the gas appliances connected and tested in April 2022
New kitchen cabinetry with soft-close doors, solid granite benchtops and new sink and tapware
Fisher & Paykel appliances, inclusive of a 900mm-wide free-standing range oven, a 900mm rangehood and a dishwasher
Cloak storage off the entry
Front garden laid to lawn with central Jacaranda tree and raised beds planted with native species, reticulated on an automatic mains-powered timer
Water bore-ready (existing bore retained and new conduit installed below ground, back to meter)
All picket fencing replaced in treated pine, with lockable gates to both access points on either side of the house
Existing outside ‘toilet’ retained and renovated
Gas hot-water system
Large rear workshop on concrete slab (approx. 8m x 4m), suitable for conversion to studio – subject to council approval
Separate RCD-protected power supply pre-installed for future hook-up of studio/shed (terminated beneath bedroom 3)
Tandem two-car driveway, with gated access for an extra vehicle – or two – to park out back
Built in 1927 (approx.)

For more information, please contact Kelly Jones on 0413 147 393.
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Property information

  • Building size 95sqm
  • Landsize 449sqm
  • Council rates $1,853.80p/a
  • Water rates $966.16 p/a
  • Year Build 1930

Property Features

  • Character - Weatherboard,
  • Close to Schools Shops & Transport,
  • Dishwasher,
  • Drive Through Access,
  • Fire place,
  • Floorboards,
  • Fully Fenced,
  • High Ceilings,

Contact the agent

Kelly Jones

Director / Sales & Development

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