81 Dornoch Terrace HIGHGATE HILL, QLD 4101

Sold for $1,560,000 on 21 Oct 2014
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2 Cars

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  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2 Cars

Located on the top of the hill, this exceptional three-storey art deco-style residence was constructed circa 1941 and architecturally designed by Thomas Ramsey Hall from Hall & Phillips of Ascot Chambers.

Thomas Hall, has been described as one of Brisbane's most successful architects of the early 20th century. He was responsible for the Tattersall's Club and worked upon the Brisbane City Hall.

The inspired design and the attention to detail of this period home has been refurbished to reveal an un-paralleled commitment to luxury and a perfectionist's approach to quality. The result? A sanctuary of inner city excellence.

Blessed with substantial proportions this spacious residence comprises of a grand entrance foyer that has been designed to separate the stately living room, featuring an original fireplace with a marble mantel piece from the elegant formal dining room. Both living areas feature soaring ornamental ceilings and cornices. The living room also features original bay windows and city views.

A majestic staircase leads up to the two king size bedrooms with built in robes, a stunning main bathroom laced with 24ct gold leaf Sicis Tiles and high end European tape ware. This level also houses the master bedroom which presents an enviable level of sophistication, an expansive en suite, walk through dressing room and wonderful bay windows streaming with northern light and city views. All bedrooms offering superb luxury and comfort.

The lower level comprises of a large laundry providing ample cupboards, entrance to the double lock up garage, loads of storage cupboards, modern bathroom and although not quite legal height, offers the option of a fourth bedroom and study.

With meticulous detail, this property provides seamless marriage of original features and classical elegance, all designed to accommodate the needs of those who want an exceptional inner city residence.

Without altering the majority of the existing property's original features, this charming period home has undergone a stunning refurbishment and is truly a credit to the current owners. The inspired design and the attention to detail of this art deco-style home has been refurbished to enhance all of the property's original features.

Luxurious yet effortlessly liveable and welcoming, the property is beautifully proportioned and impeccably finished. The fully ducted air-conditioned home has been intelligently opened up to adapt to the patterns of modern life, whilst retaining its heritage grandeur. Security provides easy care comfort, convenience and peace of mind. Internal living areas exude luxury and sophistication with a room to suit every occasion, while the floor plan provides great options for the large family.

Other features of this home include timber framed windows and doors that accentuate the interior's warm details, which is created from the handcrafted joinery to the stunning original timber walls.

Superbly positioned on an elevated 693m2 block in one of Brisbane's most sought-after suburbs. This property enjoys the balance of city proximity that underpins Highgate Hill's enduring prestige location.

Conveniently in the city fringe only 2km to the CBD, it is located in the sought after catchment of Brisbane State High School and within walking distance to Southbank Parklands, the Convention Centre, QPAC and public transport.

An outstanding opportunity is available with DA approved plans for further extensions to the home.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm System
  • Built-In Wardrobes
  • Close To Schools
  • Close To Shops
  • Close To Transport
  • Double Garage
  • Fireplace(S)

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693m² / 0.17 acres







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