THE house name sets the tone nicely of what it might be like to reside at this special address.
Kanumbra means life.
“That was from the previous owner, we just kept it, as it was a nice name,” the owner said.
And what a lifestyle awaits at the elegant Victorian residence set in a leafy street with loads of positional perks.
The beautiful, single-level house brings luxury and timeless sophistication to modern day living.
It has a lovely sense of space and charm, with high ceilings, open fireplaces and ornate plasterwork on show throughout.
But, the four-bedroom house has quite a serious facelift recently.
“I bought it six years ago, and live and work overseas, and was sent home during Covid and decided to renovate,” the owner said.
Enter Chris Mahony and the team from Meridean Builders to help make the changes and add a modern spin to the ornate Victorian.
“It’s been completely painted out, has new back decking, new back paving, two new bathrooms that were gutted right to the stumps and a new powder room,” the owner said.
New walk-in wardrobes were also added, and floorboards now feature right throughout the house, except for the bathrooms.
“Twenty-five years ago the owners did the renovation on the back, and in the four original bedrooms of the house they pulled up the boards to put masonite and carpet down,” the owner said.
Speaking of the back section of the home, get ready to soak up some serious sunshine from the open-plan kitchen, dining and living room.
A second living area here looks over the back garden.
“It gets all the sun in the morning,” the owner said.
Outside, new owners can spend many a day on the green in the immaculate gardens with a north-facing position and water feature.
Parents, the main bedroom will charm with an ensuite, walk-in wardrobe and open fireplace.
A two-way bathroom services the other bedrooms.
The fourth bedroom could be used as an office or sitting room, if required.
The owner said the home’s location was hard to top.
“The proximity to everything – walk to the football stadium, both ends of Pako, and you can walk into the city,” he said.
“It’s so close to everything and great not having to be in a car all the time.
“You can meet someone at a cafe and be able to walk home.”
Whitford, Newtown agent John Moran has the listing with a price guide of $2m-$2.2m.
Mr Moran said the property had quickly proved popular with buyers who were liking the low-maintenance aspect and premium position.
“Virginia St is arguably Geelong’s finest street,” he said.
“The iron gates at the front, remote garage access, and that it’s private and secure are ticking a lot of boxes.”
Off-street parking options complete the package.
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