Historic Sutherland Ave home hits market for first time in two decades

first_imgIt has polished timber floorboards, VJ walls and arched fretwork.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019“It’s charming, it has got the beautiful wide wooden floorboards and it’s got leadlight windows.”Mrs Blake said it had been previously extended, and they added onto it further, but keeping with the character of the home. One of the bedrooms at 31 Sutherland Ave, Ascot.“They had taken the roof back down to normal height … so we took the ceilings back up, extended the top and the bottom level and added on decks,” Mrs Blake said.She said the house had received a fresh lick of paint last year. The original part of the house was built in 1911.Susan and Philip Blake could not agree more, having lived in the exclusive street of just 16 homes for 22 years.Their 31 Sutherland Ave house was built in 1911, with a liberal member of parliament living in it for 12 years from 1912.The Blake’s have restored the history of the home, with the front of the property displaying character features, with VJ walls, picture rails and arched fretwork. The kitchen at 31 Sutherland Ave, Ascot.Mrs Blake said the location of the property was a drawcard, particularly due to its proximity to Ascot State School.Out on the back deck is her favourite place to relax, spending countless hours there over the years.center_img The house at 31 Sutherland Ave, Ascot, is for sale.THIS Ascot house is in one of the oldest — and most sought after — streets in Brisbane.Houses in Sutherland Ave are owned by the likes of an aviation CEO, a real estate chairman, and an-award winning fashion designer, and was voted Brisbane’s best street 2018 by leading real estate entities. The backyard is quite spacious and level.“There is a bar fridge out there, a TV to watch sport and it overlooks the big backyard and the pool,” she said.“Nearly every family event has been held out there, and I can sit on the back deck and picture all of those things that we’ve done.”Mrs Blake believes the house would be suited to a family, who could enjoy it as much as her own.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 4:18Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -4:18 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels576p576p400p400p320p320p228p228pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenReal estate – Prestige Listings – Elizabeth Tilley04:19last_img

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