122-year-old Elwood pad is heritage at the front, party in the back – realestate.com.au

122-year-old Elwood pad is heritage at the front, party in the back - realestate.com.au

58 Milton St, Elwood, is on the market after a surprising renovation.


It actually is enterprise within the entrance and celebration on the again at this heritage-fronted Elwood residence, dubbed Opawa.

Mullet homes, the place traditional facades meet trendy rears, grew to become more and more fashionable as Melburnians spent lockdowns renovating interval and heritage-listed properties.

And the distributors of 58 Milton St celebrated theirs with a mammoth renovation at their glamorous four-bedroom pad in 2020, helmed by famend architect Dale Jones-Evans.

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Mullet house is classic at the front, party at the back

The glamorous residence has a heritage-listed facade.


The complete high flooring is devoted to the primary bed room.


All the loos have heated flooring.


This included updates to the toilet, flooring and kitchen, whereas nonetheless preserving its interval options similar to stained glass home windows and complicated ceiling plasterwork.

The couple bought the house in 2007 and have since had three kids, so at the moment are trying to upsize.

RT Edgar Toorak agent Chelsie Cargill mentioned the primary open inspection for the 441sq m property was held over the lengthy weekend, which attracted numerous patrons.

“We had an awesome response,” she mentioned.

“It’s a house that can swimsuit households but in addition downsizers who nonetheless need house.”

Ms Cargill added that patrons liked the north-facing rear and the “mix of the federation and the brand new”.

The modern rear creates a seamless mix between the within and out of doors entertaining areas, with the latter that includes a solar-heated pool, spa, six-person sauna and out of doors bathe.

A $10,000 three-phase energy improve to the home enabled the inclusion of a Tesla ‘quick cost’ electrical car station with the house’s off-street parking house.

The inside can be geared up with lavish options, together with a marble kitchen with Miele home equipment and open fireplaces all through the house.

The rear of the house was designed for entertaining.


A seamless transition between in and out.


“The finishes inside are impeccable,” Ms Cargill mentioned.

“The clear strains and the finishes all through are very prime quality.”

The property is positioned on a leafy pocket of Elwood, inside strolling distance of the St Kilda marina and Elwood seashore.

Ms Cargill mentioned that numerous locals inspected the house, along with these trying to relocate from different bayside suburbs similar to Center Park and Albert Park.

“You get a bit of bit extra land in Elwood than you do in Center Park or Albert Park,” she mentioned.

The bottom flooring of the dwelling contains the dwelling and eating areas, a separate lounge room, the kitchen, lavatory and three bedrooms — considered one of which comes with an ensuite.

Upstairs, the complete high flooring encompasses the primary bed room, that includes an open-plan dressing space, built-in wardrobes and a spacious ensuite.

The kitchen is provided with Miele home equipment and marble benchtops.


One in every of three bedrooms positioned on the bottom flooring.


All the loos supply heated flooring, whereas the complete home is fitted with hydronic and reverse cycle heating.

A Bose speaker system and video safety are additionally a part of the package deal.

Ms Cargill added that the distributors had liked dwelling within the beachside suburb and among the many Elwood group.

Milton St additionally made headlines in 2020 when Offspring star Asher Keddie and portrait artist husband Vincent Fantauzzo offloaded their interval residence at No. 57 for $2.715m.

No. 58’s $4.4m-$4.8m worth information might break a document for the blue chip road, with the highest sale at the moment held by a four-bedroom home at No. 85, which bought for $4.525m earlier this 12 months.


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