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The original ‘Belnie’ property at 63 Laurel Avenue, Chelmer, has been owned by only three families since being built in 1918. This stately traditional Queenslander spans 1,682m2, with a 25m frontage.This landmark residence embraces many traditional features such as wide verandahs, stain glass, double-hung windows, original ornate archways, pendant light fittings and many more quintessential classic features.
The original upper level, with towering 12 foot ceilings and traditional picture rails on VJ walls, has a large formal lounge, and dining room, and features ducted air-conditioning and fully fly screened windows. This level includes 4 bedrooms, a study, and bathroom with separate shower and toilet. Also on this level is a heritage style kitchen with timber cabinetry in-keeping with the elegance of the home. From the kitchen there is a generous entry on to the back deck with sprawling views.
Downstairs comprises two large bedrooms with ceiling fans and lovely high ceilings, and is serviced by a large bathroom. There is a fully insulated wine cellar holding 20 dozen wine bottles. The lower level also includes a family room for entertaining, as well as a workshop which could be converted to a granny-flat or studio/workshop/storage area.
More outstanding features of this residence include a 49,000 litre below ground water tank and an established vegetable garden. The private landscaped yard is beautifully shaded by mature trees – the perfect space for the whole family.
This exemplary family home in the highly sought after locale of Chelmer, is only a stones throw from the Brisbane River, and only 5 minutes walk to the Chelmer Railway Station, presents an opportunity which is too good to miss.