This is an extraordinary landmark Perth home, best known for its conical corner turret fondly referred to as the 'Witch's Hat' and retaining many of its glorious Federation character features like a beautiful bay window, decorative plaster work and jarrah floors and is ideally located just a gentle walk away from Perth city.
Having undergone a substantial refurbishment and renovation in 1996 to both preserve and enhance its many classic Federation features, the "Witch's Hat" now affords substantial accommodation and amenities that include a combination of 16 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and a commercial sized kitchen as well as administration offices and communal lounges which would allow for a wide variety of uses.
148 Palmerston Street was built in 1898 as an elegant six-bedroom family home by Frederick Wilhelm Gustav Liebe, known for his use of 'lavish' materials and who also built the superb His Majesty's Theatre in Perth.
It's location is sensational, just a kilometer from the Perth city center, close to Aberdeen Street entertainment strip, right opposite the Robertson Park Tennis Centre and in a previous life has been an award-winning backpackers hostel.
You'll love the solid limestone construction and decorative tuckpointing on the striking exterior, before taking the steps up to the bull-nosed veranda and entering the wide central hall with its jarrah floor boards which flows right down to the spacious central lounge with its beautiful stained-glass windows, rear dining rooms and that enormous kitchen.
There's a huge central covered alfresco area and has rear lane access, is set back from Palmerston Street at the front with parking spaces behind the automatic front gate. With So Many Options, this property is a standout among a mix of stately homes, restaurants and offices nearby creating an urbane atmosphere for an exciting inner-city lifestyle.
The residence is currently leased until November 2024 to a Government Supported Health Care Provider after which time vacant possession is possible.
Main Features and Amenities include:
• Beautiful heritage features like the instantly recognisable "Witch's Hat" Turret
• Federation decorative plasterwork & Jarrah floors
• Wide central hallway
• Bay windows with stained glass
• Federation fireplaces
• Large undercover paved alfresco area
• Rear workshop/studio
• Limestone construction with feature tuckpointing
• Bullnosed front veranda with turned posts
• Large modern commercial kitchen
• Air conditioning
• Location Opposite Robertson Park Tennis Centre
• 200m to Hyde Park
Block Size: 971sqm
Zoning: Residential R50
* 148 Palmerston Street is listed on the City of Vincent Municipal Heritage Inventory as a Category 1A - Conservation Essential
Lot 18 on Deposited Plan 24614
Volume & Folio: 1226 / 562
Local Council - City of Vincent
Council Rates: $8,266pa
Water Rates: $5,190pa
For Further Details or to Arrange your Private Inspection please contact Agents:
Brad Irving 0422 678 144
Stuart Irving 0418 920 672
This property at 148 Palmerston Street, Perth is a sixteen bedroom, five bathroom house listed for sale by Brad Irving and Stuart Irving at Irving & Keenan Real Estate Pty Ltd.
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If you would like to get in touch with Brad Irving or Stuart Irving regarding 148 Palmerston Street, Perth, please call Brad on 0422 678 144 or call Stuart on 0418 920 672, or contact the agent via email.
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148 Palmerston Street, Perth is listed for sale by Brad Irving and Stuart Irving at Irving & Keenan Real Estate Pty Ltd.