Cosy homes on the market | Innovation Tech
IF Adelaide’s recent spell of cold and dreary weather is anything to go by, winter is clearly showing no signs of moving on just yet.
But no need to sit and mope. Make the most of the situation and look at the upside of the cold and rain — like getting cosy by the fire with a glass of wine and a good book in your own quaint cottage.
34 FRASER AVE, HAPPY VALLEY
PRICE: $489,000 TO $529,000
Offering an eclectic mix of old and new styling, this split-level home is a little out of the ordinary.
The home features lofty cathedral ceilings, exposed brick, fireplaces and some 230sqm of living space.
Featured on the lower level is a formal lounge with vaulted timber ceilings, a split-system airconditioner, and a gas heater.
The home’s main living room has an open fireplace, striking cathedral ceilings with skylights and timber doors, which open to a deck outside.
The home also has a formal dining area, and a renovated, modern kitchen.
5 BANGALLA RD, SEAVIEW DOWNS
PRICE: $579,000 TO $599,000
Nothing screams ‘cosy’ like the timber cladding on this unique two-storey Seaview Downs home.
The charm continues on the inside, from the striking cathedral ceiling, timber clad walls, leadlight windows and two fireplaces (one electric in stone surrounds and one combustion) warming the whole house.
The kitchen was recently renovated, and the main bathroom was updated and boasts a feature leadlight window.
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There are up to four bedrooms across both levels, with one, on the lower level, featuring french doors that open to the landscaped garden.
9 CUNARD DRIVE, HAWTHORNDENE
PRICE: $530,000 to $560,000
The sprawling 1128sqm block sets the scene for this quaint three-bedroom home complete with a front porch to enjoy a cuppa on.
Inside are exposed timber beams and warm-toned walls and just a generally cosy ambience throughout.
The light-filled lounge has character windows and a striking metallic fireplace. A timber kitchen overlooks a family/meals area, all of which have views of the lovely rear garden.
An added bonus is the huge master bedroom, which includes a parents’ retreat, the perfect space to enjoy a book and a cheeky wine.
1B BLYTH ST, GLEN OSMOND
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Originally the old Woodley Winery, this circa 1901 bluestone home was restored in 1992 and is one of Adelaide’s most eclectic homes, according to the selling agents.
Also previously a creative space in Adelaide’s art scene, and named Silvermine, the character property offers some 445sqm of living space and is set across multiple levels.
Charming features include vaulted ceilings with exposed timber beams, exposed brick and stonework, french doors, and a timber kitchen.
Fun fact, the property has a soundproof recording studio where musician Ben Folds wrote his album, Rockin’ The Suburbs.
13 ROBIN ST, MT GAMBIER
Located in a popular area of Mount Gambier, this renovated stone cottage is brimming with character and charm, and offers a versatile floorplan and easy-care established gardens on a 752sqm block.
Where do we begin? There’s the built-in wood fire in the loungeroom, which also has a pretty bay window (also a feature in the meals area) and the galley-style updated kitchen that has a both modern and character appeal.
Rich timber flooring adds to the home’s cosy ambience, which has up to four bedrooms, and the bathroom has also been renovated, which is a bonus.