An outstanding opportunity to purchase Semaphore's historical Legoe House
- 5 Beds
- 5 Baths
- 3 Cars
Steeped in Semaphore's maritime history, this landmark residence built by prominent Sea Captain John Legoe (c. 1865) has been painstakingly renovated to its former glory throughout recent years.
Proudly positioned on the corner of Legoe Street and Hart Street on Semaphore's enviable coastal strip, this grand historic residence is a statement of pre-federation architecture incorporating oversized balconies to capture the views.
Defined by its generous proportions and elegant features this stately home provides the ultimate in family living. Boasting a flexible floor plan with formal and informal areas including a formal lounge of grand ballroom proportions featuring bay window, coffered ceiling, marble mantle with gas fireplace and a beautiful built-in bookcase.
A spectacular feature of this home is the original grand staircase that leads from the spacious foyer to the upper level showcasing four of the five spacious bedrooms each with their very own ensuite bathroom. The grand master suite has its own private retreat/tv room which could also be utilised as bedroom six if required with access to the east facing balcony.
The generously appointed kitchen with quality stainless steel gas appliances and dishwasher boasts the perfect blend of recycled timber and antique cabinetry to compliment the era of the home. This adjoins a formal dining room complete with ambient fireplace for cosy dinners on a cold winter's night.
French doors lead from the dining room to a large covered and sheltered outdoor deck perfect for all year round entertaining and boasting a magnificent stone and brick feature wall creating the relaxing mood to this space.
Just a few steps away you have access to the two room dry cellar, sure to impress any wine connoisseur. This is generously proportioned with the opportunity to incorporate a wine tasting room if desired.
Offering secure undercover car parking for multiple vehicles. Other features of this home include home office, soaring ceilings, polished floor boards, reverse cycle air-conditioning throughout, numerous fireplaces and easy care gardens and surrounds.
"Legoe House" is an exceptional home, large enough to comfortably accommodate the needs of multi-generational families. There is also the potential to let rooms for students or host a B&B (STCC). This is a once in a lifetime opportunity not to be missed.
Located at the end of the street you will find Semaphore's pristine sandy beach and just a short stroll to the iconic Semaphore Road which is host to many vibrant cafes, restaurants and speciality shops. Also conveniently situated close to schools and public transport.
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- Air Conditioning
- Built-In Wardrobes
- Close To Schools
- Close To Shops
- Close To Transport
- Double Garage
- Single Carport
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