428 Main Street Lilydale, VIC 3140

Sold on 14 May 2016
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 2 Cars

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House in Lilydale


  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 2 Cars

Presiding over magnificent grounds of breathtaking allure, enchanting transitional Federation character (c1880), framed by fragrant gardens, makes for a captivating introduction to this exceptional property with historical significance. Gracing a substantial, elevated, corner position of 3727m2 offered with two separate titles in an area renowned for its lifestyle options, family focus and a short stroll to the amenities of Lilydale.
Picture-perfect, the front veranda is the ideal place to sit and relax, coupled with the instantly appealing interior featuring classic period charm and warmth, presenting an outstanding opportunity to take the interior to the next level, or extend if desired (STCA) capitalising on the prime location surrounded by many similar period homes. Upon entry to the home the comfortable formal living exudes grandeur and elegance of times gone by, a large master bedroom, plus a further two bedrooms, family meals, living and kitchen, and family bathroom fulfil accommodation needs.
The history that lies within the walls of this extraordinary residence reaches back to a time where attention to detail was placed in focus. Notable period highlights that have been preserved include; moulded chimney tops, picture rails, double hung sash windows, decorative ceiling roses, flannel flower glass and soaring 14 foot ceilings just to name a few of the magnificent attractions. The grounds have plenty of history to offer too, Ferdinand Von Mueller, renowned botanist, pivotal in the design of the Royal Botanical Gardens, has had input in some of the variety of lovely flora on display.
Held within the current family for nearly eighty years, without a doubt this is a unique opportunity with the scope and significance that Lilydale has to offer. Worthy of a new owner who will cherish and respect the craftsmanship and history whilst discovering exciting new potential. This property has truly made its mark in the Yarra Valley, just 40 minutes commute to the CBD, and no doubt will continue to do so for many years to come.
*Pedestrian access via the corner of Maroondah Highway and Belle Vue
* Lot 1, 1181m2 (approx.)
* Lot 2, 2546m2 (approx.)

  • Close To Schools
  • Close To Shops
  • Close To Transport
  • Double Garage






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