Even though a four-bed room mansion in Brunswick may well not seem unconventional, this freestanding Victorian is turning heads on the industry since of its 15 hidden bedrooms at the rear.
683 Park St, identified as Elm Grove, has a enormous 6m-$6.5m rate guideline.
The historic household is brimming with time period specifics such as vaulted rosette ceilings, open up hearth places, sky lights and a bathroom with a claw foot tub.
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Solid iron veranda posts sit alongside bluestone steps foremost to the entrance.
And at the rear, 15 mysterious bedrooms can be discovered, accessed via a courtyard — which are not described in the original listing, and described in the description as ‘hidden’.
Walshe & Whitelock agent Peter Sowersby declined to comment on the dwelling, but the Herald Solar understands that the residence was possibly designed or extended in 1886 by former Melbourne Metropolis Councilor, William Solid.
According to Moreland Town Council records, the pad was at first explained as a 6-bedroom brick residence with stables, before its 1886 description as a 10-bed room residence.
In 1937, an post in The Age said that the house experienced a “factory at the rear” of the “double-fronted brick-cement residence.”
The current listing’s floorplan demonstrates a multitude of small bedrooms guiding the house, supposedly converted from prior life as stables or a factory.
It was previous offered in 1987 for $400,000, in accordance to CoreLogic.
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