"Bottlebrush"! Behind this stunningly presented Federation facade hides an architecturally designed, recently built, two-storey, 3 bedroom home which displays a seamless transition from restored period detail to designer lifestyle spaces! Perfectly positioned with a naturally bright aspect, this exquisite residence features solid Blackbutt timber flooring throughout, a gourmet custom built gas kitchen with slow closing drawers, pantry and 2 toned cupboard, AEG stainless steel appliances including intergraded dishwasher, Fisher and Paykel stainless steel French door fridge, LG microwave, 40 mil stone bench tops, island serving breakfast bench and ample storage, large contemporary open plan living and dining area, 2 spacious bedrooms downstairs with custom solid door built-in wardrobes, internal laundry with Bosch washer dryer and a stunning main bathroom with a frameless shower, wall hung vanity with stone top and top-of-the range finishes. Upstairs features your very own master bedroom retreat with custom built-in wardrobe and a storeroom, private loft area perfect for your home office with picturesque city skyline views and a second bathroom with a frameless shower, wall hung vanity with stone top and top-of-the range finishes, providing the ultimate private retreat! Other features include reverse cycle air conditioning upstairs and downstairs, gas bayonets, delightful front porch with tessellated tiles, "floor-to-ceiling" double curtains and easy glass stacker door panels with screens' off the open plan living area, flowing naturally onto a covered hard timber deck, a family-friendly grassed yard, ideal for outdoor entertaining, and a sizeable garage with rear lane access, a must have for family "lock-up and leave" living. The stunning period features include traditional tessellated porch tiles and high ceilings throughout, and also modern conveniences such as down lighting, ceiling fans and custom-built wall mounted tv unit. If that weren't enough, this private, designer residence is in a highly sought-after address which is totally unassuming from streetscape as you stroll by but within footsteps to the heart and soul of Marrickville's array of restaurants, cafes, local deli, butchers, fruit barn - it's all here at your convenience. Easy access also to a range of quality public and private local schools. Within only 7 kms southwest to the CBD, leave both cars at home and catch direct buses or pop on the train from Marrickville or Sydenham stations direct to the city and beyond. With sophisticated, yet relaxed living and all you need around you, moving into this property will make urban living a pleasure!