Western Homes : March 12th 2015
96 Thursday, March 12, 2015 Western Homes Established location: 6 Jillian Drive is set in a sought after Old Ranui neighbourhood. Sun, space and potential in Old Ranui This immaculately maintained family home in a quality neighbourhood is destined to create many more happy memories. Set on a 494 square metre section, 6 Jillian Drive in Old Ranui is an ideal family property that comes with entertainment options and plenty of potential. Old Ranui reminds you of the sort of long-standing neighbourhoods where our parents and grandparents grew up in. The neighbourhood comprises established properties where the long time residents know each other and there is a keen sense of community. It was this environment that attracted Colin and Sue to Old Ranui more than 20 years ago. During these years they have raised four children in this generous home, celebrating numerous birthdays, 21sts and weddings. ‘‘We would do it all over again if we had to,’’ Colin says. ‘‘This is an exceedingly quiet locality that’s close to everything plus it’s a short drive to West Coast beaches so you are never short of leisure options.’’ The property is also a short walk to the train station, reserves, stores and schools. The living spaces are designed for family comfort and year-round entertaining. Solidly built over two levels, the home has excellent indoor outdoor flow and the Contemporary flavour: The kitchen has been tastefully remodelled. Private space: Surrounded by mature trees, the partially covered deck overlooks Pooks Park. elevated aspect ensures that the sun simply cascades inside. The hub of the home is an open-plan living room with cathedral ceiling, a dining/kitchen area, and a step down lounge that soaks up the sun. The light filled kitchen has been remodelled and the interiors wear a fresh look. Plus, there is an HRV system to protect the health of your family and the value of your investment. A heat pump provides year round climate control. The lounge opens out via ranchslider to a large partially covered deck overlooking Pooks Park. Surrounded by mature trees, this is a private space that’s perfectly suited for BBQs or relaxing with a glass of wine. The primary sleeping accommodation is located upstairs down a wide hallway. There are three double bedrooms – warm, sunny, well-presented and served by a sparkling bathroom. Downstairs, there’s a huge laundry, another double bedroom and a large rumpus room that opens out to the rear courtyard. There is also a massive storage space here, giving the entire area potential for a home and income project. Just add a kitchen and bathroom and you’re ready to let someone else pay a good portion of your mortgage. Or you could just enjoy the space as it is. Your parking options include a double carport and plenty of off-street space. Colin and Sue are off to exciting new beginnings, and that opens up an opportunity for another family. In our view such a fortuitous combination of immaculate presentation, location, Easy flow: The main lounge opens out via ranchsliders to the deck. potential and affordability in a well established street is quite rare. These are precisely the reasons why Old Ranui continues to attract quality families in good numbers. Viewing at open homes 12pm to 1pm Saturday and Sunday. Sale by auction onsite at 1pm March 22, 2015 unless sold prior. ❚ For more information call Jackie McDermott or Rex Baddeley of Ray White Kelston. Jackie 0274 713 680, Rex 0274 869 488, office 813 2177.
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