Nestled at 63 Show Street in the heart of Forbes, "The Gables" stands as a captivating testament to the elegance of the 1920s. This double-brick Californian bungalow offers a harmonious blend of timeless charm and modern comfort. The 12.9 acres have a council-approved subdivision, adjacent to the new Forbes Equestrian Centre.
* Approaching the residence, one is greeted by a magnificent front porch with terrazzo inlay, its charm extending to a verandah wrapping around both sides.
* Step inside, and an impressive central hallway welcomes you with 12ft high ornate ceilings, polished timber floors, and cedar timber fretwork. The living spaces are adorned with picture rails and stunning leadlight windows, casting a warm, inviting glow. Quality light fittings throughout maintain the vintage ambiance, harmonizing with the tasteful carpets and blinds.
* The residence offers flexibility with 3 or 4 bedrooms, depending on your desired floorplan. A formal dining room features a brick fireplace and mantel.
* The modern kitchen is a chef's delight, boasting granite benchtops, ample cupboards, dishwasher, induction cooktop, and a wall oven with a separate grill, with an adjacent light-filled everyday dining area.
* The enchanting rear living/family space, bathed in natural light and showcasing leadlight windows to their full glory. Gas log style heater and built-in cabinetry adds a contemporary touch.
* The modern bathroom, with its quality fixtures and finishes, mirrors the grandeur of the property.
* A convenient powder room with toilet and basin enhance the functionality.
* The modern laundry provides excellent storage and external access.
* Ducted/zoned reverse cycle air conditioning ensures this impressive home is comfortable all year round.
* This stunning home extends its allure outdoors, where the inground saltwater pool becomes a focal point for relaxation. For added convenience, a shower and toilet are housed in "La Cottage." The Pergola-covered entertainment area featuring an adjacent fire pit completes this entertainer's oasis.
* The surrounding grounds are a testament to thoughtful landscaping, with established lawns, gardens, and trees adding to the property's overall appeal.
* The property also boasts practical additions, including a garden shed, a double lock-up garage with remote access, and a double carport. Original stables, complemented by two large paddocks and one small paddock, showcase the property's historical roots.
"The Gables" at 63 Show Street, Forbes, is more than a residence; it's a living testament to a bygone era, meticulously preserved and seamlessly integrated with modern amenities. This property stands as a testament to the enduring allure of timeless architecture and the comfort of contemporary living.
- Gas Heating
- Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning
- Fully Fenced
- Outdoor Entertainment Area
- Remote Garage
- Swimming Pool - In Ground
- Alarm System
- Built-in Wardrobes