This week’s House of the Week – 56 Short St, Richmond


PRIVATE, sunny and immaculate, this modern, three-bedroom, low-maintenance townhouse in Richmond ticks all the boxes.

Set on a private, well-fenced, easy-care section, it is within walking distance to Queens Park, the chic hub of Windsor and is in several school zones.

On entry, the hall leads you to the kitchen on the right, or one of the three double bedrooms on the left.

The kitchen has all the modern appliances including a dishwasher, cook top and wall oven, as well as plenty of storage including a pantry.

The adjacent and spacious north-facing dining area looks out on to an easy-care private yard, which stretches the length of the property.

Half of the property has raised garden beds, making it easy to potter away on a sunny day.

Pass through the French doors of the dining area into the roomy living/lounge and you enter a classy room with a vaulted ceiling, which is also a sun trap.

The indoor/outdoor flow is flawless from the lounge to the courtyard, especially when the double glass doors are left open.

The paved, patio area is also a lovely space for an outdoor table and chairs or a couple of loungers, to make the most of the all-day sun.

All three bedrooms have built-in wardrobes, while the master bedroom has two.

Two of the double bedrooms face the north and overlook the garden, making them both sunny and light.

As well as double-glazed aluminium windows, the home has two heat pumps.

The bathroom has a corner spa bath, a shower and vanity, while the toilet is across the hall.

The good-sized, workable laundry, with direct access to outside, also has plenty of cupboards for storage.

The large, internal garage, again with plenty of storage space, comes with an automatic door opener.

There is also off-street parking for another vehicle, caravan, trailer or boat.

Price: $485,000
Agent: Mike Pero Real Estate agent Daryl Spence, 027 432 5911 or 03 214 4081
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