Fall under the spell of Jorupa. This historic, rendered-brick home is a tranquil oasis in the heart of prestigious Clayfield.
Set proudly on an extensive block of land, with beautiful established gardens and clear views of Moreton Bay and beyond, this treasured four-bedroom family home provides elegance and comfort in equal measure. Designed by Henry Atkinson of Conrad Gargett, the home was built for the Tristram family in 1926. But Jorupa is far from being a gloomy museum piece: it is a light-filled home in excellent condition, ideal for a modern family.
There are multiple large living areas, including a completely private covered terrace in the rear garden, plus a substantial fully-secure balcony area. The spacious kitchen, which adjoins both casual dining and living areas, features two ovens, excellent storage including a large pantry, gas and electric hotplates. The ground floor has ducted air-conditioning throughout.
Take in the gorgeous breezes on the deep front verandah, which is easily large enough for entertaining guests. In winter, relax by the open fire as you look out across Clayfield towards the bay. All the superb architectural finishes that made this home notable across the decades have been meticulously maintained. The impressive entrance hall features timber-panelled walls, magnificent ornate plaster work adorns the ceilings, all in superb condition, and original crow’s ash wooden flooring enriches many areas. The main bedroom, located on the ground floor, has its own private balcony; an ideal spot to take in the morning sun. Upstairs, there are three further bedrooms, all exceedingly spacious and airy.
Jorupa’ shares a quiet, tree-lined street with other distinguished prestige homes. Within easy walking distance of St. Rita’s College, and situated in the Ascot State School catchment area, this street offers the very best in refined living.
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