Collector's Piece

59 Richmond Road

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Marketed by Robyn Ellson

Collector's Piece


59 Richmond Road

Ponsonby, Auckland

Sold - 14.08.2015

Marketed by Robyn Ellson

Stepping into this tremendous 1918 Californian bungalow you will be immediately captivated by the soaring paneled ceilings, lead-light windows, and of course the walls and walls of art - a dramatic and awe-inspiring backdrop to the set of this home.

Dramatic? Yes. A collectors piece? Undoubtedly. Architecturally this home is a rare find just steps from Ponsonby village, with its deep double brick porch and beguiling arts and crafts details throughout. This architectural style delivered to its artist owners the kind of scale and light required to be their creative best. Ensconced in this home the last 20 years, they have amassed a property comprising 3-4 bedrooms + 3 bathrooms, and done so with unrestrained creative license.

The upstairs studio (virtually self contained) currently serves as an artist studio for its painter owner. Drenched in north-facing light, this huge loft steps out evenly to a large deck canvassing views across Grey Lynn through to the silver line of the harbour in the distance. Downstairs a large formal lounge and dining area enjoys a private view to the front garden, while the kitchen and second living area on the north-facing side steps through to a second incredible collection the Japanese bonsai garden.

Being collectors in every sense of the word, the owners have created oodles of storage throughout the home, including a double-brick garage at the back of the home.

This is the kind of property that occupies your mind, your heart, your soul. With two creative souls now departing Ponsonby, this is your one-off chance to own.

Please copy and paste below URL for a video tour of 59 Richmond Road https://youtu.be/ApQ4EhqoOb8

Open: Viewing by appointment Call Robyn Ellson on 021 800 891

Property Details

Suburb stats

Property ID PON22947

Category
House
Status
Sold
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Garaging
2

Features

Interior

Security Alarm

Exterior

Garden

Other

Close To Schools, Close To Shops, Close To Transport



Local Schools

* While every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed is accurate, please check details directly with the school before making decisions based on this information.

Primary
Intermediate
Secondary
Richmond Road School - 270m away
Years 1-6
Co-ed
113 Richmond Road
09 3761091


Ponsonby Intermediate - 1.0km away
Years 7-8
Co-ed
50 Clarence Street
09 3760096


Auckland Girls' Grammar School - 980m away
Year 9-15
Girls
Howe Street
09 3074180


Western Springs College - 2.3km away
Year 9-15
Co-ed
Motions Road
09 8156730



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Robyn Ellson


Licensee Salesperson

Mobile: 021 800 891

Phone: (09) 376 2186


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