18 Collins Street Red Hill


18 Collins Street Red Hill



Tucked among the trees, along a quiet street and within easy walk of the Red Hill shops and primary school, Arcady offers peaceful, private living in a Classic-style, three-four bedroom (or home office/study) weatherboard home, surrounded by beautiful established gardens. Approx. 1030sqm.

Silver birch trees, flowering gum, roses, flowering bulbs and a weeping cherry tree create a pretty entrance to this charming property.

Natural light and garden views stream into the north-facing living and entertaining spaces. The central French provincial-style kitchen, with integrated appliances and Falcon oven, connects the sitting and dining rooms. French doors open out to a covered veranda, an alfresco entertaining area and the garden – inviting year round indoor-outdoor living. The rose-fringed veranda, on the eastern side, offers a sunny spot to enjoy breakfast or a quiet cup of tea.

Bedrooms are light and bright with leafy outlooks. The spacious main bedroom, with en suite and WIR and the generous second bedroom both feature original lead-light bay windows overlooking the trees. The third bedroom includes a study nook. The fourth bedroom/study has built in bookshelves and work area. A shared family bathroom, with claw-foot bath, enjoys views over the rear garden. Separate WC.

Including: original baltic pine floorboards and period details, study with library shelving, large loft space with retractable ladder, laundry/mud room, plentiful storage, reverse cycle heating and cooling, solar roof panels and more. Elegant antique French brass light fittings and high quality curtains and blinds complete the picture.

The gardens at Arcady are tranquil and private. Native plants attract an array of welcome birdlife while perfumed roses mingle with camellias, attractive plantings of cottage plants, a frog pond with waterfall and water lilies, prolific lemon trees and a fernery to create a magical retreat with beauty and interest throughout the seasons. Further including: garden shed, pet enclosure/chook house

Well positioned, just a short stroll to the local shops, including popular café Nordie and Johnny Ripe, this delightful property is also within easy reach of all the attractions of the area. Wineries, beaches, restaurants, shopping villages and towns are all nearby and Melbourne is within easy commute via Peninsula Link.

Well maintained and beautifully presented, Arcady offers peaceful, comfortable living in a great location.