Plenty of old world charm close to the water

first_imgThe kitchen at 193 Oxley Ave, Margate.“The area has a great community feel and I’ll never find another house like this one. “I’d love to see someone who would live in the house and keep going with restoration buy it.”The property is being marketed by Loren Mulholland and Jonathan Gordon of Ray White Redcliffe. The home at 193 Oxley Ave, Margate.THIS beautifully presented art deco home is on the market in  Margate. The double-brick, three-bedroom property at 193 Oxley Ave is on a 688sq m corner block walking distance from the water. Owners Shane and Kerrie Collis bought the home two years ago and have spent the time since giving the property a revamp. “It had been a rental property when we bought it,” Mr Collis said. “We tried to bring it back to the 1940s period, that art deco look.“We did our research and we repainted some of the rooms and gave a the place a general tidy up.” The home at 193 Oxley Ave, Margate.The home has high ceilings, original stained glass windows, ornate cornices and original cypress timber floors. “The windows are what make the house along with the ornate cornices,” Mr Collis said. More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019There is a sunroom at the front of the home, a lounge room further in and a kitchen and meals area. The master bedroom has a beautiful bay window with a front yard outlook and the two other bedrooms are a good size. There is also a family bathroom, home office with built-in storage, and a laundry. center_img The home at 193 Oxley Ave, Margate.Outside, there is a single car garage, a garden shed and a 6m x 4m shed. Mr Collis said he even added a bench out the front of the home so the oldies who stroll down to the water have somewhere to sit. “We get good breezes and the home is only 450m to the beach,” he said. “It’s close to everything including a great little set of shops down the road where the service is second to none. last_img

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