5-7 Benkalu Court, Palmwoods
Rare opportunity to secure outstanding Queenslander family oasis
Positioned to absorb every inch of its ultra-private, lush surroundings, this exceptional property surpasses expectations for a most unique living experience minutes to the heart of Palmwoods village.
Resting on almost half an acre within a tranquil cul-de-sac enclave, this incredibly well-presented 120-year-old Queenslander is a delight from every direction, embracing a secluded north-facing garden paradise, an in-ground saltwater pool to the south and an expansive east-facing covered deck designed for hours of relaxation and entertainment.
Filled with charm, character and copious amounts of space for the entire family and then some, the main residence features three generously proportioned bedrooms and a choice of in- and outdoor living spaces spanning two levels. A bonus separate, self-contained studio apartment is ideal for extended families or dual living arrangement with private entry and potential weekly rental income of around $300.
There is much to appreciate about the characteristic Colonial touches and authentic inclusions throughout the home. Attractive decorative features include traditional fretwork, pendant lighting, timber-framed windows, glass doors and timber balustrades whilst rich, polished hardwood floors, a free-standing fireplace and gorgeous roll-top clawfoot bath add spades of warmth and timeless elegance.
Upstairs, the defined dining zone includes an updated kitchen with timber cabinetry and striking white stone benchtops, a generous breakfast bar, 900mm gas oven, dual sink and double-drawer dishwasher. It also houses a walk-in pantry.
The spacious main living zone is designed for year-round comfort with a fireplace and split-air conditioning and extends outdoors to the covered deck with weather and insect screening. For further private relaxation upstairs, residents can indulge in an inviting sunroom whilst the main bedroom has a lovely sitting room of its own.
The main bedroom is also freshly carpeted and features a built-in wooden triple wardrobe and a private toilet with single vanity basin. The additional two bedrooms are also carpeted with built-in wardrobes. These bedrooms share a generous family bathroom with bath and shower and linen cupboard. Downstairs, there are two further bedrooms, one with built-in wardrobes plus a spacious laundry.
Outdoors, residents and friends can indulge in more space and privacy offered by fully fenced, green borders and mostly level lawn and neatly landscaped garden beds. The low-maintenance paved and pebblecrete pool deck creates a delightful tropics-inspired escape.
Top features of the separate apartment include split air-conditioning, a built-in bar with sink, tiled floor kitchenette, shower bathroom and private entry.
This outstanding property is located within excellent driving, walking and cycling proximity to the vibrant and growing heart of Palmwoods, parks, the aquatic centre, primary school and kindergarten. It creates a most enviable opportunity for a privileged owner to embrace a tremendous lifestyle and charming residence brimming with character and history with every creature comfort catered for.