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Cottage has charm and mod cons

A BLEND of old and new this Midland cottage has polished timber floors and high decorative ceilings reminiscent of the 1930s while the essential areas are ultra-modern.

Super modern with stone top benches, stainless steel appliances including gas stovetop, under-bench oven, rangehood and dishwasher, the kitchen has a good old-fashioned wood fire stove which could be brought back into use.

The alfresco entertainment area has timber decking and a timber-look ceiling and is a great spot to relax while overlooking the low maintenance gardens.

The timber and iron cottage with a white picket fence is close to Midland Gate Shopping Centre, cafes, restaurants and pubs.

It is just a short drive to primary and high schools, St John of God Hospital and the historic Guildford town centre and also the Swan Valley.

Built on a 400sqm block the cottage has a timber-floor front veranda leading to the front door with leadlight window panels.

The main bedroom at the front of the home has a 13ft high ceiling with decorative ceiling rose and a split-system air-conditioner.

A good sized second bedroom also has a high ceiling.

The third bedroom at the side of the home has glassed double doors leading to the front veranda.

All the bedrooms have Venetian window treatments.

The lounge room has high decorative ceilings, a dado rail to hang artwork-pictures and a fireplace.

The dining room at the end of the hallway and adjacent to the kitchen has timber French doors opening up to the alfresco entertainment area.

The modern bathroom is fully tiled floor-to-ceiling in neutral colours, with shower over bath, vanity and a chandelier light fitting fit for a king or queen.

Parking under a gabled patio offers protection from inclement weather with room for about four cars.

There is a garden shed to store your tools or toys.

About Anita

Anita Mcinnes received a highly commended in the 2009 WA Media Awards suburban section for her reporting. Two of her sons were born at Swan District Hospital and for many years she was a partner in a small business, which operated in the Gingin-Muchea-Bullsbrook area. As a mature age student Anita studied journalism at Curtin University before working in Busselton, Dunsborough and Rockingham with West Regionals. She says the best part of her job is meeting eastern suburb residents and visiting the many attractions in the area.

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