153 Essex Street, West Footscray


Period Elegance Meets Contemporary Comfort
• Beautifully renovated Californian Bungalow set in a prime West Footscray location

• An outstanding opportunity for families seeking space and easy city-fringe living

• Welcoming entry hall with original timber detailing + stunning full-height vaulted ceiling with mezzanine

• High ceilings, stained glass windows, stunning timber floorboards

• Elegant living room with bay window

• Open-plan kitchen/dining opening to entertaining deck and spacious entertainer’s back garden

• Four bedrooms, including two with built-in robes

• Potential to use the fourth bedroom as a spacious home office

• Inviting bathroom with shower over bath + guest powder room + walk-in laundry

• Ducted heating and cooling throughout

• Ample driveway parking

Prepare to fall head over heels for this instantly inviting Californian Bungalow, where meticulously maintained original features are perfectly paired with modern updates to create a dream family sanctuary.

With a superb return verandah and timber-accented entry hall to welcome you home and a soaring vaulted ceiling at its heart, this house is full of surprises and little details sure to delight. High ceilings are adorned with their original decorative plaster, stained glass and bay windows add a touch of wonder and beautifully restored original floorboards have decades of stories to tell.

Relax and entertain in the elegant living room, where feature windows and a period fireplace offer beautiful focal points and rest easy in the four large bedrooms, including two with built-in robes. The large master enjoys front garden views through a magnificent bay window and the fourth bedroom is also ideal for use as a study, offering enviable flexibility for those working from home. Serving the bedrooms is the inviting bathroom, ideally complemented by a guest powder room for added convenience.

A full-height vaulted ceiling houses a mezzanine level at the heart of the home, creating a sense of grandeur and the perfect transition to the sunny open-plan kitchen/dining space at the rear of the house. With generous bench space and stainless steel appliances, the kitchen is sure to delight even the keenest of cooks.

Sliding open to the entertaining deck and spacious back garden, where a brick-paved patio provides extra entertaining space, lush lawn invites the kids to run and play and established veggie gardens promise home-grown produce.

A walk-in laundry and ducted heating ensure convenience and comfort, while driveway parking adds extra appeal to this one-of-a-kind home.

Why you’ll love this location:

Ideally located for easy family living, this address places every convenience within walking distance and the CBD just 9.4km* from the front door.

Walk to some of the Inner West’s most beloved cafes, with Brother Nancy and Dumbo both a short stroll from home and walk to Barkly Village in 12 minutes* for a great range of cafes, eateries, shops and services. Also within walking distance is Central West Shopping Centre, where you’ll enjoy vibrant shopping and a choice of supermarkets.

Walk to a choice of parks and reserves and catch the 216 bus metres from your front gate for an easy commute to the city or to the heart of Footscray.

Families will appreciate the easy stroll to Dobson Kindergarten and Footscray West Primary School, while proximity to Tottenham Station and West Footscray Station adds extra convenience.


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