Historical! Exceptional! Rare! Paddington's Ithaca Fire Station'
- 3 Beds
- 2 Baths
- 2 Cars
Auction! Thursday 30th November at 6pm
Neighbourhood Auction Event
Ray White Paddington
181 Given Terrace, Paddington
Commanding one of Paddington's most elevated and iconic parcels, this once proud Ithaca Fire Station' offers discerning buyers the incredibly rare and extraordinary opportunity to secure the one of Brisbane's most versatile, historical, and luxury properties.
First constructed in 1918, this famous establishment has since evolved into an exceptional fusion of both commercial and residential appointments, which if desired, can be further enhanced once more in order to become a single residential masterpiece.
Boasting one of the finest vantage points in Paddington, with breathtaking 180-degree views from the glittering city skyline to Mount Coot-Tha, the property's penthouse-style' apartment flawlessly stands out from the crowd.
Elegantly appointed with stunning character features and high-quality finishes, be impressed by the size and practicality afforded throughout as you're greeted by the sophisticated dining room and formal lounge area.
Framed by soaring ceilings, rich timber floorboards, VJ wallboards, and light-filled French doorways, this indulgent space perfectly accommodates for lavish dinner parties, while the adjoining living room connects with humble comfort.
Thoughtfully designed to effortlessly cater for any master entertainer, the full equipped kitchen comes comprehensively appointed with a wrap-around preparation bench, breakfast bar, walk-in pantry, and a full suite of stainless steel appliances.
Flowing off these inviting spaces boasts a large guest bedroom enveloped by sun-lit casement windows, private study, opulent main bathroom with separate toilet.
The desirable master bedroom complete with wall-to-ceiling built-in wardrobes, make-up station, and picturesque views over the leafy Ithaca War Memorial Park', the bedroom provides a secluded and tranquil environment perfectly suited for ultimate relaxation.
But, it is the outstanding wrap-round entertainment verandah that truly reflects the remarkable potential of this prestigious property, where residents can sit back, relax and take-in the amazing potential to be had here.
However, the astonishing value of the property does not simply end here, on account of the enormous commercial grade lower level still to be discovered.
Adored with beautiful fire station doors, this huge open-plan space will perfectly cater to any business, club, or creative studio seeking a prime inner-city location with attached residential benefits.
Currently constructed with multiple office spaces, meeting rooms, men's and women's bathrooms, kitchen area, and spectacular heritage features such as the building's original fire pole - now partnered with stylish pendant lighting.
Ensure to keep in mind the exciting prospect to renovate this entire floor into an extension of the residence upstairs (STCA) in order to maximise on the amount of desirable living space available in this unsurpassed lifestyle residence.
Situated in close proximity to local cafes, bars, restaurants, and boutique shops, along with being just a short drive away to premier schools, major arterial roads, and the Brisbane CBD - don't miss the chance to let your imagination run wild! Contact George Hadgelias on 0403 062 062 or Max Hadgelias today on 0411 276 372.
Additional Features Include:
- Double covered carport area with adjacent parking spaces
- Ducted air-conditioning in upstairs residence
- Split system air-conditioning throughout lower level
- Dual entrances to both levels
- Various original fire station features retained
- Ample storage
- Walking distance to the famous Paddington shopping & dining precinct
- Close To Schools
- Close To Shops
- Polished Timber Floor
2 garage spaces
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