Looking for a character home and an easy lifestyle? You will be captivated by this modernised Victorian villa, located in the heart of Ponsonby. Sympathetically renovated and extended to protect the old-world charm of the original residence, this three or four bedroom home provides the modern convenience of contemporary living, with scope to further improve and enhance over time. The recent addition at the rear offers open-plan kitchen-dining-living with great outdoor flow, through bi-fold doors to a large deck, perfect for relaxing or alfresco dining with family and friends. From the kitchen window you can watch the children and pets play in the safe and secure, fully fenced, landscaped back garden. Out front, watch the world go by while you enjoy your morning coffee from the sunny, north-facing verandah. Suitable for professionals or families alike, there is plenty of space for flatmates or children. All four bedrooms are of ample size - the fourth could easily adapt to a study or additional living/playroom, with internal French doors opening to the rear living area, already in place. Or explore the possibility of adding an en-suite? The large family bathroom is modern and contains a well-designed, hidden-from-view laundry. This home ticks so many boxes! Sunny and light with a warm ambience and great storage options, there is potential to add off-street parking in the front, subject to council approval. Towards the Three Lamps end of Ponsonby Road, you will be strolling distance to galleries, shopping, cafes, restaurants and bars, as well as services such as medical clinics, beauticians, health and grocery stores. You will also be conveniently close to public transport, motorways, and the central city. Zoned Richmond Road School, Ponsonby Intermediate, AGG and Western Springs College, with no zone schools Marist Primary in Herne Bay and St Mary's College in Ponsonby within walking distance. School buses stop nearby for other private schools. Our out of town vendor needs this property sold.