9/64 Cross Street, Footscray 3011
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$365,000 - Sold on 20/12/2023
Vintage Vibes in the Olympic Tyres Building

Nestled in the heart of Footscray, where Cross Street intersects with history, stands a remarkable residential unit that seamlessly blends modern living with a storied past. This distinguished property finds its roots in the iconic Olympic Tyres and Rubber factory (Frank Beaurepaires Building), a beacon of the industrial architecture that flourished in Victoria during the mid-20th century. As you step into this historical haven, you are not just entering a home but an extraordinary narrative of industrial progress and Artdeco architectural excellence.

Venturing into the heart of this unit, the kitchen, dining and lounge areas exude a contemporary charm complemented by the echoes of its industrial past. The kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, stone benchtops and ample storage, making it a culinary enthusiast's dream. The lounge, adorned with high ceilings reaching over 3 meters, features heating, a ceiling fan and large windowed doors that open onto a balcony, bathing the space in natural light and inviting the outdoors in.

A haven of tranquillity, the bedroom in this unit offers a peaceful retreat. Complete with a built-in wardrobe and a large original window, the bedroom is a sanctuary for relaxation. The thoughtful inclusion of a ceiling fan ensures comfort year-round, creating an atmosphere of serenity within the confines of history.

The modern bathroom, a testament to contemporary design, is equipped with a shower, ample storage and a heater, ensuring both functionality and comfort. The property also includes a car space on title and a european laundry adding additional convenience.

Beyond the confines of this historic building, the surrounding suburb of Footscray beckons with its eclectic charm and vibrant community. With Cross Street as your nexus, you're seamlessly connected to an array of transport options such as the West Footscray train station, offering easy access to Melbourne's diverse offerings. The fusion of rich history and modern convenience creates a unique living experience, where the past informs the present.

This unit transcends the ordinary, offering not just a residence but a piece of living history. The Olympic Tyres and Rubber building, with its iconic mahogany staircase and terrazzo flooring in the entrance, stands as a testament to the industrial prowess of Victoria. It is a reflection of an era marked by progress and innovation. As you make this apartment your home, you become part of a narrative that spans decades, and celebrates the architectural brilliance of the past, while embracing the comforts of the present.

Welcome to a home where every corner tells a story and every day is a new chapter in a living history.

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