Home libraries bound to impress book lovers
The library at 66 Elimatta Drive, Ashgrove.If your idea of heaven is a private sanctuary with comfy couches and shelves full of books, these home libraries may just tempt you into a property purchase. In Paddington you can live out your bibliophile fantasies with a spacious library complete with fireplace, timber floors, ornate ceiling and built-in shelves. The library at 79 Norman Cres, Norman Park.The property also boasts timber floors, a secret garden, a wine cellar, an entertaining area with outdoor kitchen and a pergola. But bookworms will find it hard to leave the open library with built-in cabinetry, bench seating and stacker doors opening the whole area up to the private upstairs deck. In winter you can soak up the sun through the wall of windows and in summer you can lounge on the deck with a volume selected from your own library. The property is on the market through Dimity Germon of Glenlyon Property Group for $2.5 million. The home at 175 Fernberg Rd, Paddington.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus12 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market12 hours agoThe property is on the market through Tim Douglas of Place Paddington.In Ashgrove there is a 1890s character home with seven bedrooms, multiple living spaces and an impressive outdoor entertaining deck. But most importantly there is a library with its own private balcony. The home at 66 Elimatta Drive, Ashgrove.Situated in the master suite wing, the library features a high ceilings, VJ walls, built-in book shelves and french doors.The home at 66 Elimatta Drive is selling through Richard Hain of Coronis Stafford. If you prefer something a little more open and light-filled, take a peek at the library at 79 Norman Crescent, Norman Park.The 1920s cottage has been beautifully restored and has been featured in some of Australia’s premier lifestyle magazines. The four-bedroom home has open-plan living and an oversized kitchen with huge windows taking in district views. The library at 175 Fernberg Rd, PaddingtonWhere else would you want to be on a winter’s night but curled up in front of a fire with a good book and warm drink? This literary haven is in a classic home, at 175 Fernberg Rd, built in the 1860s on an elevated 1634sq m block with city views. In addition to the library, the property also includes a grand staircase, a drawing room, deep verandas, four more fireplaces and a sunroom.