Little Europe in Freo’s heart

CAN’T decide whether you want to live in an Italian village, a Parisian provincial town or inner-city Fremantle? Not going to Europe this year?

This large, romantically detailed and primely located apartment-home should tick all your boxes.

Going from $1.595m this tri-level, four-bedroom, three-bathroom is a total sanctuary.

Just off the iconic cappuccino strip on Essex Street, this breathtaking apartment complex looks more akin to an olde worlde European village.

This spectacular home is the best of the best, situated furthest from the street, and faced centrally in the exquisite, community courtyard.  With trickling fountains, decorative paving, and heaps of terracotta potted greenery, this space is nothing short of majestic and tranquil.

The limestone, iron and brick home also has a humble history. Built in 1862, this home’s ground floor was originally the engine room of the Port Flour Mill. Now the space has been transformed into a welcoming open kitchen, dining, and family area.

The glossy timber floor and kitchen pieces add an unmistakable warmth, and the timber theming is found in elements across all rooms. Equally charming are the small stained-glass windows throughout the house, with their artistic nature motifs. The limestone textured walls are reminiscent of a cottage, with their gorgeous, rustic look.

But unlike a cottage, there is plenty of space. A couple, or small family will be well suited.


A Juliette balcony, multiple large windows on all three levels means you will be able to enjoy the beautiful village and West End surrounds, and even catch some views of South Fremantle.

The Chook particularly likes the private outdoor patio. With its quietness, lush green scenery and room for several sitting areas, it’s the perfect place to have your morning coffee or afternoon tea. It would be an absolute delight for gatherings. It’s also out here you have a private access way to an additional sizable storeroom and underground car park.

Up the spiral staircase is the second level, and it contains all three spacious bedrooms, two of which share a well-sized bathroom with a bath and a separate shower recess. The third bedroom has its own ensuite and built in wardrobe.


On the top level, you are welcomed into a vibey space that is a dash of penthouse with its  luxuries. Custom windows open up to reveal historic roof top views. There is sweeping beams and more pops of that warm hued timber. And don’t forget about the sweet ensuite which features a spa, bidet and WC.  Overall, this dreamy level would be the ideal nest for the oldest child, a great office retreat, study or even games room.

The village is gated, secure and private access to two bays of underground parking is all yours.

This balconied, timbered, limestone home with its idyllic beauty, space, and location, presents a rare opportunity and will be an easy ‘yes’ for someone.


8/15 Essex Street, Fremantle
White House Property
08 93192 024
Connie Handcock
0411 115 147

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