Maiden Gully dwelling with slick ‘50s storage good for automotive collectors


A pair of regional Victorian revheads are promoting their long-time dwelling full with chequered-flag tiling and automotive exhaust pipes on the staircase handrails.

And if the value is correct, they’re pleased to throw in a pair of old-school automobiles together with a right-hand drive 1932 Plymouth, which they salvaged from a junkyard, and a 1960 EK Holden Ute at present adorning their Maiden Gully dwelling’s backyard, about 5 minutes from central Bendigo.

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Over the previous 15 years, Marie and Jed Sheppard have turned their 340 Olympic Parade dwelling right into a gallery for his or her twin passions: 1950s kitsch and old-school automobiles.

“All of the partitions have been full of images from the 1950s, however we have now taken them down for the sale,” Ms Sheppard mentioned.

Whereas the $580,000-$620,000 dwelling has storage house for 5 automobiles, their vibrant blue 1950 Holden FX, full with its authentic engine, has delight of place in a ‘50s-style storage house they’ve arrange, together with bench seats from a Coles cafeteria, a Sky Chief petrol pump and a jukebox.

Their assortment additionally consists of an FC station wagon and Ms Sheppard’s delight and pleasure: a 1961 Triumph Herald convertible.

“It’s just like the Sunbeam Maxwell Good used to drive,” she mentioned.

The pair are promoting as much as transfer nearer to their grandchildren and shall be on the lookout for a three-bedroom home with a “large storage”.

Whereas they’ll drive most of their assortment away, the house’s uncommon corrugated metallic exterior and crimson and black kitchen will guarantee the subsequent proprietor retains turning heads whereas they work on their very own assortment.

Step Up Property’s Jaylee Dixon mentioned the “implausible property” was an excellent household dwelling, with two bedrooms upstairs and two downstairs to offer zoned dwelling.

“And also you couldn’t go a bit additional down the highway and see one other one,” Ms Dixon mentioned.

“The house speaks for itself. Visually, it captures your curiosity immediately.”

Inside an hour of the house showing on-line, patrons from so far as Echuca had begun requesting inspections.

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