History: Built 1910 Original home of Beresford Bardwell went into pearling together with his younger brother Bernard (best known for his WW1 diary transcribed and now with WA museum.) Heritage Listed Class B. Major structural renovations completed in 2021, featuring addition of new open plan living area, outdoor decking areas with full renovation/refresh of kitchen, laundry and all bathrooms.
Formally known as "Captain Kennedy House!" This Master Pearler home refreshed to remain testament to Old Broome's rich history and be a perfect family home.
Built in 1910, 38 Walcott Street is now a meticulously renovated property seamlessly blending old-world grace with modern luxury, making it a true masterpiece in the world of real estate. Nestled on a sprawling half-acre (2429m2) block, the property boasts a five-bedroom main residence pod style, a self-contained caretaker's dwelling, two spacious sheds, two convenient carports, and a captivating azure, kidney-shaped pool. A network of meandering pathways, stepping stones, and charming arbours connect all the buildings and outdoor spaces, enhancing the overall beauty. With a classic white picket fence gracefully framing the entire property.
The main residence has three generously sized bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a variety of open-plan and cosy living spaces. You'll discover a separate living area, perfect for a home theatre, and an additional wing connected to the master bedroom, ideal as a parents retreat or nursery. The pool house, a detached living space, offers two more generously sized bedrooms with a shared ensuite.
For the past four years, the current owners have lovingly restored this Master Pearler home. It proudly stands as a testament to Old Broome's rich history, beautifully combining the past, present, and future. The restoration is a true work of art, preserving the hardwood floors and updating fixtures and fittings throughout. Pendant lights draw attention where needed, while split air conditioning and modern downlights seamlessly blend with the property's historical charm. The main home itself indulges you with a total of five bedrooms and three bathrooms. Opulent freestanding bathtubs and crisp white tiling add a touch of luxury, and floating vanities, wall niches, and stylish tapware enhance every space. Even the laundry commands a comfortable work area with elegance. (Work done by Tjallara Building Company)
The architectural design of the Master Pearler is meticulously maintained, with soaring ceilings and elegant timber accents that pay homage to the home's rich history. The kitchen is a true delight, featuring gas cooking, shaker cabinetry, stone benchtops, and a well-appointed butler's pantry, all customized for modern living.
Outdoor entertainment is a dream at 38 Walcott Street. The expansive timber deck at the rear of the house overlooks the meticulously landscaped grounds, meandering pathways, inground trampoline and the inviting pool. It's a place to relax, unwind, entertain, and truly savor your new surroundings.
The property includes two sheds, two carports, and a self-contained caretaker's residence, all seamlessly connected by a winding gravel driveway. The flow of the grounds provides both accessibility and privacy, creating a harmonious atmosphere.
The gardens are a true delight for outdoor enthusiasts, featuring a central fountain/pond, lush lawns perfect for a game of bowls, and beautifully placed, mature garden beds. This property is more than a home; it's aserene haven where you can escape from the demands of the outside world. 38 Walcott Street in Broome is waiting for you to call it your own.
For further property details or to arrange a private inspection please contact Chris McCartney on 0424 167 779 or [email protected]
• Generous parking spaces onsite and on verge
• 2 x carports (5 cars)
• Securely fenced
• Crimsafe security screens
• Separate self-contained 1 bed caretaker's residence
• Mature and shaded gardens
• Pool with outdoor decking
• Spacious back verandah for entertaining
• Water feature
• Inground trampoline