Margate home built to stand test of time

first_img32 Eveline Street, Margate.“The other thing was the design of the house. It has a lovely big deck, so it is a nice cool house, it gets beautiful breezes from the Bay.’’After years of enjoyment Mr Powell said it was now time to downsize but they would remain in the area.“I think I am going to miss the deck, the nice big deck. I am going to miss my fruit trees and I think I am going to miss the location, being so close to everything and the lovely neighbours.“It has been a wonderful home and we would love to see it go to a nice family. You could move your clothes in and put your furniture down and have a barbecue that afternoon because there is nothing else that you need to do.“We have maximised what you could do on that house.’’ 32 Eveline Street, Margate.Mr Powell said he was “fairly pedantic’’ about the way he did things also, so he ensured that there was nothing left for the future owners to do.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019When the couple bought it, it was the location which really appealed.“It is 200 metres to Margate Beach, it is just down the road to the school, close to the shopping centre, the location was perfect,’’ he said. 32 Eveline Street, Margate.Inside there are multiple entertainment areas and the kitchen is on the lower level of the home. It has stainless steel appliances, stone bench tops and ample cupboard space.center_img REA ESTATE: 32 Eveline Street, Margate.NOEL and Judy Powell could tell their Margate home would stand the test of time when they bought it eight years ago.Mr Powell said it had been built for a builder 10 years ago and the quality of the workmanship really stood out.Since then he added a few things himself, solar power and water tanks, which had not only reduced the running costs but added to its appeal.last_img