Edward and Petra Ohlrich with Lucy (5) and Samual (3) at their Grange home. Picture: Peter WallisPetra and Edward Ohlrich had not been looking to buy in Grange when they bought their house at 36 Howard St, six years ago.But Mrs Ohlrich said they came across it while searching and just really loved the house. It didn’t require any work and had all the features they were after so they could move in and start enjoying it straight away.“What is appealing about the house is the amazing flow from the kitchen to the huge veranda,’’ she said.“No matter the weather, the children can play outside on the veranda.’’Her favourite part of the home is the kitchen which they recently renovated. More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours ago36 Howard St, Grange. Picture: realestate.com.au“It is the central point of the house where everyone gathers,” Mrs Ohlrich said. “It is a beautiful kitchen but it also functions incredibly well.” Mrs Ohlrich said that while the house was a worker’s cottage, it had been well cared for and had a modern feel.“We didn’t realise it when we moved there, but the suburb is perfect,” she said. “It has excellent amenities with many parks, Kedron Brook, the library and excellent schools. It is also close to the city and the tunnels, giving quick access to just about anywhere.”The three-bedroom, two bathroom home still retains its post-war features including high ceilings, polished timber floorboards, VJ walls and plate rails. 36 Howard St, Grange. Picture: realestate.com.auIt is on a 556sq m block. The kitchen has a five-burner gas range, Caesarstone benchtops and pullout pantry.A wall of seven bi-fold doors opens out onto the deck which is lined with plantation shutters.All of the bedrooms are airconditioned and two have built-in wardrobes while the main bedroom has its own bathroom with double showerhead, floor-to-ceiling tiles and a timber benchtop.The home, which is listed through Ian Cuneo and Andrew Flanagan of Ray White Ascot is for auction tomorrow at 9am.