No 81 Alexandra Road is a single storey house constructed in limestone, tuck pointed brick and rendered brick with hipped and gable tiled roof. It is a fine expression of the Inter-War Mediterranean style. The place is located on a corner lot that addresses both Alexandra Road and Coolgardie Avenue. It is asymmetrically composed with a thrust gable bay and a flat roofed entry porch. The entry porch is supported on rendered pillars. A steel balustrade spans between the pillars. The gable bay features a pair of double hung sash windows under a sunhood. There is a central door flanked by side lights and a double hung sash window. The roofscape features a rendered chimney and finials. Lower walls are face brick and the upper walls are rendered. The place is built on a limestone foundation.
Research on the history of this property is currently under way by the Museum of Perth in partnership with the Town of East Fremantle. If you have any stories or information about this property, please contribute it in the comments below.
1936 - 1947: Warren-Smith, Warren A.
1949: Warren-Smith, Mrs. W. F.