This stunning and impressively maintained c1912 weatherboard home is positioned on a private and peaceful block, within two minutes of the coveted Leura Village with its boutique shops, galleries, and restaurants, as well as a short walk to some of Leura's world class bushwalks. Boasting a spacious and immaculate interior, this elegant home is both comfortable and inviting.
High pressed metal ceilings, ornate cornices, antique restored doors and original timber flooring just add to the many exquisite finishes. Leading off of the South wing of the home are four well-appointed bedrooms and a large loft with an abundance of storage. The heart of this home is the large cosy lounge room, with French doors leading out into the North-East facing wraparound sunroom. With two combustion wood fireplaces, this light and bright space has a peaceful, warm atmosphere.
The country style kitchen and dining room feature a beautiful leadlight door, skylight and floor to ceiling windows that showcase the spectacular gardens. The incredible established cool climate cottage gardens offer a fenced vegetable and berry garden, glasshouse, water tank and garden shed.
The garden includes numerous well established deciduous trees including a magnolia, crab apple, Japanese maples, weeping cherry, forest pansy, ornamental pear, cedar, deciduous larch, birch and beech, all of which create a wonderful display in spring and the beautiful rich colours of autumn. Additionally, they provide an abundance of shade in summer and allow the sun to filter through in winter. Other cool climate plants make up the understory of the garden and a colourful display of bulbs is prominent throughout spring. Numerous weddings and special occasions have been held in this spring garden.
* Two bathrooms with striking brass fittings, one with underfloor heating and one featuring a clawfoot bathtub * Fully insulated, both roof and underfloor * Two combustion wood fireplaces and hydronic heating throughout * Large galley country style kitchen with skylight * Large loft room that could be used as an additional bedroom, study or art studio * New pure wool carpet in the bedroom wing * Garage with additional workshop space * Large covered back deck overlooking the lush gardens * Impressive gardens which have featured on 'Gardening Australia' * A variety of fruit trees including lemon, mandarin, plum and apricot
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