123 High Street, WOODEND VIC 3442


"Islay House" Circa 1860/1946 - Woodend's Most Recognised Landmark

House Sold - WOODEND VIC

A beautifully restored historic two storey Colonial Georgian style solid brick and weatherboard residence on 1430m² with the option to purchase the adjacent 1053m² vacant lot bordered by mature oaks and post-and-rail fencing.
Originally established in 1860 as the British American Hotel this iconic property comprises approximately 37 squares living area and is in a prime central township location.
Accommodation in the main house includes a long entrance hall with original pressed metal ceiling, five bedrooms, four bathrooms, four living rooms and a bluestone lined wine cellar.
The attached original cook house features a single bedroom with en-suite, main sitting room with original cast iron range, laundry, separate WC, and plumbing for a stand-alone kitchenette.
Islay House has recently been fully modernised with contemporary amenities including open plan kitchen with dishwasher and induction stove and oven, a butlers pantry, a sitting room with retractable home theatre screen, extensive double glazing and hydronic heating.
There is generous off-street parking space, workshop, water tanks, established gardens and vegetable beds and a small orchard featuring pears, cherry and apple varieties in the back field.
Whilst currently used as a residence, the property is ideally suitable for use as tea rooms, restaurant, gallery, arts and crafts or other creative tourism opportunities which are allowed at the discretion of the Macedon Ranges Shire.
Please note under Macedon Ranges Shire planning scheme land is covered by a Heritage Overlay (HO) and a Land Subject to Innundation Overlay (LSIO).

Property Features
  • House
  • 5 bed
  • 4 bath
  • Land is 1,430 m²
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