Highgrove circa early 1920’s
House - WOODEND VIC
This exceptional residence is grand in proportion, elegant and stylish and one of the finest historic large homes of Woodend. Set on over half an acre of grounds with automated double entrance gates, sensational shady trees and within walking distance to the heart of the Woodend Village.
Deep shady verandahs wrap around three sides of the home providing wonderful outdoor living areas and there is a separate terrace for private entertaining. This beautiful residence is flooded with natural light and features stunning high ceilings, strapped plaster work, ten fire places, plantation shutters throughout and charm in abundance.
The main hallway spans the entire length of the home and has glass double doors between two interlinked sensational lounge rooms, one adjoins a study/bedroom, one has a double sided fireplace between it and the dining/kitchen areas with access through to the elevated outdoor terrace, not to be outdone the other lounge spills out through glass doors to the impressive front verandah, private enough for entertaining.
The north wing comprises a lovely peaceful sitting room with Jotul wood heater and an informal meals area with access to the north facing verandah and grounds.
Offering accommodation of five or six bedrooms and four bathrooms, two bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, the floorplan of this substantial residence is ideal for a large family, entertainer’s paradise, or accommodation/guest house (subject to Council approval).
The home has gas zoned central heating, split system heating and cooling and a solid fuel heater in the sitting room. Of the ten fireplaces, one has a solid fuel heater, others are open fires and some are blocked as they are not currently being used.
Set on a large town allotment with double fronted access from a side service road off High Street. The home is tucked away amongst magnificent Oak trees and an abundance of rhododendrons and is just a short stroll to the Woodend Railway Station and retail and café precinct of Woodend.
- 6 bed
- 4 bath