Sold for $620,000
Grand Smeaton Manse & Former School Building
Restoration has made this historic manse and adjacent school a showpiece for today?s living. Positioned in Smeaton, just 15 minutes from the notable tourist destination of Daylesford and 25 minutes from all the action of Ballarat?s CBD, this 6.54 acre lifestyle will delight those with country living dreams or for those wishing to give their hidden talent a chance to shine.
Sympathetically restored with traces of yesteryear still in place, this ?magazine worthy? property offers modern appointments and conveniences along with the beauty of its grand old gardens and surrounds in the mix. Three bedrooms, two formal lounge rooms and a separate dining room provide floorplan movement with a stunning kitchen and light filled sunroom adding further appeal to its design. Shaker style cabinetry, timber benches and floors along with a wood fire, create an outstanding work space in the kitchen while the sunroom is fully timber lined with three double French doors opening onto the attached pergola or alfresco zone. The home is serviced by a quality hydronic central heating system, NBN internet, and 80,000 litre water storage
Draped in vines and paved with old clinker bricks, this property is just steps away from the old school timber classroom, which provides a large 6.5 x 10.7m central room to set up a studio, gallery or provide a generous performance space, while a further kitchen and entry add facilities for perhaps a diverse bed & breakfast (STCA). External toilets are also available.
Rural views, a winter creek and old style shedding add to the property?s attraction, while a paddock could easily be put in place to house your pony. The neighbouring property which is the Presbyterian Church built and opened in 1860 and currently operating just 2 Sundays a month with a mass service. Completing this diverse package is the panoramic views to Mount Kooroocheang, the distant blanket of farmland, the double carport, secret gardens, rain water tanks, the established fruit trees and gardens along with the sundry sheds and workshop spaces available.
Smeaton is a welcoming community which would embrace any new resident to add their talent to the area or just enjoy a new family to the long history of the town. A stunning residence which provides future opportunities ? call our agent today for further details.
Expressions of Interest Close Friday 24th March at the office of PRD, Ballarat at 4PM
median house price707500
median house rent380
suburb rental yield2.8%
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