A unique Adelaide Hills property with superb street presence & immense internal & external appeal. This is a rare & exciting opportunity to secure a home that presents an abundance of enchanting characteristics, set on an exquisite terrace garden allotment with two separate titles. The delightful symmetrical cottage (Circa 1860) has been in the same family for 70 years & has been beautifully maintained, upgraded & lovingly preserved, retaining many of the features that make period homes so loved & sought after. Tasteful décor & with attention to detail. The renovation harmonises a balanced blend of classical elegance with contemporary up-dates, including complete electrical re-wiring, new jarrah floor in the sitting room & a fabulous new cellar with power & excellent storage provisions (to name a few). Set over two levels, the upper level comprises two double bedrooms, both with built-in robes & open fire places with mantels. The lower level comprises a third double bedroom & a cosy lounge room with open fireplace & split system air-conditioning. There is an eat-in country style kitchen featuring a pressed metal ceiling, a second rumpus room, federation style bathroom & laundry. This level provides access to the rear deck with picturesque views over the stunning garden. The picture-perfect setting of beautifully landscaped gardens (2073sqm approx.) has flat grassed areas & terraced gardens, cultivated & full of botanical treasures including mature fruit trees, camellias, rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias, roses, lilacs, maples, hydrangeas, spring bulbs & manicured hedges. This tranquil garden has meandering paths, character stone walling, steps & an old-fashioned pump to the well. At the bottom of the garden is a woodland setting with a cubby house
& a winter creek, the ideal setting for nature play amongst the frogs & extensive birdlife. This property will suit anyone looking for an exceptional location, within walking distance to the main street, transport, good public & private schooling & only 15 minutes to Burnside & 25 minutes to the CBD. This versatile piece of real estate has many options to consider: * Extend the character home (STCC) * Build your dream home on the vacant allotment (STCC) & utilise the cottage as an investment * Enjoy the property as it is & sell the vacant allotment at a later date & utilise the capital for your retirement fund. Specifications: CT / 5078/457, 5078/458, 5695/900 Council / City of Adelaide Hills Zoning / Rural Neighbourhood Built / 1860 Land / 2073m2 Frontage / 38.66m Council Rates / $2402.80pa SA Water / $267.73pq ES Levy / $170.30pa Nearby Schools / Stirling East P.S, Crafers P.S, Heathfield P.S, Aldgate P.S, Upper Sturt P.S, Heathfield H.S, Urrbrae Agricultural H.S, Oakbank Area School All information provided has been obtained from sources we believe to be accurate, however, we cannot guarantee the information is accurate and we accept no liability for any errors or omissions (including but not limited to a property's land size, floor plans and size, building age and condition). Interested parties should make their own enquiries and obtain their own legal advice. Should this property be scheduled for auction, the Vendor's Statement may be inspected at any Harris Real Estate office for 3 consecutive business days immediately preceding the auction and at the auction for 30 minutes before it starts.