And They Lived Happily Ever After

SOLD - This listing was sold in February 2019
You could be forgiven for thinking that this beautiful home was straight out of the pages of a storybook. A home that seemingly has been dreamed up and brought to life.

Privately set amongst lush cottage gardens and around 7 acres of cleared pasture it shares generations of history and is guaranteed to be a place to be enjoyed for generations to come.

As you enter this property, be prepared to have your breath taken away. The attention to detail, character and charm that this Celery Top clad home offers is something rarely found. The botanical gardens that surround the home are a perfect balance of colour and depth and create a sense of peace and tranquillity.

Upon entering the main residence, you are welcomed into the warm and light filled kitchen and family living area, truly the heart of the home and the perfect place to enjoy the company of family and friends. Featuring pane less cedar framed windows that capture the ever-changing ornamental surrounds and double French doors that open up to an adjoining entertaining deck.

The country kitchen which is finished with neutral tones and stone benchtops, is also benefited by a large utility room/walk in pantry and for those who enjoy creating culinary delights it also offers a Glem freestanding gas/electric stove.

This home has 2 further living spaces. The first is a formal living area which is complete with wood fire and opens to the second, a well-designed, window clad sun-room, which provides year round comfort. The ground level also boasts a high-end bathroom complete with walk in shower, floor to ceiling tiling and includes both floor and infrared heating.

Ascending the Tasmanian oak staircase to the upper level will find you 3 very generous bedrooms, including the main bedroom which is also benefited by a private deck. The upper level to this home also boasts the beautiful pane less windows allowing the magnificent unobstructed outlook to be captured from every room. There is an upstairs bathroom which offers both shower and separate bath.

Also on the property is the original 1890s Summerleas School House which was repositioned here about 70 years ago. This little slice of history, framed like a picture by a cottage garden consists of an open plan living area, including kitchenette, two bedrooms and a separate bathroom and toilet. This quaint cottage provides the option of use as a home office, accommodation for friends and family or a teenage retreat.

The property is connected to town water, with an additional 35000l water tank,and boundaries are all fenced and wallaby proofed. There is a large orchard enclosure that offers an abundance of producing fruit trees and berries as well as a separate vegetable enclosure and chook shed. There are two horse shelters available and in addition to ample off street parking there is a 3 bay carport with adjoining workshop and a number of garden sheds for storage.

Complete with solar power and hot water, you could be well on your way to a self sufficient lifestyle. This property is conveniently positioned to beaches and Mount Wellington and is five minutes drive to Kingston's centre and schools, and 15 minutes to the Hobart CBD.

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Main Property Features

Listing Number: TKH22258

Floor Area:
240 sqm
Land Size:
2.9137 Ha
Property condition:
Property Type:
Acreage/semi rural
House style:
Timber, Double glazing
Colour bond
Walls, Ceiling
Walls / Interior:
Timber, Other (Cork) and Carpet
Window coverings:
Heating / Cooling:
Woodfire, Electric, Other (Electric panel heaters (hydroheat))
Property Features:
Other (NBN Satellite)
Modern, Open plan, Dishwasher, Upright stove, Rangehood, Double sink, Microwave, Pantry and Finished in Granite and Other (Upright gas and electric stove)
Living area:
Formal lounge
Main bedroom:
King and Balcony / deck
Bath, Separate shower
Bedroom 2:
Bedroom 3:
Additional rooms:
Conservatory / sunroom
Granny flat:
Main bathroom:
Separate shower, Heater
Outdoor living:
Entertainment area (Partly covered)
Fully fenced
Land contour:
Flat to sloping
Garden shed (Number of sheds: 2)
Water heating:
Solar, Electric, litres: 400
Water supply:
Town supply, Tank (size: In ground Rainwater Tank - 35000)
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