This imposing historic and iconic property showcases all that the astute buyer aspires to – location, versatility and affordability. Built in c. 1876, the former Commercial Bank of Tasmania is centrally positioned in the thriving service and tourism township of Longford.
Internally the 288m2 residence includes a long wide hallway. 6 large bedrooms – 3 with ensuites plus a fourth bathroom, 2 informal living areas and a grand sitting/dining room. The charm is further added to with a fully serviced kitchen, laundry, abundant storage areas, mud room and long verandahs overlooking the garden. Architectural features such as high ceilings, cornices, skirting boards, wide architraves, impressive entry doors, open fireplaces and imposing facade add to the historic integrity of the home.
In addition, there is a second 61m2 residence privately positioned in the garden away from the main home, comprising of 2 bedrooms, bathroom/laundry, open plan kitchen and dining/living – perfect for a commercial venture or private home with income potential.
The huge 1642m2 (approx.) allotment includes an established low maintenance garden with native and deciduous trees, hedging, picket fencing, perennials and spring bulbs. The garden has both formal and informal areas for alfresco dining, entertaining or relaxing. The property includes a carport, outdoor weatherboard storage shed, wood shed, original underground water-tank and historic stables/barn suitable for garaging or conversion into a charming apartment. All services are available to the property.
Located in a vibrant and historically rich region, the township of Longford is known for its unique intact streetscape, early architecture,surrounding English landscape, hawthorn hedge lined country lane-ways and meandering rivers. The property is within minutes of the historic hamlets of Evandale and Westbury, antique stores, galleries, golf courses, famous wine and food trails, world class fishing, Gin distilleries, Woolmers and Brickendon World listed convict heritage sites to name a few.
Freeway access is nearby and the cosmopolitan city of Launceston is only 20 minutes away, Launceston Airport 15 minutes, Melbourne a quick 45 minute flight and Hobart an easy 2 hour drive.
Whether this is your next lifestyle family home, boutique accommodation venture, studio, gallery or conversion into a gourmet restaurant or cafe – this magnificent and affordable historic property is only limited by your imagination.
For further information or to arrange a private inspection, please contact –
Dominic Romeo on 0438 500 277