The Falls of Clyde is considered one of Tasmania’s finest examples of a two storey villa and is a rare opportunity to own one of Australia’s original and early Colonial Georgian Homes. Originally a 4 roomed home, built in 1824, the imposing brick and stone home was extended during the 1830’s and 1850’s. The historic interiors display elegance, grace, symmetry and are calming, spacious and comfortable. The house retains all the classical architectural elements associated with the Georgian period, including entrance door with sidelights and a radial fanlight, 12 pane windows, cedar and mahogany joinery, wide floorboards. The front of the home includes a stone terrace, steps, iron railing and balustrades believed to have been made by Alexander Denholm.
The 383m2 internal, two storey floor-plan is impressive – all rooms are spacious and include 9 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a guest toilet, 3 living rooms including an impressive informal sitting room, characterful country kitchen -fully equipped including the original bakers oven – dining area, laundry, cellar, wide hallways and staircase. All rooms have picture perfect windows overlooking the garden and countryside and include 9 Regency and Georgian fire surrounds and open fireplaces.
The home is positioned on a 3812m2 allotment comprising of numerous mature exotic, native and deciduous trees, flower beds, orchard, herb and vegetable garden and open grassed areas perfect for alfresco entertaining. There are several large timber outbuildings and sheds – one being utilised as a stunning and rustic sitting area complete with an indoor Bocce court.
The restored house includes mains power and water, town sewerage, insulated roof and double glazed windows in the downstairs rooms.
The Falls of Clyde is located in Bothwell on the banks of the River Clyde, a culturally and historically rich and diverse region and one of the most important Georgian towns in Australia. Within minutes is Ratho – the oldest golf course in Australia, Nant Whiskey Distillery and over 60 buildings of historic significance. The Highlands and Lakes District is close by and has some of the best fishing in the world. The historic hamlets of Kempton and Hamilton are within a 30 minute drive, with Hobart and Hobart Airport just 1 hour. Bothwell boasts cafes, galleries, one the oldest licenced hotels in Australia – The Castle Hotel – licensed since 1829, a variety sporting grounds and excellent and comprehensive schooling.
The Falls of Clyde is truly a rare, exciting and affordable offering – perfect as a permanent residence, boutique accommodation, business venture or country weekend escape.
For further information or to arrange a private inspection please call Dominic Romeo on – 0438 500 277 or email – firstname.lastname@example.org.