Calder House is an opportunity to own one of Victoria’s landmark homes. The imposing house is of architectural, historic and social importance. It has associations with royalty, convict and Tasmanian history, political figures and the early development of the charming township of Maldon. Originally known as Roseneath, the house was built in the early 1860’s by the Calder family and was extended and improved in 1880.
Calder House is located in Maldon – one of Australia’s most intact historic townships. This property has endless possibilities, it would make a fine stately home, country weekender, boutique tourism venture or Covid Safe Lockdown escape.
The historic 312m2 residence provides an abundance of beautifully appointed rooms. The interiors are elegant, spacious and retain all the classical architectural elements associated with the grand Victorian period. The residence also offers all the prominent period details associated with Italianate grandeur: deep cornices, high 4.3m ceilings, elaborate rosettes, arched hallways, wide architraves, hydronic heating, deep skirting boards, open fire places, sash windows, stained glass, wide verandahs and fine cement rendered moulding and ornamentation.
The ground floor comprises of two grand entry doorways, wide hallway, characterful country kitchen, pantry, formal and informal reception rooms, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, laundry/mudroom and two large cellars. A staircase leads up to two or three further bedrooms, the master with ensuite, an additional bathroom and sitting / study room.
The established low maintenance garden includes deciduous and native trees, cottage flowers, herb and vegetable beds, espalier heritage apples and pears, bulbs and extensive lawn areas. All town services are provided.
Calder House is located in the heart of the Central Victorian Goldfields – a nationally important, culturally and historically rich and diverse region. Minutes away are the historic townships and hamlets of Castlemaine, Newstead, Chewton and Bendigo. The area has a vibrant artistic community and a strong regional food culture. At your doorstep are golf courses, galleries, cideries, eateries, cafes, antique stores, historic estates and the renown Harcourt Valley wine region. Melbourne CBD and Tullamarine International and Regional Airports are a scenic 90 minute drive.
Whether it is your next family home, weekender, boutique venture or Covid Escape – Calder House offers an exciting opportunity to be a part of history and own a truly exceptional home in the sought after township of Maldon.
For further details or to arrange a private inspection, please contact Dominic Romeo on 0438 500 277 or email –