Property Summary

Beds: 5 Baths: 3

Property Description

‘Ingleside’ represents the rare opportunity to acquire a residence rich in history and architectural integrity.

Expertly refurbished and modernised by the current owners, this residence offers a relaxed and elegant lifestyle for the discerning buyer. Located a short walk from the vibrant waterfront and city centre of Hobart, Ingleside is the perfect principal family residence, weekend / interstate escape or exclusive upmarket accommodation venture.

Ingleside was built for John Morgan Esquire in c.1850’s. Morgan was a Magistrate in the township of Richmond in 1834. During the late 1830’s he became a journalist and the foundation editor of the Hobart Town Advertiser. John Morgan’s son and his family of 8 children inherited Ingleside in 1864.

The historic interiors at Ingleside have been meticulously restored. All rooms are gracious and have wonderful symmetry. The solid brick house retains all the classical architectural elements associated with the period, including entrance door with fanlight, sash windows, cedar joinery, high skirting boards, wide Tasmanian Oak floorboards, attic rooms and dormer windows.

The 287.6m2 two storey floorplan was designed for family living. Downstairs comprises of a long-arched hallway, formal sitting room, dining room, two main bedrooms with ensuites, 16m2 laundry, storeroom and an office or 5th bedroom. The characterful country kitchen is perfect for the family chef and is fully equipped with a 1100mm Smeg oven, Essa stone bench tops, food preparation areas, double Belfast sink and vegetable sink, two pantries and extensive storage cabinets with soft closing drawers. The staircase leads to two further large bedrooms, sitting room, reading nook and a beautifully designed bathroom complete with views to Kunanyi – Mount Wellington.

The 632m2 property is serviced by mains power, premium 5.8kw solar PV system and inverter, Tesla 14kwh Powerwall 2 battery system, natural gas hot water, heat pumps, reverse cycle air conditioning, automated entry gates, 30m2 double garage, low maintenance garden, storage room and outside toilet. Ingleside is perfectly positioned minutes away from Hobart’s vibrant centre, award winning restaurants and cafes, art precincts, leading schools, the University of Tasmania, boutique shopping and the world famous waterfront and historic Salamanca.

Historic fully restored houses such as Ingleside are highly sought after – all the hard work has been completed. Perfect as a family home, weekender or rental / accommodation venture, this property showcases all that a purchaser aspires to – position, history, affordability and a secure investment – all in the heart of one of the world’s great and visually beautiful cities – Hobart.

For further information or to arrange a private inspection, please contact Dominic Romeo on 0438 500 277 or email – dominicromeo@circaheritageandlifestyle.com.au.