Stonehenge, built in c.1838 is one of the most charming Georgian village houses in Northern Tasmania. Locally and affectionately known as the Doll’s House, the two storey bluestone house sits proudly on a 1993m2 garden allotment with views to the Western Tiers.
Church Street itself is lined with many beautiful historic cottages built by George Rew. Collectively they are known as Rew’s Row. George Rew was a convict who received a pardon in 1837 and became a successful carpenter. For many years up until the 1950’s it was the private home of the Burford family. Today, this fully restored property is the perfect private family home, weekend country escape or rental investment.
The white picket fence sets the scene. You could be forgiven for thinking you are somewhere in the Cotswold’s. The house has the perfect representation of the storybook style – steeply pitched roof, dormer windows, balanced multi-paned windows and prominent chimneys. The interior is no exception, upon entering the enclosed portico, the downstairs plan comprises of the living room, bedroom, bathroom, laundry and charming country kitchen. The stairs lead you to the main bedroom and another room perfect as a sitting room or home office. Character features are prominent throughout the interior of the house – angled ceilings, open fireplaces, skirting boards, rustic doors and all windows have calming views over the garden, undulating hills and distant mountains. The home has been fully restored. re-wired, re-plumbed, has quality carpets throughout and has been beautifully painted.
The established garden is abundant with native, deciduous and many rare tree varieties, perfumed flowering plants, open lawn and aged hawthorns. Included are many charming timber outbuildings, two garages, orchard, berry cage, small glasshouse and beautiful sandstone walling. The property is serviced by power and town water.
The property is situated on a quiet street on the edge of the historic convict-built township of Campbell Town. Established in 1821, the thriving and vibrant township is known for its numerous heritage-listed buildings, from quaint Georgian cottages to rural homesteads, boutique stores, bookshops, galleries, cafes, eateries and country pubs. The town also provides essential services including public parks and river walks, Campbell Town hospital, accommodation, banks and council offices. The town is the gateway to many regional tourism hotspots and the historic hamlets of Longford, Evandale, Ross and Oatlands. The city of Launceston is a short 68km drive, Launceston Airport – 50km and Hobart -130km via the Midland Highway.
This is the perfect chance to own an affordable and manageable home in one of Tasmania’s thriving townships – all the hard work has been done. All you need to do is make a pot of tea, unwind and enjoy the peaceful views of the surrounding rural landscape.
For further information or to arrange a private inspection, please contact Dominic Romeo on – 0438 500 277 or email – firstname.lastname@example.org.