'The Blue Cottage'. A Stunning Example of Period Charm.
Lovingly maintained and situated on the high side of the road is this Victorian era cottage, with stunning gardens and a plethora of original features including lead light windows and a mixture of timber and pressed metal ceilings.
Rich in historic old world charm and providing a satisfying sense of connection to Creswicks past, 'the blue cottage' boasts wonderful street appeal. From the charming picket fence, to the lovingly maintained English cottage gardens with steps that lead up to the front veranda, you will become lost in the history of this charming home.
On entering the home you are presented with a central hallway with original polished floorboards with bedrooms to each side, leading through to the central lounge room with a gas log fire and stunning period mantle, along with the modern convenience of a split system and period light fittings which feature through the whole home.
The country style kitchen has electric cooking, Solid pine cupboards and bench tops, deep vintage style sinks with the original Metters wood stove sitting proudly as a centerpiece along with the added benefit of a full walk in pantry. The kitchen seamlessly flows to the formal dining room, sharing timber tongue and groove walls and ceilings and polished boards.
The bedrooms are light filled and all feature tongue and groove timber ceilings and polished floor boards, the master bedroom with ample hand crafted B.I.R.s.
The bathroom is positioned toward the rear of the home with an ever inviting claw foot bath with brass fittings with an antique timber vanity and a feature lead light window.
Outside the rear door(again with lead light features), is a more recently constructed extra deep carport built to seamlessly blend with the home, which also serves as a fantastic sheltered entertaining area. Extensive cottage gardens flow through the back yard, leading to the 2 Bay rear shed with separate street access from Pasco St .
With triple street frontage this home is also an ideal subdivision opportunity with the ability to build 2 units on the rear of the block(STCA).
Add to this instant gas hot water, NBN connection, a short walk to the train station and only a 15 minute drive to Ballarat, and easy access to Melbourne, you will be hard pressed to find a better opportunity. Contact our office today to arrange your inspection