House for sale
15 Harrisson Street,
4 1 10
"Swardlands Estate"A Special Property 1st Time Offered "For Sale" & 3.63 Ha‘Swardlands’ is a Federation-style villa that was built in 1910 and has had extensive renovation in keeping with its heritage values. The house is a 2 minute drive from the centre of Smithton and a pleasant 30 minute return stroll to shops and facilities. The 3.62 Ha (9 Ac) title has dual access from Harrisson St and from Brittons Rd adjacent to hospital.
The property has been in the same family for 107 years and many of its features reflect the historical nature of the estate. These include extensive verandas that provide plenty of options for outdoor entertaining, wood panelling inside including unusual panelled ceilings and 11 foot high panelled walls.
The house has a modern kitchen, dining/living room, formal living room, 4.5 bedrooms (master with en suite), bathroom, and large laundry. Outbuildings include a workshop and storeroom, small store shed and a large building currently used as an office and 2 car garage.
The house is surrounded by extensive lawns that are easy to manage while offering scope for future green thumbs. The remainder of the property is divided into seven paddocks used as a hobby farm. Extensive views of the Duck River estuary and surrounding countryside are a feature that gives the feel of being in the country rather than in town.
The property has a 10kW solar power system that produces excess power to requirements, and services include quality NBN FTTP and sewerage.
Zoned general residential, this estate provides premium opportunities for a range of uses. The 7 acres of paddocks are suitable for a hobby farm with horses, beef, or horticulture. The location is perfect for future subdivision subject to Council approval. This estate is also ideally situated to take advantage of the extensive tourism opportunities close to the Tarkine wilderness and would be ideal to be developed as an upmarket retreat and restaurant.
Smithton is only 50 minutes’ drive from Burnie airport, which provides frequent flights to Melbourne, and there is a small plane aerodrome in the town. The surrounding waters provide wonderful fishing, with access to many safe berths and boat ramps. The Tarkine countryside offers excellent touring, bushwalking and beaches.
Last updated: 11:43AM on Jun 19th 2017