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278B Scottsburn Road,

Woodside, SA

5 6 3
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'Scottsburn Lodge' (c.1850)

Scottsburn Lodge C.1850 is an imposing early colonial Australian homestead with close to 700 sqm of living space and situated on some 16 hectares (40 acres) of undulating big gum country.

Comprising thirteen main rooms and including accommodation for up to five-plus bedrooms, five with ensuite bathrooms and four separate living areas including a billiard room.

The significant residence of lavish proportions and classic style, constructed from freestone and brick has stone footings, stone and masonry internal walls, and features lofty ceilings, hardwood floors and stunning fireplaces.

Graced with an aura of dignity and elegance, Scottsburn Lodge—extensively refurbished in the 1980s—is in sound condition and is ready for its next chapter. A brilliant opportunity for the discerning buyer to renovate, modernise and bring the residence back to its 'glory days'.

The grounds offer lawns, shrubs and trees surrounding the house with tennis court and in-ground concrete swimming pool (both requiring refurbishment), two stone outhouses and shedding. Well equipped with six-stall stable, timber-framed hay shed, concrete and stone water tanks, water bore and dam.

A galvanised iron cottage and shearers quarters with five main rooms plus shower room provide the genesis for an income-producing 'farm-stay' accommodation (STA).

Through its history, Scottsburn Lodge played host to many notable guests and lavish parties. In the 1980's it was a renowned country lodge and restaurant that re-created the elegance and style of a past era and was also once South Australia's home to the traditional foxhound hunt.

Suitable for a large family or those seeking an accommodation/lodging venture (STA) and a world away from the stresses of city life, while just a 45-minute easy commute to the CBD.

What makes this property very special?

• Character residence of stature
• A unique and very worthwhile renovation opportunity
• Superb stone and brickwork
• Gorgeous hardwood flooring and ornate fireplaces
• Lofty ceilings and grand proportions inside and out
• Idyllic location and peaceful outlook amongst stunning 'big gum' country
• Low maintenance lawns and gardens & large deciduous feature trees
• Old tennis court and in-ground swimming pool (both requiring refurbishment)
• A large dam, water bore and well-fenced perimeters
• Stone outbuildings, rustic stables and hay shed
• Iron cottage and shearers quarters


Date Built: 1850
Land Size: 16.2 Ha (40 Acres) approx.
Certificate of Title: 5070/102
Zoning: W(PP)'17
Council: Adelaide Hills
Council Rates: $3,933.43 p/a approx.
NRM Levy: $158.10 p/a approx.
Emergency Services Levy: $356.05 p/a approx.

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Last updated: 04:21PM on Dec 3rd 2019
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