House for sale

6 Baliol Street,

College Park, SA

4 2 2
$1,550,000 - $1,650,000

Totally restored, amazing 2 level addition, large wine cellar. A marvellous opportunity. Land size 800m2. Built 1850 circa.

UP TO 4 BEDROOMS , 3 LIVING AREAS AND JUST AROUND THE CORNER TO THE COLLEGE AND JUST A STONES THROW TO THE CITY. AN EXTREMELY UNIQUE OFFERING IN A STUNNING LOCATION. COLLEGE PARK IS A GREAT LOCATION TO ENJOY THIS BLUESTONE HOME. THE HOME HAS BEEN TOTALLY RESTORED AND UPGRADED AND HAD ADDITIONS THAT ARE ABSOLUTELY MARVELLOUS. JUST A PROPERTY TO MOVE IN, LIVE AND ENJOY AN EXTREMELY WONDERFUL LIFE.

The Vendor of this home painstakingly restored this beautiful bluestone cottage style home with an immense amount of character and charm but with additions that more than qualify the home to be a 2018 home. It really is something that has been done extremely well, with engineering background the Vendor restored and rebuilt this to a very high standard.

Do not wait, inspect the property and you will understand the benefits of purchasing this residence. It is all done.

The double level addition includes on the upper level 2 bedrooms and a separate living room and also a main bathroom. The lower level of the addition includes a stunning family, living and dining area of generous proportions with excellent laundry, a 3rd WC and storage area and access to a generous wine cellar.

The home also in the new addition includes a lockup garage facility and drive through for other vehicles into the very generous rear yard.

The home to the front of the character residence includes a formal sitting room, formal dining room and a main bedroom facility with ensuite and large walk in robe. Just giving the opportunity for buyers to live in a home that is completely done with everything you can think of. Just enjoy a wonderful life in a historic building that will suit many College Park buyers.

THE VENDORS POINTS OF INTEREST ON THIS PROPERTY ARE AN INTERESTING READ, PLEASE READ THEM. THEY FOLLOW ON FROM THIS WORDING.

The land holding of this being 800m2 is brilliant.

VENDOR POINTS OF INTEREST

This home was discovered in a state of major disrepair and purchased by its current owner who then used his many years of local geotechnical and structural engineering experience to lovingly and carefully restore and extend the home to once again be a comfortable home. The main themes developed during the restoration project were heritage, storage, durability and quality.

This bluestone home is one of only two remaining homes built by Henry Mosedale (1823 - 99) on Baliol Street, College Town (as the suburb was originally known). Mosedale originally built five homes, numbers 2 to 10, and the blocks were purchased by him at the time for 90 pounds each. The date of build of this home is not certain but is estimated to be in the 1870's.

The home was previously occupied by a widow for over 60 years and was locally famed for its “pretty garden”. Where possible many of her plants, shrubs and trees have been kept and incorporated into the redevelopment. The front yard contains a delightful old holly tree 6 metres tall and in the rear yard a very old grape vine supported on a new steel frame forms a shady arbour.

The home's poor state at the time of purchase required extensive repairs and upgrading. Cracked walls were opened, lifted, straightened and re-joined. Particular care was taken to provide ventilation around the footings, floors and walls of the old structure. New underground power, gas, water, drainage and sewer mains have been provided. Photos and drawings depicting the work are available for viewing by prospective buyers. A time capsule containing interesting artefacts uncovered during the works including, a coin and newspapers from 1878, has been secreted on the property for discovery during the next redevelopment, perhaps after another 140 years.

Visitors to the home will be impressed by the unexpectedly grand proportions of the rooms that reveal themselves upon stepping through the old front door, the light-filled rooms in the new extension. The high ceilings throughout, and the large rear yard, a rarity this close to the city.

The new owners of this spacious and modern home will relish the proximity to the CBD, the local amenities and the sense of history of living in one of Adelaide's oldest suburbs.


Information
Certificate of Title: Volume 5956 Folio 105
Council: City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peters
Zoning: RH(C) Residential Historic Conservation
Council Rates: $1,940.79 per annum (approx.)
SA Water Rates: $269.47 per quarter (approx.)
Emergency Services Levy: $428.10 per annum (approx.)
Land Size: 800m2 (approx.)
Year Built: 1850
School Zoning: Walkerville Primary School & Adelaide High School

BEVAN BRUSE 0419 809 852
Last updated: 03:44PM on Jan 17th 2018
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