Semi-rural Acreage for sale
Semi-rural Acreage in Bridgetown, WA
11 9 10
FORD HOUSEFord House is a lifestyle retreat set in exquisite grounds in Bridgetown, in the centre of the South West of Western Australia. The accommodation offers luxurious facilities with unassuming spaces creating the niche for an ever expanding business opportunity. The property is set in the perfect location of Eedle Terrace within walking distance to all amenities Bridgetown has to offer stretching over approximately 190 meters of Blackwood River frontage.
This immaculate property can accommodate 18 guests in four different style buildings which range from a 120 year old historic homestead being Ford House to unique houses dotted within the landscape.
This home was built with one thing in mind to be the main residence for the current owner. Surrounded with verandahs this ironclad home was spared no expense when built. The kitchen and dining area are combined, the main bedroom has hand built French doors through to the garden. The home offers immense storage and walk in robe with bookcase dividing the main living areas from the main bed and lounge. The lounge room, contains a warm fire and queen sized day bed. Badgers house is fitted with reverse cycle air-conditioning, laundry and a bucket load of style.
A double brick silhouette sitting amongst the trees with two king sized rooms both with adjoining en suites and shared living, open plan kitchen, dining and lounge. The higher ceilings, timber floors, bay windows and timeless folding doors throughout the home makes for easy living. The surrounding verandah with large deck on the riverside offers a quiet nook to enjoy on the property. The Jim Thorpe and Honeymoon suites are found here.
Step into the mind of the designer offering two different spaces having two large separate rooms with own entry and patio. Each room a master bedroom with own en suite bathroom and kitchenette. Designed with the essence of classy fittings and handpicked furniture. The Lower Oddington and Delaport Rooms are situated here.
This home is shared among the seasonal visitors having the whole homestead to enjoy.
- Bookcase Room is a single with built in bookcase that definitely has a story to tell.
- Ballroom contains an en suite and boasts a original mantle and bay window.
- Jarrah Room, lovely matching sash windows, wide jarrah floor boards, high ceilings with original mantle and chimney. This room caters for queen and single beds.
- Rose Room a double room with original features facing the river with French doors leading out to the sweeping verandah.
- Green Room with original mantle and jarrah floor boards, this is the room for a single guest with views over the Argument Garden spanning through to the river.
- Dining Room boasts French doors, warm fire with water jacket and original mantle. The kitchen space with handmade cabinetry is a shared room for the combined accommodation experience.
Ford House additions
Solar Hot water system, own septic tanks, hot water connected through wood fire, verandah encompasses the whole homestead with deck.
Originally the laundry for Ford House, the owners came up with the concept that this was the site for a holiday home at home. Exposed rafters, combined bedroom living and kitchenette with large bathroom, laundry comprising spa and space. Large timber doors lead out to a private pergola covered in wisteria with separate parking.
The collaborations of homes have names and stories for all. On different occasions over the years the homes have been built with immaculate care and presentation. The journey of each home is handed over with the stories and love that has been nurtured for generations. This will continue as a full and exciting chapter for the years to proceed. Steeped with history, Ford House has been progressing since the1890's to today with a long history and detail in every building.
The gift ware shop is a building all of its own, having the kitchen, counter spaces that are lined wall to wall with unimaginable wares. The stairwell, leading up to the studio with master bedroom, bathroom and lounge. Open plan dining with balcony overlooking the entry into the Emporium. Downstairs an abundance of floor space with large windows and public amenities.
Set with more unique home wares an Aladdin's cave that will take your breath away. This is where many functions, gatherings and morning breakfasts have been enjoyed and is the hub. Build, chase and replace, what has already been portrayed as the iconic destination for one off gifts.
This perfect little building originally the cubby house for the family. This space is one to behold, more wares or to convert back to a cubby for families with children.
Situated on the banks of the Blackwood River in Bridgetown on 4.41 acres of English garden and parkland, you are taken into a world of old and new, that merge with each other, offering many great homes to share in their stories. Gardens and paths take you through this romantic property; it makes you think you are in a world of your own.
Community is the feeling of the property and a permanent holiday destination.
The particulars of this listing are supplied for information only and shall not be taken as a representation in any respect on the part of the vendor or their agent.
Property Code: 585
Last updated: 06:54PM on Mar 14th 2018