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Mount Pleasant, 114 Melrose Street

Ryecroft House - 2057sqm


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Listing Number: SMB23325
About this listing
Originally built in the 1860's, Ryecroft house is a stately stone and brick bungalow with an interesting past. Historically the local doctor's surgery and residence it has received a gorgeous interior renovation restoring it to a standard befitting todays modern needs. Stone stables and a shady big block add to a classic country picture that stirs interest and piques the curiosity.

Dreaming of the ultimate kitchen? Fall in love with a beautifully equipped showpiece that family life will revolve around effortlessly. Creative design offers a modern twist coupled with an old-world vibe - its divine! Wander from the kitchen into your private courtyard that's perfect for long lazy lunches surrounded by those you love.

An elegant entry offers polished jarrah floors, timber wainscoting and ornate ceilings. An impressive living room offers a fresh and spacious vibe complete large windows and soft natural light. Befitting the home, the master suite is also spacious with built in robes and located opposite a superb bathroom. A lux theme compliments the house standards and comes complete with a tub begging you to soak away the day's trouble.

Externally there is much to please the eye. Lawn, shady tree's and the simple pleasure of a big back yard. Retreat to the separate stone studio that is part of the original stables and relax away from the family if needed. There is scope to further develop this building which is full of character. A rustic garden shed and workshop add usefulness and interest to the yard which is securely fenced. With 2 road frontages it also offers easy rear access for parking and storage. Land division potential adds value but would be subject to normal consents.

All the things we love about history and stone homes are here - could this be your new dream house in the country?

Top 3 things the owner loves
- History, privacy & space.
- Big back yard, flat with rear access.
- Studio - a perfect escape for creativity.

Residence details:
- Island kitchen bench, Smeg dishwasher and double enamel sink.
- Belling stove with gas cooktop and double electric ovens.
- 4 bedrooms plus study/dressing room.
- Built in robes and good storage options.
- Big country style laundry with 2nd toilet.
- 5 split system air conditioners.
- Slow combustion wood heater and decorative fireplaces.

Additional information:
- Original house bell system is still in the hallway.
- No expense spared in replacing the roof on all the buildings.
- Private courtyard with pergola and paving.
- Paved rear pergola overlooking gardens.
- Historic stables converted to artist studio (5.4m x 4m) plus storage area (7.5m x 4.2m).
- Garden shed (3.8m x 2m)
- Workshop (5.9m x 5.5m) no power.
- Fenced secure yard for children and pets.
- 2057 sqm block with front and rear access.
- Mains water connected.
Property Information
  • Floor Area: 257.5 sqm
  • Land Size: 2057 sqm
  • Approx year built: 1860
  • Property Type: House

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Harcourts Adelaide Hills RLA158908

58 Gawler Street
Mount Barker
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