11 Westbourne Street, Bolwarra NSW 2320

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Beds: 4 Baths: 2 Car Park: 8

Commanding in its respected address and set upon a 3108sqm allotment within landscaped gardens of botanical beauty that only decades of time can create, Thompson and Clarke proudly welcome’s you to the “VIRGINIA HOUSE”. This captivating Victorian style home boasts four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a studio, coach house and car accommodation for up to eight vehicle’s and is your chance to own your very own piece of Maitland’s History.

Sprawled on a ¾ acre block of land on the corner of Westbourne and Addison Road, a classic picket fence with double gates invites you to enter the grounds. Enveloped in original old trees including olive trees, palms, frangipanis, camellias plus so much more invites you to step inside. Top quality Axminister carpet, high ceilings with panelling, cedar wood, French doors, original white marble fireplaces, panelled amethyst coloured and etch glass windows are just a few of the stunning period features this property has to offer.

A floorplan designed perfectly for a family or individual has a verandah on two sides of the home with original cast iron columns that welcomes you inside. Inside the front foyer to the left is the library with French doors and louvers to the front verandah and connects to the formal dining room with featured panelled cedar doors. To the right of the foyer is the sitting room with two pairs of French doors and an archway that leads to the formal lounge originally the ball room.

Another two pairs of French doors with one leading you through to a lovely sunroom. Making your way through the floorplan located just behind the dining room you will find the office and the linen room, originally the maid’s room and the pantry. Step down two stairs into the family room featuring another set of French doors and 9 panelled windows.

The family dining room leads into the large country kitchen with an original Gibson Simplex fuel stove and new Elan 6 burner gas stove with two ovens. This kitchen is filled with amazing light through the seven casement windows plus all storage cupboards and the island bench are topped with composite marble.

Ascending up the ornate cedar staircase you will find a spacious hall that leads to a Juliette balcony with cast iron lace and columns. Off the main hall there are four large bedrooms, three containing marble fireplaces and ornate over mantle mirrors. The main exudes lux with access to a private Juliette balcony, which is a glorious place to enjoy a morning coffee and soak up the sunlight coming from the East.

Making your way back outdoors many attractive inclusions can be noted including a large, covered BBQ and entertaining area that is adjacent to a 11.8 x 4.2m self-cleaning compass swimming pool to be enjoyed all summer long. An oversized 4.7 x 8m with two high and wide roller doors makes easy storing for all the tools. Double heritage style carports, a studio and Coach House are extra standout features of the property.

11 Westbourne Street was bought by Mr & Mrs Hart former jewellers of Maitland in 1890. The House was originally known as ‘OURINDA HOUSE’ and was built from 1892 –1894 and describe as a high Victorian villa identifiable as a restrained Victorian Italianate style. In 1913 the house was sold to Ernest Twyford, described as a merchant who renamed the home to ‘VIRGINIA HOUSE’. In 1941 the property was sold to Arthur Sarroff Pty Ltd as a family home (3 generations) until sold in 2005 to the current owners who have totally restored the property.

Extra features include:

– Barn with high bay lights & power car port each side
– Couch house – main carriageway concrete floors, 2 stables at rear, 3 rooms off the
carriageway with brick floors, wood ceilings, plenty of power & lighting with laundry tub.
– Extra-large bird aviary & fernery + 2 other aviaries
– Studio with stained glass windows in doors
– Ducted air conditioning upstairs with new Daikson Inverter 7.5Kw unit – fitted 2021
– Rewired heritage cedar & brass power points, cedar & brass light pulls
– Notable trees & shrubs planted by the current owners – Lemon, Mandarin, Limes, Cumquat, 2 x fig trees, mulberries dragon fruit, apples, 6 x pine trees, 3 Himalayan cedars, Japanese maple, America walnuts, south American silk floss tree.

Located in the prestigious postcode of 2320, this historic family home offers easy access to a choice of elite private and public schooling options, many culinary delights, retail attractions, transport conveniences and medical establishments.

An opportunity not to be missed, call Thompson and Clarke today for more information on the VIRGINIA HOUSE!

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