Auction on Site 12pm June 5th 2021.
This 1900’s c 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom and 3 garage home is a reminder of yester-year with a tasteful blend of modern sophisticated finishes. The home enjoys some delightful hand crafted finishes, including, but not limited to the stairwell, front door, and guest accommodation. It should be noted the land this beautiful home stands on is sub dividable.
If you take the hand crafted stairwell upstairs, you will be greeted by a study nook which leads to a large retreat area with a private bathroom and a balcony that looks out towards Greenwell Point and the ocean.
The home features a split level sunken lounge-room/family room and with quality timber flooring throughout.
The option to have an income whilst living in the home is available also with a single bedroom, kitchen, dining/lounge and full bathroom able to be segregated from the main home. Why not use it as an Airbnb or private rental as it has its own separate entry.
Every room, including the kitchen is of grand proportions and each has some history that has remained over the years. The kitchen has modern 40mm Caesar Stone benchtop, with ample storage including a separate island and breakfast bar. The old kitchen fireplace has been converted into a practical storage area.
The front door has one key which opens the unique lock installed when first built. Ceiling heights range from 3000mm high with the original ornate ceilings in + the majority of the home.
The formal lounge room has a gas fireplace housed within the original open fireplace, which leads to the oversized office or 5th bedroom possibility.
Each bedroom has its own character and are all of large sizes with good storage throughout.
The property includes a 5KW 24 panel solar system added in July 2018; the swimming pool was upgraded to a saltwater pool in 2019 ; the current owners recently added plantation shutters and reverse air-conditioning throughout majority of the home.
The formal dining area for family or friend gatherings, makes this a delightful home in which to entertain.
The grounds are graced with easy care gardens with a meandering man made creek, capped off with a raised timber pathway, leading to the pool and oversized triple car garage with ample storage. Overall the gardens are your own piece of paradise.
With less and less properties remaining of this era c1900 this home is filled with elegance and grace and comes with its own special story. The land was originally owned by Michael Hyam who purchased the land in 1847 then on sold to William Folbigg who built this dream home for his bride. The property was then advertised for sale in June 1924 in the Nowra Leader Newspaper due to his bride's ill health.
The home over the years has been meticulously maintained, adding modern touches for easier living yet keeping the opulence of yesteryear.
...This property is of Heritage Interest although is NOT Heritage Listed.
Things to know:
triple car garage
new 2019 saltwater swimming pool 23,000Litre, Compliance Certificate May 2021
established easy care gardens
land size 1227m2
Stocklands Nowra 600m
CBD Nowra 1.2km
Shoalhaven River 2.5km
Greenwell Point Beaches 13.5km