Holly Cottage

Situated on the high side of the street in the revered Wombat Hill precinct, this 1900s miners cottage abounds with character and personality.

A disarmingly modest façade belies an interior that takes everyday materials and does something extraordinary with them. Contrasting dado walls cosily align with the original Baltic floors, the 3 light-filled bedrooms off the central hallway are full of intrigue and the central living and separate kitchen/meals belong in Country Style magazine, down to the 1940s wallpaper made from original magazines found during renovation works.

The bathroom arouses a strong, visceral reaction, with an original stained glass church window filling the room with natural light.

The outdoors is no less interesting: a 100 year old holly tree forms the centre piece of the garden which maintains a kaleidoscope of colour all year round, and the arbor and firepit celebrate the gathering of friends with ease.

Recent works that have been carried out include:
New instantaneous gas HWS
Rewiring and new light fittings
Replumbed
Restumped
Ducted heating and split system air conditioning
Insulation under floor, in externals walls and ceiling
90% of external walls clad in new weatherboards/ timber frame replaced where needed.
Original roof iron re-screwed
New front fence
Bathroom re-tiled throughout

Holly Cottage is the result of an organic, reflective approach to a renovation. Using eclectic materials and recycling the old to match with the new is a lesson in pragmatic elegance and that is the masterstroke of the home. Continue using it as a B&B or adapt it is a convenient weekender or a permanent home, the choice is yours.

** We have obtained all information in this document from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. Prospective purchasers are advised to carry out their own investigations.

DAYLESFORD,

19 Queensberry Street

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Situated on the high side of the street in the revered Wombat Hill precinct, this 1900s miners cottage abounds with character and personality. A disarmingly modest façade belies an interior that takes everyday materials and does something extraordinary with them. Contrasting dado walls cosily align with the original Baltic floors, the 3 light-filled bedrooms off the central hallway are full of intrigue and the central living and separate kitchen/meals belong in Country Style magazine, down to the 1940s wallpaper made from original magazines found during renovation works. The bathroom arouses a strong, visceral reaction, with an original stained glass church window filling the room with natural light. The outdoors is no less interesting: a 100 year old holly tree forms the centre piece of the garden which maintains a kaleidoscope of colour all year round, and the arbor and firepit celebrate the gathering of friends with ease. Recent works that have been carried out include: New instantaneous gas HWS Rewiring and new light fittings Replumbed Restumped Ducted heating and split system air conditioning Insulation under floor, in externals walls and ceiling 90% of external walls clad in new weatherboards/ timber frame replaced where needed. Original roof iron re-screwed New front fence Bathroom re-tiled throughout Holly Cottage is the result of an organic, reflective approach to a renovation. Using eclectic materials and recycling the old to match with the new is a lesson in pragmatic elegance and that is the masterstroke of the home. Continue using it as a B&B or adapt it is a convenient weekender or a permanent home, the choice is yours. ** We have obtained all information in this document from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. Prospective purchasers are advised to carry out their own investigations.
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Sold:
27/05/2021
$850,000
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