Originally the corner stone’ of a small farm – today this charming cottage, circa 1878, originally a two roomed cottage, then four and finally today with further extensions and additions, all set on 1150sqm.
A very adaptable home, offering ideal, spacious living areas, original high ceilings, three double size bedrooms, kitchen, family room and a study.
Meal time will be a pleasure in your contemporary, renovated kitchen. Featuring a match board ceiling, which complements the bamboo hardwood bench tops completely, there is also ample drawer and cupboard space plus pantry cupboard for the keen chef! Appliances include a Chef standalone gas oven and cook top, extractor fan, double sink and Everdue dishwasher. Wall tiling compliments the upgrade and there is an Akai reverse cycle split system.
The adjoining lounge room with striking ceiling rose and ceiling cornicing exudes that old world charm and the bonus of a slow combustion log fire in the original fire place, complete with ornate timber fire place surround. For those that prefer an effortless heating alternative there is a gas bayonet connection for gas heating.
The master bedroom offers four door floor to ceiling robes and beautiful feature lead light windows. The old world charm continues along the hallway and through to the two remaining bedrooms with original hardwood flooring flowing beautifully into each room, also both boast original fireplaces.
The light and bright family living room, primarily capturing the winter sun, and in the summer shaded by a beautiful glory vine, is very spacious with distant rural views. For year round temperature comfort, however, there is also a Daiken split system. The office adjoins and is also linked to the laundry which offers a second toilet within and outside access.
The main bathroom also featuring a match board ceiling, offers two-tone federation tilting, shower, toilet and a two door, three drawer vanity. Perhaps a more enticing feature of the bathroom is the addition of the spa bath to really help wind down at the end of an arduous day.
The garden and grounds are really quite special with the vibrancy of self sowing plants and vegetables. The year round change of colours and flowers from Blue Bells, Agapanthus, Roses, Daffodils, Snow Drops and blossoms. There is also an array of European trees and thirteen fruit trees; three cherry, orange, lemon, two apples, two peaches, nectarine, two loquat, persimmon, pear and fig, also raspberries, Logan berries and young berries – year round fruit! The built in watering system is only 12 months old.
Further improvements include the old outside laundry and two 2m x 2m sheds and an interesting concrete lined tank, which not only sits three meters above the ground, but also approx three meters under the ground, which provides summer water for the fruit trees. The electrical switchboard has also been updated.
Enjoy the privacy of your own space and the elevation of views, in a semi rural area; yet with the convenience of a nearby bus stop, all of Woodsides growing cosmopolitan amenities, and just some 35 minutes to Adelaide. Treat yourself with an easily managed lifestyle cottage garden and home.
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|Median Rental Price||$370 p.w.|
|Change in Rental Rate (5yr)||6 %|
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|Median Rental Price||$265 p.w.|
|Change in Rental Rate (5yr)||2 %|