18 Manse Road, Strathalbyn, SA 5255

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The Showstopper A seamless fusion of New & Old

With my absolute pleasure I’d like to introduce you 18 Manse Road, Strathalbyn one of the townships finest properties.

Get excited Ladies & Gentleman, this one is something truly epic! The Iconic home was originally constructed all the way back in the 1920’s and still to this day sits proud on the Northern side of the Township on a generous 1617m2 allotment. Over the past 95 odd years the grand old beauty has seen many changes but in the last 18 months its experienced its biggest Are you ready for your jaw to drop? Over the past 2 years this property has seen a major overhaul and is most likely in better shape than the day it was built.

A cottage style garden leads to the home where you are first greeted with the traditional bullnose verandah and quirky rat-rod styled front door. Upon entry you get a feel of what 18 Manse Rd is all about with its beautiful high ceilings and skirtings. The original structure has been regenerated and brought back to life with new roof, tasteful floor coverings, fresh paint, new wiring and brand-new plumbing making it the ultimate stone home without the usual drawbacks.

The floor-plan has been well designed and links the new and old parts of the building effortlessly, ultimately giving it that seamless feel. The free-flowing design is amazing from start to finish and begins with the original entrance way which opens to side by-side grand bedrooms, both with original fireplaces, sash windows and built in robes. Next off is a family bathroom that will rival the best within the Hills & Fleurieu region This unbelievable space has a mesmerising exposed brick wall which overlooks the top shelf bath tub, private shower, hideaway loo and modern black fittings. Now from here it all ties together with a modern open plan layout suited to the 20th century. This extension has been done to such a high standard and continues with the spectacular high ceilings, skirtings and ornate cornicing. From the entrance way you enter the generous sized open plan area comprising a family lounge with combustion heating, kitchen with Jarrah island bench /ample cupboard space and the elegant dining area which has a prime view to another exposed brick wall. At the rear of the home is a luxurious, resort like feel master suite with TV niche, walk in robe, sparkling ensuite with shower room and direct access to the alfresco area. Tucked around the corner from the open plan area is the 4th bedroom which has a nice north facing aspect. A spacious laundry complete with ample cupboard space and a 3rd loo finishes the home off to a tee. Some further key internal features include ducted r/c a/c, insulation throughout the home, underfloor heating in both bathrooms and termite barrier. Now for the garage, wow! This isn’t your ordinary garage. Massive 8.5 × 8.8m space with ducted r/c a/c, dual high clearance auto doors and even room for the flat screen. This unique room could always double as the man cave or a space to tuck away your street machine.

Now who doesn’t like to entertain? Positioned on the southern side of the home is a spacious entertaining area with ample space for the outdoor table and lounge. This space overlooks a freshly landscaped yard and a handy mud /storage room.

That’s not a shed THIS IS A SHED! Ideally positioned with easy access is the Taj Mahal of sheds! 9 × 15m with high clearance + a 8 × 9m carport. This superb structure has been insulated for year-round comfort and also features an office with jarrah workspace, a handy mezzanine, 3 auto doors, power and concrete floor. On top of the shed is a phenomenal 10KW solar system which generates a few extra shillings in your pocket. Further external improvements include rainwater storage plumbed to the home, irrigated lawn /garden beds, aggregate garage entrance and an all-weather gravel base driveway.

Your dreams have now been fulfilled

Property Info:
  • Property ID: 19787917
  • Property Type: House
  • Building / Floor Area: 218 sqm
  • Garages: 5
  • Carports: 2
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Number of sales 149
Average Price $374,941
Median Price $367,000
Median Rental Price $330 p.w.
Change in Rental Rate (5yr) 3 %
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Average Price $260,857
Median Price $260,500
Median Rental Price $250 p.w.
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