Situated on a stunning one acre elevated allotment on the fringe of Milton. Aptly named Eyrie Bowrie or “Eagle’s Nest”, the grand home is overlooking lush rolling green hills north to the Pacific Ocean, Green Island, Cape St George and Point Perpendicular, the views are vast and impressive, extending out to the escarpment and Milton township. Built in 1866, this grand Victorian Regency home has many local heritage features from yesteryear, including original detailing, especially Red Cedar fabric, demonstrating the fine joinery and craftsmanship of a bygone era. Originally built for Roger Seccombe and his family, where he established a cattle farm and milk condensery. This distinctive building was the first two-storey dwelling in the district, imposing then, as it still remains today. The symmetrical facade is rendered stone and brick with ashlar jointing, double verandahs are designed to capture the sun and sea breeze, dual chimneys typify the era and fireplaces can be found throughout, sandstone foundations and sills and colonial style sash windows are some of the character features evident in this historical home. Comprising of 8 rooms of almost equal size that boast 3.2 metre high ceilings. The original Australian hardwood floors are present throughout with a Japanned floor finish, popular at the time as imitation of Japanese lacquered wood. Sprawling gardens with mature trees include fig, macadamia, plum, guava, jacaranda, sandpaper fig and a selection of natives. Within walking distance of Milton’s boutique shops, culture and art scene and only a 5 minute drive to Mollymook Beach and Narrawallee Inlet. Waiting for a new owner to lovingly restore and maintain the historical nature of Eyrie Bowrie, a part of Milton’s history.
|R&H Suburb Summary||Houses|
|Number of sales||43|
|Median Rental Price||$490 p.w.|
|Change in Rental Rate (5yr)||21 %|
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|Number of sales||1|