717 Hobart Road BREADALBANE, TAS 7258Sold
'MARCHINGTON' EXCEPTIONAL COUNTRY ESTATE
House Sold - BREADALBANE TAS
Privately positioned on a picturesque parcel of approx. 5.44ha at the end of a long tree lined driveway, Marchington’ is an exceptional country estate surrounded by manicured parterre gardens, offering an enviable rural lifestyle in Northern Tasmania. With extensive provenance, the land, originally granted to free settler John Smith in 1821 has been shrouded in rumour of royal connections to King George VI for decades and is an opportunity to acquire your own piece of Tasmania’s colonial story. Desirably located a short drive from Launceston’s CBD, within easy reach of the Launceston Airport and less than two hours from Hobart, Marchington will appeal to purchasers seeking a tranquil lifestyle property close to all amenities.
The well designed home features generously proportioned living rooms on the entry level that enjoy a sunny aspect with extensive glazing to capitalise on the verdant rural views encompassing the award winning vineyard of Josef Chromy Wines. Comprising a spacious living area, dining room and well-appointed kitchen with Granite island bench for casual meals, this is a home that will delight those with a passion for entertaining family and friends. French doors open from this main living space onto the veranda to create seamless indoor/outdoor living. A large studio adjacent to the main home provides a quiet retreat or as now a commercial operation.
The opulent master suite on the first floor accommodates a bedroom with large walk in robe, and private balcony overlooking the country side, two further double bedrooms on this level both with built in robes are serviced by a central family bathroom. With European influences in the dcor and design, the home has been finished to a high standard with quality fixtures and fittings throughout. On the ground floor the homestead accommodates for up to three more bedrooms two with built in’s and serviced by a large bathroom.
A sheltered courtyard for outdoor entertaining, tennis court and swimming pool are all contained in the garden, providing extensive recreational amenity for weekends entertaining at home. The grounds beyond the main garden offer opportunity to plant vines or an orchard or keep livestock. Commercial opportunities as a wedding and function centre or short stay accommodation (STCA) are endless.
With the luxury of peace, privacy and space, the next custodians of Marchington may indulge in the quintessentially Tasmanian lifestyle for which the island state has become sought after. Marchington offers the very best of town and country living without compromise on comfort, convenience or style. Contact Warwick to arrange your private inspection of this superb country retreat.
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