A landmark inner-city Geelong property steeped in 150 years of historical past has hit the market.
The stately gothic villa, Belleville, presents a grand window into the previous on a scale hardly ever seen so near the CBD.
Inbuilt 1870 for outstanding Geelong surgeon David Boswell Reid, it counts a formidable billiard room, decorative carvings in Waurn Ponds freestone and an previous steady amongst its outstanding heritage options.
The six-bedroom, three-bathroom home, at 350 Ryrie Street, Geelong, has been listed with worth hopes of $3.3m-$3.6m
Whitford, Newtown agent Dale Whitford mentioned it was landmark property with the most effective of town of its doorstep.
Mr Whitford mentioned regardless of its Ryrie Avenue deal with, the home was a non-public sanctuary that showcased fantastically preserved interval options.
“It’s on 1660sq m proper on the perimeter of town and it’s very personal,” he mentioned.
“Whenever you’re out the again it’s simply lovely.”
He mentioned the billiard room, which has an ornate clerestory roof, was a standout characteristic and one of many huge causes the distributors bought the property simply over 10 years in the past.
They’ve added their very own touches to the two-storey villa, together with a designer kitchen with a gas-fired AGA and 1200mm Ilve range, marble benchtops and a big butler’s pantry.
“They’ve saved it interval type to enhance the home,” Mr Whitford mentioned.
Outstanding Geelong structure agency Davidson and Henderson designed the home for Mr Reid, introducing the most recent Victorian-era gothic imagery and dichromatic brickwork to Geelong.
A spacious entry lobby introduces a sequence of dwelling rooms with open fireplaces and ornate plasterwork and a staircase that leads previous acid etched glass and ornamental columns to the primary ground.
There are 4 bedrooms, some with Corio Bay glimpses, on this stage, with two additional bedrooms within the former servants’ quarters downstairs.
The paved courtyard backyard lends itself to out of doors entertaining and can also be residence to the previous stables and a double storage accessed off Fitzroy Avenue.