A stone cottage has hit the market with options straight out of the darkish ages, together with a bed room atop a spiral tower and a laundry room as soon as used as a forge for making swords.
The distinctive castle-like dwelling close to Bellingen, within the Coffs Harbour area, can be adorned with fits of armour and Medieval-style furnishings and fittings, whereas the home windows are stained glass.
Constructed from a mixture of native granite, sandstock heritage bricks and sandstone blocks, a lot of the inside is uncovered beams. Medieval-style archways join every room.
There are two turrets. A separate sq. turret of two ranges is used as a studio, whereas a round turret has a front room on the backside degree and the third bed room on the high.
There are three bedrooms and one rest room in the principle constructing, with one other bed room and bathe within the workshop studio constructing.
Among the bedrooms are linked by a raised gangway – a function typically seen in European castles.
The proprietor is known to be a talented stone mason with a deep curiosity in medieval historical past.
Initially from England, he was reported to be an everyday at jousting tournaments and medieval re-enactment festivals in Armidale and different areas.
It took him practically three years to craft the house often known as “Touchwood” and a wide range of supplies had been used.
The home windows are recycled stained glass and a lot of the finishes and fittings are customised.
The 6000sqm property hit the marketplace for sale with a value information of $985,000, with the itemizing inviting potential patrons to “be the monarch of your personal citadel”.
Set on Tuckers Rock Rd, the house is positioned within the city of Repton, about quarter-hour from the village of Bellingen and 20 minutes from Coffs Harbour.
Promoting agent Peter Stone of Actual Property of Distinction mentioned the castle-inspired property was attracting appreciable curiosity as a result of distinctive character.
“It will get a number of intrigue however it’s going to swimsuit a really selective purchaser,” Mr Stone mentioned.
“Patrons at inspections have appreciated that it’s actually uncommon … it is usually has an ideal veranda, ocean glimpses and a very good hearth. It will get very heat in winter.”
Mr Stone mentioned the house was constructed with consideration for the native atmosphere and recycled supplies had been used the place doable.
A lot of the property is full of lush bush and forest. Advertising and marketing supplies suggested there may be an abundance of fowl life and loads of flat floor for a vegetable backyard.