“A RARE find, indeed,” is how Petrusma Property managing director Sam Towns sums up this charming, historic home in one of Hobart’s finest streets.
Sam described this four-bedroom 1800s character-filled property as “stunning”.
He said the owners had taken their historic property and “lovingly renovated and refurbished it to an impeccable standard”.
Records suggest it was built in 1890 but it could have been even earlier than that.
This significant home boasts outstanding street appeal, a pretty front veranda and an expert blend of period and contemporary design, including an upward and an into-the-rear-yard extension.
Period features include original pit-sawn floorboards, pressed tin ceilings and original brick fireplaces.
The flared timber staircase is a stunning feature, especially with the fireplace below, the perfect spot to curl up and watch the flames on a cold winter night.
On the ground floor, entry is via a veranda into a central hallway with three bedrooms and a library.
The library will be a bookworm’s dream with its floor-to-ceiling shelving.
There are two more generously sized gabled bedrooms with sky lights upstairs.
The modern, open plan, five-star kitchen, living and dining space is positioned at the rear of the home.
This light-filled, architect-designed extension features polished concrete floors and sleek contemporary lines.
There is an abundance of cupboard space, a large island bench with lighting overheard, gas cooking and a walk-in pantry.
Sliding glass doors lead to an alfresco dining space for outdoor entertaining in the terraced yard. Each bathroom is sleek and stylish including skylights, a tub and a step-in shower in the main bathroom.
The property also has ducted gas heating, a garden shed, gated off-street parking and a picturesque tree-lined position.
This home at 11 Fitzroy Place in Sandy Bay is listed with Petrusma Property and will be sold by expressions of interest.
Sandy Bay has Tasmania’s second highest median house price behind only Battery Point, per CoreLogic.
In the past 12 months its median has grown by 4.1 per cent.
On average houses in this suburb sell in less than three weeks on the market.