Listing ID: 757
This is a very rare opportunity to own one of New England's finest two-storey Victorian homes, meticulously restored and renovated, on just over 2 acres of elevated, private, level gardens with scenic rural and town views.
Built around 1880, 'Roslyn' is just 5 minutes from the lovely township of Inverell, in the picturesque Macintyre River Valley. A thriving commercial centre, and popular tourist destination, Inverell offers excellent health, education, shopping and transport facilities.
Built of triple and double brick, the property is both solid and refined, boasting sweeping double storey cast iron lace verandahs and columns, a grand cedar staircase, striking bay windows, ceiling roses, ornate cedar fireplaces, French doors, 11ft ceilings and beautiful hardwood floors.
Built by George Nott, an important local builder, Roslyn is reminiscent of an English manor house, and features a formal reception room and sitting room, elegant drawing room, separate formal dining room, north-facing eat-in kitchen with room for a 6-piece setting, family room, 5 bedrooms, 2 renovated period-style bathrooms, office, sunroom, a new undercover north-facing timber deck and a rooftop sun terrace.
The laundry features cement laundry tubs, plus the home's third bathroom, including shower and toilet. Huge master bedroom with triple bay fronted timber sash windows, fireplace, French doors opening to the verandah and beautiful views over Inverell.
There's even an underground cellar and an 1870s French farmhouse-style barn with a loft, which could be converted to a second residence (already approved). There is also a large level area perfect for marquees and events.
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to secure a magnificent period residence with significant income-producing and development potential (subject to approval), including a wedding/function centre, B&B (already approved) or amazing family home.
Inverell, New South Wales 2360