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Crathie C1860 - A Rare Opportunity on Church HillProperty ID 1504438Walk to everything from this illustrious residence where Regency and Edwardian class meets contemporary chic. Combining all the hallmarks of 19th century architecture with the best of 21st century comforts and Wi Fi throughout, this striking historical home is sure to appeal to the most discerning families. Set on a good-sized 918sqm approx. block and documented as one of the oldest stone cottages in Hamilton [actually rendered brick with stone dressings] and probably the best example of its kind, step through the front door of Crathie and into the original and fully restored part of the home which features a wide central passage with oak hardwood flooring, built in library/storage, original timber plank ceilings and stunning hand blown Venetian designer lighting. Revel in the elegance of this home and also the comfort of ducted heating/cooling as you settle into the serene lounge room or the adjoining dining room, both of which feature historic pressed tin ceilings. The open plan kitchen and meals area is complemented by granite bench tops, gas and electric Miele appliances, with a picture window and French doors leading to a paved outdoor dining area with a box parterre garden. The three bedrooms of this stunning home all boast original open fireplaces, one with panelled robes, and white plantation shutters which feature throughout the entire home. The central bathroom is simply beautiful featuring an original painted brick wall and quality fittings. A separate laundry provides practicality with a second toilet and external access to another paved courtyard. Outside is a delightful hideaway from the French provincial gravelled living zone admire the beautiful established English flower and foliage gardens, the bricked culinary herb garden, the raised bed vegetable garden and the borrowed landscape of mature trees and the town's famous church spires. Add to these, extensive gardens, a 12,000L approx. underground rainwater tank with pump plus an additional 2000L rainwater tank and a variety of productive fruit trees. You will also find a another building with paved verandah and French doors, comprising a fully lined single car garage with remote access and a fully lined, insulated and carpeted studio, offering flexibility and the possibility of a 4th bedroom! With this truly rare historical and contemporary gem on Church Hill, an inspection is a must! In conjunction with Brian Spring licensed agent.
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