'Rowan Brae' Classic Federation Landmark
Type: FOR SALE
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- Land Area:2456 Square Metres
- Building Area: 600
- Car Spaces: 11
Circa 1896 “Rowan Brae”, this grand federation full brick residence with slate roof, is being meticulously renovated and is now waiting for a new owner to add their personal stamp and finishing touches.
Of spacious proportions, the home boasts stunning bullnose verandahs, ornate main entrance and hallways, three living rooms each with decorative tiled fireplaces and mantels, semi-commercial kitchen, office, ten bedrooms with en-suites and external French doors, men’s and women’s wash rooms, laundry and a single garage plus off street parking for up to ten cars. Further features consist of natural gas amenities including hydronic heating, monitored fire and alarm system, three phase power and all the original features unique of its era. The property is beautifully positioned within near level, mature cold climate gardens of approx. 2,452m2, over three titles, with rear lane access, expansive croquet lawn and courtyard.
Under the heritage conservation incentive scheme, clause 77 of Blue Mountain City Council Land and Environment Plan 2005, applications can be made for a myriad of uses. Former uses include a private residence, group home, guest house, restaurant, hair salon and a private boarding school.
Located approx. 500 metres from the attractive upper mountains village of Blackheath and the Rhododendron Gardens. Seldom does an opportunity arise to own a magnificent property with Blue Mountains history.