If you are selective when choosing, there is no substitute for style, class or upscale living so be ready to encounter the ultimate.
An authentic federation home built in 1996 with exacting workmanship and understated classic elegance. This home is 550m2 and has been built as a luxurious B&B but lends itself to many other possibilities and is being sold as a residence. As you drive past have no idea of the grandeur you will be transported into when you step inside.
A Victorian theme flows through with 9 ft high ceilings, colonial windows, ceiling roses and feature cornices to complement the neighbouring “Blackwood Inn”.
The floor plan design offers refreshing innovations resplendent and unique. This home has flow from the front entry into the open breezeway /foyer past the innkeepers lounge and one of the suites into the modern country inspired kitchen which overlooks a sandstone paved courtyard.
A resplendent kitchen features polished jarrah timber cupboards, granite benchtops and the impressive large Falcon gas upright stove complete with warming plate and double ovens. A centre workbench provides additional storage and food preparation area, double drawer dishwasher, double sinks abundant storage this a supreme kitchen, a Chef’s Dream.
The dining room is reminiscent of what used to be called a parlour with the feature timber ornate mantle framing an open fire, the exquisite candle chandelier mounted to a beautiful ornate ceiling rose over the dining table and heavy swag drape curtains. A large gathering room with a wonderful ambiance.
Then there is a Gentleman’s Retreat -Billiard or games room which is of very generous proportions and has access to the side verandah.
There are 2 king size luxurious suites both 56m2 these suites have a generous lounge area with a gas log fire for those chilly evenings. Feature 9ft high ceilings ceiling roses, cornices and heavy swag drapes . Both suites have a full-size bathroom featuring a heated 2 person spa bath, ornate vanity and separate shower, a lock up toilet plus spacious walk in robe. Each suite has its own entry from the back porch and from the foyer. The other bedroom is king size and has access to the beautiful outside courtyard area. This bedroom has a bathroom which is separate and features floor to ceiling tiles a shower vanity and lock up toilet.
The innkeepers private lounge is also 35m2 and is more than substantial with a separate study and an office area. This area could lend itself to many configurations and uses.
The laundry features floor to ceiling tiles with solid jarrah linen and storage cupboards.
The décor throughout the home is elegant a period classic.
Every endeavour has been under taken for the comfort of the home occupier and guests down to the home being built in partition brick and curtains lined with bump to supress any road noise and provide a quiet comfort.
Outside the mellow design of the courtyard blends with the landscape and would be the perfect spot for a leisurely brunch.
From the front porch you capture the picturesque setting looking over rose gardens, lily pond small creek, green lush grounds which are plentiful with birds, a perfect way to escape the ordinary. Situated on a 2867m2 block this property supports a 135,000-litre rain tank as well is connected to mains water .
Located approximately 5kms north of Balingup.
The owners have captured the charm and magic in this grand Manor and are offering for sale at $795,000. This property is heritage listed to preserve the historical integrity and not to detract from the original “Blackwood Inn”. Each property is separate and has separate titles.
The following fixed antiques are not included in the sale of the property
Corner cupboard in dining room
Plate rack in kitchen
Plate rack in passage
Wooden ammunition boxes in study
Cue rack in Billiard room
Wall mounted ornamental guns in Billiard room
Lights over kitchen bench and Pool table