17, Victoria Street, TRENTHAM, VIC 3458
HISTORIC HOUSE "LELANT"
First time offered in over 40 years. Here is your opportunity to purchase the historic “Lelant House” in the tightly held, cosy township of Trentham. It is situated opposite The Lake and only 200 meters to High Street. Only 20mins to Daylesford passing wineries and offering many artistic and wellbeing establishments or 20 mins to Woodend offering a rail link to Melbourne.
Sitting on approx. 1372m2, the block is Crown Allotment 1 of Section1 and was the starting point of the Trentham township survey of 1864. Benjamin Trewhella [famous with his brother for inventing and manufacturing the “Trewhella Jack” at their nearby foundary] built the house in 1905. His son George occupied the house from 1924 to 1980 when the current vendors purchased it.
The house remains largely in original condition with many intact period features including open fireplaces with ornate timber surrounds, original timber wall and floor linings, veranda detailing and even the concrete laundry wash trough and original ‘copper.’
This magnificent property is just waiting for you to redecorate or renovate to make it your own.
The residence has three large bedrooms [2 with open fireplaces], a family bathroom with a cast-iron- clawfoot bath and a rare Victorian shower surround. The main living room features a bay window, fireplace and a door leading to the wrap-around veranda. The adjacent large lounge has a country vista leadlight window. The rear of the property contains the kitchen with a red- brick fireplace, a separate pantry room, mudroom and study. Step out onto the back veranda to access the laundry and second toilet.
In the back yard is a good-sized shed and old 1919 historic ‘summerhouse’.
This home is just waiting for the right person with imagination, determination and commitment to renovate this property into one of Trentham’s Grand Homes.
• Historic home built in 1905
• Across the road from The Lake at Trentham
• 3 good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom
• Separate living and dining room
• Open fireplaces with ornate surrounds
• Detailed wrap-around veranda
• Large 5m x 9 m shed
• All town services connected