26, Smythe Street, SKIPTON, VIC 3361

Federation Home Sitting on One Acre of Garden Paradise!

Introducing “Lauriston” circa 1900 oozing warmth and charm of a bygone era sitting high and dry within the Skipton township and steeped proudly in history.

Offering many original features such as arched fretwork portico to the front of the home, wide hall way with high ceilings, lead lighting, open fireplaces, decorated chimneys capped with terracotta pots and finials plus polished timber floors.

Immaculately presented and a change of family circumstances welcomes 26 Smythe Street to the market, which is a very rare opportunity to acquire one of the districts finest homes. This commanding home features a total of three bedrooms, with 2 having open fire places and a store room at the end of the hallway. The modern kitchen offers electric cooking, dishwasher, island bench, two pantries with a spacious meals and sitting area. The central family sized bathroom has also been updated to offer a bath tub, corner shower, glass top vanity and timber dado panelling. There is a separate formal lounge room with wood fire recessed into chimney cavity, eye catching chandelier, RC split system and large west facing window.

Boasting a land area of one acre or 4046m2 with 2 road frontages and driveway access from Smythe Street. The home is flanked by a garden paradise offering vibrant colour and scent all year round.
Established gardens and manicured lawns combining roses, cottage flowers, a giant central palm tree, native planting and so much more. Improvements include a 6 x 6 metre garage, original stable complex of 4.7m wide by 10.30m long plus two further smaller sheds.

Services connected to the home include town water & sewerage, mains power, ADSL internet with sealed road frontage.

Skipton is a town in the western district of Victoria, being first established in 1839 as a pastoral run and a town site was surveyed in 1852. Skipton was named after a town of the same name in Yorkshire, England. Appropriately, the name comes from Old English – “Scip-tun” meaning “sheep town”. Fine wool and cereal crops are two of the main agricultural products of the area.

“Lauriston” is located within walking distance of the main street, primary school, doctors, hospital, recreation centre, golf club and more. There are walking and biking tracks close by on the Ballarat-Skipton rail trail, local markets and many historical sites to enjoy. Skipton is a short 15 minute drive from the township of Beaufort, 40 minutes from Ballarat and Camperdown, 1.5 hours from Geelong and only 2 hours from Melbourne vis the Western Freeway.

Property Features

1 Bathrooms

3 Bedrooms

2 Car Garage

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