4, Bridport Street, Daylesford, VIC 3460
A Period Daylesford Cottage on ¼ acre : Its Picturesque, prestigious & perfectly positioned
Set in one of Daylesford’s most prestigious streets lined with picturesque period homes, ‘Arabella Cottage’, is a leisurely stroll from Daylesford Lake and Daylesford’s acclaimed shopping district, celebrated for its artisanal shops and gourmet experiences. Here, you’re not just buying a period house (built c1900); you’re securing a historical slice of a quintessential country lifestyle.
Step onto the front verandah, take in the garden views, and find yourself immersed in a rustic sanctuary spread across a quarter-acre block. It’s an idyllic escape from life’s hectic pace, yet incredibly close to all essential amenities.
Move-in ready yet open to your personal touch and future updates, the interior seamlessly blends space, versatility, and charm, with multiple living zones ensuring individual serenity for each family member. The inclusion of a private wing, complete with a living room and two ensuite bedrooms, is a testament to its appeal for multi-generational families. Whether you’re accommodating teens, in-laws, or guests, this separately accessed zone guarantees utmost privacy.
The front room offers versatility as a sitting room, an extra bedroom, or a home office, while the lounge, anchored by a classic wood fireplace, serves as a heartwarming centerpiece. Each with plantation shutters.
The open-plan dining room flows into a modern kitchen with the sleek benchtops, a stainless-steel oven with a six-burner gas cooktop. Drawers galore, Bosch dishwasher, and a sociable breakfast bar. The large ‘spectre parlour’ woodheater offers ambiance and warmth. This cosy space has a skylight and large glass French doors.
The main bedroom features a walk-through robe to a super sized ensuite bathroom (also accessible by hallway), appointed with a standalone bath and shower.
Transition from the rear sunroom/playroom to a sail-covered alfresco entertaining deck surrounded by Birch trees, and opening further to expansive enchanting gardens, ripe for imaginative additions – perhaps a granny cottage? (STCA). The enormous four-car garage holds an array of possibilities, be it for storage or transformation into yet another dwelling (STCA) or a studio offering the opportunity to be set up as a gym, hobby room or meditative/yoga retreat.
This home is a haven for those seeking a fulfilling lifestyle. With a single-level primary residence, there is ample space to indulge in the pleasure of life solo, coupled or as a family. It offers a multitude of possibilities to bring joy and fulfillment to yourself and loved ones. Whether its curling up with a good book or vino whilst unwinding after a long day in front of one of the fires or escaping into your workshop or studio, Arabella Cottage provides the perfect backdrop to make your heart sing.
Suits those craving a retreat, a vacation home, or a lucrative short-stay rental ; the close proximity to local landmarks is unparalleled. Nearby amenities include Wine Speak Wine Store, Daylesford’s Organic Café, Coles, Blakes Grocery Store, Convent Gallery, Daylesford Primary School and College, St Michael’s Primary, Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens, and the therapeutic Hepburn Springs.
Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity to enjoy a lifestyle brimming with daily serenity, timeless charm, unmatched convenience, and fantastic flexibility.
· Charming period home with contemporary blend
· 1/4 block in the heart of Daylesford
· 3 Ensuite Bedrooms , 2 Lounge , Formal Dining , Modern Kitchen , Sun-Play Room
· Ducted heating , Evaporative cooling, Two wood fires
· Sailed Deck , Beautiful Garden with Impressive Hedge
· 4 Car Garage with Scope to Create Workshop , Studio or Accommodation (STCA)
4 Car Garage