47-51 Binney Street, Euroa
Sold! $690,000 - House
‘Blairgowrie' is located in the heart of Euroa's main shopping precinct and was built in 1890 by Mr H London (pharmacist). Later occupiers of this grand building included chemists HW Potts, Jas. Blackie and GB Spiers. 'Blairgowrie' consists of 2 adjoining buildings the residence and the shop.
Residence: 'Blairgowrie' showcases the grandeur of Victorian architecture. Old world features include high 3.6 metre ceilings, decorative roses, stately cornices, sash windows and fire places.
Grand central hallway with feature archway and polished timber floorboards. Six of the original rooms lead off this hallway. Comprising regal formal lounge and dining room with fireplaces boasting marble mantelpiece surrounds. Informal lounge provides a wood heater with timber mantel.
Remaining rooms include bedrooms (master with fire place), study along with the interesting vault/safe room with its very own cellar. The rear extension incorporates the kitchen, bathroom and sunroom/family room with gas heater and split system heating/ cooling unit.
Gardens: Attractive and very private multilevel garden. Designed in the 1990s by Melbourne landscape architect John Patrick. Paved entertainment area looking out to the established gardens with lawns and brick paving surrounding the fountain and pond. Established mature trees along with several fruit trees.
Solid brick construction in the original front section of the home with cladding on the extended section. Some sections of the roofing renewed in Colorbond iron. Side driveway access from Binney Street. Laneway from Kirkland Ave meets at the rear boundary of the property. Timber workshop shed.
The building’s ornamental façade continues onto the adjoining shop, which is part of the title. Original features include the stunning Italianate mosaic tiles along the front verandah.
Shop: Adjoining Commercial shop offers approx. 730 square feet of floor space. Brick construction with renewed iron roof. Formally used for selling fine books this building is centrally located in the heart of Euroa’s Binney Street shopping precinct. It comprises a front open floor space, storage room, kitchenette and 2 toilets outside the rear of the building. A section of the shop roof has been renewed in recent years.
Land: Prime 1,008m2 commercial 1 zoned allotment (1 title). Amenities include town water, gas, sewerage, gas, telephone. Secure fencing.
Agents Remarks: “ Rare opportunity to secure 'Blairgowrie' held since 1994. A truly beautiful home with age old charm and lovely private gardens. Run your own business or lease out the commercial building. Live and work in the same location with shopping out your front door".