Country style in historic Franklin!

This remarkable and much-loved family home is on the market for the first time ever after seeing several generations of this pioneering Huon Valley Apple producing family growing up within its walls. Situated a couple of minutes' walk from the middle of Franklin and the much envied waterfront location. The home boasts magnificent panoramic views of the famous Huon River and mystical Sleeping Beauty, part of the Mt Wellington Range. Large 3956 m2 block covering 4 titles. This complete lifestyle family property combines the best of country living with everything that the historic township of Franklin has to offer including cafes, art and craft shops, wooden boat centre, bowls club, rowing club, pubs, markets, heritage buildings, marina and the list goes on, all at your fingertips. Just a short 10-minute drive from the Huonville shopping & business precinct and a 40 minute commute to Hobart CBD.
The ever changing and always colorful garden with its neat lawns, roses, rhododendrons, flowering trees and bulbs greets you at the front entrance enveloping you in that " your at home feeling " from the very start. The front veranda not only provides you with an outlook of the Huon River, it is also a great spot to sit and enjoy the morning sun whilst inhaling your morning cup of tea.
Entering through the double glassed front doors into your formal entrance hallway with original timber features you have direct access into the formal living room which leads into the roomy open plan family, kitchen area. The home provides plenty of light filled living space with all rooms having views of the ever-changing landscape. The family living area is fitted with a wood heater keeping you toasty warm with a heat transfer system from here to the main bedroom wing. Access to spacious north facing entertaining deck is from the living area perfect for those summer barbeques. From the smart newly renovated kitchen, with its quality appliances and ample storage, you look out over colourful garden, neighbouring pastureland and township north towards Sleeping Beauty making for a delightful space for you to dabble in your culinary delights. All of the 4 bedrooms are larger than average and bed 4 would also make a great home office. The main bedroom looks out over the Huon River and is complimented by a recently renovated ensuite bathroom complete with shower, vanity, toilet and skylight. The recently renovated large family bathroom is equipped with a vanity, bath, separate shower and skylight.
Venturing outside from the covered rear entrance there is a separate building that was formerly the laundry and is currently used for general storage and workshop it also has an outdoor toilet, perfect to use when busy in the garden or outdoor entertaining. This area could easily be converted into a self-contained studio (STCA) or creative space. Further out into the garden is a sizeable Colourbond woodshed, workshop, storage area with a carport attached with another carport being adjacent to the home. The land has been well cared for and there is plenty of space for a productive vegetable garden with a poly tunnel and caged vegetable garden already in situ. The owner has just completed a brand new waste water system.
The new owners have little left to do accept move in and enjoy the character, charm and space that this fantastic home provides. This property is sure to create a lot of interest so if you are in the market for a property such as this that has so much to offer make sure you contact the agent quickly to secure a private inspection.

*The information contained herein has been supplied to us and we have no reason to doubt its accuracy, however, cannot guarantee it. Accordingly, all interested parties should make their own enquiries to verify this information.
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