"Hampton" - the Grande Dame of Bellerive Bluff
This iconic waterside property on Bellerive Bluff will impress you from the moment you enter. A superlative family domain of exceptional quality and craftsmanship, this landmark heritage listed C1880 property sits proudly amongst some of the finest homes in Bellerive with panoramic views of the Hobart CBD, Derwent River and Mount Wellington. Covering approximately 1037m2 the grounds include manicured front gardens and lawn, landscaped terraces to the north side and another paved courtyard at the rear of the home. Beautifully preserved, this weatherboard home built on sandstone foundations is the best of period and modern eras and showcases the grandest of proportions. Impressive beneath soaring ceilings across period detailing includes, timber boards, picture rails, open fire places, iron lacework and coloured leadlight glass.
The home consists of 12 rooms over 2 levels, 4 currently used as bedrooms with built in robes, 3 living rooms, 2 bathrooms, laundry, kitchen and separate dining room.
The gourmet modern kitchen with Miele appliances, soft close drawers and cupboards, built in microwave, pyrolytic oven and induction cooktop will impress the fussiest of gourmet cooks, with spacious eat in breakfast bar and expansive glass windows to take in the picturesque views. A generous family room, full of natural light provides space for family living and entertaining and flows to a leafy garden with a sun-drenched paved alfresco area - perfect for summer relaxation.
There is a separate formal dining room that opens to the front verandah - another perfect room all year round with additional open fireplace. There is flexibility for a home office or bedroom accommodation on this level with a family bathroom and separate laundry.
Ascend the beautiful wide staircase to the 2nd level where more accommodation greets you under the soft feel of wool carpet and leads to 3 more generous rooms, a second bathroom with freestanding claw foot bath. A generous library will entice you to relax, read a book and take in the vista of the mountain and the sea. The large verandah here is a perfect spot to relax and watch the local yacht races or see the maxi yachts cross the finish line of the Sydney to Hobart race.
You will fall in love with the position of Hampton' which is a short stroll from the constantly evolving hub, Bellerive Quay with restaurants, cafes, doctors, chemist, yacht club, bakery, day spa and more. Only 7 minutes to the CBD, 15 minutes to Hobart Airport this residence offers dress circle convenience.
• Sun drenched position
• Rewired and replumbed
• Reroofed and repainted
• Dual access from Westbrook St
• NBN connected
• Single garage/workshop space
• Additional off-street parking
• Beautiful rose gardens
• Ducted reverse cycle system
For sale by Expressions of Interest, please call Katrina today to arrange your personal inspection of this grand home.
*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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