Elegant apartment – Georgian building – access to Nutgrove Beach

This apartment offers elegant architectural features, modern amenities and wonderful location. Situated on the ground level, the property is one of three apartments in the stunning Georgian building. Access at the side of the building takes you to Nutgrove Beach and from Nutgrove it's a pleasant walk to Long Beach and the beachside cafes. The distinctive Georgian building has external architraves on windows and elegant portico over the central front door. Constructed of massive brick rendered walls, the hipped roof and narrow boxed eaves complete the period architecture. The property is upgraded to modern specifications with rewiring, plumbing and Colorbond roof, double glazing and plantation shutters on front windows.

Original timber framed windows, doors and double French doors providing charming original character to the interior spaces. The beautifully proportioned rooms are infused with light. The apartment is accessed via the central entrance. The accommodation consists of spacious living room with two sets of double French doors to the balcony, upgraded kitchen, two spacious bedrooms and bathroom. There is one carport on title. Perfectly located for convenience, the property is a short drive to the Sandy Bay shopping precinct and just across the road from the Lipscombe Larder.

- Council approved as visitor accomodation
- Rates $2,200 per anum

Over the years old newspaper reports provide interesting insight into the history of the building. According to some reports Fredrick Lipscombe commissioned the property to be built between 1838 and 1842. Known as the Beach Tavern the residence was promoted as ‘the centre of horse racing on the beach' when horseracing was a regular and well attended activity at Long Beach. The tavern offered fourteen bedrooms, stabling for six horses and a large garden. The property was sold in 1860 and converted to a private prestige residence retaining the prized right-of-way to Nutgrove beach, now a public right of way.

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