As the sun rises over the picturesque seaside town of Dover, nestled amidst the breathtaking countryside, a hidden gem of a cottage stands, holding within its walls a timeless charm that beckons visitors to step back in time. Welcome to the 1880 built cottage at 7350 Huon Highway, an idyllic escape that seamlessly blends the allure of a bygone era with the comforts of modern living. The 1.9 ha (4.9-acre) property provides a sense of tranquillity, featuring a harmonious blend of lush pasture and enchanting native bushland.
Stepping through the front door, the magic of the cottage unfolds before your eyes. Some of the interior has been lovingly renovated, preserving its historical essence while incorporating modern touches. The open plan living and dining area exudes warmth and hospitality, the heart of the home where cherished memories have been made and laughter has resonated throughout the years. Your eyes are drawn to the grand free-standing wood heater, a majestic centrepiece that evokes nostalgia and reminds you of simpler times. Imagine gathering around its crackling fire on chilly evenings, creating an atmosphere of togetherness and comfort.
A modern reverse cycle heat pump also graces the home, offering respite from the changing seasons, a thoughtful touch that ensures the cottage remains a cozy retreat all year round. The spacious kitchen features a free-standing oven/cooktop, ample storage, rural views and access to the relaxing sunroom. The master bedroom boasts original floorboards, built in robes and an original timber feature wall to make you feel grounded while in total bliss. The second double bedroom features an open fireplace and original windows. In the third bedroom, a built-in study desk invites inspiration, an inviting space for work or contemplation.
The bathroom provides a shower over bath, vanity and heat lamps with a separate toilet. The spacious laundry room is currently also being used as a music studio and has the potential to turn into a 4th bedroom or larger studio space if some renovations are within your vision for this lovely home.
Sunlight streams through the windows of the sunroom, welcoming the morning with a gentle embrace. A delightful breakfast bar in this sunlit space promises leisurely mornings, savouring the quiet moments before the day begins. This area is the perfect space to unwind, let the children play or sip on a glass of wine in any of Tasmania's lovely seasons.
The cottage embraces an eco-conscious lifestyle with multiple spray-free veggie beds, raspberry canes, citrus and hazelnut trees inviting you to cultivate your own organic harvest. Established compost bins stand as testament to sustainable living, each layer contributing to a vibrant ecosystem in this rural sanctuary. Ample storage is thoughtfully provided with a woodshed and garden shed, a practical touch that ensures all your outdoor essentials are kept safe and organized.
The insulated roof is only 6 years old and boasts 5 x solar panels - a testament to sustainable living, reducing your environmental impact and contributing to a greener tomorrow. Be pleasantly surprised to find that rubbish collection services and town water is connected to this country property.
To the rear of the property, as the bush line begins, you will find a level, cleared and private area with its own driveway entrance from Craggs Road - perfect for hosting guests with caravans. Also discover to rear of the property a breathtaking fern garden, a true oasis of peace and serenity. Here, nature's embrace feels complete, inviting you to unwind, connect, and find solace amidst the verdant foliage.
Dover's essential amenities are just a 5-minute journey away or a 40-minute drive into Huonville, the hub of the Huon Valley, offering the convenience of modern living without sacrificing the tranquillity of country life. Call Danielle today to arrange a private inspection or for further information on this charming country cottage.
Disclaimer: We have obtained all information in this document from sources we believe to be reliable however we cannot guarantee its accuracy. Prospective purchasers are advised to carry out their own investigations.
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