8 Laurel Road Stirling 5152 SA
"The Gardener's Cottage" Circa 1870
The Gardener's Cottage is a stunning historic property full of character, warmth and classic, timeless charm. This circa 1870's stone home is a rare find for Stirling with all its beautiful original features intact. Set on 1860 m² approx. this gorgeous property was formally part of the prestigious St Vigeans Estate. Only a few minutes' walk to Stirling shops and the vibrant cafe strip, this is truly a remarkable package.
Enter the stunning formal lounge with feature open fire place and ornate high ceilings, large main bedroom with built-in robe and wonderful views to the garden. Upstairs is the second bedroom with ensuite. Third bedroom or playroom room with exposed beams.The living/dining room with huge floor to ceiling picture windows, is without a doubt a magical room with all the garden there for you to take in while sitting on the couch or by the European combustion heater on a winter's day. Country kitchen overlooking a wonderfully elegant living/dining room with 180 degree views out onto a serene garden
vista. Large spacious main bathroom with Roman bath and separate shower.
This property is best known locally for its breathtaking and majestic trees and long established botanic garden which is in keeping with the house style. A second driveway provides great access to the garage/workshop. The seasons are so markedly different with the deciduous trees providing a natural passive solar environment and spectacular autumn Japanese maple display. A secret, enchanting garden, with delightful surprises and special places that reveal themselves through the course of the year.
Plenty of entertaining spaces with a large tiled patio area overlooking the garden and gorgeous heritage style rotunda. Arguably situated in one of the finest two streets in Stirling and surrounded by other quality character residences. Be it the grand old historic house or the ever changing garden, The Gardener's Cottage truly offers a picturesque and idyllic dream that Adelaide Hills are renowned for. Move in and enjoy the Stirling lifestyle or modify to suit yourself!
• Original wooden floors, windows & fireplaces
• Outstanding open plan extension in stone with floor to ceiling windows
• Stunning formal lounge with ornate ceilings & fireplace
• Grand old historic home with big rooms and a lovely feel
• Wonderful place to entertain & a wonderful place for children
• Two driveways & good access to garage/workshop
• Close to Stirling, schools & CBD
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