SOLD
Type: Residential Sale
Sold Price: $525,000
Price Not Disclosed
Property Type: House
Garages: 3
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  • 3 hot_tub
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DEVONIA. Historic Harvey House on 4556sm 1.13 Acre Block. 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Lounge rooms, 3 Bay Lock up Garage. Walking Distance to Town

Historic Harvey House for Private Sale on 4556sm block (1.13 acres) right in the centre of Harvey $570,000
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 3 bay 11m x 8m lockup garage, plenty of parking, below ground pool. Split air conditioning, natural gas heater points and fireplaces throughout. Fully renovated and painted. Perfect for a large family or as a Bed & Breakfast with room to develop additional accommodation (Subject to Council Approval)
Devonia was built in 1912 by Alfred and Caroline Amelia Snell and was one of the first orchards and market gardens in Harvey. Situated in Harper Street Harvey, this home is located perfectly for a short walk to the town centre, schools, train station and all services in town.
A beautiful Federation style home with bullnose veranda and original jarrah floorboards and walls. 12' ceilings and timber dados throughout. The entry has feature doors and a large entry hall. Vaulted ceiling in lounge with timber beams and cast iron wood fire with ornate mantelpiece. The country kitchen has a Thermalux slow combustion wood stove, gas stove and dishwasher plus original walk in pantry. Easy care slate floor through the kitchen that runs into the separate formal dining room which features another fireplace with ornate mantelpiece. The slate floor also covers the large games / family room that leads off the dining room.
The main bedroom has built in timber robes, an open fireplace with ornate mantelpiece, timber dados and floor. A large ensuite bathroom, lined with slate and featuring a claw foot bath leads off the main bedroom. The ensuite has an atrium /sunroom attached.
There are 4 other large bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and a separate toilet and laundry all with easy care tiles. A large store room and linen cupboard provide plenty of storage. Another veranda at the rear of the house leads into a glassed in sitting room off the games room.
Outside there is a 12m x 10m L shaped courtyard with a high brick wall enclosing the area Perfect for entertaining / BBQ area. Another patio measuring 12m x 4m is at the northern side of the house outside the laundry. This fenced area is extensively brick paved and has 4 raised vegie garden beds. The brick paving continues around the rear of the house past the very large rain water tank through a long Wisteria walk. There is a rustic paved fire pit area. Also perfect for entertaining. The below ground swimming pool also has extensive brick paving and is fenced with a high brick wall and pool fencing. Beyond the pool and fire pit areas there is an orchard with well-established fruit trees and passion fruit vines. The 11m x 8m workshop / 3 car lock up garage has 3 phase power. There are several other garden and pool sheds as well.
The whole block is fully securely fenced with a picket fence at the front and wrought iron gates. There is colorbond fencing around the remainder of the block plus internal fences. Security system installed, monitored option available. A feature of the easy care garden is a huge, ancient Morton Bay Fig tree and very large palms lining the driveway. There are well established native flowering trees to attract the birdlife.

Inspection by appointment.