A Beloved Nation Cottage In The Adelaide Hills Is For Sale
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The house owners of this Lenswood property say there’s nothing fairly like sitting on the deck at ‘golden hour’, taking within the sundown views throughout the apple orchard and the rolling Adelaide Hills.
‘It’s nation life at its finest,’ Romany Mollison says. The panorama painter and her husband Tom have been dwelling in Sydney once they first got here throughout the sandstone cottage on the 16-acre property, which had remained within the authentic household as a industrial orchard for ‘a minimum of’ 100 years.
Inbuilt 1910, the two-bedroom residence was run down, however nonetheless lovely sufficient to encourage the couple’s transfer to South Australia in pursuit of a ‘slower tempo of life’. They bought the property as a ardour mission, turning it right into a profitable Airbnb now referred to as ‘Ode to the Orchard’.
‘We recognised very early on that it’s a extremely particular place and it has been a six-year labour of affection for us to carry this crumbling cottage again to life,’ she provides.
With some sweat, tears, and assist from family and friends, Romany and Tom repainted, repointed the sandstone, put in a brand new rest room, new wiring, plumbing, and new verandahs. The country interiors are wealthy with appeal, because of particulars like an 100-year-old wooden hearth range within the nation kitchen, timber furnishings, and the outside claw-foot bathtub.
‘We spent many glad weekends scouring the classic outlets and farm clearing gross sales for all of the treasured items which are consistent with such an previous residence. They make this such a particular keep for our company,’ Romany provides.
They’ve additionally utterly redesigned the cottage backyard, that includes rhubarb, mint, and thyme, alongside rows of lavender, gravel paths and have planted greater than 100 established deciduous timber across the property.
‘We’ve wonderful 360-degree views, so whether or not you’re sitting by the fireplace pit or one of many many garden areas, every has completely different facets to take pleasure in nature at her finest,’ Romany says. ‘We constructed a big deck that sits above the lavender and rosemary and appears out to the rolling hills. It’s such a incredible spot to calm down on the outside sofa or share a protracted lunch with pals.’
Romany and Tom have since hosted lots of of company there and have obtained lots of of five-star evaluations — making it one of many ‘most-loved’ houses on Airbnb!
The couple are promoting the house totally furnished, so it’s as much as the brand new patrons in the event that they wish to proceed working it as short-stay accomodation, or maybe hold it as a personal escape for themselves…
1551B Lobethal Street, Lenswood, SA is for personal sale with Andrew Adcock, Nikki Seppelt and Jake Adcock from Addock Actual Property. Expressions of curiosity shut 11am December 5.