Residential Properties for Sale

Berrigan, Finley, Barooga, Tocumwal, Jerilderie

"The Convent" - Magnificent Home of Grand Proportions

18 Corcoran Street BERRIGAN NSW

The Convent $455,000


Summary: "The Convent" was built in 1905 originally attached to the St Columbus Parish in Berrigan NSW. This magnificent home built of sandstone with iron roof has six bedrooms, one study, two bathrooms, en-suite, walk in robe, even a dining room with magnificent chandelier, combustion fire, open fireplaces in five rooms and a gorgeous galley kitchen, plus beautiful period features expected of this era.

* The front veranda has all those gorgeous Iron features you’d expect complementing the beautiful stained glass front entrance which has the extra special touch of "The Convent" in-bedded in the glass.
* Through the door into the wide entry/ hallway which showcases the grandeur of this building, with 14 foot ceilings, the amazing pressed tin ceilings and wooden floor boards - photos just don't do it justice.
* The first room on the right was initially a side entry and greeting room when it was originally a nunnery, with its own entry and fireplace making this a perfect home office, study, music room or library. Both are carpeted and meeting room has roller blinds.
* On the left of the hallway is the grand lounge with open fireplace, carpet and luxurious curtains and pelmets that highlight height of the windows and 14 foot ceilings in this room
* Moving down the hallway is another room which could be used as a bedroom or a TV/home theatre room and on the left of the hallway is is a large bedroom with open fireplace, wardrobe inserts/cupboards. Both rooms are carpeted with roller blinds.
* Further down the hallway is the dining room with carpet, roller blinds and a stunning chandelier .
* The large main bedroom is opposite with a walk in robe to die for, with tons of cupboards and hanging space and a modern en-suite with large shower and vanity and toilet. Bedroom is carpeted and has a roller blind to cover the large window.
* At the end of the hallway is a small family room which connects to the rest of the house with sandstone walls for a feature, combustion stove, a skylight for light and leads into the beautiful kitchen.
* The galley kitchen certainly has been built for someone that loves cooking, it has a 900 mm stainless steel oven with gas cook-top and electric over, a stainless steel bench with deep restaurant double sinks, overhead cupboards, stainless steel exhaust fan over the stove, and stainless steel dishwasher. On the opposite side of the kitchen is a large space for the fridge, a pantry with shelves and drawers, more bench space with overhead cupboards and drawers
* From this area we move to down the second hallway which has another three bedrooms all with carpet and roller blinds and all close to the bathroom with bath overhead shower and vanity .
* We then move down to the huge laundry which has separate toilet and separate shower making this a very useful and versatile section of the house.
* From the family room we exit out onto a lovely paved area which is very much in keeping with the rest of the period style home.
* The block is 1619 m² and has an old timber workshop which still has the old structure of the nuns laundry area inside.There is an air-conditioner in the smaller hallway and there is 18 solar panels on the roof this property

* This stunning property has many period features on a grand scale, steeped in history and beautifully presented and will not last long listed at $455,000
Please contact Tracy Dunn on 0472 635 263 for more information or to arrange an inspection.

Inspection Time
Category House
Area 1619 m2
Beds 6
Baths 3
Cars 4

Tracy Dunn

Call: 03 5885 1194
Mobile: 0472 635 263