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Leongatha, 5 Ogilvy Street

Dignified Family Home


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Listing Number: LLH5882
About this listing
There's not a lot from the era of the Great Depression that could be classed as grand, but just looking at No 5 Ogilvy Street, Leongatha this home would have been nothing less than a treasure of the era it was built. Built in 1939 at the tail end of the depression, this solid 3bedroom would have been a magnificent home of its time.
On entering the home you'll find the splendid foundations of this grand old home are still intact. Boasting a beautiful timber lined entrance foyer complete with 10 ft ceilings, classic ornamental plaster ceilings and cornices, wide hallways, double hung timber windows and traditional picture rails. Although not in use all 3 fire places come complete with mantel's still intact. Classical historic light fittings add to the charm of this splendid home of its era.
3 large bedrooms, 2 with built in robes and the third with large adjoining study/office that quite easily be converted to walk in robe and study. The large kitchen offers gas cooking, double sink and a walk-in pantry. To the right of the kitchen, you will find the formal dining room, which could quite easily house a large dining table to seat 8-10. The lounge room comes complete with fire place and reverse cycle air conditioner. The central bathroom has separate shower and bath, single washbasin with loads of cupboard space. The separate toilet has dual access either from inside the home or directly off the back verandah. The old-style wash house complete with original concrete troughs, is attached to the home with the entry off the verandah.
All this tradition on a massive 1214msq flat corner block. At the rear of the block is a free standing powered and plumbed bungalow come workshop. A remote access Colorbond garage has double roller doors offering a drive-through facility to the backyard. This garage could easily house 3 vehicles. Double gate entry off the rear lane and side lane makes this a very accessible block. Fruit trees and established vegetable garden plots add to the era of self-sufficient living of yester year, there is even room to build a chicken run.
Located with-in a easy walk to the shops, churches & school make this splendid home very appealing to many buyers.
Call Kellie Thomas on 0438 647 449 to arrange a private inspection.
Property Information
  • Land Size: 1214 sqm
  • Property Type: House
  • Roof: Tile
  • Garaging / carparking: Double lock-up, Auto doors
  • Joinery: Timber
  • Flooring: Carpet
  • Heating / Cooling: Reverse cycle a/c, Woodfire (Open)
  • Kitchen: Original, Upright stove, Double sink, Gas bottled and Finished in Timber and Laminate
  • Living area: Formal lounge, Formal dining
  • Main bedroom: Double
  • Bedroom 2: Double and Built-in / wardrobe
  • Bedroom 3: Double and Built-in / wardrobe
  • Additional rooms: Office / study
  • Main bathroom: Bath, Separate shower
  • Laundry: Separate
  • Workshop: Separate, Combined
  • Views: Urban
  • Fencing: Fully fenced
  • Land contour: Flat
  • Water heating: Electric
  • Water supply: Town supply
  • Sewerage: Mains
  • Locality: Close to shops, Close to transport, Close to schools

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Landmark Harcourts Leongatha

47 Bair Street

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