This classic Korumburra home is open for inspection this Saturday.
TRAMONTO is one of Korumburra’s most historic and beautiful houses.
Coming up to its centenary, it was originally built in 1917 by Colonel H. R. Birch, the area’s first
Authentically Edwardian in period and style, the house has been tastefully renovated in recent years.
It features three brick fireplaces, leadlight box windows and ten foot high ceilings merging gracefully with polished timber floors, carefully chosen antique light fittings and quality drapes.
The entrance hall with its crystal chandelier leads into a charming lounge room with a curtained box window alcove and two leadlight windows either side of the fireplace.
They were installed by the same artist who maintains Ripponlea’s stained glass.
A massive timber mantelpiece runs the full length of the room.
Beyond the lounge is the stunning dining room with an impressive brick fireplace and timber mantelpiece.
The leadlight box window is champagne raw silk and looks out onto magnificent old oak trees.
Off the hall is a large main bedroom decorated in French style with duck egg blue Austrian blinds, leadlight windows, and a pretty pendant light fitting. French blue carpet and built-in robes complete the room.
The bathroom next to the main bedroom features creamy white timber panelling and powder blue paintwork complemented by attractive tiling and white timber blinds.
Next to the bathroom, a pleasant second bedroom has polished timber floors, Roman blinds and a brick fireplace with mirror.
A third bedroom is furnished with formal heavy cream damask drapes and a soft mauve carpet; it offers lively views of the garden.
At the centre of the house is a large kitchen designed and built in classic provincial style.
An enclosed European laundry offers extensive storage facilities and a spacious pantry and easily contains a fridge and a freezer.
A dishwasher and 90cm wide gas and electric stove with two ovens complement the custom made pine and glass cabinets.
From the kitchen, and running the width of the house, a light and airy family room with views of the town leads on to a wrap-around timber deck. From here, steps lead down to the landscaped garden.
Both formal and manageable, the garden features a shady old walnut tree, bluestone borders, box hedging and a variety of Delbard roses.
As well as solar hot water, ducted gas heating, a reverse-cycle air conditioner and a solid fuel heater, the property offers two carports, a large lock-up shed and a huge double garage beneath the house at the rear, with access to a second laundry, toilet and potting shed.
Tramonto is within easy walking distance of shops, schools, a medical clinic, parks, both Olympic and heated pools and public transport.
A unique South Gippsland property, Tramonto brings together the best of old world romance and new world technology.
Warm and inviting as a family home, it also has obvious potential as a B&B or other development on a site measuring 1153 square meters.
Contact Elders agents Jean O’Loughlin on 0428 571 083 or Don Olden on 0417 805 312.
It’s open for inspection this Saturday, Dec 6 from noon to 1pm or by appointment.
The property is at 19 Victoria Street, Korumburra, and is selling for $430,000.