Minutes from the new popular “Elliott Springs”. Enjoy Country living yet still only minutes from Fairfield Waters, schools & the City. Beautifully restored & renovated, these classic Queenslanders are joined by a sprawling full length verandah. Capturing the heart of tropical living, this property features multiple living & entertainment areas, ideal for the extended family or anyone searching for space in abundance. This impressive home has traditional high ceilings, elegant colour schemes, stunning casement windows, magnificent polished floors. Stunning kitchen featuring a Butler’s pantry, solid timber benchtops, European oven, gas cooktop. 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, master ensuite/clawfoot bath, study/home office, the extra space is set to impress. 3 bay shed plus bore water. An inspection is a must to appreciate the many features this home offers.
"Jubilee House" is one of a kind, making it a must see for those seeking the ultimate in comfort and beauty. Situated on 1.6 acres, these classic Queenslanders are joined by a sprawling full-length front verandah, which also makes an ideal outside entertainment area. The native Australian trees outlining the front of the acreage, further accentuate the beauty and unique charm of the property.
This property would be ideal for a large or extended family or someone wishing to run their business from home, as space abounds between the two houses.
The left wing is comprised of four spacious bedrooms; the master bedroom containing its own ensuite and walk-in robe, with a freestanding cast iron clawfoot bath. The remaining three bedrooms have beautiful mirrored built-in-robes that have been designed to fit in with the classic Queenslander theme. This side of the property also has a sunroom and another beautiful bathroom, with its own freestanding cast iron clawfoot bath. Both bathrooms are captivating, being fully tiled from top to bottom with wooden cabinetry.
The stunning casement windows, high ceilings, insulted roof and airy floor plan, make living in the tropics tolerable in the hotter summer months.
The right wing has a stylish kitchen with a stunning solid timber bench top and European oven with a gas cook top, which easily services the adjoining dining areas that flow out to the large front deck. The deck is perfect for entertaining under the stars or simply enjoying a quiet family dinner. The kitchen has ample preparation and storage space an impressive walk-in butler’s pantry with an additional preparation area and sink. This side of the home is also remarkable, containing a lounge room, yet another built-in bedroom or teenager/ parents’ retreat and another bathroom.
The large office would be great for a home business, as it has ample space, with its own large, in-built, wooden bookshelf and wooden cupboard for extra storage. The adjoining laundry and extra room are perfect for storage or a home office.
This unique rural residence is close to Elliott Springs, within walking distance to Billabong Sanctuary, and only a short drive from Alligator Creek, two of Townsville’s local attractions. This property offers space and privacy without being too far detached from the city as it’s only 20 minutes drive to the CBD. It is also within close proximity to Fairfield Waters and local private and public schools.
Start by thinking back to when you originally purchased your property
Q - What influenced you to buy the property ?
A - Glenn and I wanted our kids to experience the joys of acreage as we each had in our childhood. This, coupled with the tranquility of country living only a short drive from the city, cemented our decision and has been something neither of us has regretted.
Q - What advantages are there in living in your home?
A - 39 Country Road has been advantageous to us in many ways and we have been afforded a once in a lifetime opportunity to live in 2 classic Queenslander homes, each with their own unique heritage with one house from Ayr and the other from Charters Towers. This home is not your run of the mill property but distinct in many ways and offers ample space to raise a family or run a business. It would also be an amazing bed and breakfast facility and is only a small distance from Billabong Sanctuary.
Q - When family or friends visit, what do they point out as the benefits of your home?
A – The distinctive beauty of our home is recognizable to all who visit it and we have had countless comments regarding this. From the stained glass casement windows outlining the 2 homes, the massive sprawling deck, modern kitchen with a silky oak bench top or 3 fully tiled bathrooms each with their own claw bathtub- beauty abounds from room to room. This house has been constructed to impeccable standards from the ground up.
Q - What are the 5 best things about your house
1. 2 distinctive classic Queenslander homes
2. Situated on close to 2 acres
3. Amazing lifestyle offering peace and privacy in close proximity to Billabong Sanctuary and Alligator Creek
4. Elliott Spring Development with plans for 7 schools and other infrastructure
5. Crime free area
Q - Any additional comments you care to make ?
A - Since moving to Nome, Glenn and I have invested over $50,000 into the property with the built in cupboards alone costing in excess of $10,000. Native trees outline the property.