This family friendly mansion has a flexible floor plan to accommodate the largest of families. The elevated position of this solid brick home enables peaceful and private acreage living with a semi rural lifestyle a mere 10 minutes to shopping centres and services. Once you drive up the bitumen driveway and arrive home you will feel like you have escaped the hustle and bustle of life and have found yourself a world away!

The sought after waterside suburb of Otago is located just 12km to the CBD of Hobart and is characterised by grand homes and fabulous water views. This home is no different, commanding spectacular panoramic views of the River Derwent, Mount Wellington, the Derwent Entertainment Centre and MONA.

Spanning two levels this 354sqm home is characterised by large spaces and living options galore depending on your familys requirements. Once inside the double entry doors the grandness of this home becomes instantly apparent. The expansive double heighted lounge room welcomes you to the home, with large view capturing windows this room is a real highlight.

The entry level offers a variety of living options. The kitchen is the centre point of the downstairs communal living space. Kitchen offers an abundance of bench space with a pantry cupboard and island bench. Even the kitchen sink is positioned to enjoy the water views while washing up!

Adjoining the kitchen is the formal dining room and on the other side of the kitchen an informal meals area and family room. All of these rooms are positioned to capture river views and afternoon sun. The library is positioned beyond the family room and has previously been utilized as the 6th bedroom.

There are 2 double bedrooms located on the entry level. The indulgent furnishings in the master suite including a chandelier create a romantic ambiance. The master suite has a built in robe and well appointed ensuite bathroom. The oversize ensuite has a shower, vanity, toilet and bidet.

A powder room is positioned on the ground floor for added convenience.
There is a myriad of heating options throughout the home including a freestanding wood heater with heat transfer kit, gas heating, and electric underfloor heating.

Access to upstairs is via the grand timber staircase in the entry foyer. Upstairs the glass enclosed hallway provides a great aspect to the river and outlook into the lounge room below. Ornate ceiling roses, timber railings and decorative wallpaper dado are scattered throughout the home, creating a grand, formal and indulgent ambiance.

There are three double bedrooms upstairs, all with built in robes and great river views. From one of the bedrooms both the Tasman and Bowen Bridges can be viewed. There are also two additional rooms upstairs ideal as studies or sewing rooms.

The main bathroom is located on this level and offers a shower, bath, vanity and separate toilet with gorgeous stain glass window.
The outdoor entertaining area at the rear of the home is paved and provides a protected and spacious area to enjoy alfresco dining in the summer months.

The established low maintenance, level grounds surrounding the home accommodate prolific orchard including apricot, cherry, greengage, apple, pear, nectarine, peach, olive and nashi pear trees. There are a number of lovely spots to enjoy a glass of wine and watch the sun go down over the river. There is also a secure dog run and a double garage located separately from the house. The garage is solid brick and is powered. There is ample room here for the man of the house to tinker in a workshop, store vehicles or a boat. In addition there is outdoor car parking for an enormous amount of cars and a carport if required.

This has been a much loved family home that has accommodated the largest of families. Currently for sale at well below replacement cost, this home offers space, privacy and a fantastic lifestyle. Call Mel to organise your own private inspection.

''We have obtained all information in this document from sources we believe to be reliable; however, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. Prospective purchasers are advised to carry out their own investigations''.

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