Haddington - Authentic Seaside Granduer
House Sold - SHORNCLIFFE QLD
This exclusive colonial residence offers a rare opportunity in one of the most prestigious locations on the bay. Haddington, built in 1876 by William Henry Barham, with an ideal northeast aspect, stands opposite the iconic Shorncliffe Pier boasting exceptional street appeal overlooking foreshore parkland and the sea.
A grand authentic Queenslander, Haddington has been tastefully renovated with era specific sensitivity to provide an ideal blend of traditional charm and contemporary living on two levels.
With relaxed seaside ambience, the superb lifestyle location offers easy access to trains, motorways and airport, an excellent selection of schooling close by and just minutes away is the historic Sandgate village with quality shopping, restaurants and coffee shops. Enjoy the pleasure of seaside living with extensive foreshore footpaths and bikeways.
The gracious theme of this landmark property begins with timber and glass French doors connecting multiple spacious living areas with breezy verandahs for dining or a leisurely drink. Haddington has a built-in library and all bedrooms and the study are air-conditioned while the master is a classic retreat complete with built-in robes and ensuite.
In vintage style, two fireplaces enable lounge or dining settings along with a chef’s kitchen complete with quality appliances and stone bench tops. A delightful vegetable and herb garden is located just outside the kitchen door.
Haddington’s original interior details feature soaring decorative ceilings and timber floors calling back to the quality and design of a bygone era.
The timeless elegance of this home is perfectly complimented by a spacious sunroom opening through bi-fold doors into a sophisticated courtyard and beyond it a secluded garden and large, enticing saltwater pool enclosure with a fully equipped pool pavilion. A secure double garage has private access from a laneway at the rear.
This is a generous character filled home.