Sold 10/04/2019 $740,000
The Bank House
This iconic building was constructed in 1885 and designed by acclaimed colonial architect Leonard Terry - operating as the National Bank until 1949. It has had many journeys over the years and a sympathetic renovation and extension has bought the Bank to life as a wonderful home. Comprising multiple living areas, central kitchen, 3 bedrooms, library and bathroom. Fantastic detail throughout and abundant natural light the centrepiece being the old bank chamber with souring 5m ceilings. Internal features include original timber panelling and pressed metal ceilings, original timber floors, 2 wood heaters, open fire place in the main bedroom and hydronic heating throughout, 4m Italian velvet window furnishings, ceiling fans and surround sound inside and out. Located on 607sqm the garden and grounds are beautiful consisting of mature deciduous trees and fruit trees. Shady areas beneath the old tress provide gorgeous spaces to relax and entertain. Ideally suited as a permanent home or holiday accommodation opportunity. The Bank House, an exquisite property in beautifully preserved Lancefield within an hour of Melbourne.