26 Sturt Valley Road – Stirling
“Wensleydale” C.1890 – 16 Room Sandstone Villa
7,550sqm – Award Winning Gardens – Iconic Tower – E.F Troy Leadlight – Japanese Tea House
A jewel in the Adelaide Hills crown of grand estates, embrace the history of renowned “Wensleydale” with its award winning private botanical wonderland, rare bespoke E.F Troy leadlight, character laden interiors & historic gazebo. You will be taken back in time but can look forward to an enriched life at “Wensleydale”.
Relish the rich architecture of the famous summer houses of the Adelaide Hills… High ceilings, ornate cornices, well-proportioned rooms, polished timber floors, window seats, marble mantels plus the magnificent leadlight features by the famous E.F Troy.
Charm & charisma are abound at “Wensleydale”. The formal rooms flow out to those timber & wrought iron verandahs, just perfect for summer entertaining while winter days will be enjoyed by the roaring open fires with 11 to choose from!
Showcasing 5 bedrooms – 4 living – 3 bathrooms & a more traditional floor plan of a bygone era. Stunning formal rooms upstairs & servant’s facilities downstairs, this home would respond well to further renovation & has an opportunity for you to place your own touches to this grand lifestyle.
Passionately renovated by the current owners with the grounds meticulously restored to their former glory, this is a plant lover’s paradise abundant with rare Rhododendrons, Camellias, Azaleas, Roses & millions of bulbs. Enjoy a riot of colour, perfumes & textures throughout the seasons with secret gardens at every turn.
A rare opportunity to own a piece of history & live the fairy tale that is “Wensleydale”…
At a glance…
7,550sqm allotment approx. steeped in history
Lovingly restored century old C.1890 grand return verandah villa with stunning historic gardens & iconic tower
5 Bedroom / Study / 3 Bathrooms / 4 Living / 2 Car Garage
Rare bespoke E.F Troy leadlight
Unrestored tennis court
Sweeping views of the meticulous gardens & creek
Restored Victorian gazebo
Japanese tea house
Ducted gas heating
Split system air-conditioning
Mains Water / Septic waste system
Gas & electric hot water systems
Monitored security system
Automatic front gates