Elegant Federation Homes and Interiors


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Two Federation masterpieces, and 1 Victorian style:

1. Roseabella, 21 Cowper Street GOULBURN 2580 NSW

House For Sale $490,000
An "amazing Federation masterpiece":
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A delightful Federation Bungalow with exquisite verandah fretwork, original garden with beautifully tiled pathway, and orginal windows
"Situated on the Canberra side of Goulburn, this property is the perfect family home.
Ornate ceilings, original fireplace and frieze with picture rails.
Ornate ceilings, original fireplace and frieze with picture rails.

"Hidden behind the front fence is this amazing Federation masterpiece, surrounded by spectacular gardens and period features, patterned ceilings, lead light, awnings, marble mantel pieces and fireplace surrounds, High ceilings, picture rails and fretwork in the hallway and verandah.
Fine fretwork arch and leadlight windows and magnificent woodwork
Fine fretwork arch and leadlight windows and magnificent woodwork

The 3 Queen sized bedrooms have been lovingly preserved to feature the homes original federation style, with patterned ceilings and beautiful marble fire places.
Possibly Australian themed ceiling panels? and fine fireplace with tiled surrounds
Possibly Australian themed ceiling panels? and fine fireplace with tiled surrounds

The fourth bedroom is slightly smaller than the others but would make a perfect king single size room or Study.
The fourth bedroom is slightly smaller than the others but would make a perfect king single size room or Study.

"The fourth bedroom is slightly smaller than the others but would make a perfect king single size room or Study.
Leadlight window in a renovated bathroom
Leadlight window in a renovated bathroom

"The main living area opens onto the tiled verandah as well as leading into the kitchen/dining area, and the rear sunroom and deck creating a modern open plan area for the needs of modern families.
A very fine verandah with original features and tesselated tiling in strict period style
A very fine verandah with original features and tesselated tiling in strict period style

"The kitchen is country style with timber floor boards and ample pantry/storage space with gas cooking .The internal laundry has a second toilet and option for a second shower.

Updated kitchen has kept the original timber floorboards
Updated kitchen has kept the original timber floorboards

"Externally there is a double car colour bond garage with toilet and hand basin as well as a covered entertaining area, plus a separate brick building with power and water, this would be perfect to convert into an office or granny flat.
The remains of a cottage garden. Mowed lawn is a period feature!
The remains of a cottage garden. Mowed lawn is a period feature!

"With a massive land size of 1231msq the yard is sectioned off to have gardens, lawns, sitting areas and vegetable patches, power has been connected to the gardens to allow for lighting and water pumps etc. The garden is watered by reticulated system and a 500 gallon water tank.
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2. Sherwood Circa 1910, 307 Mowbray Road ARTARMON

Offers above $1.2M
A wonderful gable with timber decoration and original door set with leadlight windows.
A wonderful gable with timber decoration and original door set with leadlight windows.

"This grand Federation home is situated just a short stroll away from Chatswood CBD, Artarmon and Willoughby.
"Stunning original features include wrap- around verandah, ornate ceilings, leadlight windows and open fire places.
A delightful Federation Lounge room with original fireplaces and ceilings. Wonderful!
A delightful Federation Lounge room with original fireplaces and ceilings. Wonderful!

"North to rear entertaining courtyard with covered glass pergola and established, landscaped gardens.
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Beautiful Australian design in a very decorative leadlight window. A timber kitchen is sympathetic to Federation style.
Beautiful Australian design in a very decorative leadlight window. A timber kitchen is sympathetic to Federation style.

"Rear lane access via Nea Street to parking.
  • Four bedrooms
    Edwardian fireplace and honeycomb window design
    Edwardian fireplace and honeycomb window design


  • Main with fire place
  • Grand formal lounge and dining
  • Separate TV/Family room
    Beautiful leadlight window and door, outdoor furniture consistent with Federation style.
    Beautiful leadlight window and door, outdoor furniture consistent with Federation style.


  • Two bathrooms
Features
  • Fireplace(s)
  • Formal Lounge
  • Garden
  • Polished Timber Floor
  • Air Conditioning/Heating
  • Security Alarm
  • Secure Parking
  • Separate Dining
  • Terrace-Balcony
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3. 21 Victoria Parade Devonport (built 1902)

For Sale for $1,200,000
  • Sold for $885,000
Built in the Federation era, this design shows lavish Victorian era decoration.
A Victorian Villa with Cupola and some Federation features
A Victorian Villa with Cupola and some Federation features

"Exquisite Character Home with Champagne Style"
The cornices are typical Victorian style, but picture rails and fireplace are more Edwardian
The cornices are typical Victorian style, but picture rails and fireplace are more Edwardian

"This magnificent federation home c1902 has been renovated, restored and designed exquisitely!
The wall dado is a typical Victorian decoration
The wall dado is a typical Victorian decoration

"Great original features such as very ornate Victorian cornices and ceiling roses have been meticulously hand painted to give the home a classic elegance.
This lavish detail is typical of classic Victorian ceiling decoration
This lavish detail is typical of classic Victorian ceiling decoration

"Three bedrooms are located in the original portion of the home opening onto to grand hallway that directs your sight through to the heart of the home.
The wardrobe is truly from an older era. The door is a Victorian design. Otherwise the bedroom has been updated and the ceiling lowered.
The wardrobe is truly from an older era. The door is a Victorian design. Otherwise the bedroom has been updated and the ceiling lowered.

"Each of the front bedrooms offers original open fire places and wardrobes designed to suit the home. Also featured in the original portion is a reverse cycle air-conditioner, a handsome formal lounge room with the original fire place, lovingly restored and access to a verandah.
A celebration of highly detailed Victorian style, complete with Victorian leadlight designs
A celebration of highly detailed Victorian style, complete with Victorian leadlight designs

"The informal family room and superb kitchen are located in the central area. A warm open fire in the family room makes it an ideal place to relax.
The use of iron in the chandelier and elaborate mirrored dressing table are quite Victorian.  Even the corner potted plant is from another Gardenesque era
The use of iron in the chandelier and elaborate mirrored dressing table are quite Victorian. Even the corner potted plant is from another Gardenesque era

Parquetry floors are quintessentially Victoria era design; the carpentry though modern, references an Edwardian style, particularly the microwave area joinery..
Parquetry floors are quintessentially Victoria era design; the carpentry though modern, references an Edwardian style, particularly the microwave area joinery..

"The kitchen, the heart and soul of the home, would be a blessing for any chef.
  • Gas cook top and large freestanding electric oven offer the chef of the home great options for entertaining.
  • Antico parquetry floors are superbly highlighted by feature floor lighting, also featured are beautiful granite bench tops and a large walk-in pantry.
The iron lacework under the verandah is typical of Victorian splendour, however the hedged garden is parterre style (a formal garden constructed on a level surface, consisting of planting beds, typically in symmetrical patterns, separated and connected by gravel or paving, a French influence)
The iron lacework under the verandah is typical of Victorian splendour, however the hedged garden is parterre style (a formal garden constructed on a level surface, consisting of planting beds, typically in symmetrical patterns, separated and connected by gravel or paving, a French influence)

The extension at the rear of the home has been done using the style and detail of the original federation features.
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A sunny breakfast room with heated floors links the extension from the original home. Double French doors open to a formal back entry to the left and a private and tranquil garden courtyard to the right.
"The luxuries only get better with a very spacious master bedroom with French door access to the beautifully landscaped gardens.
Notice the Victorian era urns used for garden decoration.
Notice the Victorian era urns used for garden decoration.

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"The master ensuite offers a spa bath and his and her showers.
A luxurious bathroom, with Victorian era symmetrical floor tiling.
A luxurious bathroom, with Victorian era symmetrical floor tiling.

An additional room with a reverse cycle air-conditioner is a great parents retreat or home theatre if desired.

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The cottage style garden was once a show garden and the magnificent magnolia and fruit trees still take centre stage.
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The front garden is designed around parterres and a three tier fountain, and the private court yard offers a relaxing water feature and a grand wall of exotic bamboo.
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The home has every feature needed or desired, including and definitely not limited to 2 sets of automatic gates, a double garage with attic storage and video surveillance. This home is exquisite and will only be shown on private viewings. Please call Susie Bowe on 0407 247 655 today and call it your own tomorrow.

Features
  • Formal Lounge
  • 4 Bedroom(s)
  • Separate Dining
  • 2 Bathroom(s)
  • 3 Toilet(s)
  • Separate Laundry
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