Former Florence Nightingale Home, Lasswade, 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS


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Lasswade, 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
Lasswade, 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS

Queen Anne Federation Stately Home

Dating from 1900 this wonderful residence offers an eclectic mix of elegance, charm, character and modernity.
Lasswade, 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
Lasswade, 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
  • Permanently Registered on the Tasmanian Heritage Register, ID 2070
  • Built on a grand scale, with an overall area of 436 sqm approximately, it has a marvellous history including once being used as the Florence Nightingale Home.

Now a beautiful family home it still exhibits most of its heritage features:

Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS


Hallway, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay
Hallway, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay

Staircase, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
Staircase, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS

  • A semi-circular driveway leads to the front door with its freestone surrounds and colourful lead light windows.
    Hallway, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
    Hallway, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS

    Staircase, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
    Staircase, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
  • Kauri pine floors and an arched hallway welcome one inside and lead to the formal drawing room with lofty ceilings, a bay window with water views and beautiful Tasmanian oak architraves.
  • A formal dining room opens to a broad, semi-enclosed verandah. The nearby kitchen/family room shows contemporary flair with its tiled floors, black granite bench tops and rich Jarrah joinery and opens to a sunny, courtyard/entertaining area.
  • Powder room, large study, laundry and utility room and a beautiful timber staircase winds its way upstairs to 5 huge bedrooms, an ensuite and a main spa bathroom and splendid river views and glimpses of Mt Wellington.
Lasswade, 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
Lasswade, 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
A semi-circular driveway leads to the front door, decorated with freestone surrounds and colourful lead light windows. Glorious Kauri pine floor and an arched hallway welcome you inside and lead through to the formal drawing room with lofty ceilings, bay window with water views and beautiful Tasmanian oak architraves.

Lasswade, 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
Lasswade, 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
Inglenook, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
Inglenook, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS

A formal dining area accesses the broad, semi-enclosed verandah.

Dining Room, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay
Dining Room, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay


  • The nearby kitchen/family room shows contemporary flair with tiled floors, black granite bench tops and rich Jarrah timber cabinetry which opens onto a sunny, courtyard/entertaining area that's perfect for alfresco dining.
    Granite kitchen, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
    Granite kitchen, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
  • A powder room, large study/library (or possible sixth bedroom), laundry and utility room can also be found on this level.

A decorative staircase winds upstairs to five enormous bedrooms, an ensuite and the main spa bathroom, all of which boast magical views of the Derwent River and Mount Wellington.

Staircase, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
Staircase, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS


Staircase, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
Staircase, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS


Upstairs Foyer, Staircase, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay
Upstairs Foyer, Staircase, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay
Bedroom, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay
Bedroom, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay

Bedroom and Bay Window, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS
Bedroom and Bay Window, Lasswade 3 Lasswade Avenue, Sandy Bay TAS


  • There is fantastic potential to create a Bed & Breakfast accommodation venture STCA.

Enjoy an unrivalled position amongst cafes, restaurants, boutiques, gyms and the amenities of Sandy Bay whilst being within walking distance of the CBD, Salamanca, Marieville Esplanade and UTAS. This home offers a hugely desirable and lively lifestyle of convenience in one of Hobart's most sought after locations.

Details:
  • Year Built: 1910
  • Construction Type: Brick
  • Heating: Underfloor heating, seven fire places and four panel heaters