Severn Lodge, 184 Ballina Road, Alstonville NSW 2477


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Historic Alstonville home up for sale

One the most historically significant houses on the Northern Rivers


EDWARDIAN CHARM

A gorgeous restored 1906 property full of natural light, period details and with a fascinating history is for sale in Alstonville.
  • IT'S one the most historically significant houses on the Northern Rivers and when Sharon Dean walked inside, she felt such a connection she knew this would be her home.
    Severn Lodge, 184 Ballina Rd, Alstonville
    Severn Lodge, 184 Ballina Rd, Alstonville
  • Built in 1906, Ms Dean said the charming Edwardian property, known as Severn Lodge in Alstonville, immediately felt very warm and welcoming.

She said the dwelling was once the farmhouse of a larger property and contains many fine period details.
  • After lovingly restoring the home, Ms Dean believes the heritage property's next owners will love living there at least as much as she has.
  • "I know someone will walk in here and feel a similar connection and be very happy here," she said.
Severn Lodge, 184 Ballina Rd, Alstonville
Severn Lodge, 184 Ballina Rd, Alstonville
"The house is not only gorgeous inside and out, it also has a fascinating history."
  • Ms Dean said she will also pass the written history of Severn Lodge, including original photos and artefacts discovered in the garden, as they may eventually be able to add to the collection.

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A charming timber home inside and out, this Edwardian residence was built in 1906 for Muriel and Roy Williams, a mother and son well known to local history buffs.
  • Lovingly restored, the property is only a short walk from all village amenities yet seems to be hidden away in its own secret garden on a magnificent 1,273-sqm allotment.
  • Set far back from the road behind a heritage-style gate and manicured hedges, this cute haven of a home enjoys an ideal northerly aspect and has a real sense of serene intimacy.
  • Featuring period details such as ornate timber fretwork, high ceilings, polished teak floors, Federation arches, French doors and picture rails, the cottage includes wide verandas, three light-filled bedrooms, a welcoming hallway, a formal lounge, an informal living/dining area and a well-equipped gourmet kitchen.
Severn Lodge, 184 Ballina Rd, Alstonville
Severn Lodge, 184 Ballina Rd, Alstonville
"The home is close to everything but appears hidden away in its own secret garden," she said.
  • "There are wide verandas overlooking the garden which has an ideal northerly aspect and has a real sense of serene intimacy."
  • Inside, the house features beautiful period details including ornate timber fretwork, high ceilings, polished teak floors, Federation arches, French doors and picture rails.
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There's plenty of room for everyone with three light-filled bedrooms, a family bathroom, formal lounge, an informal living-dining area and a well-appointed timber kitchen.
  • The house features reverse-cycle air-conditioning and there are ceiling fans in every room, a new roof, and recently installed a solar hot water system.
  • Outside are some established frangipani trees and a wonderful Christmas bush planted by the original owners more than a hundred years ago, and still generously providing bunches of flowers that you can bring inside to add atmosphere to the home throughout the festive season.
    Severn Lodge, 184 Ballina Rd, Alstonville
    Severn Lodge, 184 Ballina Rd, Alstonville