Buyers finally have a chance to snap up this stately residence

first_imgNAMED after an Irish legend about the land of the ‘forever young’, Tir na nog is a renovated residence on offer to the open property market for the first time in 70 years.Built in 1947, the stately house sits atop a ridge across a sprawling 2,499sq m block, overlooking Raby Esplanade Park and Raby Bay.The home at 15 Cleveland Tce, Ormiston in Redland Bay has five bedrooms, three bathrooms and a two-car garage.15 Cleveland Tce, OrmistonAgent Rebecca Lawler of Place Bulimba called the property a piece of Brisbane’s history, offering a seaside lifestyle that was second to none.“Viscount Dunrossil, The Governor General of Australia, was entertained at the home on a private visit in 1960,” Lawler said.“Originally surrounded by acres of land and painted pink, the home known locally as The Pink House was purchased privately by the current owners in 1987.”15 Cleveland Tce, OrmistonBeautifully renovated while adhering to its original character, the U-shaped house offers plenty of space and four aged ironbark verandas.A formal lounge room with an original fireplace and built-in book shelves opens through French doors to both an east and west-facing veranda, both shielded from the view of neighbours.15 Cleveland Tce, OrmistonMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours agoA formal dining room also opens to the east-facing outdoor space, which has park and bay views, while a separate southerly veranda has stairs leading down to an established garden.Open-plan, the kitchen features granite benchtops, splashbacks and AEG appliances, while adjoining an informal family room.“Well designed and private, there is no direct line of sight from the kitchen and family room to the formal lounge or dining room,” Lawler said.15 Cleveland Tce, OrmistonPrivately positioned to one side of the house, the main bedroom includes a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite with granite benches, a doorless double shower with bench seating and a circular window capturing bay views.To the other side of the residence are three more bedrooms, of which one was the original main suite before the house was extended.These bedrooms are serviced by a bathroom, while off the west veranda is a fully self-contained double guest bedroom with an ensuite.Other features of the residence include a study with built-in granite desks, ample natural light and views to the bay. There is also a storage area that could be used as an office, gym, wine cellar or media room, along with a laundry featuring terracotta flooring and Caesarstone benchtops.A concrete zone is ideal for mowers, mulchers and tools, while the double garage contains a workshop.Inspections are by appointment and expressions of interest in the property close at 5pm on May 23.last_img read more