Grand home with a rich heritage and modern comforts

128 New Town Road, New Town. EIS.

128 New Town Road, New Town.

“MAWARRA” is an Aboriginal word meaning “a most pleasant place”.

And a more perfectly apt word would be hard to find to describe this immensely appealing, historic New Town home.

This beautifully presented and private sanctuary holds a coveted position on a generous allotment of some 947sqm. Built in 1894, Mawarra is a five-bedroom family home filled with prestige, character and grandeur.

The home is set back from the road with a facade that provides just a glimpse of the character and craftsmanship that can be found throughout the house.

128 New Town Road, New Town. EIS.

A classic facade.

128 New Town Road, New Town. EIS.

Charming archway.

128 New Town Road, New Town. EIS.

Curl up by the fire.

Among the abundant and lovely details there is original woodwork, repurposed fireplaces and polished pine and oak floorboards.

The double-brick construction ensures peaceful interiors, leaving the hustle and bustle of the outside world behind.

The home’s exceptional placement provides the perfect vantage point to take in picturesque views of kunanyi/Mount Wellington.

Offering a versatile floor plan, the home’s generous-sized bedrooms include three with built-in wardrobes and the main with the benefit of an ensuite.

There is a separate living room and a formal dining room.

128 New Town Road, New Town. EIS.

Fantastic entertainer.

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128 New Town Road, New Town. EIS.

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The open-plan kitchen features quality gas appliances. There is also a neat family bathroom. And, importantly, there is room for growing families to enjoy.

Outside, the alfresco area provides a great space for entertaining. It leads to the immaculately landscaped gardens, which feel like a tranquil oasis nestled away from the rest of the world.

There is the added bonus of a large work shed, which would be perfect for the avid gardener to store their tools.

Mawarra is close to the city of Hobart, with immediate access to quality schools and shopping, restaurants and cafes.

No.128 New Town Road, New Town is listed with EIS Property and priced between $895,000-$945,000.