A gardener’s paradise
1461 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda
‘Allandayle’, is an original ‘hills’ home set on 1.75 acres, built by the pioneering Dodd family dating back to the early 1900’s. The stunning home has been maintained to an exacting standard and has been rewired, re-plumbed, restumped and reroofed over the last few years. An elegant entry foyer greets you. The home contains of three spacious bedrooms, formal lounge complete with window seat, decorative double glass doors and large open fire place. The dining room also has its own cosy fire place. The kitchen has been renovated to a superior level and is highlighted by timber cabinetry, granite benchtops and a beautiful 900mm, triple door Smeg oven. It is accompanied by a walk in pantry.
With 12 foot ceilings, original wood panelling, leadlight windows and doors along with picture rails throughout, this home has history running through its veins.
Outside, pathways meander through landscaped, old world gardens planted with century old Maples, Beeches and Rhododendrons. Dry stone rock walls surround garden beds filled with rare and unusual perennials, bulbs and woodland plants, while sunlight filters through flat, green lawns. A trickling creek runs towards the rear boundary while seven water tanks plus a glasshouse turn this expansive property into a gardener’s paradise.
A single carport, separate garage with office/studio attached and another studio/workshop are situated on the property. To inspect this home please contact Sharyn Chandler of Bell Real Estate, Belgrave on 9754 6888 or 0439 882 442.