ICONIC TANTITHA HOMESTEAD ON 25 HA
One of Bundaberg's most well-known residential icons is now on the market. Sprawled over 25ha / 61.77 acres incorporating Tantitha Lagoon the meticulously restored Tantitha Homestead is a horse lovers dream. Tantitha House is one of the region's oldest surviving homes, built in 1879 and the original cattle run on which it was built stretched almost all the way to Mt Perry.Cousins James and Samuel Hassell obtained the lease for the enormous Tantitha run in 1861, which was later run by brothers Alfred and Arthur Brown of Gin Gin station, before being purchased by Henry Tyrer and James Henderson.It was during this period that the home was built by a carpenter named Bennett. The Moore brothers of Barambah station took over the property in 1882 and in 1912, 18 blocks of the run were subdivided. Isaac Moore also donated 7000 acres to the WW1 Returned Soldiers Distress Fund.Fairymead Sugar Company bought the remainder of the run in 1922. Horses and mules were once bred on the property and at one time it even had a school room, which eventually became part of the servant's quarters.Tantitha House is situated on a private and secluded 25 ha / 61.77 acre allotment incorporating the picturesque Tantitha Lagoon and has been meticulously restored to its original splendor.It features original red cedar doors, windows and fittings, 3m veranda's, 4m ceilings and polished timber floors throughout.There are three fully-functional fire places in the huge formal lounge room, grand dining room and master bedroom.Among its long list of exceptional features are 5 oversized bedrooms which all open out upon the veranda, 5th bedroom with ensuite and dressing area, informal sitting room, expansive hallways and the servants quarters now converted into a beautiful black bean kitchen with stone tops, breakfast nook, informal dining, office and laundry.Outside is an in-ground saltwater pool with built-in spa, triple bay powered car garage (10m x 7m) with lean to (4.5m x 7m), additional 9m x 6m shed along with a 4m x 7m shed and for the horse lover an extensive tac room with plumbing in place as well as a caretaker room.The property is located only 5kms to the Bundaberg GPO, 2.3km to Primary and Secondary Schools, 19km to Moore Park Beach and 5.9km to Bundaberg Base Hospital. This property is more than a home, it is an extravagant lifestyle change that will make you the envy of others and be a home that you will enjoy coming home to and share with family and friends.Only a private inspection will showcase all the detail which has gone into this must see, history filled family homeAt a Glance:Bedrooms: 5 plus officeLiving areas: 3Bathrooms: 2Toilets: 3Car Accommodation: 7Land Size: 25 ha (approx)Fire Places: 3Ceiling Fans: YesPool: YesRewired & re-plumbed: YesTown Water: Yes The information provided is for use as an estimate only and potential purchasers should make their own enquires to satisfy themselves of any matters.