Moonya | Circa 1900 - 1910
Mr. George Graham, a local businessman at the time, built this superb Victorian home. It is quite a grand home of 8 main rooms.
The beautiful entrance hall with leadlight windows 14’ ceilings and a magnificent arch leads you to the main rooms. The home offers formal sitting and dining room with open fire place, double hung windows and an ornate ceiling, a separate sitting room or study also with a wood heater, four bedrooms of which two have open fire places, renovated kitchen, powder room and a renovated family bathroom.
“Moonya” is a significant home to the region, it has a deep cast iron valance and a rough cast renders on the eaves, full length double hung windows adorn the bedrooms and hallway. The garden too has some magnificent trees like the Horse Chestnut and a Magnolia Grandiflora of more than 20 foot high.
“Moonya” has many of it’s original features with the most amazing opportunity to restore it to its former glory. Sited on a generous 4,284 m2 parcel of land on the Darlington Road within easy walking distance to Mortlake’s main shopping strip.
“Moonya” was most likely built by Fiddes & Morgan local builders of the time, Mr. Graham lived in the property until the mid 1940’s, after which is was rented by local pastoral families who had lost their homesteads in the fires of 1944. Such families as the Luckock’s of “Ennerdale” and Shepard family of “Tourac” and later sold to Dalgety Farmers for their branch manager Mr. Austin Kelly and wife.
For Sale by Expression of Interest closing Friday 23rd November 2018 at the agent's office 223 Koroit Street Warrnambool VIC 3280.
Inspection is strictly by appointment; call David Falk 0407 878 213.
71 Darlington Road, Mortlake