Property ID: 1P12950

40 Forest Street Bendigo VIC

$2,795,000.00
  • 7
  • 3
  • 3
  • House
  • For Sale
  • 595 sqm
  • 1700 sqm
  • 3
BISHOPS COURT
Bishopscourt is a grand Victorian mansion completed in 1876, situated perfectly in the heart of Bendigo. An easy walk to Bendigo's best restaurants, schools, theatres, sporting venues and shopping. The home features a balance of formal & informal living areas, combining a perfect mix of original features & contemporary living. Grand proportions (approx. 595m2 - 64 squares living space) creates opportunities for multi-generational living and offers flexible options for working from home.

Entering the grand entry hall, you are flanked by the library & formal lounge with open fire, leading onto the tiled sunroom.
The centrepiece is the modern open plan living, dining & kitchen area with stunning views through 4m high glass walls into the garden & toward the Bendigo CBD. The modern kitchen with granite benchtops has a Falcon Elite range & induction cooktop. The kitchen is further enhanced by the large butler's pantry. From the kitchen, the spacious laundry includes a double shower & toilet. Downstairs also has a formal sitting / dining room with bay window & open fire with marble surround; 2 bedrooms, bathroom with Carrera marble tiles & powder room.
Upstairs, the Billiard room with an open fire and slate mantle enjoys access to the spacious balcony. The huge master bedroom has a bay window, open fire & ensuite. A further 4 bedrooms are spacious & full of light. The family bathroom has a large claw-foot bath & separate shower. There is also a utility room with stairs to the attic.

Historic stables at the rear of the property include a modern self-contained apartment upstairs, with air-conditioning, designer kitchen & bathroom. Downstairs there is a carriage room, workshop & storage space.
The private garden is dominated by a century old oak tree providing shade to the entertaining area. A garden wall screens the 'croquet' lawn, which has hosted many weddings.

Features include-

7 bedrooms & 4.5 Bathrooms.
5 Living areas.
Front & rear stairs - 2 main entrances, ideal for home office.
Modern open plan kitchen, dining & living with glazed walls.
Butler's pantry & substantial wine cellar.
Original stables with modern self-contained apartment.
Double brick garage.
Recently painted.
11kw solar system, gas central heating & many functioning fire places.
Set on 6 titles comprising approx. 1700m2.
3 street frontages.

Bishopscourt is currently a loved home & a successful Bed and Breakfast.

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