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Avoca, 22 Falmouth Street

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Listing Number: TNM1280
About this listing
A historical part of the Fingal Valley community of Avoca is 22 Falmouth Street. Situated at the south west corner of Falmouth and Arthur Streets; this weatherboard property dates back to 1852 and has served for many purposes. An extract from the book 'St Pauls Plans Avoca; A History of the Avoca District' highlights the history of 22 Falmouth Street: 'Owned by an Indian named Balthazer Herlel, who worked as a hawker from the premises. Frederick Miller ran a mixed business in 1880 and subsequently it was operated as a tea room by Mesdames E. and E. Raake. Following their retirement in the early 1900s, the former stationmaster, Howell and his daughter Esse, continued its operation until its closure in 1952'.
Since the 1990s; the property has been used as a private residence. The property offers two good size bedrooms; sitting room and additional storage room to accompany the kitchen and bathroom.
A number of the original fixtures to remain within the home. These include the following:
- Open fireplaces in both the kitchen and sitting room.
- Clawfoot iron bathtub.
- Hardwood floorboards.
Set flat 0.144ha (0.335 acre) corner allotment with access from Arthur Street. Positioned opposite the Avoca Roadhouse; neighbouring the Union Hotel and short stroll to the Post Office; this property is ideally positioned for any future development (business and/or private residence).
Avoca is a small village and is situated on the banks of the South Esk River near the confluence of the St Pauls River. Avoca is a leisurely 50-minutes' drive from Launceston CBD and Launceston Airport and only 25 minutes' drive east from Campbell Town. The community of Avoca is a very close-knit group of residents who are supportive of each other and very welcoming to all new residents. Avoca and the Fingal Valley is full of 'characters' who resided and call 'the valley' home.
If you are seeking a renovation project in the beautiful Fingal Valley; why don't you consider investing your energy into 22 Falmouth Street.
Feel free to contact Nick Hay for a copy of the auction conditions and/or attend open of the open homes in the near future.
Council Rates: $918 per year.
Water Rates: $240.00 per quarter.
Year Built: 2007
Land Size: 0.0282Ha (0.0696 acre) approx.
Building Size:
Unit: 93m2 (10 squares) approx.
Garage: 20m2 (2.15 squares) approx.
Rental Estimate: $240 - $260 per week
Zoning: 10.0 General Residential.
Council: Southern Midlands Council.
The information contained herein has been supplied to us and we have no reason to doubt its accuracy, however, we cannot guarantee it. Accordingly, all interested parties should make their own enquiries to verify this information.

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Property Information
  • Floor Area: 130 sqm
  • Land Size: 144 sqm
  • Property Type: House
  • Roof: Colour bond
  • Approx year built: 1852
  • Property condition: Renovator
  • House style: Federation
  • Garaging / carparking: Off street
  • Construction: Weatherboard
  • Joinery: Timber
  • Walls / Interior: Timber
  • Flooring: Timber
  • Heating / Cooling: Woodfire (Open)
  • Chattels remaining: Blinds, Drapes, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Curtains, One (1) Everhot Stovetop, One (1) Thorn Refrigerator, One (1) Everhot Oven, One (1) Water Tank
  • Kitchen: Separate and Finished in Timber
  • Living area: Separate living
  • Main bedroom: King
  • Bedroom 2: Double
  • Main bathroom: Bath
  • Views: Rural
  • Aspect: North
  • Fencing: Partial
  • Land contour: Flat
  • Grounds: Tidy, Backyard access
  • Water heating: Electric
  • Water supply: Town supply
  • Sewerage: Septic

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Harcourts Northern Midlands

2/30 Marlborough Street
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