Errol’s old digs. Near the Errol Flynn Reserve Playground, too!
Anyone for tennis? Errol flynns former residence. Circa1885 sandstone/weatherboard mansion. 295m over three levels including 11 rooms and sunroom.
Once home to Hobart’s most famous export Errol Flynn, this gracious 1885 house is brimming with charm and intrigue.
The sheltered backyard incorporates a tree house, believed to be constructed from the remains of an old shed burnt to the ground by a young Errol (whose father was a university lecturer in the early part of last century).
Located across the road from the Domain Tennis Centre, this substantial dual-access residence offers a commanding city and Mt Wellington outlook.
The three-level mansion designed by prominent architect Henry Hunter has many outstanding features including the original front door lock and doorbell knob. Other fine features include a wide verandah (which overlooks the meticulously maintained Tennis Centre), an imposing bay window, lofty ceilings, four-panel doors and romantic fireplaces.
Magnificent proportions create a sense of grandeur. Long sash windows mix with original timber floorboards in the family living room, which opens to the spacious eat-in kitchen. The beautiful mountain and city outlook creates an outstanding backdrop for family and guests in the sun-drenched kitchen and adjoining sunroom.
The formal dining room brings together neutral carpeting and a coal-grate fireplace, which is flanked by bookshelves.
Possibly the most impressive room is the formal sitting room with striking bay window and fireplace with fluted surrounds.Seven bedrooms and three bathrooms are scattered across the multi-level home, ideal for an expanding family or a couple who wish to accommodate overnight guests. The four sunny upstairs bedrooms are particularly appealing, with their charming arched windows, pretty views and abundance of natural light.
The lower level opens to the backyard, which in turn connects to Lillie St (providing convenient vehicular access).
Other noteworthy features include 2x reverse-cycle heat pumps, off peak heating and a security alarm system.
* Prime Location
* Designed by Henry Hunter
* Stunning Views
* 6 Sector Reticulation
* New Carpet
* 1885 Sandstone/Weatherboard Mansion
* 3 x Bathrooms
* 11 x Rooms & sunroom
* Possible 7 x Bedrooms
* Overlooking The Domain Tennis Club
* Off Street Parking
* House size 295m
* Land area 424m
— Gentleman Tim