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169 Fern Street Gerringong, NSW 2534

Sold for $1,340,000 on 11 Mar 2017
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2 Cars
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House in Gerringong

Historic Peppercorn Cottage c1864

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2 Cars

Historic Peppercorn Cottage in Gerringong, South Coast, NSW is up for auction. This 153 year old home is said to be the oldest remaining home in Gerringong after a fire burned down much of the township in 1872.

Set on the ridge above boat harbour in the main street the home was originally built by J B Taylor for Mrs Margaret Campbell and her two daughters after Margaret's husband Ewan died in 1864.
In 1967 the home was sold to Alan & Marjorie Patterson who lovingly restored the dilapidated cottage after Alan, who was an architect, said we cannot let this Colonial building be bulldozed down. The house was named Peppercorn Cottage by Alan and Marjorie as the land it was built on had an old form of title called a Peppercorn Title.

A wonderful display of history and character this lovingly restored home is positioned on a large level 1998m2 parcel of land set amongst mature gardens and trees just a short walk to the popular cafes, shops and town centre of Gerringong.

The home features lounge room with open fireplace, sun room, front and rear veranda's, kitchen, dining with second fireplace and two large bedrooms, whilst located to the rear of the property you will find a large outbuilding consisting of double garage, workshop and quaint studio apartment complete with kitchenette and bathroom.

Rarely does such an opportunity arise to purchase a piece of history , a lovingly restored home and a place where you can enjoy entertaining family and friends in an idyllic coastal setting.

  • Historic Peppercorn Cottage c1864
  • Said to be the oldest remaining home in Gerringong
  • Lovingly restored with character and charm
  • Lounge, dining, sun room plus two large bedrooms
  • Outbuilding with double garage, workshop and studio apartment
  • Beautifully landscaped - set amongst mature gardens and trees
  • Level 1998m2 parcel of land
  • Short walk to cafes, shops & town centre
Features:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm System
  • Close To Schools
  • Close To Shops
  • Close To Transport
  • Fireplace(S)
  • Garden
  • Secure Parking

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Parking:

2 garage spaces

Bedrooms:

3

Bathrooms:

2

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Gerringong

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