“Winton” 987 Midland Highway

Sold 6th August 2018 for $850,000

take a step back in time.

Presenting “WINTON” circa 1880, an incredible classic country estate enriched with history and expansive mesmerizing gardens. Sitting on the edge of the historic township of Pontville, we welcome you to come and explore this timeless residence.

Meticulously maintained with beautiful high ceilings greeting you, the home has been substantially configured to house a large extended family or create your own “Bed & Breakfast” with an abundance of spacious rooms throughout. The ground floor caters for flexible living conditions with elegant formal living and dining rooms with french double doors opening to the covered verandah, the library could be utilised as additional accommodation or second living area with the informal family dining area having convenient service walk through to the country inspired kitchen.

Two sets of Huon Pine timber staircases lead you to the split upper level, perfect for a parents retreat on one side with children’s or guest accommodation on the other with stunning bespoke ceilings.

In addition, there is two storey sandstone Coach House with the remnants of a cellar where convicts were housed dating from approximately 1836 with the upper level loft area creating another peaceful retreat area.

Away from the main residence the stable has been converted into a studio complete with loft that could be utilised and completed to make alternative guest accommodation (s.t.c.a)

Outside, feel the fresh air and enjoy listening to the many birds and wildlife with pure serenity. This unique property offers an enviable lifestyle with tree hedging surrounding the immediate boundaries around the residence with spectacular gardens and various fruit trees to explore and cherish. A separate enclosed paddock provides a wonderful area for your beloved animals to be housed with two spring fed sandstone wells dating from 1836 (approx.) also located on this wonderful property.

There is an abundance of vehicle parking close to the entry of the home with an additional garage/workshop.

Overlooking the Jordan River Valley, Collins Cap and our iconic Mount Wellington, “Winton” is located in one of Tasmania’s oldest settlements, Pontville that offers plenty of history to explore with several churches and cemeteries. Travel just 15 minutes to MONA, Australia’s largest private museum and one of the most controversial private collections of modern art and antiquities in the world and only 30 minutes to Hobart city.

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Property Information

Year Built
Land Area
3 ha approx
Floor Area
325 approx
Number of Floors


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