We are pleased to present the landmark estate known as Blair Lodge, spanning over half an acre of blue chip land on Hamilton Hill.
Situated to take advantage of its three street frontage with two separate lots, stunning river and city views never to be built out, Blair Lodge is a property for the generations.
Originally constructed circa 1907 by renowned Brisbane architect Claude Chambers is an incredible federation 'Queen Anne' style Queenslander and has been featured in multiple notable property publications as a landmark residence. Period style features of pitched terracotta styled roof, large bay windows, multi-planed sashes, marble and timber flooring, pressed metal ceilings and timber detailing, this residence offers the owner a piece of Brisbane architectural history.
With a driveway entry on 1 Eden Lane, you are greeted with ample car accommodation, sprawling manicured gardens and a grand sense of arrival through the gates and stairs up to the wrap around balcony and entryway.
The residence spans two levels of living, with soaring ceilings enjoying vast amounts of natural light and breezes and encompasses multiple entertaining areas and incorporates modern additions like air conditioning.
On the entry level, the wrap around balcony enjoys views of the Brisbane River, City and beyond. Entering through the front porch, marble detail flooring, pressed metal ceilings, with a main gallery which each separate room opens from.
On this level a grand master bedroom with original ensuite is positioned in the corner of the residence. Proceeding down the hallway is the formal lounge, formal dining, grand ballroom, kitchen with island granite bench, second living area and another bedroom with balcony offering wonderful city views and access to an ensuite.
With entertaining in mind, a home like this has easily accommodated hundreds of people in the past for celebrations affording the new owner a multitude of options.
The upper level includes four further bedrooms, all with stunning views, air conditioning and access to another spacious bathroom. The home also includes an attic, under house storage and a covered spa.
The estate includes two lots of land, fully fenced yard and sprawling gardens which will be enjoyed for the years to come.
Located in Ascot State School catchment area and St Margaret's, St Rita's, Clayfield College and St Agatha's, with convenient bus links to Churchie, Somerville House and Brisbane Grammar. Walk or ride to Racecourse Road, Portside Wharf and multiple parks, enjoying the upgraded Kingsford Smith Drive and less than 10 minutes to the Brisbane City and Brisbane Airport.
Enjoy a part of Brisbane's history, Blair Lodge will be offered for sale at auction, 6pm on the 8th April 2021, at the Place In Room Auction Event at 10 James Street, Fortitude Valley.
Registrations are required for open homes. Contact Courtney or Simon for further information. A building and pest report, town planning report and auction contract are available for qualified buyers upon inspection.