26-28 Avonmore Avenue, Portland
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Avonmore HomesteadUnder Contract
26-28 Avonmore Avenue, Portland Victoria 3305
Landmark Portland home with extensive surrounding gardens and orchard.
Built of bluestone used as ballast in the visiting European ships for Portland’s first pharmacist and surgeon.
Named after the Irish Avonmore river from which the original owners descended.
Arguably the region’s most beautiful home with a fully renovated and modernised interior retaining original period features with modern additions including solar panels to maximize liveability.
Most of the garden was planted at the time of the original build with many rare and ancient trees and plants.
The homestead sits on 4 acres across 2 of 5 titles.
Previously the site of a commercial carnation farm the home sits atop Avonmore Avenue overlooking Portland’s lagoon and township.
Portland is an historic town recognised as being Victoria’s birthplace, founded in 1834 as Victoria's first permanent European settlement.
It is a place of historic significance with over 200 buildings classified by the National Trust.
A bright future is on the cards for Portland with manufacturing and export generating investment and employment.
Centered around a world class deep-water port that is home to holiday makers’ pleasure craft and the fishing fleet. Portland is the major urban city of 11,000 in the Glenelg Shire, offering a unique balance of business and tourism.
Key sectors include, manufacturing, timber and forestry, fishing & aquaculture, agriculture, engineering, viticulture and horticulture.
Portland boasts an active waterfront– where large ships from around the world come in to load up local produce and the local fishing fleet unload its catch.
The Portland Cable tram has a 7.4km route meandering along Portland’s spectacular foreshore.
While one can spot seals at Cape Bridgewater and watch blue whales off Cape Nelson and in Portland Bay.
Portland is an angler's paradise. From a boat or the beach, there's an extensive range of fish to be hooked.
While locals may want to keep it quiet, Portland also has some of the best surf this side of Bells Beach. It is the home to beautiful beaches, globally recognised flora and fauna, and includes the great southwest walk. Just South of Portland is Cape Nelson which includes a 210 hectare state park bordering rugged cliffs with the Cape Nelson Lighthouse on the coast's southern tip.
Serviced by an airport, public and private schools and a large local hospital with many specialist medical services.
This property is an amazing homestead and lends itself to almost anything you want to do.
Avonmore Homestead is a landmark property which has been extensively renovated over the years and is ready for it's new owner to move straight in. Contact Exclusive listing agent Allan Barrett on 04368660057 or his team at Portland Seaview Real Estate on 0355233822.