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52 Belmore Road

52 Belmore Road
Lorn, NSW 2320

Sold on 19th June 2020


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Taking a step back in time once you enter this charming heritage home, you will fall in love with the vintage features as well as its spectacular location. A prime property situated close to the updated, Maitland levy presents a perfect opportunity for those looking to purchase a classic home.

Minutes away from your doorstep are a variety of shops, cafes and essential services including a news agency, grocer, Nillo infants' school and hairdresser. A short drive and you will find yourself at the newly renovated Green Hills complex which offers all the necessary services you may need.

This stunning home, named "Koolkuna" meaning a 'place of safety' in the Aboriginal language, establishes a calm presence where you will feel right at home.

Located on the corner of Belmore Road and Nillo Street, you will be welcomed into this gorgeous red brick home with an abundance of established hedges and gardens creating a private oasis for any buyer. A period charm of the late 1800's-built property is immediately established with original architraves surrounding the tuckpointed façade and semi-wrap around veranda.

Upon entering the home, a grand hallway filled with light looks straight to the beautiful archway where you will find yourself mesmerized by the patterned and colorful leadlight glass windowpanes. Elevated ceilings and original polished timber floorboards with cedar skirting boards flow throughout the home creating a warm and inviting tone.

A second entrance is not only convenient but also captures the heritage of this period home. A traditional stained and patterned double glass doors and a single door welcome you from the side verandah to the formal living space. Curved wooden bookshelves each side the cast iron fireplace and marble mantle establishing a grand feel.

An exposed coffered ceiling with timber beams reveals the vast size of this room, connected to the dining area by double swing doors with leadlight paneling you will adore the genuine heritage features this home has to offer.

The master bedroom is spacious enough to accommodate a lounge chair, freestanding wardrobe as well as the two large glass leadlight windows immediately reflect into the generous space. A gorgeous pendant light fitting fills the room with light when it is dark or for complete darkness pull the external timber shutters closed.

The other two bedrooms are very similar in style and extremely generous in space. Both preserve the heritage style and appeal to a modern audience, featuring polished timber flooring, creamy coloured walls and leadlight glass windows. The bedrooms embrace the period charm with the tiled, cast iron fireplaces, complete with tiled hearths.

Moving into the main bathroom, slate tiled flooring will excite those searching for an original and authentic home. Eye catching timber dado panels line halfway up the walls with a neutral color palette softening the space. fitted with a bathtub, screened shower, double basin vanity and a unique mirror with leadlight features.

The country style kitchen has a character that you will adore. Two ceiling skylights, timber under bench cabinetry and glossy timber benchtops portray a simple yet sophisticated style. Glass overhead cabinetry is ideal for your showcase pieces to be on display.

Not only is this kitchen a pleasant space but is also extremely functional. Fitted with a stainless-steel double sink, ducted range hood and a freestanding gas stove and oven. The kitchen is a generous area, comfortably accommodating each family member whilst not stepping on each other's toes.

A private manicured backyard completes the character of this home. A spacious area perfect for children to play in a completely enclosed and secure backyard. The backyard has an additional single car garage space and workshop area, ideal for storing gardening tools and accessories.

This stunning home provides buyers with the opportunity to purchase a part of history. Although this home is occupied as a family home, its roots go beyond this. Earlier in its time, this home was utilized as a makeshift hospital for WW1 in approx. 1918 and later operated as the Bolwarra Shire Offices in the early 1920's.

Many original features remain in this charming home however it is searching for its new owners to begin their next chapter here.

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Property features

  • Garage spaces: 1
  • Toilets: 1
  • Close to Schools
  • Close to Shops
  • Close to Transport
  • Single level home
Suburb Profile


NSW 2320
Lorn NSW 2320 Learn More