This early 1900s character home is a true homestead of the heart


first_img43 Corser Drive, Alligator CreekHarcourts sale agent Julie Mahoney said the home had been perfectly restored by its current owners who had undertaken a massive labour of love to be custodians of this incredible piece of traditional architecture.“This is an acreage home for those seeking the romance of a country lifestyle on acreage so serene,” she said.“The owners haven’t spared anything on landscaping the property. There’s just so much potential.“This home would be ideal for either a young or older family who are seeking space and looking to get away from the hustle of the city.” 43 Corser Drive, Alligator CreekTHIS early 1900s picture-perfect character home is a true homestead of the heart.Steeped with history, the home at 43 Corser Drive, Alligator Creek is the former home of Dr John Legg who was officer-in-charge of the stock experiment station at Oonoonba in the early ’20s.The home is believed to have been purpose-built for him and his wife Olga and from which he conducted research for the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. 43 Corser Drive, Alligator CreekThe cuisine intelligent kitchen is a chef’s delight.Set on 4083sq m, the property is set within a peaceful location overlooking green mountain ranges.The three well-appointed bedrooms all come with built-in-robes and airconditioning and the master suite includes a stunning, contemporary ensuite.A spacious living and dining area flows out to the veranda and the light and bright kitchen comes with island bench and servery windows. 43 Corser Drive, Alligator CreekThe research group took control of the Oonoonba station for five years while it investigated animal health problems in North Queensland.In particular they worked on bovine tick fever, the cause of severe morbidity and mortality in cattle.This traditional Queenslander is what dreams are made of.Following the sale and proposed development of the land, the property’s current owners rescued the historical home to ensure its future.It was relocated to Alligator Creek in 2012 where it has cemented itself as a true icon ever since.center_img 43 Corser Drive, Alligator CreekTraditional three-quarter verandas overlook a kaleidoscope of ranges and green vistas while the splayed stairs abound with climbing roses.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020The home offers stunning views across the ranges from its large timber deck.Tradition is complete with deco detailing, very high ceilings and lavish living space.A cuisine intelligent kitchen, contemporary bathrooms and modern conveniences have been thoughtfully melded to the charming home. 43 Corser Drive, Alligator CreekThe open plan living is a key feature of the home, offering plenty of room for the whole family.The home has been raised to legal height, allowing the future owner to transform the property into a two-storey home if desirable.A spacious shed offers plenty of rooms for cars and a boat.last_img

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