Tintagel is a classic blue brick beauty. This elegant and stylish California Bungalow was built by renowned Armidale builder - George Nott for his brother Charles. This spacious and beautiful home still retains many of its fabulous original characteristics high ceilings, exquisite stained glass windows, wonderful fireplaces, finely crafted decorative plaster ceilings, cornices and ornate air vents. This wonderful home and its beautiful classical period features, stand as an excellent testimony to the quality of the building and the materials used.
A stately etched glass front door opens to reveal a wide foyer ahead of the central hallway. The foyer is flanked by the first two bedrooms. The home has five bedrooms in total with an incredibly spacious master bedroom. Four of the bedrooms have built-in robes.
Bay window boxes with stained glass and lead light panels feature in the main bedroom, the second bedroom and the lounge room. These romantic window seats maximize the amount of light entering the room and provide a great space to relax and enjoy lovely vistas of the garden.
The elegant formal living and dining rooms with their large open fireplaces feature stunning plaster ceilings with exquisite waratah and passionfruit motifs. The two rooms are separated by beautiful lead light sliding glass doors bearing a heraldic shield.
The home is temperature controlled throughout using a zoned and ducted gas central heating system. The double cavity brick along with ceiling insulation assist with heating and cooling by reducing thermal transmission.
A more recent extension to the home saw the addition of a spacious sunroom. This wonderful room provides a valuable and very versatile second living area. With its high wooden ceilings and two entire walls of floor to ceiling windows, the sunroom is blessed with natural light and warmth. Day by day, season by season, the sunroom provides a vision splendid of the pretty garden that embraces this grand home. The sunrooms size and close proximity to the kitchen ensures that this is a great space for casual entertaining.
The kitchen at Tintagel is an entertainers dream! It is both functional and delightful having plenty of timber cupboards with lead light glass panels and loads of bench space. A large skylight and good windows ensure the workspace is light and bright and airy. The kitchen is fitted with quality appliances including a Smeg double oven and cooktop.
Externally, Tinagels wide sweeping veranda give the home its welcoming charm. With its decorative touches and unhindered views across the manicured grounds of the Conservatorium of Music, the verandah is well equipped to embrace the laughter and shenanigans of children as well as provide a wonderful outdoor entertaining space for large gatherings of family and friends.
An L-shaped outdoor deck (built in 2011) offers a lovely sunny place to enjoy coffee with friends in the peace and quiet of the remarkable garden. The grounds of Tintagel play host to numerous flowering trees and shrubs including five magnolias, a weeping cherry, crab apple trees camellias and roses. The garden beds are an ever changing living picture with lots of colourful bulbs, annuals and perennials.
The property has accommodation for no less than seven garages that are accessible via two entrances off Mossman Street and an additional driveway for access to the back yard. Two of the garages have remote control roller doors. There is also a great studio room, toilet and kitchenette area attached to the extensive garage block. Perfect for a car enthusiast, hobbyist or artist.
Tintagel sits within a few minutes easy walking distance of the CBD, and is only approximately 6 minutes drive from the Armidale Airport. In less than three minutes, via a short stroll through the lovely grounds of the Conservatorium of Music, you will arrive at the New England Regional Art Museum and its fabulous cafe. It is also worth noting, that in a city renown for education, Tintagelis located within only a few minutes of the nearest public primary and secondary schools and two of our highly regarded private schools.
Tintagel has a huge electrically lit internal roof space brilliant for storage and a great reminder that the solid architectural style of the California Bungalow lends itself extremely well to expansion both outward and upward (STCA).