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Chauffeur’s Cottage c1918.
The Edwardian cottage retains its charm with fireplaces in all main rooms, original ceilings and picture rails throughout. The cottage has three bedrooms, a separate lounge and kitchen/ meals area. The original bathroom has been attached to the house as well as housing the laundry and storage room. The cottage is set at the back of the 5 acre property, security automated gate entrance and has a completely enclosed backyard and private outdoor covered patio.
Four of the twelve bedrooms within the Victorian Italianate mansion are now available for short and medium term rental. All rooms have their own private bathrooms and two feature double bedrooms with spas. All rooms have been restored to retain many of the original features, Baltic pine floors, skirts, architraves and three retain the original working open fireplaces. The rooms are equipped with modern amenities to ensure your stay is most comfortable. All rooms are fully furnished with King or Queen ensemble beds. Each room has heating, a large flat screen LCD TV, refrigerator, espresso coffee machine & kettle. During the months of May through to October, all rooms will be stocked with kindling and firewood.
One of the original bedrooms of the 1889 additions, the Tower Room has two double bedrooms with private two storey bathroom within the original tower. The bedrooms both retain original ceilings, skirts, architraves and have been luxuriously finished in pearl white carpets. Both rooms have the original working open fireplaces and hearths. The bathroom is within the second and third floors of the tower. lower bathroom has 16 foot ceilings with an exposed staircase, 6ft crystal chandelier and will feature an original Victorian claw foot bath. The Tower bathroom will also have its own red cedar lined double Swedish sauna. A deluxe twin corner spa has been set in the third floor of the tower which enjoys commanding 360 degree views of the Derwent River and Mount Wellington. Soak in the spa, enjoy a glass of wine and watch the sunset over Mount Wellington or Mount Faulkner from the third floor of the tower.
The Maid’s Room
In the early 1900′s, the maid of the house was required to decorate each of the main rooms with fresh flowers all year round from the extensive rose garden and numerous glass houses. During the period of 1912 to 1919, the maid was required to wash the bed linen of the family and dry them on the lavender hedges in the north garden.
Originally the Maid’s bedroom from the 1890′s, the room has been restored with the original Baltic pine floors, skirts, architraves and working open fireplace. The north wall has been left exposed of render to show off the existing fabric of the 1890′s addition under Frank Bond’s occupation. The room has its own private bathroom that was added during WW11 in the time of the Red Cross. The bathroom features an original restored Victorian claw foot bath.
The Darling Room
A part of the 1890 additions, the Darling Room, named after the great Joseph Darling who lived at the house with his wife Alice between 1919 and 1940. The original main bedroom and dressing room of the house have been restored to a double ensuite room. The Darling room retains the original fireplaces in both rooms with the most ornate hearth tiles in the main. The bathroom has the original custom made clawfoot bath from the Cascade Brewery manager’s house “Woodstock” The Darling room also has a twin island spa with views overlooking Mount Wellington.
The Lady Clark Room (available March 2015)
In 1940, Claremont House became the site of the Red Cross hospital during WW11 when Lady Clark was taken by the wisteria growing over the verandahs. The ensuite bedroom has been restored in the annexe of the Hospital addition that adjoins the main house with the servants wing. The ground floor room has a level entry, bathroom with walk in shower and also an original restored Victorian clawfoot bath. The Lady Clark room enjoys views to the south over Mount Wellington. The Lady Clark room is available for short or long term rental. Room rates include all utilities and wifi.