The Aldgate property at 4 Shanks Highway seems like a Georgian-style manor. Image: South Australia Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty.


What was as soon as a stone church constructed nearly a century in the past is now a part of Georgian-style fashionable manor that has turn into one of many Adelaide Hill’s most spectacular properties.

The 1533sqm Aldgate property at 4 Shanks Road dates again to the Twenties when the non denominational church was constructed.

Its vendor in the present day, who bought it in 2007, has since added an extension onto it – a three-storey, five-bedroom home.

South Australia Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty principal Grant Giordano, who’s promoting the property with Anthony Hurl, stated the proprietor purchased it with the intention of retaining the church and constructing a home that was sympathetic to its historic character.

It epitomises fashionable inside design inside. Image: South Australia Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty.


There are a number of dwelling areas all through the three-storey home. Image: South Australia Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty.


There’s loads of house to entertain company outdoors. Image: South Australia Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty.


“He went with the Georgian type to match the church,” he stated.

“It was an eight yr labour of affection.”

The house’s decrease degree consists of an open-plan kitchen, eating and dwelling space, one other separate front room, a big leisure space described because the “nice corridor”, a carriage method and a visitor suite with a personal entrance and kitchen.

All 5 bedrooms are on the center degree, together with the master bedroom with two walk-in wardrobes and an ensuite.

A retreat occupies the highest degree, whereas a garden and decked courtyard space and loads of house for off-street parking might be discovered outdoors.

Three loos might be discovered all through the house. Image: South Australia Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty.


The previous church on one facet of the property would make an incredible leisure house or house workplace. Image: South Australia Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty.


The house was designed to match the previous church’s historic character. Image: South Australia Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty.


Mr Giordano stated the house, which was accomplished earlier this yr, was attracting a mixture of interstate consumers, retirees and younger households who had been drawn to its measurement and placement.

“At the start it’s the dimensions internally, it has a really manor-house really feel about it,” he stated.

“And it’s a low upkeep Hills way of life whereas not compromising on appointments, design and magnificence.

“There’re additionally inexperienced hill views from each single room within the property.”

He stated that they had acquired a number of provides for the house, which was listed with out a price ticket, all through its marketing campaign.

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