Situated at 5 Catherine Street, Windsor on the fringe of Windsor?s business precinct, this example of early Australian architecture was built in 1839, originally of 4 rooms (plus outbuildings) with additions at a later unknown date. The residence now comprises 2 large bedrooms, smaller study/3rd bedroom, lounge, kitchen/dining, small family room and combined bathroom/laundry. The main bedroom and lounge room feature 3m decorative, lath and plaster ceilings, while the other rooms have tongue and grooved timber boards.
The land is level, has an area of 322m2, with Colorbond fencing on three sides and picket fence at the front. Asking price $399,000 [Website: www.speechley.com.au].
No explanation given for the origin of the name of the semi-detached cottage. The other portion of the building was not for sale at this time.
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