Picton, 186 Menangle Street

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Pretty in Picton - Historic "Tara Cottage"

Prepare to be enamoured with the charm and beauty of "Tara Cottage" built circa 1880. Do not miss this opportunity to purchase your own part of Picton’s history. The cottage is conveniently situated within a short stroll to Picton station, village shops, buses and schools.

This fine example of the Victorian era, is double brick, positioned at the front of double allotment of 1524m2 with 22.6m frontage featuring iron and slate roof, sandstone features, ornate cornices and 12 foot ceilings.

The many classic period features of this cottage combine the ambiance of a bygone era with contemporary living. Baltic pine & Australian Blackbutt flooring, a claw foot bath and four (4) original working open fire places. The gorgeous alfresco entertaining area with a wood fireplace and barbeque is bathed in sunlight and ideal for long lunches and summer evenings entertaining family and friends.

A separate detached 7m x 10m studio with timber floating floors, bathroom and separate entrance with a courtyard garden affords a variety of uses.

The property includes:-

· Cosy open plan living room with "wood burner" fireplace
· Country style kitchen
· Large master bedroom with fire place & bay window
· Two additional double bedrooms with fireplaces
· Enormous period style bathroom with freestanding claw foot bath, shower
· Separate toilet
· Separate studio with for a variety of uses
· Separate laundry
· Permaculture gardens, orchard & chicken pens
· Fully fenced
· Abundant storage
· NBN broadband and foxtel connected

You will be amazed by the outstanding landscaped and permaculture gardens and orchard which includes a variety of fruit and nut trees plus lush vegetable garden complete with chickens, a fine example of sustainable living.

The scope to improve and further capitalise by adding value cannot be understated, all would be (STCA).

· Proposed sub-division plans are included
· Dual occupancy
· Extension of the existing home
· Further renovation of the studio


Picton is situated just less than an hours drive from Sydney and 40 minutes from Wollongong's beautiful beaches. It is renowned for its semi rural lifestyle and family friendly atmosphere. With major cities now so accessible, Picton’s popularity is exploding with smart buyers looking for a lifestyle change and investment.

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort is taken to ensure accuracy of this listing, we accept no responsibility for errors or omissions. We encourage you to seek your own independent legal and / or financial advice prior to making any commitment or decision.

Maria Crane

Maria Crane

02 4677 1488

0417 280 213

$828,000-$858,000

Property Information

  • Street Address 186 Menangle Street
  • Type Residential Sale
  • State NSW
  • Region Southern Highlands
  • Suburb Picton
  • Property Type House
  • Land Size 1524 m2

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