Heritage listed Grafton home hits the market

Heritage listed Grafton home hits the market
Heritage listed Grafton home hits the market

Ravenford, a two storey historic home in the NSW Northern Rivers town of Grafton has hit the market for the first time in over 20 years. 

It has been listed with a price guide of $410,000 by Adam Crawley from McKimms Real Estate Grafton. 

Built in around 1880, the original house was owned by Captain George Greenaway – a well known river boat captain.

The second owner of Ravenford, WH Henson purchased it in 1898 and had converted it to an even grander two storey residence with bay windows by 1900.

Nestled on a 530 square metre block, the weatherboard home at 36 Villiers Street comprises four bedrooms, living areas, sitting room, two kitchens, verandahs and garden. 

Other historical features of Ravenford include ornate pressed metal and polished timber ceilings, window furnishings and paint schemes. 

Heritage listed Grafton home hits the market

There is a semi-separate flat can be accessed by a different door or internally. 

Ravenford is both Heritage (local) and National Trust (national) listed and listed also with the Society of Architects (national) in their list of most significant buildings in Australia.

It was featured in Historic Places of Australia: Volume 2 by Australian Council of National Trusts.

Heritage listed Grafton home hits the market

The location is within two city blocks of most of the CBD. 

The home had been listed at one point in 2017, and was described as being no longer needed by the owners.

 

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