River View on the Tyenna

1660 Gordon River Road Westerway TAS 7140


Come and find your piece of paradise at ‘River View’ in Westerway.. Built around 1910, and previously the headmasters house, you’ll find a lovely 4 bedroom house, an hour from Hobart International Airport, on the Tyenna River. Located only 7 kms from the famous Mt Field National Park and 20km from the new Maydena Downhill Mountain Bike Park.

This freshly renovated house has double sided internal fireplace with a built in wood heater, backed with an open fire place into the main bedroom. Polished floors throughout the main living spaces, with 2 bedrooms newly carpeted. The interior has been recently painted with neutral colours to allow you to decorate with your own style. A small area of the original hardwood wallpaper interior tastefully remains, a feature and memory of its original construction. Outside also freshly painted, blends in with the surrounding river and gardens. New guttering and downpipes have also been installed on this 1910 home.

The main living spaces have new double glazed windows installed, taking advantage of views of the river and garden. ‘River View’ also contains underfloor and ceiling insulation, as well as wall insulation to increase the energy rating and warmth of the house. A new kitchen with Tasmanian Oak benches, large ceramic butlers sink and Blackwood cupboards including new gas appliances.

The bathroom has also been updated with double glazed windows to watch the river from the decadent double bath tub, as well as shower and toilet.

Enjoy a morning coffee, or take your dinner on the deck over the river. Try throwing a line in and catch a wild brown or rainbow trout. During summer cool off in the river, (which is the entire properties natural border) or float down in tubes to the close by Westerway Raspberry Farm for an ice cream or fresh berries. Fall asleep to the gentle melody of the river.

Wander through the garden, the fragrance of heritage lavender and roses will remind you of Grandma’s Cottage. The cottage garden has a large variety of heritage and classic flowers and shrubs which bloom all year round. A very colourful and fragrant garden, easily maintained, with nothing left to do.

‘River View’ is large enough to grow enough food for your family. There are also a variety of producing fruit trees. A large productive white peach, quince and half a dozen cherry plum trees in various colours. A large willow for the kids to play in and provide shade by the rivers edge and a beautiful old oak fill one side of the garden. A fenced off chicken coupe and house remain.

It has a modern wastewater treatment, and a 3.5Kw solar system to reduce power bills. This could be a self sustaining hideaway still close enough to commute.

Close to schools, Westerway Primary (Kinder-Grade 7) is only a 300m walk or bike ride. Glenora District school (Kinder-Grade 10) a 5 minute walk to the bus stop and 20 min bus ride.

The owners have renovated to keep as their own dream home, but life has changed and have moved on. It is currently being run as an Air Bnb very successfully until it is sold.

‘River View’ is a double block approximately 1700m2, (subdivision by application STCA) located on the Tyenna River. 30 minutes from New Norfolk. Properties like this do not come up very often, so take a chance, live your dream and grab a piece of Tasmanian paradise.

Disclaimer: We have in preparing this information used our best endeavours to ensure that the information contained herein is true and accurate, but accept no responsibility and disclaim all liability in respect of any errors, omissions, inaccuracies or misstatements that may occur. Prospective purchasers or tenants should make their own enquiries to verify the information contained herein.

  • Address: 1660 Gordon River Road Westerway TAS 7140
  • City: Westerway
  • State/county: TAS
  • Zip/Postal Code: 7140


Updated on September 9, 2019 at 3:58 pm

  • Property ID: 61778
  • Price: $369,000
  • Property Size: 110 m2
  • Land Area: 1700 m2
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Garage: 2
  • Year Built: 1700
  • Property Type: Selling

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