“Wando Villa” situated in the historic coastal town of Portland (Victorias’ first permanent settlement) is a truly remarkable landmark that has been restored and renovated to its former glory. Built in 1864, this two storey stuccoed bluestone villa is styled on the Regency Gothic Revival and has not had extensions added therefore retains the integrity of the original design but more importantly it feels like a family home.
Originally built for Major Alexander Davidson, the home covers @62 squares plus garage and outbuildings including stables.
The interior comprises many rooms of majestic proportions, all with stunning cornices, ceiling roses, paneled walls and original timber and marble fireplaces in most rooms.
There are 5 bedrooms;3 up,2 down; stunning kitchen that blends perfectly, state of the art bathroom, formal dining room, formal living room, family room and a second casual dining area. Central heating has been installed and sunlight streams in through the oversized windows. Set on 2 acres of casual gardens including a fountain, 2 courtyard areas one of which is fenced with iron fencing from the Sydney Opera House.