In the perfect Castlemaine locale, this timeless Georgian villa circa 1857 is an enviable combination of character, charm and modern convenience. Discretely tucked away yet in the centre of town the home’s history pervades and influences all; set high on the street entering into the central hallway, formal dining room with original timber doors into the large lounge room with gas heater flows through to the kitchen with meals area and French doors to the courtyard and garden beyond. Two bedrooms, the main with ensuite, walk in robe and French doors opening to a covered private sitting area, central bathroom and laundry, scullery/storage room. The beautifully built staircase leads down to the cellar complete with stone walls and street level windows, the footprint of which mirrors the rooms above, making it an ideal studio/workshop space. Period features include extreme high ceilings, original timber windows, skirting boards and architraves. The property has off street parking with pencil pines inviting you to the secret garden beyond, landscaped and complete with garden shedding, water tanks and outdoor toilet. Modern extras include 1.5Kw solar system, ducted gas heating and ducted refrigerated air conditioning. Often sought after, rarely offered, this property will excite.