Stunning “Old Caves House” with historic charm on 4 acres.

This fully renovated, magnificent Queenslander holds over 100 years of history and exudes  unique character and beauty. It has recently undergone a large quality restoration and extension, presents in absolute immaculate condition and still boasts many original features such as 12 foot ceilings, VJ walls and ceilings, wide verandahs, french doors, decorative glass panels and beehive door knobs.

Within 3 minutes to Stanthorpe’s CBD, “Old Caves House” stands graciously on 4 acres featuring beautiful gardens and granite stonework, extensive outdoor entertaining areas and natural surrounding bush settings that can be enjoyed from many different aspects.

There are 5 generous size bedrooms. The main bedroom with new main ensuite, w/in robe, has views over stunning gardens.  The ultra modern family bathroom has sep shower, sep. bath and sep. toilet.

The spacious living areas consist of a formal dining room plus a large open plan lounge/sitting area warmed in Winter from an extra large wood heater. The entire residence has temperature controlled air conditioning for total comfort all year round. More casual living is enjoyed from the sunroom/rumpus, the wide side verandah and the full width extensive front verandah enhanced with direct access to the private northerly paved garden area. The office with built in’s and sunroom have easy access to this picturesque area via classic French doors.

The superb new eat-in kitchen with stone bench tops, quality appliances and Butler’s Pantry is perfectly located to service the formal living areas plus the ideal casual rear patio via glass sliding doors. This wonderful living area overlooks idyllic tranquil open views of the surrounding landscape, beautiful trees and gardens.


The major renovation and extension project was completed in Dec 2021 and involved: 54sqm extension, new kitchen, Butler’s Pantry, new office, 2 new bathrooms, rear patio, Daikin inverter fully ducted reverse cycle climate controlled air conditioning system (3 phase power, 15.5kw cooling capacity, 18kw heating capacity) which is very economical to run.

The fabulous large rear fully paved entertainment area (over 110sqm), provides the ideal gathering space for family and friends. Surrounded by lush lawn and delightful established gardens, the undercover BBQ area, timber bar, camp oven cooking and granite fire pit provide year round enjoyment of the great outdoors. All this in private, peaceful surrounds!  Magical moments!

The gardens have established majestic trees showing the classic seasons while roses, camellias, lavender, jasmine and buxus hedges are enhanced with granite paths and stonework using original house bricks in keeping with the gracious residence and characteristic climate of the Granite Belt.

The 4 acre property is fully fenced to stock proof standard. The 182sqm shed has 6 car spaces, insulated/sealed store room and workshop. There is another shed for your boat/trailer or stables and a holding yard. Three rain water tanks (total 77,000 litres) have two pumps plus a spare. There is 3 phase power in house and shed and a full garden irrigation system.

Extras include: Entire new colorbond roof and gutters in under 5 years.

Taylex advanced blower eco waste water septic system just one year old. House exterior freshly painted in less than a year. Large chook pen, vegie patch, children’s tree house! Current building and pest reports are available and the sellers are happy to provide further information.


This is truly a superb, unique property for its ideal location, charm, character, warmth, quality extensive inclusions, space and fantastic lifestyle .. for one lucky buyer to enjoy!


Asking $995,000. Call Anne Lindsay on 0418 737309 or David Schnitzerling on 0418 717979



Verandah Outdoor entertainment area Undercover outdoor area Fenced Safety Switch Smoke Alarms Grey Water System Water Tank
5 2 6 1.63 ha
Address 21 Old Caves Rd, Stanthorpe
Price SOLD
Property Type Residential
Property ID 1066
Category House
Land Area 1.63 ha

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