Constructed in circa 1883 ‘Dockorie’ is a renowned piece of Brisbane history. An exquisite home of character and charm this Victorian residence reflects the respectability of the South Brisbane peninsula as a residential area in the 19th century. Heritage-listed, ‘Dockorie’ was initially built for Robert Love, a tailor, by his son and has since been affectionately referred to as ‘The Tailor’s House’.
Brimming with history, yet tastefully restored to modern-day living, this grand abode presents a multitude of living options. The ideal residence for families seeking a home of warmth and character; this property also boasts business potential and is fully registered as a B&B. Framed by a picket fence, the house reveals an enclosed verandah featuring ornate timber brackets, carved timber barge boards and steeply pitched gable roof. Entering inside, you will be astounded by the myriad of original period features. Adorned with headlight glass, French doors, timber flooring, VJ walls, pressed metal ceilings and original light switches; step into the entry hallway greeting you with a sparkling chandelier.
Centrally positioned, the lounge room is remarkably inviting. Revealing an original fireplace and opening out onto a quiet courtyard with a bubbling fountain, this room will make you feel instantly at home. Breathing modern-day life into this historic abode the kitchen is newly renovated and never been used. Showcasing stone benchtops, six-burner gas cooktop and a suite of Smeg appliances the kitchen adjoins the dining area with period gaslight and rear entertainer’s deck.
Located within South Brisbane, this residence is just a stone’s throw from a popular array of cafes, restaurants and local supermarket. Only moments from scenic riverside parkland and the entertainment of South Bank, QPAC, GoMA, Brisbane Convention Centre and the CBD, residents will also appreciate the proximity to Brisbane State High School, Somerville House, St Laurence’s and Mater Hospital.