• 1P5570
  • House
  • Sold
  • 165 sqm
  • 510 sqm
  • 1
  • 4
  • 4
  • 2
  • 18.5 meter


Step into the enchanting world of Gainsborough Cottage, a historic gem dating back to 1880, nestled gracefully in the distinctive "Little Scotland" neighborhood of Goolwa. Meticulously restored and expanded, this exquisite property seamlessly combines the timeless charm of a French country aesthetic with contemporary amenities. If you're in search of a retreat that effortlessly blends rustic allure with modern versatility, your quest ends here. Situated in close proximity to cafes, restaurants, art galleries, the river, and the historic Wharf precinct, this property promises the perfect fusion of convenience and elegance.

As you enter Gainsborough Cottage, an authentic, elongated passageway welcomes you, transporting you to a bygone era. The residence's genuine restoration effortlessly merges with a spacious new extension, boasting a generous dining and lounge area. The kitchen is tastefully designed, featuring period storage cupboards, a pantry, and exquisite tumbled wall tiles. Equipped with modern appliances, a gas cooktop, under-bench oven, and dishwasher, it retains its original flooring, evoking the charm of yesteryears. A unique highlight is the dry cellar, a sanctuary for storing your wine collection.

The master bedroom with ensuite exudes elegance, while a beautiful additional bathroom with a shower, vanity and toilet seamlessly integrates into the extension. Access to the three other spacious bedrooms is gracefully provided via the passageway. The French country-inspired kitchen, lounge, and dining area bask in natural light, courtesy of the original sash windows, creating an inviting ambiance. Two sets of French doors seamlessly connect the indoor living spaces to the outdoor areas, featuring both lawned and paved sections, offering an idyllic setting for entertainment.

Throughout the cottage, high ceilings impart a touch of grandeur, complemented by Baltic pine flooring and ornate fireplaces. A combustion fire enhances the cozy atmosphere of the living area during cooler seasons, while ceiling fans in the bedrooms make summer nights a breeze.

Privacy is paramount, with a gated entrance to the property and lush hedges enveloping the front and rear of the residence, ensuring a serene and secluded ambiance. Gainsborough Cottage is a harmonious blend of history and modern comfort, providing an enticing retreat in the heart of Goolwa.

For further information, contact Peter 0417 838 086 or Angie 0407 422 801 to arrange your inspection.


  • Living Area
  • Carpeted
  • Close to Shops
  • Car Parking - Surface
  • Openable Windows
  • Heating
  • Toilet Facilities


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