The house, 15-17 Carfrae Street, Glenorchy, has significance as a moderately intact example of a Late Victorian style. Relocated to this site, the house appears to have been built in the late 19th or early 20th century, and appears in fair condition when viewed from the street.
The house, 15-17 Carfrae Street, Glenorchy, is architecturally significant at a LOCAL level. It demonstrates original design qualities of a Late Victorian style. These qualities include the hipped roof form, together with the hipped ogee form verandah that projects towards the street frontage. Other intact or appropriate qualities include the symmetrical composition, single storey height, horizontal timber weatherboard wall cladding, galvanised corrugated iron roof cladding, central timber framed doorway with highlight and four panelled timber door, narrow eaves, timber framed double hung windows and the remnant decorative cast iron verandah bracket.
Overall, the house, 15-17 Carfrae Street, Glenorchy, is of LOCAL significance.