The house known at 10 Ballarto Road Clyde (Lot 5 of Plan of Subdivision 5176), constructed around 1912, its front garden and approach drive and the mature trees on the site.
How is it significant?
The property is of local historic and aesthetic significance to the City of Casey
Why is it significant?
The property is of historic significance as a prominent property adjacent to the Clyde township. The house is a typical and substantial example of an Edwardian villa in this district. (Criterion A)
It is aesthetically significant as a prominent example of an Edwardian house in the district. It displays architectural features typical of villas of this period. In particular, the timber framed and weatherboard clad walls and expansive hipped roof with a projecting gable roofed room and recessed verandah. The gable end, front window hood and verandah all feature timber decorative elements. The prominent pine on the boundary and the eucalypt at the rear of the house are important features of the property. (Criterion E)
The house at 10 Ballarto Road, Clyde is an asymmetrical Edwardian weatherboard villa. It has a corrugated iron hip and gable roof and separate convex verandah. Windows are double hung sash and the door has a side and top light. There are two brick chimneys. Notable features include:
- The carved barge board and finial to the gable end
- The timber fretwork and brackets supported by carved timber posts to the verandah.
- The window hood to the projecting gable with fretwork and brackets.