Day: January 13, 2021

They don’t make them like this anymore

20 Fitzroy Place, Sandy Bay. Picture: SUPPLIED

WITHIN the thick double brick walls of Derwent Court lies a rich and complex history of uses, names, owners and occupants.

Well-hidden and barely visible from the tree-lined street, the grand historic mansion occupies a substantial and private 2152sq m block, which last traded hands 36 years ago.

The highly desirable location was a large part of the appeal when it was purchased in 1985, a spokesperson for the owner Julie Alexander says.

Operating as a nursing home called Heathmere, it was renamed Derwent Court.

“It’s in a very convenient location, it’s in walking … Read More