Charles Ower and Charles G Soutar, dated 1903. 2-storey and attic, basically rectangular-plan, large Arts and Crafts style villa. Bull-faced rubble masonry with ashlar dressings, some half-timbered and harled gables, red tile piended-roofs. Cill course at ground and 1st floor on S and W elevations; windows transomed and mullioned at ground and 1st floor, mostly timber sash and case with small paned upper lights and moulded margins, casements at attic; cast-iron rainwater goods with decorative hoppers; bracetted eaves, plain bargeboards; coped stacks with mostly original terracotta cans.
W ELEVATION: 4-bay. Single-storey entrance porch at centre projecting from re-entrant angle, moulded doorcase with slender, spiralled doric column doorpiece and scrolled strapwork pediment, quasi-buckle quoins, dentilled cornice, curvilinear open-work strapwork parapet; tripartite window at recessed bay at right, 3 windows at 1st floor, tripartite dormer. Advanced gable at far right; chamfered angles and 2 inglenook windows at ground floor, similar windows at 1st with segmental lintels corniced stack with datestone rising from battered wallhead through jettied half-timbered gablehead, 2 windows flanking. Paired bays advanced at far left, each consisting of 4-light window at ground floor, canted oriel at 1st, jetteyed half-timbered gable with bipartite window at attic.
S ELEVATION: 3-bay, asymmetrical. Recessed bay at centre with tripartite French doors at ground and 1st floor, dormer above; open canted timber verandah at ground with multi-paned upper lights, scalloped timber balcony with Art-Nouveau wroght-iron work. Gable at left; 2-storey, 5-light rectangular projecting window (metal casements at ground) with swags and strapwork frieze at 1st floor, corbelled and jetteyed half-timbered gable with tripartite window. Advanced gable at right with canted window at ground and 1st floor, shaped gable with moulded coping and bipartite window.
E ELEVATION: wide slightly recessed bay at left with door masked by conservatory, window at right and at 1st floor; wide bay advanced at right with various windows at ground and 1st floor, 4-light tile-hung oriel at 1st floor re-entrant with ogival capped roof.
N ELEVATION: 3-bay. Bay at left with single window at ground; gable at right with exposed collar and posts at apex, windows at ground and attic; single storey centre bay with door and boarded fuel opening, piended-roof with large lantern, stair window to main house.
INTERIOR: of exceptional quality, Arts and Crafts with Art-nouveau details, including some original light fixtures, bathroom ceramics, door furniture and most chimneypieces. Rib-vaulted porch; oak panelled hall with canopied chimneypiece, built-in dresser, beamed ceiling, screen to stairs, original Liberty pattern stencilled jute frieze; panelled cloakroom. Large inglenook in panelled drawing room with mixed style chimneypiece and stained glass windows flanking. Library with built-in shelves and tree pattern frieze by Liberty; chimneypiece of coloured tesserae and flanking bow-fronted glazed cupboards. Dining room with dado and beamed ceiling, copper canopied and timber chimneypiece inscribed 'well befall hearth and hall'; built-in sideboards in similar style inscribed 'not meat but cheerfulness maketh thte feast'. Still room with ceramic cold slabs. Fitted napery. Oak staircase and panelling at landing, open-work balusters.
CONSERVATORY: at E with canted centre bay.
WALL AND GATEPIERS: rubble wall at W (Victoria Road) and 4 circular-section, hemispherically-capped, bull-faced masonry gatepiers with quadrants at S (Albert Street).