Nestled in the hills behind the townlet of Elphinstone, this house and separate studio on approx. 10 acres of idyllic bushland offers the best of both worlds. Use it as your creative hub to explore all the festivals, music, food and wine, arts and antiques that central Victoria offers and still be an hour and a half from the CBD. Set in an oasis of established gardens, meandering gravel paths lead to a lake-sized picturesque dam. Totally private this property offers a retread where birdsong is the only sound and makes the most of the tranquil views of the gardens and bushland. The home has large open living spaces, including a light and airy kitchen and dining area with reverse cycle air-conditioner, a spacious high-ceilinged living room with woodheater, and three bedrooms, two with BIR and northerly aspect both featuring an Irish slate floor. Use the versatile separate studio to create and be inspired and enjoy multiple outside living spaces. A two-bay steel shed with roller doors, concrete floor, workshop benches and power completes the picture. With easy access to the Calder Freeway and drive-park-train options from Castlemaine and Kyneton this unique property has it all covered! As directed by the REIV, the following guidelines apply to any person(s) entering a property for an inspection: • Anyone living in stage four lock down areas cannot presently attend and inspect our properties. For those living in stage three areas please contact the Sales Agent to make a private appointment to inspect the property. • Provide your name and contact information upon entry (photo identification will be requested) • Observe social distancing guidelines • Do not touch surfaces or door handles without direct supervision by the Estate Agency representatives
Crossing a little bridge as you enter the driveway, this property has much to offer. Facing East, the long timber veranda is the perfect place to enjoy your morning cup of tea and watch the sun rise and enjoy the wildlife and birds. Situated only 7 minutes from the town centre, and zoned Rural Living, this approximately 10 acre property has been well cared for and maintained. A spacious and inviting hardiplank home , it has 3 bedrooms plus a storage room which could easily become bed 4. The bedrooms have all recently been carpeted and are all a good size with ceiling fans, robes, blinds and the Master has a semi ensuite and walk in robe. The open plan kitchen and living area is light filled and tiled, with a country ambience. The high ceilings have exposed beams , and dado wall panelling all add to the space. Large windows in the dining and living room, bring the outside in and offer expansive views across the district. The kitchen has a gas cooker, plenty of cupboard space and a large bench tops and a view down to the dams and across the district. For cooling and heating it has an air conditioner and a slow combustion heater for warmth as well as ceiling fans to move the air . The house has an approximately 3m wide veranda on 3 sides and under cover carport and storage at the rear of the house. There are external awnings for added weather protection and shade on 3 sides. The front veranda is a warm timber deck that overlooks the paddocks and dams and is so inviting and the other 3 sides are concreted, making it really easy to keep clean and enjoy outdoor living to its fullest. The front veranda has a further storage room which could be converted to a small study or 4th bedroom. The house has wireless NBN. The garden is just as inviting, with natives, fruit trees, roses and stone edged paths through the garden. There are 5 paddocks including the house paddock. It is an ideal property to run a little livestock, a pony or two or have some fun riding a buggy around. 3 good sized dams provide ample water for the garden and maintaining the trees. Inspections would impress.