Sold for $790,000
The Absolute Ultimate In Country Living
Every inch of this home has been sourced from the highest level to present unique qualities and stand out features. From the French wall paper, engineered walnut robes to the recycled Western Australian Kauri Pine vanity in the master, this home certainly presents proud characteristics that can only be appreciated by viewing.
Set on a perfectly manicured estate, this 3.5 acre property is homage to the owners with a private driveway, a landscaped garden consisting of a mix of vegetation along with extended views to Mount Warrenheip and beyond.
The porcelain entry with marble mosaics detail sets the standard, while recycled Messmate floors, skirts and architraves (from the 20th century Altona Abattoirs) create a dramatic combination with warm white walls and glistening chandeliers crafting a beautiful combination of light, space and opulence.
The family, dining and kitchen areas are beautifully presented with a complete wall of ?floor to ceiling? windows while double doors lead you through to the over-sized games room and formal dining area with suspended trapezoid shaped acoustic ceiling panels and a fabulous bar stretching across the room. Providing a seamless flow to the outdoors, this room is ideal for parties, large get togethers or merely just spending a quiet night by the freestanding combustion heater. With glass bifold doors, double entry doors and porcelain tiles, this room is a massive asset for all ages, day or night, especially with the enclosed brick courtyard with glass panels which furthers the footprint of the entertaining spaces. With a gutsy presence and a feature ceiling which was constructed with 100 year old Oregon timber beams and timber lined ceiling, this alfresco is a remarkable area for offering outdoor entertainment along with providing a secure place for children?s play or family pet protection.
The Blackwood kitchen is complimented by Franna Pugala Italian granite with calacutta marble highlighting the central serving bench, which can accommodate numerous chefs comfortably, while also providing plenty of room for passing traffic or grazing teenagers.
The family bathroom is also finished with marble mined from the Zani National Park in Egypt and milled in Italy, which was bought to Australia for high end Melbourne apartments, while the vanity unit and spa bath panelling has been crafted from recycled grey iron bark with further marble mosaics creating a final touch to this all important room.
Finished with a front and back veranda and a large array of established trees, this property not only offers views across the Botanic like gardens, it also offers a fabulous shed with further timber beams, power and concrete floors.
With incredible contrasts, textures perfume and prolific fruit through the seasons ? these scattered and tailored trees are a magnificent display, which the vendor is happy to provide a long list for those garden enthusiasts.
With 300 metres of drip-line and 200 metres of sprinkler-line pumped from the nearby dam or spring, this property on the rural urban fringe of Ballarat also provides 68,000L of tank water to further satisfy the garden and home thirst.
This is a home with architectural interest, which will certainly satisfy those looking for a contemporary home with mountains of fascinating history. Just over ten minutes to the bustle of Ballarat and 110km west of Melbourne, this property will invite cosmopolitan living to the country. Call our agent today.
median house price701000
median house rent350
suburb rental yield2.6%
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