Every once in a while, an opportunity presents itself to secure a part of Victoria?s history but they rarely present themselves as finely as this property does. Formerly the ?Forest Home Hotel? dating back to 1873, this solid brick home has been well cared for and loved over the years.
Featuring 3 large bedrooms and a study or 4th bedroom, master with ensuite and spa bath, high ceilings, modern bathroom and all rooms are of generous proportions. The formal lounge offers the comfort of wood heating and the large dining/living room also has a wood heater which warms the adjoining kitchen/family area. The kitchen is north facing with conservatory style windows that allow you to overlook the stunning gardens, brick paved paths and outdoor entertaining space. The timber kitchen offers granite benchtops, a dishwasher and a Smeg double wall oven and hotplates. All of the wet areas including the laundry, toilet, bathroom and kitchen have African slate tile flooring. Sit and relax in the sun filled, enclosed veranda which would be ideal for a mud room or further study space.
The property is made up of approx. 14 titles and totals almost 6 acres with a further crown lease of 1.2 acres to the rear of the property. There is plenty of space to graze a few animals with 3 sheltered paddocks and a spring fed dam offers ample water for stock and gardens. There is plenty of shedding on offer with a concrete floor garage also used as a work shop, a 2 car cover and storage shed, large chook shed with further storage space adjoining.
Hone your tennis skills on the court or use this as further play space for the kids. The home is connected to 2 concrete tanks and 2 poly tanks totalling approx. 48,075 litres of water capacity and also has a 1.7Kw solar system with a great feed in credit rate meaning little to no utility bills!
With easy access to Ballarat, Geelong, Buninyong and Melbourne, this well maintained country homestead with a beautiful country outlook would be the perfect place to call home. The bus route is nearby to Ballarat, it takes 20 minutes to Ballan Train Station and 15 minutes to Ballarat Train station.
Be sure to book your inspection ASAP as this one is sure to demand attention from smart buyers!
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