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‘Long Knoll’ 30 Acres with Stone Built Home

297 White Gum Road, Barkers Creek
$919,000 For Sale
House
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Car spaces
  • 12.26 Hectares

Description

Preserved by a Trust for Nature covenant and designed for those wanting a self-sustaining lifestyle, this striking 30 acre property has been lovingly regenerated to protect its flora and fauna and is the perfect property for those wanting to continue to safeguard the areas biodiversity. Built by local craftsmen in the 1960’s, the stone home sits sympathetically within its surrounds and offers a peaceful resting place to enjoy the property's breathtaking scenery. Every room has a view.

A free-flowing floorplan makes the home feel spacious and light and takes you effortlessly from the living and dining areas to the snug reading corner and study. French doors provide a seamless transition to the wrap around verandah and gardens, and polished wooden floors are a practical yet beautiful addition. A curved feature wall separates the work areas including the bathroom, laundry and second toilet from the living areas and at the hub of the home is the kitchen. There are three bedrooms, all with built-in robes and further to the main home there is a stone studio for additional living, sleeping quarters, home office or artist’s space. Both the main house and studio have wood heaters and the house also has a Ventis home ventilation system to help keep a temperate climate indoors all year round.

Completely off grid, the property is supported by a 10 panel solar power system with battery storage, large inverter and generator. There is ample rain-water storage, two dams, seasonal creek, raised vegetable plots and shedding, all enhancing its self-sufficiency. With its unique character and desirable location on the outskirts of Castlemaine, only 7 minutes to the train station, this property will be highly sought after and must be inspected to truly appreciate.

Features

Outdoor Entertainment Area
Shed
Built-in Wardrobes
Floorboards
Study
Solar Panels
Water Tank