Rare 28 Acres Circa 1900 with Unrivalled Views of the Bay
Elegantly set on a rare and exclusive parcel of 28 magnificent acres this elegant family hideaway delivers an idyllic lifestyle in one of the area’s most prestigious addresses. A truly impressive property of exceptional character with commanding south westerly views across all the land it surveys, the property is one of the oldest farms in the area (pre-WWI) and offers an ideal country retreat with style, comfort and all the modern amenities you need whilst remaining sympathetic to its heritage. Breathtaking views stretch as far as Port Phillip Heads, Western Port Bay and Cardinia Reservoir and as the sun sets a golden glow across the landscape you will see the distant twinkling lights of suburbia.
Introduced by the original stone gates and a circular drive, the home circa 1950 is set among flourishing gardens of Japanese Maple, pines, gums and other vibrant flora. The residence sits at the highest point of the gently undulating acreage that flows down towards virgin bush, and with three fenced paddocks for horses/sheep or hobby pursuits in between.
The heart of the home is the welcoming central lounge and family room with a cosy Coonara wood fire to enjoy winter evenings complemented by new luxe seagrass carpet and elegant casement windows framing unforgettable views. The chef of the house will be in their element with the timber island kitchen with Bosch dishwasher, 4-burner hot plates and Omega oven, along with a large deluxe butler’s pantry. A beautiful window backdrop to the dining room creates a sense of unbounded space and vistas of gorgeous gardens and long views of the wide-open surrounds are accentuated by sunlight that naturally illuminates the interior. This timeless family residence offering multiple possibilities to work from home also features three double bedrooms including a huge master with ensuite and walk-in robe and attached sunroom/second living zone along with a huge laundry.
Enjoy many relaxing moments around your in ground solar heated pool in the warmer months and if you look up you may see a wedged tail eagle soaring overhead. A thriving orchard will see you with an eternal supply of preserves and jams with a selection of citrus, apple, plum, apricot, fig and feijoas along with a vegetable garden for organic produce. You can also collect your fresh eggs daily from the chicken coop. At the front of the home is a covered deck offering a quiet place to curl up with a book or entertain friends and family.
An outstanding property that offers year-round comfort with ducted heating and evaporative cooling along with ducted vacuum, double garage, huge 60x30 ft 3-phase powered shed with attached office/studio, solar panels, rainwater tanks and pumps, NBN and an expansive glass house. The home has also recently been repainted and has elegant new window furnishings.
While you will feel like you are far removed from the stress of everyday life, all your necessities are within easy reach. Close to Belgrave South Primary School, an abundance of parkland and walking trails, Belgrave South shops and cafes, Wellington Road and Belgrave Train Station offering an easy commute to the CBD. This is the rural retreat you’ve been dreaming of. Don’t delay.