'CARRICKVALE', A BLUE CHIP PROPERTY -91 ACRES
What an extraordinary, truly unique property this is! Feature packed, this rare offering is ideal for those seeking a first class lifestyle on approximately 91 acres in a picturesque, private valley setting. This property is exceptional: the home has been fully renovated and extended to the highest of standards by renown builders; gardens are exquisite; the gentle, well sheltered lay of land is as clean as a whistle; shedding is fantastic; the water supply endless due to permanent spring fed dams. All of this just minutes by car from the township of Mirboo North.
An impressive Plane Tree lined driveway sweeps into the property and right up through a handy undercover front entrance (port cochere).The entry hall, complete with inlaid feature flooring opens up through to the main living areas. A strong emphasis has been placed on heritage detail with 9ft ceilings, decorative cornices, ceiling roses, floorboards, elegant window furnishings, quality fixtures and furnishings throughout. The sparkling kitchen has it all; glass display cabinets, stylish two pack cabinetry, granite benchtops, breakfast bar, not one but two walk in pantries and quality appliances. An adjoining dining room is an elegant, spacious room, a very pleasant environment to dine in. A step down lounge is also large and luxurious, has both solid fuel and split system heating and direct access outside to closed decking and gardens. Further on through glass doors is a conservatory/sunroom. A very restful relaxing space, it is a place to enjoy lovely rural views overlooking the farm.
Two generous bedrooms with floor to ceiling storage are to the front of the home, one suitable for home business, consultancy purposes given its easy access. The palatial main suite, or in the owners' words 'The Pad,' is virtually self- contained. A carpeted bedroom section, butlers kitchen and meals area, sitting area with French doors out to a private deck is not only an amazing parent retreat, it also lends itself to possible B&B purposes. A spacious full en suite includes both shower and a bath. Back door entry opens into a practical mudroom, separate toilet and on to one of the best equipped laundries you could ask for. This is a home with extensive storage throughout, garden views from nearly every room and so many extras whichever way you look. Walls, roof and floor are insulated, windows are double glazed and along with a 12 unit solar pak combine to add comfort and energy cost savings. This is a beautiful, comfortable home to live in.
Well fertilized and maintained, the farmland is heavy carrying country with rich fertile soils. The entire property is well subdivided with good fencing, paddocks troughs serviced via spring fed dams. excellent Norton Stockyards and cattle crush provide easy cattle handling. Shedding includes two machinery sheds, a fantastic colour bond shed with separate office, lockable storage, 'man cave' with hot water/sink, separate 'lady cave' and two bay parking. This shed could be used for a multitude of purposes. There's also a chook shed and old piggery shed.
The homestead is complemented by several acres of the most amazing landscaped gardens. Colourful low maintenance garden beds designed along various themes, several magnificent arbours, fountains and separate arboretum of deciduous trees are a sight to behold. The variety of plants is incredible. A large vegetable garden, orchard and 3 year old Pinot Noir vineyard all aid self-sufficiency. Along with decked areas, a private covered BBQ area with fully serviced outdoor kitchen, a 'Summer House' and undercover outdoor 'lounge' area are all choices for new owners to enjoy, relax and entertain in. A hot house, potting shed, wood shed/garden shed and two more delightful, quirky buildings dot the gardens. This prestigious property is waiting for new owners to move in and enjoy, all the hard work having been done. The house, gardens and farmland are all exceptional.