Designed with vision, built with care and maintained with passion. First impressions are hard to ignore, especially when theyre this positive. This home has been built as a refuge from the world and it fills this role with pride and purpose as it sits in an elevated position, surrounded by beautiful gardens and looking east across native bushland to the hills beyond. The lucky new owners will come home to a sturdy brick and tile residence, crafted by a premium quality builder. The front of the house is surrounded by deep verandas and you are welcomed into the entry hall through a stunning leadlight door, stepping onto a polished Tasmanian oak floor which features throughout the casual living areas.
The kitchen is truly the heart of the home with a huge island bench, corner pantry, extra high benchtops and large gas cooktop. Theres plenty of room to cook up a storm in style here and stay connected to family kicking back in the living area and meals areas. Soak up the warmth of the potbelly fireplace in winter or cool yourself with their air con in summer. This room is where it all happens and its designed with comfort in mind, right down to the ingenuity of the shadecloth awnings that can be lowered or retracted to control the amount of sunlight allowed in.
This full length of the living area looks out through glass doors and windows to a large patio, designed as a sunroom, with flyscreen doors and windows creating a clever and shady outdoor entertaining area. This room is a true extension to indoor living, combining the peace and beauty of the gardens with the comfort and security of the home. Open up the doors and windows to merge with the living room and let little children or animals wander free indoors and out, without concern. With shadecloth awnings all around you again have the option to control light and heat to ensure this room stays comfortable.
In addition to the warm and functional living area, there is a large and well appointed formal lounge and dining room located at the front of the house. A true retreat with plush carpet and drapes looking out through a big window to the beauty of the front garden. This connects to a further room with a beautiful bay window, currently used for music, but suitable for study, or gym or something else. Also set at this end of the home, the master bedroom enjoys plenty of privacy, along with sliding door access to the garden and the views that brings. There is a large walk in robe and an ensuite with double vanity, large shower and separate WC. A big window lets in plenty of light here too.
There are 3 smaller bedrooms in a separate wing, but they are all double size with plenty of storage space. One room in particular is fitted with a separate split system air con, extra robe space and plenty of light and air from two windows, one of them a bay window that looks out over the garden to the hills in the east. This would be the perfect space for an older child or live-in parent. The bathroom at this end is well appointed with shower and vanity, with the WC doubling as a powder room. There is also a separate entry, set across from the garage, with a large and welcoming porch. The home is fitted with full security, including windows, doors and room sensors and there is a further alarm on the gate to let you know when someone pulls in.
Outdoors the home is surrounded by beautiful deciduous trees, said to protect the home in case of fire. There are a number of established fruit trees, including lemon, orange, mandarin, fig, mulberry and grape, and a beautiful feature pond and fountain. The lawn and gardens are fully reticulated by sump and bore, and the home water supply comes from a 20,000 gallon rain water tank which is sufficient to provide clean, fresh water all year round. There is a spacious double garage with built in storage area and a huge 11m x 13m shed is sufficient to park 6 cars and fitted with rainwater and power. The rear of the shed could easily be fitted as a granny flat, office or gym enjoying commanding views across natural bush.
The balance of the lot is easy care natural bush, abundant with birdlife and bandicoots, the enjoyment of which is the focus that this home and was built to enjoy.