Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and embrace a life of tranquility and opportunity on this substantial rural property, just minutes away from the captivating Somers Beach, schools, shops, and eateries. Nestled across 26.5 acres, with the home positioned near the northern boundary, this property is an absolute gem for those seeking the perfect harmony of country and coastal living within an hour's reach of the city.
This sensational property, a place where rural and coastal dreams come true comprises of a five bedroom residence with four living areas, three bathrooms, a self-contained studio, double garage, machinery shed / barn and shearing shed. Five main paddocks, holding yard, loose box, two dams and mixed orchard.
A charming drive lined with Manchurian pear trees, leading you to a spacious five-bedroom home that awaits your family's story. Boasting improved pastures and idyllic views to the east and north, this is a canvas where your rural dreams can truly flourish.
Step into the heart of the home – a kitchen that beckons culinary creativity. Boasting a Falcon Classic 90 upright cooker, complete with a 5-burner stovetop, gas grill, and oven, along with a fan-forced electric oven, meal preparation becomes an absolute delight. The ambiance is enhanced by stainless steel accents, a canopy range hood, press metal splashback, and a farmhouse sink – all set against the backdrop of views across the pastures and outside dining.
Imagine dining with the beauty of grapevines, espaliered apple trees, and thriving veggie boxes, or taking in the serene views from the covered dining area. Extend your explorations to a mixed orchard bursting with citrus, stone fruits, apples and more, inviting you to taste the fruits of your labour.
The charm of yesteryears meets modern comforts in the front lounge, where ornate cornices, ceiling rose and a wood fire with a decorative mantle create an inviting ambiance. The generous sized family room leads to a new extension, housing the main bedroom suite on the lower level, along with three double bedrooms, a living area, bathroom, and powder room – designed with family comfort in mind.
The main bedroom suite offers a sitting area with wood fire and air-conditioning, a deluxe ensuite with a full sized marble bath crafted in Europe provides for relaxation after a day of play or out around the grounds.
A versatile home office or potential 5th bedroom is located opposite the formal lounge, catering to your unique lifestyle needs. The main deck, a spacious expanse of around 10 x 5 metres, unveils breathtaking eastern panoramas over the top paddock, setting the stage for captivating sunrises and endless inspiration.
Ample parking is provided within a ten-bay parking area and a double garage workshop. A high-clearance machinery shed stands ready to house your equipment, while a beautifully appointed self-contained studio offers a private retreat for guests or extended family members.
The property's history is also reflected in its features – an old shearing shed complete with a wool press stands as a testament to the past, with sweeping views over adjoining pastures to the north. And for those with active spirits, an Olympic sized trampoline near the home promises endless fun and laughter.
Your new rural oasis is conveniently situated within easy reach of Somers beach, the local general store, and the primary school. And when the allure of city life beckons, Melbourne's eastern and bayside suburbs are just an hour's journey away – offering the best of both worlds in one extraordinary package.
Seize the chance to nurture your passions, embrace nature's beauty, and create cherished memories in a place where rural and coastal dreams come true. This property isn't just a home – it's an opportunity to rewrite your story amongst the splendour of the countryside, while staying connected to the vibrant heartbeat of Melbourne.
* Five bedroom residence, three living areas and self-contained studio.
* Kitchen with Falcon cooker, farmhouse sink, butcher block benches.
* Five main paddocks, machinery shed / barn with three phase power.
* Two dams, 42,000L water tank capacity, split system air-conditioning, open fireplaces.
* Close to Somers Beach, Balnarring Village, schools and eateries.
* An hour from most of Melbourne’s bayside and eastern suburbs.
* Land 10.8 Hectares / 26.5 Acres approx. Green Wedge Zone 2