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A Peaceful Retreat in Victoria's North East
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Property ID:

V513

 
 
Address:
 

Directions from

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Price:
$395,000AUD

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Owner details:
Name:
Jim and Thea McCarthy
Phone: 03 5725 3250

Mobile: 0400 197 568

 

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This property has been viewed 420 times

and was listed Friday, 15 September 2017

 

Enviro Friendly Features

 


3kW Solar PV and Solar Hot Water systems

Vegie garden, chookyard and orchard based loosely on Permaculture principles

Abundant birdlife and local flora and fauna species
 

Summary

 

     

Bedrooms:

   

4

Bathrooms:

   

2

Land Size:

 

9.8Ha

Rates:

 

Garage:

 

None


 

Features

 
     

Power:

   

Mains Town

Water Tanks:

   

>50,000 and <100,000 litres

Water Supply:

 

Bore, Tanks and Dams

Phone Connected:

 

Connected

Car Bays:

 

0

 
 

       Description


A peaceful rural lifestyle bush property of 9.8ha bordered by the Warby-Ovens National Park, 17 km (700m unsealed), from Wangaratta. It promises a conservation lifestyle and low-cost sustainable living.

Features include solar PV and hot water, an established mainly native garden, a potting shed/hothouse, vegetable garden and orchard which are loosely based on Permaculture principles. School bus stop within walking distance (0.7km). 15 mins drive to Wangaratta. 2.5 hours to Melbourne CBD. Excellent local regional hospital and several medical practices.

This property has rocky outcrops and the vegetation is characterised by Blakeley’s Redgum, Red Stringybark and a range of Box species. Other plant species include the Grass-tree, with its long “skirt” and black trunk, Common Fringe Myrtle, Spurwinged Wattle, Spider Flower (Grevillea alpina), Grey Guinea Flower, Sticky Daisy, Bluebells, Common Rice Flower, Common Everlasting and Nodding Blue Lily. Animals include Spiny Ant Eater, Koala, Kangaroos and Wallabies.

House Features
• 3kW solar PV system
• Solar hot water system with electric booster
• Good fixed wireless NBN reception
• Good Telstra 3g mobile reception via ‘Cel-Fi’
• 4 bedrooms
• Built-in wardrobes in 3 bedrooms; walk in dressing area in main bedroom
• Most rooms freshly painted and with new carpet
• 2 bathrooms (one is shower room with basin)
• Study with built-in desk and bookshelves
• Open-plan living area with study/computer/sewing room nook
• Large north-facing windows in living area protected via vines in summer
• 91,000 litre (20,000 gallon) rainwater tank
• Large laundry
• Walk-in pantry 1.9 x 2.4m
• Combustion stove which provides hot water plus hydronic heaters in bathroom, study and 4 bedrooms
• Electric Oven (freestanding)
• 4 element electric cooktop
• Wood-burning space heater
• Split system Aircon in living area
• Concrete stumps throughout
• LED lights throughout
• Well insulated roof space and most external walls
• Roof painted in a light colour to reflect summer sun
• Bedroom awnings for summer shading
• Reversible fans in living and all bedrooms
• Roof over verandah, west and south

Outside Features
• 9.77 Ha (24.1 Acres) plus approx. 1 Ha Government Road
• Double carport with drive-through access
• 2 titles, one rates notice
• Fire Shelter
• 2 + 1 Dams
• Mostly bush – partly cleared, can run some stock
• Views from upper end
• Large workshop and storage with concrete floor
• Large storage under cover with earth floor
• Small sheep/shearing shed
• Small storage shed
• Garden shed
• Woodshed with concrete floor
• Sawbench with car engine (to be negotiated)
• Large brick-paved courtyard on south with established grape vines providing excellent summer shade
• External rotary clothes line
• Backup fire pump for sprinkler system for fire safety purposes
• Electric pump at dam
• Sprinkler system on roof
• Garden shed in orchard
• Firewood on property
• Friendly neighbourhood (weekly Happy Hour and Facebook page but completely optional)

Garden Features
• Family orchard
• Potting Shed/Hothouse and growing-on area
• Organic vegetable garden and chookshed / yard (Fox and kangaroo proof)
• Attractive native garden surrounding house with abundant bird life
• Herb garden at back door
• Automatic sprinkler system in the vegetable garden
• Two ornamental naturalistic ponds


 

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