It’s idyllic, actually. Rolling hills, loads of fruit bushes, a veggie backyard and, on the coronary heart of all of it, a spacious weatherboard cottage trimmed with a wood veranda, flagstones, and fireplaces. Oh, and there’s even a prepare carriage.
Lower than 10 minutes from Canberra, 44 Holmwood Road in Wallaroo close to Corridor gives a peaceable way of life with lovely rural vistas all spherical trying all the way down to the Murrumbidgee River. The 25 acres or so of land is degree to undulating with high quality pastures appropriate for inventory, horses or wandering.
The 2-bedroom weatherboard cottage dates from the Nineteen Thirties however has been lovingly modernised in sympathy with its unique options. It enjoys the basic proportions of the time, together with full-length flagstone and cypress pine veranda, an unique open fire plus a high-quality new combustion fire.
Ray White actual property agent Mark Johnstone says the present homeowners have lived there for a few years and loved a largely self-sustained nation way of life. The situation, the astounding views and the quaint cottage make it the dream for anybody wanting the identical.
“Many guests speak concerning the nice alternative to increase, and even to construct a second home on the property and use the cottage for when household comes to remain,” he says.
Within the meantime, should you want extra rooms or lodging, you’re in luck. Adjoining the house is a historic railway carriage with all of the character of a bygone period prepared for a tidy up and minor renovation (plumbing is in place prepared for connection). There may be additionally a full-size Yurt out entrance with energy linked – it’s best as a teenage retreat, visitor home or workplace.
The house gives an impressive outlook from each window, both into the orchard, backyard or sweeping vistas. The interiors are mild and ethereal, and the format offers an open-plan north-facing lounge, eating space, galley kitchen and two good-sized bedrooms. The deep wrap-around verandas are pitched to permit the winter solar in whereas retaining the summer season solar out.
With a robust emphasis on consolation and relaxed residing, the neutral-toned nation type kitchen options high quality home equipment and is the hub of the house, incorporating extensive bifold home windows making a servery to the lined outside entertaining deck. This kitchen contrasts a up to date, fashionable type, up to date home equipment and surfaces with quaint historic options similar to the sunshine fixtures.
You’ll even love doing the dishes, due to a mesmerising outlook from the kitchen.
The present homeowners have loved a self-sustained way of life with expansive veggie gardens, an orchard, photo voltaic scorching water, solar energy, ample water provides, a big chook shed and a grey-water system.
No chemical compounds have been used on the property for over 50 years, making natural certification simple. The homeowners had operated a profitable free-range egg enterprise of as much as 1,000 hens in purpose-built chook sheds and fox-proof paddocks, though some repairs might be required to carry that again into operation. They supplemented that enterprise with the sale of figs and asparagus to eating places.
This pleasant way of life property has a chic attraction and distinctive character, with extra potential to construct your dream house underneath twin occupancy entitlement (STCA) or maybe earn extra earnings from the prevailing residence and infrastructure or home prolonged household.
Wallaroo is the closest rural outpost to Canberra and is a extremely sought-after space with excellent views and a pleasant group.
This house will go to public sale at 2/14 Wales Road, Belconnen on Thursday, 12 August at 5:00 pm.