House for sale
16 Goonengerry Road,
6 5 6
Auction on Saturday 08/12/18 at 11:30am
First time on the market in 25 yearsAffectionally known as the Grand Etonnement due to the astonishing ocean views, nestled amongst the rolling green hills of the Byron Bay hinterland is this secluded rainforest retreat.
Here, you will enjoy absolute privacy and spectacular vistas over the hills, the ocean and beautiful Cape Byron and its iconic lighthouse. Set on 2.3-hectares (5.7-acres), this spectacular property offers dual living or the opportunity for extra income without sacrificing privacy.
Towering hoop pines, palms and rainforest plants line the drive after you pass through the gates and wind your way to the main residence.
Absolutely secluded, a paradise of green surrounds the main residence, with beautifully landscaped gardens creating a rainforest oasis. There are unimpeded views to the northeast from the deck and the paved hillside patio.
The spacious multi-level main home is flooded with light. Vaulted ceilings soar above the open-plan living spaces and a timber-decked verandah wraps around this zone. The deck has an extension enclosed by motorised blinds which makes it an excellent entertainment area. The kitchen and breakfast area has a country-coastal feel with garden views on one side and coastal views on the other.
Two bedrooms with views, the main bathroom with corner spa, walk-in shower and separate toilet, and a laundry room with sewing bench complete the main level floor plan.
On the mezzanine level above is a large New York loft-style bedroom, with gable windows that take in views of the hinterland and Byron Bay, a walk-in robe and ensuite bathroom.
Downstairs, a rumpus room with shower and toilet opens onto the lawned grounds. The four-car garage includes a workshop, toilet and shower and a large mezzanine studio with high ceilings and a deck with stunning views.
A large two car garage and a country cottage with a separate entry is set away from the main residence. It features beautifully polished hundred-year-old timber floors and high ceilings. It has three bedrooms and a sleep-out, one bathroom, a timber deck, gutter guards and two water tanks and a pump. Extra features designed to boost the home’s green credentials include solar hot water and 2kw panels plus two rainwater tanks total property water storage offering approximately 115,000 litres of storage capacity.
This hinterland oasis is just 300m from Goonengerry School, six-minutes’ drive from the village of Federal and just half-an-hour from breath-taking Byron Bay.
Last updated: 07:06AM on Nov 21st 2018