Semi-rural Acreage for sale
191 Fenton Drive,
Harcourt North, VIC
3 2 8
Selling Now $1,800,000 - $1,950,000
JINDARRA SPRINGS - THE ULTIMATE LIFESTYLE SANCTUARY - SPECTACULAR VIEWS - 104 ACRES - ONLY 90 MINUTES FROM MELBOURNESituated in one of Central Victoria's most picturesque regions approximately 500m above sea level, boasting what may arguably be the area's finest views, this property's exclusive and privileged scenery takes in Mt Tarengower and the Pyrenees Ranges to the south west, with magnificent sunsets and Bendigo's evening lights to the north.
This private and prestigious property is crowned with a substantial homestead in a prominent position in the granite hills of Harcourt North where the striking rugged landscape constantly stimulates one's senses. Jindarra Springs proves what is possible when quality comes first and money is no object. It is a truly unique rural retreat.
104 remarkable acres will inspire you to explore and discover the different zones of the property; the north hill with stunning views and home to majestic wedge tail eagles, the west hill, the highest point of the property offering extensive views to Halls Gap in the Grampians or the beautiful Buckeye Creek which meanders around huge granite boulders and under ancient red gums before exiting the property via a truly sensational waterfall.
The property has wonderful possibilities for ecotourism, as a farm stay, B&B or corporate function centre. High speed NBN is connected. It would also be ideal for a wedding venue with the well-appointed Cellar Door and extensive manicured gardens.
Currently a boutique vineyard with 700 established Shiraz grape vines; it has its own microclimate where it is rare to have a frost. You could easily reinstate the original commercial wine production or grow anything of your choosing with the ample water supply from the lake sized spring fed dam.
The home imbues you with a surreal, on top of the world feeling. Oriented to capture the stunning vistas, this north facing residence commands it's presence on top of the ranges. A quality build designed for entertaining with massive open plan living, spacious rooms and deep verandahs. Luxury features include 10' ceilings, ornate cornice, quality drapes, ducted vacuum, Cedar windows and doors, double glazed sliding doors and gracious artisan laid floor tiles with a border patterned to perfection.
The magnificent country style kitchen is a work of art in its' own right, with a bay window to take in the serene undulating landscape, granite bench tops, walk-in pantry/scullery and solid timber cabinetry and soft close racks. The captivating centrepiece is the English gas fired Aga cooker.
The kitchen adjoins a spacious dining/living area with a generous Coonara wood heater from which two heat transfer pumps can supply ample heat to the whole home in winter. Through the elegant concertina doors with stained glass inlays, is an expansive second living room with a French Cheminee Philippe wood heater offering versatility for use as a standard solid fuel heater or as an open fire.
The wide verandahs provide a great alfresco area with a wood fire pizza oven and breathtaking views. A secure house yard for children and pets provides peace of mind with extensive gardens of approximately 5 acres, well established with a vast array of European and native plants, including fruit trees, olive and citrus groves, raised vegetable beds, granite steps and retaining walls.
The impressive Cellar Door in addition to selling the property's wine is the ultimate venue for any party, house concert, wedding, or a private function room. It is well appointed with kitchen, storeroom, commercial coffee machine, granite bar, separate spa room, toilet, shower and is currently used as guest accommodation. A substantial brick winery within the gardens complements the cellar door and could provide any number of potential future options.
Water is abundant with 3 concrete tanks totalling 190,000 litres of rainwater storage for domestic use. The crystal clear 13 meg spring fed dam stocked with native fish has a picturesque island, a jetty and a working windmill which supplies water via two more concrete tanks to the property's gardens and livestock.
Additional infrastructure includes twin animal enclosures with brick shelters, stockyards complete with a crush and loading ramp and 16 well fenced paddocks currently home to alpacas. Three colorbond sheds consisting of a 50'x20' garage, a 48'x25' workshop and a 40'x25' machinery shed. A new 6.6 kw back to grid solar system has been installed to help reduce your carbon footprint. There is ample dry timber on the property to keep the wood fires burning.
Only 10 mins from the thriving hamlet of Harcourt, 30 mins from historic Castlemaine and Bendigo. Commuting to Melbourne is a breeze, only 90 mins via the Calder Freeway.
Indulge in the ultimate tree change or build a successful business living in your own piece of paradise far enough away from the city to unwind but close enough for convenience. For a more visual experience see the video and call Wayne today for an inspection of this truly unique property!
Last updated: 12:00PM on Jun 26th 2019