55 Heather Road,
‘DARRAGH’ AT LAST YOU HAVE FOUND YOUR SANCTUARYPanoramic views and lifestyle at its best awaits in this character filled, Mount Gambier limestone four bedroom plus study/5th bedroom residence on tranquil and secluded 10 acres, only minutes to town, primary schools, Gisborne Secondary College, and all the amenities Gisborne has to offer.
An artist’s own home, and commanding an elevated position over magnificent views to Macedon Ranges and beautiful countryside, the bold lines of the distinctive residence is complemented by warm colour hues and creative mosaics that are works of art in themselves. Oriented to the north with large double glazed cedar windows to capture the sweeping views and beautiful rays of the sun, the home features four bedrooms plus study/5th bedroom, huge living room with vaulted ceilings and solid fuel heater opening to timber deck; two bathrooms, kitchen at the heart of the home also includes wood fired oven and beautiful timber bench tops; meals/ family room again with vaulted ceilings, laundry with lots of storage space. There is a double garage currently utilised as an artist’s studio and workshop, and shed.
The residence is approached via a private hedge and stunning Claret Ash tree- lined driveway. It presides over terraced and low maintenance gardens which wind their way through the lovely property to the huge dam, home to a family of Grebe ducks and sanctuary to sixty species of birdlife as well as indigenous wildlife. The flat, clear paddocks at front and back of the property would be suitable for alpacas or a horse or two, or perhaps plant a small vineyard or olive grove. The under house storage would make for a great wine cellar or cold store space.
Other sustainable features of this five star energy rated property are back-to grid solar panels, wide eaves, grey water system as well as generous water supply. The enclosed European style pottager garden can provide your vegetables all year round.
Just the property to get away from the hustle and bustle, ‘Darragh’ could be the tranquil sanctuary you have been waiting for.