60 Willunga Street,
COUNTRY LIVING IN THE HEART OF BROOKFIELDThis is the heart of Brookfield – the tightly held area within two kilometres of the community’s Showground and Hall. There is only a limited number of premium acreage properties within this precinct and 60 Willunga Street is one of them.
The 2.5 acre property brings together everything that is good about country living. Space to run in a garden that looks after itself, a paddock for horses, and a gracious one level northeast facing home with a wrap-around verandah, a fireplace and a pool. Every morning you wake to the birdsong of rosellas and the laughter of kookaburras.
The gracious one level home creates a relaxed country life with its use of low-maintenance materials. Architect Graham Osterfield of Osterfield and Johnson, winner of the 2016 HIA Brisbane Custom Built Home Over $2 million, created a rare home at 60 Willunga Street Brookfield. He designed the home to exude the grace of Australia’s Victorian colonial style, the flow of open plan living and the ease of low-maintenance building materials.
Solid, hand-cut bricks sourced from Toowoomba create a stately exterior and require no maintenance. The bricks become even more beautiful as they age while delivering superior insulation and energy efficiency to the home. The brick exterior, together with ducted reverse cycle air-conditioning throughout, ensures the home is warm in winter and cool in summer.
The wrap-around verandah is made from stone look polished concrete, which requires next to no maintenance and is cool underfoot in summer and warm underfoot in winter. Almost every room in the home has glass doors that open to the verandah. Find a cosy nook to soak up the sunshine in winter. In summer, at any time of the day, choose from shady sections on the covered verandah cooled by breezes.
Plantation shutters feature throughout the home bringing beauty and flow to the interior. The abundance of plantation shutters evokes colonial elegance while allowing you to control airflow and sunlight. Easy care polished grey Ironbark timber floors glow throughout the living and entertaining areas. Wyer + Craw’s premium custom made cabinetry is showcased throughout the home.
The Wyer + Craw gourmet kitchen has all the hallmarks of excellence including European appliances, ample storage and preparation areas, walk-in-pantry and an easy clean stainless steel island bench. A second, even larger island bench features a stunning single slab Carrara marble bench top that cleverly links the kitchen with the central entertaining area. There is ample room for the whole family to gather around the marble bench while assembling and sharing meals together. The exquisite marble bench is also the centre of social gatherings as guests flow between the kitchen and the indoor/outdoor entertaining areas.
For more formal social occasions, there is a cosy winter room with a built-in wood burning fireplace, and a loungeroom that flows to the dining room with the entire area looking through glass doors to the rural surrounds. The verandah flows onto level green lawns dotted with majestic trees - an ideal setting for gatherings of any size from intimate groups to large celebrations.
The easy care established trees, lawns and gardens are on an irrigation system. Home and garden alike are cleverly designed for the family that wants low maintenance country living.
All five bedrooms are northeast facing with doors that open to the verandah and the morning sunshine. The parents’ retreat is carpeted and has a walk-in-robe and light-filled ensuite. The four double bedrooms, also carpeted, have built-in-wardrobes and share two bathrooms.
An entire wall of the family room opens up to the beautiful in-ground swimming pool area, which features a sandstone outdoor pool lounge.
A two car garage and three parking bays provide parking for five cars. There is plenty of space to add a tennis court, chicken coop, vegetable gardens and horse stables.
Outbuildings include a horse tack room and a covered horse wash bay with non-slip ramp and tap. The property has town water while the horse paddock has town water plus two x 23,000 litres of tank water that connect to the garden’s irrigation system. There is potential for bore water however the property’s ample supply of water has made this unnecessary to date.
The property’s prime location puts it within walking distance of Brookfield State School,
The bus stop on Rafting Ground Road is within walking distance. Private school buses, including St Aidan’s, Stuartholme and Ipswich Grammar, run twice daily.
Brookfield continues to honour its farming past with its active community that has it’s own Pony Club, Farmers’ Markets, Produce Store, local vet and Annual Show. To live within walking distance of the Showground is to live in the heart of Brookfield. Don’t delay your inspection. Properties in this prime location, of this calibre, are hard to find.
2.5 acres of Established Trees, Lawns, Gardens and Paddock with Water
Gracious One Level, Low Maintenance, Northeast Facing Home
Walk to Brookfield State School, Showground and Hall
Five Northeast Facing Bedrooms Plus Office & Three Bathrooms
Formal and Open Plan Living and Entertaining Areas & Fireplace
Wyer+Craw Gourmet Kitchen with Carrara Marble Bench Top
Ducted Reverse Cycle Air-Conditioning Throughout
2 Car Garage and 3 Parking Bays & Horse Tack Room / Storage
Swimming Pool with Sandstone Pool Lounge Area
Town Water, 46,000 Litres Tank Water