House for sale
99 Barker Road,
Harcourt North, VIC
4 2 4
Granite Hills - Ultimate lifestyle change• Stunning Castlemaine stone master residence
• Breathtaking views over the North Harcourt Valley
• Granite Hills Lavender Farm attached to property
• Established orchard
• Bluegum plantation
• Four dams & 300,000 litre water tank facility
• Proximity to Castlemaine, Bendigo, Calder Freeway
• 1.5 hours from Melbourne CBD
From the moment you enter ‘Granite Hills’ you know it is special. As you wind past the charming weatherboard cottage and fields of lavender, you can be forgiven thinking you were in France. The drive continues past the farm shed to the majestic Castlemaine Stone homestead where your breath and mind will be taken away. The commanding views over the entire North Harcourt Valley are simply breathtaking. Granite Hills is the ultimate tree change.
Situated on 25 acres, the solid 312m2 home has been strategically built to ensure you optimise the morning sunrise and stunning sunsets, including the sweeping views of the Great Dividing Range, Macedon Ranges, North Harcourt Valley and Mt. Alexander from within the home or the wide extensive 160 m2 covered verandah.
The solid stone residence is spacious and well designed for country lifestyle living. Comprising of 2 large and inviting main living rooms, music and pool room, study area with bespoke cabinetry, a charming well equipped country kitchen, separate games room and the master suite with walk in robe and ensuite. There are a further three bedrooms, a bathroom with spa, large laundry and extensive storage. Every room has natural light, large spaces, and the warmth of the hand crafted stonework.
The home is climate controlled and energy efficient with double glazing, insulation, split system air conditioning and both hydronic heating and solid fuel heating.
In addition, Granite Hills boasts a Lavender farm, an established fruit orchard and garden. On the farm are a number of outbuildings including a large shed, workshop with steel benches and charming cottage which includes a kitchen, bathroom and large open room.
The cottage is suitable as a second residence, work space, garaging or a studio. The farm is dotted with delightful seated enclaves for enjoying spectacular views, sounds of native birds and wildlife, while the gently rolling lower acres are perfect for camping
The property is well watered with good natural rainfall, 4 dams and fresh drinking water tanks with a total capacity of 300,000 litres.
Granite Hills is located just a short 80 minute drive to Melbourne CBD, Melbourne International Airport via the Calder Highway. The charming historic townships and hamlets of Castlemaine, Maldon, Bendigo and Kyneton are close by. The region is famed for its farmhouse produce, award winning boutique wineries and cideries, apple orchards, the cultural arts including the states best regional art galleries, gardens, cycling the Leanganook Track, Goldfields Walking Track and an abundance of cafes and gourmet restaurants.
Whether you are searching for a permanent country home or weekender, Granite Hills is the ultimate tree change and truly exceptional.
To find out more or to arrange an inspection please contact Dominic Romeo on 0438 500 277.
Last updated: 12:13PM on Nov 20th 2017