Rural for sale
Rural in Kooroocheang, VIC
5 2 0
$3,100,000 To $3,300,000
An Australian homestead on approx 506 acres historical witness to generations!Favored by film makers in a farming area renowned for Captain John Hepburn stands this historical homestead mirroring the finest in colonial architecture. This country homestead started life as a miners circa 1880. As wealth accrued so did the homestead. Ypu can truly escape the city by purchasing this inviting nostalgic period home framed by a leafy heritage style garden on approximately 506 acres. Luxuriate in deep skirtings high ceilings with ornate roses and timber floors. This stately homestead comprises 3 generous bedrooms 2 bathrooms and 4 separate living areas heated by a hydronic heater. There is reverse cycle air conditioning for added comfort. The home has a functional floor plan with floor to ceiling windows which take advantage of the rambling mature gardens. The front section of the property is volcanic and only varies 1 meter the second sector dropping approx. 100 meters or 300 feet.
The land is currently used for grazing and has 3 separate titles. The property comprises a mixture of both flat and undulating land which has been sectioned off into paddocks designed for easy stock movement incorporating 3 dams strategically placed (one 27 feet deep) Two bores are connected to a farm watering system which feeds 17 troughs while the main bore is of commercial quality and feeds the house. Soil throughout the property is suitable for harvesting hay consisting of clover rye grass and phalaris.
Redgums which are 400 to 500 years (pre first european settlement) provide a home for cockatoos and kookaburras.
The property features a 4 bay hay shed, 4 bay machinery shed, a two stand sheering shed, tool shed and workshop as well as stockyards with stables and an office.
Approximately 5000 bird attracting trees (the farmers friend) border the paddock and internal fence lines which provide great shelter. Every species of box tree is represented on this property. The word Kooroocheang means water and birds.
Set amongst creeks, valleys and mountains the property is breathtaking attracting wedge tail eagles and 100 other bird species. An old airstrip is located on the property for those of you who enjoy a quick commute.
This farm would qualify as a certified organic enterprise.
Located in Kooroocheang just 40 minutes to the Ballarat CBD and 25 minutes to Daylesford
Call Colette an agent that works weekends on 0488052155
Last updated: 02:50PM on Nov 4th 2018