A picturesque lifestyle property in the heart of the Hunter Valley hamlet of Duns Creek, Goondari's numerous attractive qualities will appeal to a variety of buyers. Set in a private position on forty-five fully-fenced acres that range from tree-studded, pasture-improved paddocks through to undulating and open woodland, Goondari is perfect for horses, cattle or recreational pursuits. It is particularly ideal for quiet and relaxed living with the abundant wildlife enhancing and adding interest to a casual lifestyle. The ranch-style brick homestead with a feature cedar wall is set within a shady grove downslope from the property's highest ridgeline. The elevated site affords spectacular views over the surrounding district and across to Maitland, Mt Sugarloaf and Newcastle. From the wide entrance foyer, the home opens to airy and light-filled, open-plan dining and living zones with vaulted cedar ceilings, reverse-cycle air-conditioning and wood-fire heater. The kitchen is located to take full advantage of the expansive views while being completely open to the dining and living areas. Large windows throughout merge the interior with the beautiful surrounds, while large glass doors provide easy access to the wide, L-shaped covered timber deck which offers an excellent area for private alfresco dining, entertaining or relaxation. Three double bedrooms all with very private views share a light-filled newly renovated family-style bathroom with vanity, shower and toilet. The Master bedroom boasts built-in robes. There is a well-proportioned laundry and double carport under the main roofline. Also under the main roofline is a large fully-contained storage area that is currently being used as a home-office or study. There is a large lock-up colourbond shed with a workshop area. It is capable of garaging either two cars or a tractor and a horse float while still allowing ample space for the workshop. It has generous internal and external lighting and power points, including a 15amp power circuit.
Duns Creek is located only 5 mins from Paterson, 20mins from Maitland and 45mins from Newcastle. It is 15mins to the historic township of Morpeth and just 50mins to the Hunter Valley vineyards or Port Stephens. With Sydney only 2.25hrs away, Goondari offers an exceptional opportunity to purchase a quality rural lifestyle property within easy commute to the Hunter's major regional centres.