Set on over 14 private acres five minutes from the historic hamlet of Clarence Town, this six year old brick and colourbond residence with L-shaped verandah is a rural sanctuary with limitless opportunities. Opening to high ceilings, free-flowing spaces and an abundance of natural light that draws the outside in, this home offers a flexible floor-plan that will appeal to the active family. The hub of the home is the open-plan kitchen, dining and family zone with its tiled floors, large windows and reverse-cycle air-conditioning. The Caesarstone kitchen is an entertainer's delight with extensive bench and storage space, gas cooktop, electric oven and breakfast bar. Beyond is the casual meals area with views across the rear yard to the bush beyond. The informal family zone with slow-combustion heating enjoys glass sliding door access to a covered al fresco dining and entertainment patio overlooking the fully fenced rear lawn. Adjacent, the formal lounge and dining room both with views over the front of the property cater to more intimate entertainment. A well-proportioned study/home office is located off the entry foyer. There are four queen-size bedrooms. Enjoying privacy at one end of the home, the Master suite boasts a walk-in robe and spacious ensuite with vanity, spa bath, shower and toilet. Perfectly positioned at the opposite end of the home and ideal for children or guests, three further bedrooms and a games room, all with lovely property views share a centrally located family bathroom with vanity, bath, shower and separate toilet. Domestic water is via two x 12,500lt concrete, in-ground tanks. Additional features include neutral palette throughout, quality fixtures and fittings and well-appointed laundry with external access.
Fully fenced with post and wire in good order, approximately seven acres is cleared with the remainder natural bush. There is a large dam near the front of the property and an intermittent stream. Sloping gently upwards from the road, the property is suitable for horses, cattle or recreational pursuits. The large barn-style colourbond shed with concrete floor is currently used as a garage although lends itself to conversion to stables/workshop facilities. This quality property in the Meadows Drive precinct highly sought-after for its privacy and proximity to Raymond Terrace and Maitland (25mins) and Newcastle (45mins) offers an exceptional rural lifestyle opportunity.