Open House Saturday 18th July 2015 at 11am
Auction 31st July at 12:30PM Onsite
Versatility defines this 80 acre property, boasting exceptional positioning to the Hunter's commercial, agribusiness, equestrian and tourist areas and a character-filled c1920 weatherboard farmhouse uniquely situated to maximise breathtaking panoramic views. Sympathetically renovated to incorporate modern living with an array of period features including timber lined walls with dado panelling, original polished floorboards, stunning colonial windows and cedar French doors opening to wide vine-fringed covered verandahs. Multiple dining and living zones deliver relaxed indoor/outdoor living with access to alfresco dining areas overlooking the pool. Of particular note is the stunning formal dining room with vaulted ceilings, ornate timber beams and sunny bay-window sitting area from which to enjoy the views. The enormous kitchen boasts, ample bench and storage space plus central preparation island. The sleeping arrangements are sumptuous with 6 queen-size bedrooms each with BIR, Master with French doors to verandah and centrally located to 3 stylish family bathrooms. An additional wing under the main roofline hosts a beautifully presented self-contained unit with double bedroom, bathroom, open-plan kitchen/dining/living zone making this an ideal guest retreat or possible B&B accommodation. Additional features include working fireplace, reverse-cycle aircon, double remote garage, 4 tank water for domestic use and sweeping lawns with low maintenance garden beds.
Benefiting from its former life as a dairy farm, the property's gently rolling hills of pasture improved basalt soils deliver superior quality grazing ideal for horses, cattle, alpacas and a variety of agribusiness and hobby farming pursuits. Currently divided into 3 main paddocks with post and wire in excellent order, there are three dams and permanent creek frontage delivering ample stock and paddock water year round and a carrying capacity of 30 cows and calves. A 4-bay Colorbond shed on concrete floor and with power provides excellent plant/machinery storage while the original dairy has been converted to provide additional storage for feed/tack.
Conveniently located close to Clarence Town's school, shops and services (10mins) and with Raymond Terrace (20mins), Maitland (30mins), Newcastle/mid-north coast beaches (45mins) and Sydney (Wahroonga 2.5hrs) away, this property delivers a coveted but rarely found lifestyle.