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SOLD – Simon O’Donohue 0433 785 550
Located in the blue-chip location of Forreston, a distinguished and impressive home in every characteristic. Custom built for the previous owners, the home represents a very rare opportunity to secure a true lifestyle property in an idyllic Hills setting, complete with huge amounts of shedding and dual bores providing exceptional water supply to service the main house and property alike.
Impeccably designed by a local designer and crafted in Solid ‘Basket Range’ stone something rarely seen today, this stunning property boasts a timeless quality interior, with magnificent open plan design and close proximity to local shopping at Birdwood and Gumeracha with access to Tea Tree Gully only 30 mins away.
Considerable attention has been undertaken to seamlessly incorporate character features with contemporary design to create a wonderful sanctuary of distinction and quality, confidently tying in with the existing 100-year-old cottage.
Bordered by serene leafy surrounds the home sits well on 32.45 Hectares positioned well into the property providing a secure and private retreat with low maintenance house gardens.
Arrival at the front of the property, is via a sweeping laneway lined by mature “Claret Ash” trees, which progressively reveals the stately home.
Internally the home showcases living at its finest, with abundant north facing natural light and the highest quality inclusions.
The kitchen and dining are highlighted by rich Italian tiled floors with underfloor heating, soaring 3.3m ceilings, stunning picture glass windows looking out to a magnificent green vista beyond, top of the line Smeg stove, Blackwood timber benchtops, island bench and elegant fixtures and fittings. The ideal entertainer’s kitchen.
Both the formal and informal living spaces are floored in quality wool carpet, with high ceilings, glass windows to bring the outside in, all with either gas log fires, wood combustion heaters and/or ducted reverse cycle air conditioning the home is insulated and incredibly comfortable year-round.
The main bedroom boasts a sumptuous ensuite with heated towel rails and wonderful walk-in robe. The home also features another 4 double sized bedrooms (or 3 double size rooms plus home office) which are well position.
The adjoining cottage is perfect, when guests come for extended stays or even as an opportunity for and Airbnb. Quality cabinetry and self-contained with its own kitchen, bathroom, living room and two bedrooms.
Attention to detail has been paramount in each decision made to the livability and comfort of this striking build. All internal doors are solid timber, North facing living is beautiful and warm in winter and south – east facing bedrooms keep cool in summer. Every room is presented with a picturesque vista.
The current owner has chosen to offer the neighbour the opportunity to agist their sheep and they have enjoyed the home and property as a family home and retreat. The inclusion of a luxury build by Genworth Building Group includes a self-contained outdoor entertaining area complete with a magnificent fully fenced inground concrete swimming pool.
Making entertaining a breeze whether with the family, a large gathering, weddings or any party’s and events.
The previous owners have run the property as a lifestyle sheep farm with infrastructure in place including irrigated land to garden boundaries in the west and north and troughs, shelterbelts, and silage.
An outstanding fertilizer history adds to an already lush and fertile land once used as a dairy with the dairy still onsite ready for a re purpose. Cattle yards with loading ramps and laneways to all paddocks. With the majority of the fencing being recently completed means its ready to work and enjoy with the heavy infrastructure completed. High rainfall area ensures water is no issue.
“A Tranquil country life with all the superior quality of modern amenities awaits a very fortunate family.”
Home & Property Improvements and Shedding
– Spectacular outdoor entertaining room complete with magnificent fully glass fenced swimming pool designed and built by….
– 5 bedrooms (or 4 bedrooms plus home office)
– Multiple living areas
– Open plan living
– Luxurious finishes
– Ample space outside for entertaining
– Surrounded by lush pasture
– 30min drive to city
– Store and Shed 14.8m x 15m
– Shearing and wool shed 9m x 18m holding capacity of 100 sheep and raised shearing stage.
– 2nd Store 3.6m x 18m
– Excellent fertilizer history
CT / Volume 5412 Folio 818
Year Built / Original cottage 1910 /Main Residence Built 2009
Land Size / 32.45 ha
Council / Adelaide Hills
Council Rates / $4007.20 per year
Septic Tank / 30000 litres sand filter ed Septek 6 X 3
ES Levy /$388.05 per annum
We look forward to welcoming you to this magnificent property. Please call
Simon O’Donohue 0433 785 550 or Annie Need 0412 551 988 with any questions.
Disclaimer: The accuracy of this information cannot be guaranteed and all interested parties should seek independent advice. RLA 281342.
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