This extraordinary lifestyle property revolves around a passion for self-sufficiency. Although connected to the grid, the property offers the liberty of off-grid capability, encircling an orchard and vineyard, planted at the heart of a 12 acre/4.8 hectare country retreat. Accommodation and work-space abounds in the 3-bedroom residence, several-room studio, plus shed with water and power.
Glass doors in most rooms encourage alfresco living beneath broad verandahs and paved patio, as well as an outdoor spa in which to unwind. Several lounge, dining and sitting rooms allow versatility to suit varied indoor requirements. Behind a raised splashback, the timber kitchen employs a ceramic cooktop, abundant cabinetry with dishwasher provision and walk-in pantry. Ensuite and walk-in robe are found in main bedroom, built-in robes in others.
A northerly aspect infuses the interior with winter warmth and loads of natural light. Reverse cycle air-conditioning, wood combustion heater, ceiling fans and open fireplace augment climate control. A 1.5kW solar system and solar heat pump provide power plus hot water and NBN is connected. Over 100,000 litre water-tank capacity, 1.5 megalitre (approx.) dam and rabbit-proof fencing irrigate and protect home, gardens and crops. Double and single garages have cars covered.
Kangaroo Flat is only 15 minutes' drive from this door, while a school is just 5 minutes away. Revel in the fruits of Shiraz and Merlot vines, citrus, olives and more while picnicking beside the seasonal creek. Well on the way to support total sustainable living, this property exemplifies a fabulous family sanctuary.