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87 Ryans Road, GLENMAGGIE VIC 3858

Your own water frontage with easy access for swimming and boating Panoramic views and gorgeous sunsets The map does not show the property quite correctly so there is an image in the photo gallery.

Beautiful Passive Solar designed by award winning architects using timbers. mudbrick and stone 29 acres including room for a pony or two. consider grapevines or horticulture Perfect Family Home Greenchange.

Weekender Getaway With easy separate entrance ideal for Home based business or the creative Or income stream idyllic for B&B, artists., writers The 11.73ha ( 29 acres) includes cleared land for horticulture or some hobby farming. natural bush. large dog run and orchard. The house itself is quite spectacular constructed of mudbrick (from the land). bespoke Australian timbers and stone with lots of glass to bring the outside inside Expansive timber decking provide lots of outdoor and entertainment areas Passive solar designed home.

4 bedrooms. excellent study. 2 spacious living zones. 2 bathrooms. beautiful timber kitchen Designed to make the best use of the sun and other natural elements in order to minimise its carbon footprint over the life of the home.

The use of solar energy for hot water and heating. wood for heating. cooking and hot water and an environmentally friendly sewerage system reduces the need for water 122.750 litres (27.000 gals) of domestic water storage. and a 2mg water right from the lake with pump and 27.000 litre tank supplying garden water system

Double carport plus 2 double lock up garages with interconnecting workshop so plenty of space for cars. boats. bikes and all you need to maximise enjoyment of this location and the surrounding bioregion.

6 Eileen Drive, Corindi Beach NSW 2456

Just a 10mins walk, stroll or roll from Corindi Beach this 615m2 suburban block enjoys a single level, light and well-ventilated house.

The house and garden with fantastic edible landscape has been retrofitted for wheelchair accessibility throughout. (Easily changed back if you want to).

With grid connection solar power, an edible landscape and passive solar designed home, it provides a fabulous location, comfy house, healthy lifestyle and much to lower the cost of living.

Beyond the house, there is wheelchair accessible to the beach, good, wide footpaths on all major roads in Corindi Beach. Wheelchair accessibility to the local chemist, cafe, pub and post office. Coffs Harbour close by is a major regional centre providing all goods and services.

The house is completely level from the driveway, through the house, all the way to the shed in the backyard. Where there were lips in the path or small steps, these have been ramped.
The front door is 1m wide to allow easy access for a manual or power wheelchair.

Floors throughout the house are polished concrete except for the laundry and bathroom which are tiled. This allows easy wheeling and manoeuvring of either a manual or power wheelchair.

The kitchen has flexibility for wheelchair and standard height for all preparation, cooking, cleaning, storage and enjoyment.

Multiple drawers to allow easy access to kitchen items. The stainless steel bench at the end of the kitchen incorporates the stove top. The bench is 75cm high to allow a manual wheelchair user to wheel under the bench and sit comfortably at the bench to chop and prepare food. This height would not work for someone in a power chair. The bench is stainless steel so that hot items from either the stove or the oven can be moved straight onto the bench removing the need for them to be carried. The oven has 3 telescopic shelves which pull out fully allowing food to be moved straight to the bench without needing to lean into the oven. This allows someone in a wheelchair to remove food safely from the oven to the stainless steel bench. The black bench top at the other end of the kitchen is normal height as is the sink. The sink is clear below so that a wheelchair user can wheel in under the sink to utilise the sink. The dishwasher has been raised off the floor so that the shelves can be emptied or filled by someone in a manual wheelchair.

The kitchen sliding door tracks are sunken into the ground allowing seamless entry to and from the kitchen/verandah.

Bathroom access is also ramped. The bathroom door can be lifted off its hinges from the outside if someone was stuck after a fall in the bathroom. There are rails for toilet and shower access in the bathroom. The flat rail next to the toilet lifts up out of the way to allow for easier transfers. All rails on the walls of the bathroom are grab rails. These double as towel rails. The shower is a wet area with no lip or bump to enter so a commode can be wheeled in easily. The shower area is 1mx1m. The shower rose is attached to a hose so it can be handheld or placed in the normal position for someone who is standing. The bathroom sink is clear below it so a manual wheelchair user can wheel in close to the sink to wash hands etc. The mirror comes right down to the sink height so it is easy to see yourself from a manual chair sitting position. It also goes normal height for standing members of the family. The bathroom door width is also 1m.

The door to the main bedroom is 95cm wide. The door to the second bedroom is a standard 75cm wide. The kitchen sliding door is 80cm wide. The internal laundry door is 75cm wide and the external laundry door is 80cm wide.

There is a ramp at the internal laundry door.

All access door handles in the house are levers for easier opening and grip. All taps are quarter turn for easier control with weak hands.

The roller doors on the garage and shed are both powered for easy access.

Floor plan shows original, and sketch plan shows the changes made during the renovations.

Outside the Diamond grid path goes from the end of the verandah to the opening of the shed. The diamond grid has proven an excellent solid surface for either a manual or power chair.

The Diamond Grid path surrounds the raised garden beds in the front yard. Here, the grid is filled with small pebbles which is an excellent solid surface for a wheelchair to wheel across. The distance between raised garden beds allows very easy access for either a manual or power wheelchair. All raised garden beds are 40-50cm high to allow easy access from a wheelchair for planting or weeding. These are an excellent height to kneel next to while you work, saving bending over!

The gardens are a work of art and love! Super productive, beautiful to look at and give lots of joy. There are numerous places to sit and watch the chooks or the native birds or insects.

Such happy times wandering through the yard foraging for fruit, vegetables and herbs, losing track of time because of all the wonders found along the way!

The clothesline can be wound to normal height or lowered to a height that enables someone in a manual wheelchair to hang clothing. This was achieved by shortening the post that goes into the ground. The clothesline still winds up to a considerable height. The clothesline is accessible via the diamond grid path.

KEY FEATURES:

Plenty of storage and space in this comfortable home on a very gently sloped block. The house is well orientated capturing cool breezes in summer and sunshine in winter.

Cooking is with gas (LPG) stovetop and electric oven, both ASKO.

Apricus solar hot water system.

Wood burner for heating. Fans for cooling.

Polished concrete floors throughout except bathroom and laundry which are tiled.

North/easterly aspect with verandahs to the east and north.

Extensive permaculture gardens including well established fruit/nut trees, natives and raised garden beds provide an excellent edible landscape.

Fully fenced. Native bees and chickens optional extra.

Grid connected 4.6kW solar system plus 7.2kWh battery backup. Proof is in the power bill. Just $194.1 3 for the last quarter!

A 9000L Colourbond water tank is plumbed to laundry and toilet. A 4500L stainless steel water tank is in place for garden watering and drinking.

Large 7x3M shed built with power connected.

1 garage with automated roller door.

Electronic security system. NBN, fibre to the node with ethernet connected to the living area and the second bedroom.

Enjoy a wide range of vegetables and herbs grown here for Mediterranean recipes galore, plus lots of veggies for the Aussie diet such as asparagus, garlic, patchouli, lemongrass, citronella grass, mushroom plant, peanuts, pumpkins, cucumbers, zucchini, squash, celery, Bay Laurel, perennial basil, native lemon myrtle, native aniseed myrtle. Request the full list.

Wonderful fruit trees such as lemons, lychee, macadamia, native raspberry, native blue tongue berry, pineapples, coastal apple, native limes (red and green), native lemon aspen, muscat grape vines, boysenberry, strawberries. Request the full list.

Other plants include native bushes, grasses and small trees, and roses.

Nearest GPs are in Woolgoolga (12km away). Nearest hospital is Coffs Harbour (40km away) which is a large regional hospital. Nearest ambulance is also in Woolgoolga (12km). Specialists in Coffs Harbour include (but not limited to) Cardiology, Respiratory, Renal, Haematology, Oncology (with a cancer treatment centre at the hospital which can manage most common cancers), Gastroenterology, Dermatology, visiting Neurologist, multiple surgeons of varying specialty.

Corindi Beach has a local primary school and high school is in Woolgoolga (12km). Both have school buses. although the primary school is well within walking distance from this property.

The beautiful beach is a 10min walk and the State Forest for Mountain biking and hiking (5-10 mins drive/ride).

Both Coffs Harbour and Grafton now within easy reach with the dual lane highway easily accessible from Corindi Beach.

Corindi Beach offers a perfect combination of beachside, country lifestyle with the convenience of a large rural centre nearby.

1938 Chichester Dam Road, DUNGOG NSW 2420

Please register by email with the office is you want to be kept informed of progress and be advised of similar properties. A Lodge and Wildlife Refuge presents a unique opportunity for a family or a couple – a nature-focused enterprise in superb natural surroundings. and a country lifestyle in a supportive local community. Wangat is a complex of mud-brick buildings; it is a 50-acre forested property on a pristine river; it is a bio-diverse Wildlife Refuge; and after more than 30 years in business as an environmental education centre and family holiday centre it is an accommodation icon in the Hunter Region of NSW. The owner and prime mover for Wangat’s programs and activities is retiring after running more than 550 residential school camps and around two thousand weekends focused on nature recreation. A new owner is sought – to continue operations along the line followed so far. or to re-invent the facility as a wedding venue. a yoga centre. a school’s ‘bush campus’. a place of peace and restoration…. Wangat provides accommodation for up to 58 people. set in forest surroundings on the 50-acre Wildlife Refuge. The eucalypt forest and sub-tropical rainforest connects across a pristine stretch of the Chichester River to the foothills of Barrington Tops National Park. Here is the end of the farmland extending up the valley from Newcastle. and the beginning of land never cleared and including forests of World Heritage classification. The property is within easy reach of Dungog (bitumen road. 20 minutes scenic drive). an hour and a quarter from Newcastle and three hours from Sydney. Dungog has a population of 2500. with schools. a cinema. diverse sporting facilities. excellent medical services. shops and small businesses. Built in the 1980s to serve as a base for environmental education ‘camps’ for schools Wangat Lodge has ten bedrooms. shared bathrooms. a large common room for dining and relaxation. a commercial-scale fully-equipped kitchen. outdoor social areas including a landscaped BBQ area and a forest amphitheatre (for events such as weddings). The property is undulating to steep and is mostly forested – natural eucalypt forest and rainforest plus an area of 30-year-old eucalypt plantation. Uniquely there is an 800-metre frontage to a pristine stretch of the Chichester River – true wilderness. The property is rich in wildlife – wallabies. pademelons. bandicoots. possums. goannas. brush turkeys. diamond pythons. geckos. There are more than 120 species of birds and sixteen species of frogs! In addition to the Lodge there are two self-contained cottages rented independently from the Lodge. A three-room office is attached to one cottage. There is a two-bedroom mud-brick residence for the owner/manager. a large two-bay shed and a bush retreat set up as full-time accommodation. All buildings are in a good state of repair and appearance and there is no immediate need for any major expenditure in order to keep the business operation running. A maintenance person and cleaner with more than ten years’ experience would likely be able to provide continuity of service. Approximately 60% of the land area is protected in perpetuity under a Voluntary Conservation Agreement. 40% includes all buildings and infrastructure and a substantial surrounding area available for appropriate development including food production. The business is sold with the property. so it is a WIWO sale with all set up to start with new owners tomorrow.

2285 Wymah Rd, Wymah NSW 2640

It is not often a 1 acre block is available in the middle of farming country, surrounded by farms, beautiful valleys and with Lake Hume close by.

The building entitlement is now available to review. With the driveway, fencing and clearing now completed it is ready whether you want to start with camping or tiny home or grow some things. And, have a long term plan to build your eco home here and just enjoy it in the meantime.

In the 1800s this acre plot was the site of a church in a small settler’s hamlet. The church building was moved to Granya across the Murray.

Left behind were the forest river gums which over that last 100 years plus have increased in majesty.

The block has been part of the organic farm for 20 years that now surrounds it.

So here is an opportunity to enjoy a country lifestyle, chemical free but without the responsibility of a large acreage. Enjoy the endless views of the farms around.

The land is peppered with old growth red gums, with a good-sized area for your eco build set away from the road and sheltered from wind.

Here you can go off grid (or on) settle into a quiet way of regenerating a special piece of land back to nature’s way.

There is a clear area near the house site for a permaculture garden and orchard and enough for rotating chooks.

The soil comes up well with care and time – you can see the prospering olive trees nearby.

The North Arm of Lake Hume can be seen nearby.

A trip to town (Albury) can be taken via the Hume highway or via the free ferry over the Murray River and a lakeside drive.

There is the lakeside community area with tennis courts around the corner from this land.

The school bus collects the kids and the bus driver never fails.

The stunning beauty of the valley never lets you down either.

If of interest, you may want to be involved in the next ventures on the organic farm that surrounds you.

Or you may want peace and quiet to camp now, enjoy the location and facilities, and build your tiny home, or a fabulous eco design house and lifestyle property over time.

If you would like to receive the listing contract and/or the dwelling entitlement to review please submit the property inquiry form or call us any time.

147 Sandy’s Hill Road, Durham Lead Vic 3352

Under Contract – Situated 4 kms from the historic township of Buninyong (which is 12 kms from Ballarat on the Ballarat/Geelong Road.)

Approximately two thirds (5.581 ha) of the property is under covenant with Trust for Nature because of its high ecological value. The bush is predominantly Messmate/Peppermint tree cover with Blackwood/Bursaria mid-storey and varied herbaceous groundcover.

The cleared area (3.828 ha) includes the building envelope and the domestic zone for all the human and animal activity.

The building envelope is in a cleared area towards the top of an eastern facing slope which overlooks the occasional creek that runs the length of the property.

Mains power is on the covenanted area boundary. However, this property is perfect for establishing your high quality eco home utilising the many eco designs products and services for off-grid living.

There are 3 dams and several seasonal waterholes.

The area between the main dam and a small wetland area next to Brennan’s Road would be the ideal site to set up a permaculture productive garden. It is flat, has road access, permanent water and good soil. Previously a pony was kept in what is now the rundown paddock and water was pumped from the dam. So this would be the best site for an animal enclosure if you wanted one.

It is a bird watchers’ paradise, also frequented by swamp wallabies, eastern grey kangaroos, koalas and echidnas. Historically a mining area, there are some shallow shafts and mullock heaps remaining along the creekline.

All the necessary reports addressing planning overlays have been completed already leaving you free to plan your dream home with independent power and water.

Please submit the property inquiry form and you will be sent the Section 32 which contains the Reports and covenant details. This is very valuable to be able to commence the process of building your eco home immediately. You can also SMS 0468 489 333 with your request and please advise Durham Lead property.

Lot 18/203 Staniland Drive, Strathdickie Qld 4800

2 Ha of pristine tropical rainforest on a hillside in the Whitsunday area – with a modest 2BR cottage – ready for a new custodian.

The property is situated in rural Strathdickie at the end of a good bitumen road, 10 mins from Proserpine, 20mins from PPP airport and 15mins from Whitsunday coast.

It adjoins National Park.

It has a brilliant balance of being accessible but with the feeling of complete detachment from human chaos. The peace is astounding. The privacy is that of billionaire’s remote island but has grid electricity and a garbage service.

The property retains 98% of original forest cover. Other adjoining properties are also naturally forested and have existing buildings that cannot be seen and are rarely heard (only one with a dog, an aged one that never barks).

The cottage was built by a respected local builder in 1994 for a dedicated conservationist. It was built strong, but humble. A thorough renovation of the kitchen and a complete rebuild of the bathroom, both done with ease of use and ease of cleaning prioritised (plus safety advice from Occupational Therapist), completely new gal-steel and hardwood stairs, electrical and other refurbishments, were completed earlier this year.

It has the feel of a tree-house but is fully screened, dry, safe, and very comfortable. A recent guest remarked, “As the days passed I could feel my blood pressure decrease and an overwhelming desire to stay forever”.

To be 100% clear, there are no fences, no bore, no potential for clearing or farming. It’s forest. Pure, and simple. The cottage was discretely inserted with minimal impact achieved. The only other construction is the modest carport. There are no exotics, is kept weed free with little effort, and there’s no lawn to bother with.

The bio-type is seasonally-dry Wet sclerophyll forest, home to the threatened Proserpine Rock Wallaby, and the bird list from a local expert is 100 species. Beyond the site of the Cottage the land is mostly steep, with some majestic trees and lots of Rock-wallaby-friendly rocks. There is no formal delineation with the National Park, and as there are no tracks or other human facilities, no one ever visits.

Registration of the property as a Nature Refuge with Queensland Government – Department of Environment and Science, is currently underway.

The appeal of privacy and lack of disturbance is of enormous value. Cottage cannot be overlooked by anyone, cannot be seen from roadway.

The forest type is naturally fire resistant and is not known to have ever burnt. Two significant cyclones have affected the area in the life of the cottage and it sustained no damage.

There is storage underneath the cottage and enough height to allow for a potential workshop. There are two water tanks in fair condition, a water pump, and potential to increase capacity and collect from carport. Drinking water is filtered and UV treated.

It is available fully furnished (as pictured), preferably on a 30 day settlement.

It would be ideal for those looking for a wilderness retirement, those seeking a work-from home escape, or even those busy working who just want to live simply and peacefully in a clean environment and don’t have Old-Macdonald-ee-i-ee-i-owe fantasies. It has been listed on AirBnb and this remains an option with current arrangement for those not wishing to occupy immediately or full-time.

Please submit the property inquiry form to receive all the details of how to have any further questions answered and to arrange your visit.

14/29 Leichhardt St, Glebe NSW 2037

This is one of those homes that you can have as much time enjoying both inside and out (or even working from home if you have to).

Waking up in a gorgeous bedroom for morning coffee before making your way to the balcony, checking out the boats, people and dogs playing on Rozelle Bay and the striking Anzac Bridge in the distance.

Friends can easily be entertained on the balcony where a BBQ is set up in this versatile space.

Dinner cooked in a fabulous spacious kitchen with lots of work areas and cupboards and further storage in the adjacent laundry.

Pluck the greens and herbs growing on the balcony, or if you really want to go for it check out how Indira Naidoo grew 70kg on her Sydney balcony.

Drying your washing on the balcony in sunshine and fresh air, all the time helping with climate change with minimal use of the clothes dryer.

Excellent configuration with the bedrooms and bathroom off a hall separating the living spaces.

Working from home in the second bedroom with still plenty of room for a spare bed.

No heating or cooling is needed for this well designed and northern access apartment. An owner can get permission through a general meeting to install air conditioning/reverse cycle heating-cooling, if you do want or need it.

Set off in your kayak at Rozelle Bay, with an easy paddle to Blackwattle Bay, Balmain and Pyrmont. With the Glebe foreshore walk across the road you can cycle and walking around the waterfront to the city or just go to the end of the street to pick up coffee or have lunch or dinner at the local restaurant.

Public transport options include a bus stop at the top of the street, two light rail stops within 10min, and when Covid settles, the return of the Glebe ferry which will take you to Barangaroo.

Enjoy Glebe’s unique shops, cafes and restaurants, or the new Sydney Fish markets.

Key property features:
• Living areas with coveted northerly aspect on the balcony and water views. Love those sea breezes
• Top floor with solid brick walls and floors providing peace and privacy
• Perfect Foodies surprisingly large and well-designed kitchen
• Built-in wardrobe in main bedroom
• Gorgeous bathroom with separate Japanese style bath and plus separate shower
• Separate internal laundry well designed with good storage
• Pet friendly (subject to Owners Corp approval)
• Small security complex with only 17 apartments
• Lock-up garage for 2 cars and/or workshop and storage
• Visitor parking
• The historic Tramsheds Complex including restaurants, groceries and Growers Market, multiple parks and playgrounds, close to CBD, Sydney University, UTS, RPA, Sydney Fish Markets, Glebe shops, Broadway Shopping Centre, and public transport

All the joys of living here: being able to walk to the calmness of the water, the sensational sunsets, sitting on the balcony at the end of the day watching boats, people, the water;

Its closeness to everything needed: shops, water, the city. The apartment is easy, just big enough and not too big, so easy to clean, easy to entertain…just easy; the night lights of the city, Barangaroo, Rozelle, Anzac Bridge

Inspections are by appointment available in the day or the evening. There is visitor parking available between the 2 building 29 and 27 Leichhardt Street.

The Strata Report and Contract are available.

The property is on the market to sell.

114-118 Stirling Road, Metung Vic 3904

Under Contract

Meet ‘Gwandoban’ so perfectly named as it means ‘rest’ in the language of the Kurnai tribes of Gippsland. A very rare Gippsland Lakes property of 1.49HA with a hilltop character house at the end of a long driveway in the heart of the Metung peninsula.

Uninterrupted magnificent lake and mountain views open up at the top of the driveway from the house and surrounding lush lawns and terraces to the Victorian Alps to the north and across Bancroft Bay and Bass Strait to the east that can never be built out.

Over the past 40 years the current and previous owners have created a tranquil sanctuary and lifestyle retreat at this property which has Land for Wildlife registration.

What we love about the house is its originality and rural charm. How refreshing to visit a house that is of its time that has been respected. The comfortable house was built in the late 70s to suit the site and climate and its amenities and comforts have been regularly updated by the current owners who have used it as a holiday and weekend retreat. It has never been rented out but has been loaned to writers and artists as a tranquil place to create surrounded by nature.

Over almost 20 years, it became the perfect getaway, cosy living and great outdoor spaces for relaxing. Just like them, we appreciate its quirkiness and simplicity, it is loved and well maintained.

We have seen many a cork floor over the years, but this property has quite stunning cork walls as you can see in the study and hall. The owners have retained them for their acoustic qualities and originality.

The house with its traditional verandahs that provide shade and shelter has timber lined ceilings, all the up-to-date conveniences and two Velux skylights (facing east and south) with in-built adjustable blinds in the living areas that flood those areas with natural light. In slab electric heating in 2 zones with thermostats, reverse cycle heater and air-conditioning in the living room, a Clean –Air wood burner fireplace, new Noirot electric panel heaters in bedroom 1 and 2, and ceiling fans in all bedrooms, living/dining room and studio. All bedrooms have walk in robes, a very unusual feature allowing for a lot of extra storage. The master bedroom has an adjacent room that can also be used as retreat/study and has an en-suite. There is a spacious renovated family bathroom and recently refurbished laundry.

Recently the owners commissioned an architect to prepare plans to expand the house. They are happy to share with you their architect’s adaptable and scalable concept floor plans for an extension to match the fantastic location to review. As their family has grown up and moved overseas they now want to pass this unique property to others to appreciate and enjoy, in the same way that it was passed to them.

The Gippsland Lakes has a wonderful climate with mild winters. The well insulated house was carefully sited and constructed to be naturally warm in winter and cool in summer, with its northerly and easterly aspects capturing the cooling easterly sea breezes in summer and sheltered from the south westerly winds.

The hill top location enable the occupants to watch the morning sea mists roll in from Bass Strait over the tree top and the clouds hanging in the valleys to the north. As well as watching the magnificent dawn colours as the sun rises over the sea.

It’s lovely inside/outside living with bedrooms 1 and 2 and living areas having water, treetop and bushland views. The master bedroom has its own direct access to the garden, terrace, deck and spa.

The Vortex Xenon 8 person spa is recessed into a large deck with glass safety fence built 7 years ago that provides totally joyful experiences out to the sky, the sea, the bush. The owners use it all year round.

The house is perfect for working from home on a full or part-time basis. It has NBN connected, excellent mobile coverage. There is also excellent TV reception and TV aerial points throughout. Whilst there are home office and working spaces within the house, the current design of the two “studios” could be converted for this purpose or have a bathroom added for use as a rentable apartment. Its separation from the home on the other side of the carport section works well for easy access and separate parking for visitors or clients.

The well-maintained garden and surrounds have a mix of native vegetation and lawn areas including a fenced and irrigated vegetable garden/orchard. Growing fruit and vegetables here has been a passion of the previous owners with a wonderful north facing slope. The veggie garden has produced copious crops of zucchini, tomatoes, fava beans, eggplant, corn, potatoes and herbs over many years. In recent times the fruit trees have produced large crops of nectarines and peaches and there are also lemon, grapefruit, cumquat and apple trees producing seasonal fruit as well as a grove of olive trees.

On a lower section of the land in the area perfect for children exploring, the odd game of footy or cricket, additional fruit and nut trees and vines could also be grown.

It has undercover drive-through parking for up to 4 cars and boats, as well as a large shed (10m x 5m) and workshop with concrete floor for hobbies or craft occupations or for additional storage of a large boat and trailer or caravan. It includes built in work benches and shelving with spotlights and fluorescent lights and power.

The property has town water and sewerage. Also ideal to install a photovoltaic system on the north and west facing roofs for excellent solar electricity.

How nice is to be able to walk everywhere. The Metung Primary School is a 5 minute walk (180m) from the front gate. The town itself is a leisurely 10-minute stroll to Metung Village with a variety of routes there and back along the Lake King beaches, the Bancroft Bay boardwalk or down Stirling Road. The Metung bush reserve with its varied walking trails that can lead to the property is almost next door.

Metung is a delightful waterfront village with excellent cafes, cake shops and deli, a bakery and a historic pub as well as a post office and general store.

Bairnsdale, 20 minutes away has all professional services and is the major regional town servicing north east Victoria.

This is the perfect property for those in to boating, fishing, sailing, caravans with sheds and carports and is also highly adaptable for creative pursuits.

Enjoying the birds and native animals from all the surrounding bushland is another gorgeous feature.

As the eastern boundary of the property is currently not fenced, there is access along the boundary track from the nearby bush reserve to the property’s lower eastern grasses, and a wildlife corridor has been established down the northern boundary to the native bush areas of the property where native Hyacinth Orchids appear in summer. From the deck and terraces hawks and pelicans are regularly watched gliding on the thermals over the eastern part of the property.

Echidnas regularly visit the house surrounds and blue tongue lizards explore the veggie garden and sugar gliders are in the grove of remnant grey box near the house.

Birds that visit are Crimson Rosellas, Eastern Rosellas, King parrots , Lorikeets, Owls, Fairy Wrens, Magpies, Kookaburras, Galahs and Wattle birds Honeyeaters as well as the occasional heron.

This is a beautiful and peaceful retreat which offers huge opportunities to capitalise on the house and large landholding STCA in this much loved East Gippsland village with its boating and eco-tourism attractions.

It lends itself not only to owner occupation but also as a lifestyle eco-tourist accommodation for investment and perhaps the addition of additional accommodation subject to planning permission.

Please visit our website to see the ecoproperty® Guide to this property or submit the property inquiry form to request it.

There is the further opportunity to purchase a 10 metre berth on a multi-year lease at nearby Chinaman’s Creek subject to Council approval – terms to be advised.

Offered by Expressions of Interest Closing 4pm Monday 6 December 2021.

Inspections available by private appointment.

2/32 Brookside Road, Darlington SA 5047

Beautifully designed with exquisite attention to detail, this stunning two bedroom home has been freshly renovated and is move-in ready.

It’s the ideal entertainer thanks to a huge open plan living area with grand French doors that open to a gorgeous timber deck. Imagine long lazy weekends soaking up the sun after a barbecue.

The gourmet kitchen is extremely spacious and fitted out to be a chef’s dream. Modern stainless steel appliances include a two-drawer dishwasher and induction cooktop, while a corner pantry and ample storage hold all your gourmet gadgets.

Both bedrooms are generous in size, with built-in-robe to the main bedroom. The master bedroom is recessed into the hill face, which means this bedroom stays a comfortable temperature all year long. Both bedrooms share a stunning bathroom complete with timber vanity. Soak away the day in the indulgent bath!

The interior has been freshly painted, with crisp white walls, glamorous polished concrete floors and warm timber details. A clever study nook with built-in shelving gives you the option to work from home.

Attention to sustainability with many excellent features. The polished concrete floors capture winter warmth. Double glazed windows are positioned to trap maximum sunlight in the cooler months and keep the home well insulated. The home is north facing, with rooftop solar panels and heat pump hot water to keep running costs low.

The home is ideally located on a quiet street along the Sturt River and walking trails. It’s an easy walk to Flinders University, and less than five minutes’ drive to Westfield Marion shopping and entertainment precinct and SA Aquatic Centre. The beach is just a short drive away too.

This brilliant property has been recognised by the Centre of Liveability (endorsed by the CSIRO) to have features that make it healthy, comfortable, efficient and connected to the community and offer the opportunity to reduce running costs significantly if utilised correctly by the occupant.

These include cross ventilation, zoning, insulation, density of building materials, double glazed windows, shading and sun control, efficient heating and cooling, energy-efficient lighting, efficient hot water, rainwater and a solar photovoltaic system.

Things we love about 2/32 Brookside Road:

French doors to entertaining deck
Freshly renovated and painted interior
Outstanding gourmet kitchen with two-drawer dishwasher
Built-in study nook with lots of storage
Beautiful sustainable design, you will feel the difference
Polished concrete floors are smooth under foot
23,500L rainwater storage plumbed to the garden
1kW solar system to keep those bills affordable
Urban farm with establish gardens, fruit trees and chicken coop

Video available to review – submit the property inquiry form for all the details.

Check out the auction details – coming soon Auction Saturday 25th September at 10.00am USP

90 Old Meadow Road, Lowden WA 6240

Located in the picturesque Ferguson Valley, South West Western Australia, adjacent to Wellington National Park, this forest (Jarrah/Marri) hideaway for its conservation and heritage values is unique.

Awarded a Conservation Covenant with National Trust (WA) in 2002 for its outstanding conservation, biodiversity and heritage values, it has now come up for sale.

The owners – after living an ecological sustainable lifestyle for nearly 40 years – are keen to hand custodianship over to folks interested in carrying on their conservation work including caring for its organic garden, vineyard, orchards, and pet kangaroos.

Known as Kiah (welcome in Nyoongar), the property is 50 acres with a 4×4 (legal carriageway).

Ascetic values include granite outcrops, ancient jarrah/marri trees, steep valleys, diverse understory, two winter creeks (one fed from nearby national park), with stunning views over Ferguson Valley.
Biodiversity values include Red/White-tail Cockatoo, brushtail possum, brushtail phascogale, bandicoot, mardoo, quokka, chuditch, echidna, bats, owls, and over 80 species of native birds and flora.

A timber/stone, two bedroom home built in 1990 with spacious kitchen/dining area, TV room (with cathedral ceilings), office, carport (1 vehicle), and outside recreation/entertainment/BBQ area.

Water supply is from a gully dam (pump) and four rainwater tanks.

Power supply is grid-connected with 3KW solar backup.

Outbuildings include a fire-shelter/studio, 12volt/own water/ablution/bathroom.

Sustainable organic gardens include two orchards and a small vineyard of cabernet/merlot.

Internet/phone/Wi-Fi/TV/radio all available.

Nearest town and school is Donnybrook (16kms), Bunbury (40kms) and a local store at Preston Valley (3kms).

Major tourism attractions are at Gnomesville, Wellington National Park, Bibbulmun Track.

Nearest neighbours approx. 1km so enjoy your own forest hideaway.

For all further inquiry please submit the property inquiry form to have all your questions answered and to visit the property.