Price Range :$725,000
A rare opportunity to live in a Passive Solar Off-the-Grid Executive Style Straw Bale Home – one of the WOW properties of Scone.
If you are entertainers for family or for business, here is an unusual and gorgeous large straw bale and earth rendered home on 2 acres for wonderful rural living only 3.5km from town.
If you have never been in one of these types of homes, do yourself a favour and take a visit. They are remarkable through the seasons. In winter now you have regular inside temperature of 15 degrees which means extra heating is minimal. All year round comfortable living with the passive solar design providing natural heating and cooling.
See the photos where the sun pours in to living areas, and light filled other areas of the home.
If you have been suffering the ever increasing electricity bills, here you have none. It is off-the-grid living (unless you want to go grid interactive) so all your electricity is supplied on site.
Sensational views to the south and west over some of the most valuable agricultural land in NSW and the Hunter Valley; in the midst of the horse capital of Australia
The design provides lots of flexibility in accommodation. Four bedrooms, three with built-in cupboards. The main bedroom on one wing has a gorgeous ensuite and you can enjoying seeing the ‘honesty’ window always a part of straw bale homes to show it really is one!
Large study/office/fifth bedroom with built-in storage and shelving; extra power points for computers etc
The large master suite with magnificently appointed walk-in robe and luxurious en-suite bathroom – check the photos out to see what a place to wake up in every day.
Large kitchen with masses of storage, with lovely ambience for this heart of place.
The range of 2.7m to 4.2m ceilings throughout provide an interesting mix of spaces, with fabulous living areas inside and out – approximately 540m2 of living space
The pool mentioned is a Balinese dipping pond, requires little power to run, easy upkeep. Perfect for dips throughout any hot days.
3.6m verandah for lots of entertaining opportunities, or just sit back and enjoy after a hard day’s work
Great place for any homebased business. If you need them, lots of sheds, excellent storage and garaging
All the extra bonuses will make you more than happy:
Completely free of the grid via solar; wind power = NO power bills, NO blackouts
Passive solar design with comfort all year round – warm in winter, cool in summer
Louvred windows throughout for efficient cross-ventilation
Large evacuated tube solar hot water system
Upstairs sleeping quarters with two bedrooms and rumpus room for children/teenagers or could easily be used for guests
Generous, lockable storeroom with built-in cupboards and ideally suited to a wine cellar. This is adjoined to a double garage with an electric door
Completely landscaped with well-established garden beds, requiring minimal upkeep
Grow your own veggies and chooks, enjoy fruit trees with plenty of room to expand an orchard if you would like to increase your edible landscape
Privacy ensured by an abundance of screening trees and shrubs – all irrigated
Water tank and Dam
7m x 7m shed with high pitched roof and mezzanine level for loads of storage
Large chook house/dog kennel with run
School bus at front door
3.5km from town/shopping centre
For those wanting horses or pony, or other animals, or just more land, some extra options land is available for consideration.
- Road Map
55 Allan Cunningham Road
- Acreage Semi-rural
- 5 bed
- 3 bath
- 3 Parking Spaces
- Land is 2 acre
- 3 Garage
- Built In Robes
- Outdoor Entertaining