Tranquil Retreat with Gorgeous Mudbrick Home, only 30mins from Castlemaine or Daylesford, for your Fabulous ecoproperty® Lifestyle PRICE : $875,000

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Tranquil 63ha (155-acre) retreat with gorgeous mudbrick home, only 30mins from Castlemaine or Daylesford. Perfectly suited to nature enthusiasts searching for a treechange or weekend getaway, offering privacy, space & teeming with wildlife. Fully set up for off-grid living with no electricity or water bills. Soaring timber ceilings, vintage stained glass & rustic timber features throughout.

Beautiful land under conservation covenant comprising Box Ironbark Forest, Grassy Woodland & undulating grassland. Over 70 native bird species including the endangered Swift Parrot, threatened Diamond-Firetail plus Powerful Owls & Wedge-tailed Eagles. Centuries-old Eucalypts provide dozens of tree hollows, supporting numerous species including Sugar Gliders, Microbats & Tree Goannas. Three dams plus seasonal creek & waterholes provide prime habitat for thriving frog populations, turtles & water-birds. To preserve this wildlife haven & its protected flora, the covenant allows for dogs & chooks, but no hoofed animals. Landscaped native gardens surround the house within a 1.2 acre herbivore-exclusion fence.

Inside, French-doors open from the dining area onto a sunroom with scenic views. The kitchen provides both gas & wood-stove cooking & walk-in pantry. Master bedroom includes ensuite & generous walk-in-robe. Two further bedrooms offer room for family/friends or home office. North-facing clerestory windows spanning the length of the home light up south-facing rooms. A double garage & adjoining mudroom are serviced with electricity & water. The mudbrick construction & verandahs keep the house cool in summer, while wood burners in the lounge & kitchen ensure a cosy winter. Mudbrick wood, tool & potting sheds.

New 4kW off-grid BlackMax solar unit & panels, 12.3kWh lithium-ion battery storage. Honda 5500W generator. 76,000L-capacity rainwater tanks. Reliable satellite broadband. 15mins to Newstead supermarket & popular cafes. 50mins to Ballarat, 2¼ hours to Melbourne GPO. Situated within Sandon State Forest, access via graded dirt tracks. Option to buy fully/partly furnished.

Property Address

90 Glengower Track, Sandon Vic 3462 Sandon

Property Features
  • Lifestyle
  • 3 bed
  • 2 bath
  • 2 Parking Spaces
  • Land is 155 acres
  • 2 Toilet
  • Ensuite
  • 2 Garage

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