Luxury homestead, separate cottage and your very own wetland reserve
As you meander down the long access road through the well-maintained paddocks to the luxurious Colonial style homesteads at 2327 Rosedale-Longford Rd, you might be forgiven for thinking this is just a exceptionally well presented country lifestyle property.
It's only as you step into the residences, that the absolutely magical qualities of this unique location are revealed. Both Homesteads offer elevated, beguiling views of the majestic Latrobe River, a large personal wetland reserve, teeming with ever changing wildlife and birds and the distant mountain tops beyond.
Built in 2010, to the highest possible standards, the 2 homesteads are positioned to optimise the exceptional outlook.
The main homestead is 86 squares of exquisite perfection, thoughtfully designed with a flowing floor plan for the best of family living.
It features three large living areas, two of which are informal, while the third is dedicated to formal entertaining, all linked with striking solid Spotted Gum flooring and soaring 3 meter high ceilings .
As you step through the gleaming black front door into main entry hall, you are drawn into the opulent formal dining room, drawing room and library with its cosy Nectre slow combustion wood stove, its own generous veranda, firepit and extraordinary, sparkling views of the wetland reserve beyond.
Positioned on the river side of the residence to capture the spectacular views and show stopping sunsets everyday, the spacious central open plan family living area is perfect for modern family living. With a central, elegant, yet practical kitchen, adjacent to the family dining area, featuring stone bench tops, European appliances, loads of storage and a large functional Butler’s pantry for additional storage.
At the end of the family living area sits the wood heater and casual lounge and beyond that a striking Florida style, enclosed outdoor entertaining area offering the lucky occupants a ever changing outlook over the Latrobe river wetlands and mountain vistas.
Younger family members have their own space in the left wing of the house, with a spacious games/rumpus room, 2 generous family bedrooms with study nooks, built in robes and a central bathroom and toilet.
The generous owners master-suite is situated in the right hand wing, with its own veranda overlooking the expansive lawns and river views beyond, this space offers a peaceful retreat, incorporating a master bedroom, walk in robe, ensuite bathroom and cosy parents drawing room.
Visitors have their own restful space in the right hand wing of the main house with a spacious bedroom, light and bright ensuite bathroom and built in robes.
Working at home is no problem with a large home office positioned immediately by the front door.
While a practical ducted vacuum system, large laundry and generous three car garage with extra storage and a walkway to the house make day to day living just that bit easier .
The second 33 square home is fully self-contained and positioned far enough away from the main house be fully private, while capturing the same stunning views.
Making it perfect as a B&B for potential extra income or a dependant living residence (subject to council approval).
To optimise the unique location the modern kitchen, lounge and living area with floor to ceiling windows overlook the terrace and the water beyond.
Two spacious mirror image bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms sitting at either end of the house, accommodate guests in style. and the house has its own free standing two car garage.
Both residences are built to the highest possible construction and energy standards, with termite and fire resistant materials, Eco glass and heavy insulation throughout.
Natural cooling is facilitated using Queenslander style ventilation breezeways, louvre windows and electric blinds. Nobo heating, and Nectre slow combustion wood stoves provide warmth on chilly days. Ceiling fans and split systems provide back up in extremes of weather.
Water is never an issue with 2 massive 100,000 litre house water tanks and unlimited bore water for the gardens and animals.
Stock are comfortably accommodated with 4 electric fenced and ring-locked paddocks with troughs and a dam.
The 5KW Solar system sits on the 5 bay, concrete floored, main house shed.
Garden lovers will enjoy the expansive irrigated lawns, established raised vegetable gardens and orchard.
Under 2 and a half hours drive from Central Melbourne, 2327 Rosedale-Longford Rd is located just 8 minutes to the shops, schools and river port of Sale, under 30 minutes to the world famous Gippsland Lakes National Park and just under 1 minute to Sales' 18 hole golf course.
Experience the magic of this property by calling Julia Merrington at One Lifestyle Real Estate on 0435 791 114 to learn about the next Open House or to organise a private inspection.