464 Tames Road, Strathbogie
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‘Houston Wood’ held since 1989 - Productive & Picturesque 123 Acres – Portrait Views to Mount Torbreck – Comfortable 3 Br Homestead - Established Gardens - Privacy – Permanent North Creek - Bore Water – Solid Shedding - Tree Ferns
Entering the property you are immediately greeted with stunning portrait views to the distant Mount Torbreck.
‘Houston Wood’ homestead is set well back from road and surrounded by established lawns and gardens. Clad in Hardi Plank the home had been extended over the years. The interior floorplan is thoughtfully designed, with every main window drawing in the outdoor environment.
Comprising spacious family living - dining room with lots of natural light and large windows, with views to the lovely gardens and rural landscape. Wall split system heating / cooling unit. Several sliding doors accessing the front and side verandah decking ideal for entertaining family and friends.
Located at the rear of the home is the spacious open plan kitchen – dining and second lounge room. Lounge provides Eureka combustion wood heater and side door access to verandah. Kitchen with central island bench - breakfast bar, Kleenmaid 5 gas burner stovetop, Kleenmaid rangehood exhaust, electric oven – griller and ASKO dishwasher. Ample cupboards - draws, handy pantry and bench space. Dining room provides a wall split system heating/ air conditioner unit.
Inviting master bedroom with pleasant outlooks, direct access to the front verandah, generous wall to wall built-in cupboards and ensuite with spa bath, shower and toilet.
Central hallway with built-in cupboards, leading to the two remaining bedrooms, both with built-in robes. Family bathroom, laundry, and separate toilet.
Outdoors: Sit and relax along the sprawling verandahs, located on 3 sides of the home. Attached 2 car carport with concreted flooring.
Shedding: Impressive large steel machinery/ workshop (former aircraft hangar) with 4 large sliding doors, long work bench and mains power.
Quality steel constructed shearing shed with concreted flooring, raised 2 stand platform, sheep pens, mains power and 6 solar panels on the roof. Steel sheep yards. Original dairy used as a wood shed.
Gardens: Established lawn areas and colourful gardens. Garden planted with varieties of native and European shrubs, plants, and trees. Nice selection of mature fruit bearing trees and plants, located around the house yard. Varieties include berries, citrus, flesh, and stone fruit.
Land: Attractive undulating landscape with stunning outlooks to distant Mount Torbreck and local surrounding timber ranges. 123 acres, blending rolling fertile pastureland, with private well established timber bushland. Property separated into 7 main paddocks and fenced house yard. Timber lined bitumen road frontage.
Pastures sown down and fertilised over the years. Currently carrying sheep, with age old shelter trees scattered around the property.
Forget about busy life and explore the private bush/ timberlands, discovering the hidden lush thriving eco-system. The fresh running water/ wetlands supplying life to the stunning age-old tree ferns, woodlands providing habitat for a selection of flora and fauna. Enjoy having a picnic or maybe do some camping, while building a campfire with an abundance of firewood.
Local fauna include kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, echidnas, koalas, and an abundance of birdlife.
Water: Attractive gullies lead to the permanent running fresh water from North Creek.
The creek meanders along approx. three quarters of the east side of the property, eventually exiting through the rear south boundary.
Reliable bore water feeds the house and gardens along with 2 stock troughs. 320lt electric hot water system. 4 rainwater storage tanks supplying water to the home. Old well. Stock watered via spring dam and second catchment dam. 'Houston Wood' is located within a higher rain fall area within our region.
Location: Situated in the popular Strathbogie table land country. Within a short drive to the popular Polly McQuinns weir/ watering hole and only 20 minutes’ drive to stunning Gooram Falls. State forest nearby.
Short 5.7Km drive into beautiful Strathbogie township. Town offers, local general store, primary school and impressive 18-hole golf course. 32km to Euroa and Hume freeway, 30.6km to Maroondah Highway and approx. 2.15 hours ex Melbourne.
Please note: Several photos shown were taken in winter and spring 2021.