190 Kippings Road, Strathbogie
For Sale $880,000 - Mixed Farming
Discover this 98.8 acre property, comprising productive tableland country with lovely views mixed with more secluded native timbered areas. Hidden away at the end of the long winding driveway, is this charming two storey timber homestead. North facing design providing passive solar benefits along with a standalone 5kw solar system connected.
Completed in 2013 this home has lots of country appeal both inside and out. Constructed in areas using a variety of native hardwood timbers, including timber cut from the property itself.
Ground Floor: Highlights within the home comprise; spacious open plan living / dining area, showcasing high cathedral ceilings with exposed beams, polished floorboards and a solid staircase. There is a selection of larger feature windows framing views to the beautiful outdoors (including lead light / sash windows in areas). Several sets of sliding doors access front verandah. Heating is supplied and circulated via a combustion wood heater and ceiling fan. Appealing corrugated look dado style lining in areas around the home.
Lounge room opens into an inviting timber kitchen, boasting more feature windows/ lead light. Plenty of cupboards and bench tops including handy island bench. 4 burner gas stove top and electric oven. Bedrooms 2 & 3 are comfortable with lovely outlooks and built in robes. Family bathroom offering bath and shower. Laundry with direct access to rear verandah.
Upstairs: Second lounge/ games area great for the family to spread out. This area looks out over the lounge area below and provides elevated views out across the property. Character dormer design opening with doors accessing the south verandah.
Master bedroom with built in robe and dormer roof design, again with door access to verandah. 4th bedroom has lovely outlooks and has been plumbed to potentially convert into a second bathroom. All rooms feature exposed timber beams, lined walls and polished floorboards.
Outdoors: Entertain, relax and unwind along either one of the four full length 2.5metre timber lined verandahs. External timber cladding was locally milled/ processed at Benalla Timber from local hard wood. West side of the home is clad in corrugated iron.
Land: Diverse 98.8 acres, separated into 5 main paddocks plus the house yard. Currently carrying cattle on the property. The front section of the land is more open grazing tableland country with outlooks to Mount Wombat /Strathbogie ranges. The property then moves into more secluded native bush land.
Spend the time to explore the corridor of established native trees and scrubs. Set up a campsite, go for long walks, climb the striking granite boulders and meet the local wildlife.
Shedding: Storage container with attached chicken shed. Separate igloo/ hot house.
Water: Property offers 2 Spring dams (1 dam gravity feeds areas of property), with additional soak/ springs towards the rear of property. 27,000 litre poly rainwater storage tank. Stock drink from trough and dam supply.
Solar System & Hot Water: Now the way of the future this home boasts a quality 5kw stand alone solar system, 11 panels in total with a back up diesel generator. This system allowing the home to be totally off grid with no power bills to pay (currently being upgraded to new Lithium batteries). Instantaneous hot water system. Mains power lines running over a section of the property.
Location: Located 25 mins drive from Euroa township. Short 10 minute drive to Strathbogie general store & café . Strathbogie also boasts local primary school and impressive 18 hole golf course. Centrally located between the Hume & Maroondah highways.
Ride your bike around the corner to popular Polly McQuinns Weir/ picnic area/ swimming hole or drive to stunning Gooram Falls. Mail delivery and school bus pickup within the area.