339 Sargoods Road Gooram, Gooram
Sold! $950,000 - Lifestyle
Rare find, this appealing Rammed Earth 4br home, set on 9.88 fertile acres within the stunning Gooram Valley. Stunning views to the North and East, show casing the Gooram Valley including Mt Wombat.
Home: Constructed in solid Rammed Earth this home boasts high thermal mass properties, strength, durability, great acoustic insulation, is environmentally friendly and is said to perform well against pests and fire.
Construction of this home began in 2008 and took 13 months to complete. With a cleverley designed easy flowing floorplan and passive solar northly aspect.
Comprising a spacious open plan lounge, kitchen & dining room with appealing vaulted ceiling, winged rammed earth internal wall, large double glazed window/ doors and easy care porcelain tiled flooring. Truly a peaceful and relaxing space, ideal to sit and read or entertain friends and family.
Direct sliding door access to the alfresco entertainment area. Warm up to the Coonara wood heater with ceiling fan circulating air. Tasmanian Oak doors and double-glazed windows and doors in areas around the home.
Stylish kitchen boasting lots of bench space including preparation island bench. Caesar stone bench tops and plenty of soft close draws. Cook to your delight with an array of European appliances, including a Neff induction cooktop, 2 gas burners, wall Neff electric oven, Miele steam oven. Asko dishwasher. Great walk-in pantry/storeroom. Steps lead up to the master bedroom and study/ 2nd bedroom.
Inviting master bedroom with lovely outlooks, ensuite with walk in shower and earthy tones, walk in robe, and a sliding door to an outdoor sitting area.
Hallway leads to the 2 remaining bedrooms and family bathroom, located at the other end of home, ideal for providing family or visitors their own space. Family bathroom comprises walk in shower and bath. Separate toilet and laundry.
Gardens: Established gums line the nature strip, garden beds with colourful plantings. Lawn areas with mature native shrubs, fruit/ nuts trees.
Orchard: Established fruit and nut trees. Pears, peaches, lemon, grape fruit, quinces, fig, cumquat, apple, walnuts, macadamia nuts, almonds and hazelnuts. Even your very own carob tree. Handy veggie patch.
Main Shed: Large/ workshop 7.5mt x 15mt all steel shed, walls lined in areas, concreted flooring, sliding doors, mains power connected and multiple power points around shed. Additional outbuildings include a chook yard with pen.
Amenities: 2kw solar system with micro invertors connected, with the excess power feeding back to the power grid. Byolytix septic system and an instantaneous gas hot water connected to house. Sky muster NBN satellite connected, speed 40 meg/second.
Land: Fertile 9.88 acres separated into 2 main paddocks. Gently undulating productive loam country. Property has 320 producing mature olive trees. Second paddock is carrying the neighbour's horses. Fencing combines areas of ringlock and horse fencing.
Go for walks around the property or along Sargoods Road (no thru road) and enjoy the array of birds and observe the various local wildlife. Try and find the Koala’s who have been spotted out front at times during the year. Lovely outlooks to surrounding district.
Olive Grove: Grove approx. 15 years old with 320 olive trees grown from original plants. Laid out over 11 rows. Producing virgin table olive oil. Trees predominantly Leccino an excellent virgin oil Tuscan Variety. Picual a Spanish variety is used as pollinator and are planted every 2nd and 4th row. The current owner picks approx. 60% of the grove annually and sends to a Kialla processor for crushing and packaging.
Water: Impressive water storage with Rhino 98,000 liter galvanised rain water storage tank, plus 4 x 22,000 liter poly storage tanks. Bore is drinkable (needs pump repaired). Various water pumps along with gravity move water around to the home and gardens.
Location: Approx. (15min) 17km scenic drive from Euroa. 1.50hr ex Melbourne, 45min Shepparton, Seymour, Benalla, 20 Minute drive to Strathbogie or Merton (on the Maroondah Hwy).