A delightful property in a picturesque private and convenient location. A higher level rural lifestyle property created with special attention to every detail and designed around all the features of the property incorporating an immaculately presented contemporary style main residence, carefully designed mature, well maintained gardens and surrounds. Also featuring modern cottage, working improvements and highly productive pastures with a north easterly aspect and bounded by the Kinchington Creek allowing for a smaller rural enterprise of choice.
30.46 ha – 76 acres Freehold Land
623 Back Creek Road, Yackandandah Victoria
A convenient location 6km from the township of Yackandandah, 36km from Albury Wodonga and only 28km from Myrtleford in Ovens Valley and snowfields access. Generally regarded as situated in the “hub” of the ever popular districts of North East Victoria.
A most attractive architect designed rendered residence. A contemporary style residence sited to gain full advantage of an expansive north easterly aspect and together with “breezeways” provides for perfect solar passive living. The residence is divided into three (3) individual areas with a central courtyard providing light and airflow, a delightful area converting to a relaxing “Zen” garden.
A generous sized master bedroom has French doors to the northern aspect, double walk in robes and a full ensuite facility including a bath with a view. A further two bedrooms are again generous in size and include built in robes. Well appointed family bathroom and extra powder room support the additional bedrooms.
• Living Areas:
The main residence include three main living areas.
- The informal meals family living areas have a 10” ceiling and the whole area has double glazed windows opening out to a vine covered patio and overlooking the gardens while retaining the spectacular views over the Yackandandah Valley. Features in this area include concealed TV cupboard “Clean Air” slow combustion wood heater with raised granite step.
- The ultra modern kitchen area follows the Tasmanian ash theme of the whole area with an abundance of cupboards and Tasmanian ash bench tops. High quality appliances include a large Smeg family type electric oven, gas cooktop, plus an appliance cupboard, a walk in pantry with ample refrigerator space completes the convenient kitchen area.
- An outdoor living/entertainment area completes the informal living section of the residence. Adjoining and accessed from the open plan living areas, a fully “flywired” barbeque room unfolding to and overlooking a section of the gardens. This all weather entertaining area of some 36m2 is fully equipped with Beefeater barbeque, Rangehood exhaust, bench space, cupboards and a refrigerator area. A special room.
• Formal Living:
A gracious formal dining, formal lounge room adjoins the open plan areas of the residence and is accessed by sliding cedar timber doors. Features include timber surrounds and double glazed full windows to garden areas to the east and to the south, a slow combustion wood heater and quality carpets. Quiet, peaceful, formal living.
A spacious well appointed study, a large laundry and an insulated wine storage facility are further features to this quality residence.
A purpose built extremely well appointed architect designed weatherboard cottage, set apart from the main residence is separated by large Silver Sheen Pittosporum hedging and accessed by a paved walk way. Nestled in fully established gardens, trees and shrubs the cottage offers the best in extra accommodation together with privacy. An extra residence offering one bedroom and bathroom, plus quite spacious lounge, living and kitchen area. A full verandah surrounds the cottage and two decked open areas again overlook the gardens.
Gardens and Surrounds:
The whole garden area has been established with emphasis placed on a design to ensure enjoyment and low maintenance throughout all seasons. The gardens and surrounds have now reached maturity and present as they have been planned and incorporate a sweeping driveway, avenue of tall cotton woods, spacious lawn areas, set garden beds and a selection of fully mature trees and shrubs. Features include rose gardens, hedges, wisteria, established vegetable gardens, orchard of fruit and nut trees ranging from apples, pears, citrus, figs, prunes and plums.
A five bay carport is situated amid the front section of the gardens with undercover access to the main residence, concrete floor, lighting and power connected.
Water is an absolute feature of the property with 130,000L rainwater servicing both the main residence and the cottage. A further 90,000L water storage services the gardens, surrounds and working improvements area. This water is sourced from a large spring fed dam adjacent to the home area. A pressure pump system ensures water at all times. The gardens and surrounds are serviced by a sprinkler system.
A worm farm associated with grey water from the septic system of both the main residence and cottage services some areas of the garden.
The Kinchington Creek forms the eastern boundary of the property. A strong stream all year round could provide stock water if ever required in that area of the property.
A five bay lock up colorbond machinery shed (22.5m x 9m) with concrete floor, plumbing and power connected is a feature of the property and allows for extra storage and a workshop. A skillion, hay shed is attached.
• Large wood shed, pump shed and poultry shed. Fenced out vegetable garden are ancillary improvements.
• 1.5kw Solar System.
• Electric fencing.
• Quality modern cattle yards with modern crush
An excellent parcel of arable grazing or finishing country. Easterly and Northerly facing and sloping country with loam type soils and a strong fertiliser history. A well managed property subdivided into even (7) main paddocks. All fencing is in excellent condition and is supported in the main by electric fencing. Tree shelters have been placed throughout the property. A small area of conservation lease accesses Kinchington Creek. An ease of management laneway system runs throughout the property.
The rainfall for the whole Yackandandah districts is generally accepted as 37” (950mm) per annum. Predominately Autumn/Winter rainfall. The Yackandandah district in general is regarded as a pleasant temperate climate with some extremes in both the Winter and Summer months. The districts are regarded as climatically stable with a suggested average daily temperature of 20 degrees.
“It’s a pleasure to offer a property of this level to the marketplace, all features of the property are of the standard that is sought out in the top end of the lifestyle market, from the positioning of the home or the outstanding livestock handling facilities, the stone block wall entrance and the endless stunning views. The property will be a pleasure to view and only a full inspection will reveal the true wow factor. Experience what it is like to live in a completely private setting while encapsulating some of the most salivating views in the North East.”