The original “Melrose Home” is original home (circa 1930’s) which has had a complete refurbishment/renovation in the early 1990’s and then again in 2008.
The home presents as a spacious cement sheet weatherboard property in excellent condition and with all the renovations sympathetic to its original era.
With 12’ ceilings, magnificent leadlight windows and doors plus ceiling roses and double glazed windows, this home takes you back to another era with all the conveniences of modern living.
The main hub of the home is the spacious country style Jarrah kitchen with higher than average benches, an abundance of cupboards and drawers, with an original Rayburn Supreme slow combustion stove. As well as cooking, this stove heats the hot water and hydronic heating throughout the home. A walk in pantry and well-appointed laundry lead from the kitchen.
The huge open plan living offers leadlight windows, overhead fans, wood heating, large meals/dining and french doors to garden. A library/formal dining room is adjacent to this area.
The home divides itself into three (3) separate bedroom wings. Leading from the kitchen is a large bedroom with overhead fan, an office/study with built in robes. A small bathroom services this end of the home.
The master wing offers a large formal lounge room with open fireplace, Stegbar double glazed windows and a door leading to a north facing patio. The master bedroom has a large walk in robe and a full bathroom ensuite with separate toilet.
The bedroom wing offers three (3) large bedrooms. One has built in robes, all have overhead fans. This wing is the original part of the home and offers the original windows and features of the 1930’s. A well-appointed family bathroom and huge linen press complete this wing.
The home is cooled by two (2) evaporative air conditioners.
Garden and surrounds: The ‘park-like’ surrounds offer spacious lawns, ‘cottage’ style gardens and an abundance of established deciduous trees and gums. An attractive in ground pool is a feature of the garden.
The garden features a wide variety of roses, dahlias, iris’s, day lilies and lavender. A well cared for orchard includes, nectarines, plums, persimmons, almonds, apricots, pomegranate and a variety of citrus. The veggie patch is up and ready for summer crops.
Water: Rainwater 30,000 gallons to house and 20,000 gallons to shed and one (1) good catchment dam
Fencing: Well fenced with mainly ringlock fences and subdivided into three (3) main paddocks plus two (2) smaller paddocks.
Working Improvements: Huge shedding includes stable complex with lockup area, machinery shed and workshop. Extra stables/day yard, round yard plus chook shed and other miscellaneous shedding.
Agent Remarks: An attractive smaller complete unit farm with excellent equine facilities and easy access to the Hume Freeway and Albury Wodonga.
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Property Code: 1857