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Address:  Gapsted, VIC, 3737, Australia

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AD ID: P210700001
Property Type: House
Asking Price: AUD$1,150,000
Land size: 18 acres   
Inspection Times: By Appointment  
Contact Details
Name: Ms. Sandra Northey
Advertising Nature: Private Seller 
Company Name:  
Phone: 0409 812 236 
Mobile: 0409 812 236 
Email: sandy.64@yahoo.com 
Suburb/State: Gapsted, / VIC 
Postal Code: 3737
Country: Australia 
Comments: Features

This is an award winning home set on 18 acres of land. The home has been totally renovated and built to maximise the north sun. Low toxicity products have been used in the home and there are double glazed windows to maximise optimum temperatures.

The residence has an open plan living area with polished floor boards and ducted evaporative cooling. The lounge features a Nectre Bakers oven, which can warm up the entire home. The kitchen has a gas cook top using bottled gas and electric oven. The bedrooms have built in robes and there is a centrally located bathroom with a large walk in shower recess. A spacious laundry/mudroom has a lot room for shelving and there is an adjoining office which could also be used as a spare bedroom. There is adequate shedding including an open bay shed and raised floor feed sheds. If you are looking to raise chickens, there is a Taj Mahal of chicken areas with 2 huge fox proof chicken runs and adjoining roosting and nesting housing. There are also some small sheds and watering systems in place to be enable you to raise pigs. A large vegetable garden just outside the back door can grow enough produce to feed a family all year round.

The permaculture design uses swales and to makes the best use of rainfall with two connecting dams and native tree belts. The soils have been aerated using biodynamic activated rock dust, lime, Nutri-soil and worm juice. Lucerne trees are planted throughout to supplement fodder for livestock and act as wind breaks along with 1,000 native trees and acacias. There is a very big fruit orchard which includes many citrus, fruit and almond trees. There is also lots of water storage with 136,000 litre rainwater tank off the home plus a further 20,000 litres. There are 2 large dams for livestock which are also fed by Springs. Trees have been planted in areas on the property which are to be used for firewood needs and there are an additional 3 to 4 acres of neighbouring land that is fenced off for exclusive use by the owner. All the tree areas provide an adequate amount of firewood for household heating needs during the colder months

This is a very comfortable and cosy home, environmentally friendly and with low running costs. It has well established surrounds and a lot of thought had gone into the fencing for rotational grazing. The farmlet is set up to enable a self sufficient lifestyle and also has commercial farming potential. Future plans may include solar power, however due to the efficient design of the home, it is very economical to draw power from the grid. There is a school bus stop 250 meters from the front gate, access to the Bike Trail and easy travel distance to Myrtleford, Beechworth or Wangaratta.

Price $1,150,000 Negotiable.

For further details, please contact Sandra 0409 812 236.
Email: sandy.64@yahoo.com
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