Sustainable lifestyle property with Lake views and only 25 minutes to Albury Wodonga
Nestled in its own private valley with great views of Lake Hume and also the Mitta Valley this 14 year old rammed earth and hebel home has great thermal mass and efficiency. There is 14 sqs of balconies, patios and decks and over 32 sq of house. It is light and airy with views from every window. The open plan living is ideal for energy efficiency, but perfect to live in and the ultimate entertainer.
This is the ultimate sustainable property, wonderfully established, easy to maintain.
The kitchen is very functional with a magnificent central bench, there is a 3mx3m Pantry, and also a large cellar carved beneath the earth, but fully lined and accessible from the carport.
There is ample water with over 300,000 lt of tank rain/spring water storage plus another 100,000 just for the garden. There is also a bore with a new electric pump that yields over 1000 lt hour of pottable water plus the 3 dams, with a spring that also fills tanks if required.
There is gravity fed fire suppression sprinklers around the house. The sprinklers at the shed are run by a fire pump.
4.5kw solar system, a solid fuel/solar/elec boost hot water and a slow combustion stove
Low maintenance inside and out, with established gardens, rock feature walls, vegetable patches, 3 chicken runs, and a long list of fruit and nut trees including apples, pears quinces, chestnuts, almonds, cherries, citrus, macadamias, avocados, figs, persimmons, pomegranates, and a large olive plantation with the potential for continuing business. You could be fully self sustained on this property. There is even paddocks and a holding yard for the sheep or you could run a few cows and a horse.
Storage... There is heaps of storage space, including a farm workshop shed with adjacent storage, a 3 bay lock up vehicle shed , 3 bay enclosed shed, and sundry others including 3 phase power to one.
Upstairs has been designed with the B&B market in mind, and was previously used for that purpose. There are 3 large bedrooms all with breath taking views and attached balconies. A huge study that opens onto the deck, a kitchenette, that opens onto the deck. A shower and powder room, even a movie projector for the living area. There is NBN sky muster satellite internet upstairs and down.
Down stairs is the master bedroom, with great views and sliding doors that open on to a sitting area for your morning coffee looking over the lake. There is a walk in robe, an open plan that incorporates a study or sitting area, living dining, kitchen etc. with a bathroom that features stainless steel, and a window that enables you to sit in the bath and relax with a view. The laundry is also situated on the ground floor.
This property is picturesque with many more features and wonderful areas to explore. From the higher ground you can even see the lights of Albury and the Weir Wall.
Ideally secluded yet only 25 mins to Albury/Wodonga, 8 mins to Tallangatta, convenient to boat ramps, easy access to rivers, lakes and the snow fields, on a school bus route and close tot he high country rail trail. The perfect hideaway!