159 Snowgum Road Dereel VIC 3352
A Botanical Wonder close to Ballarat and 55 mins to Geelong159 Snowgum Road, Dereel
Set well back from the road, the property features a unique passive solar house designed by local architect Brendan Mooney. The house has large floor to ceiling north-facing windows, with sweeping views of your own native grassland and woodland. Plentiful sunlight and natural materials including heat-retaining Dunkeld sandstone and reclaimed ‘Karri’ hardwood flooring soothe the senses. The home has air-conditioning and a wood combustion heater. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, a 900mm oven and walk-in-pantry. There are four spacious, north-facing bedrooms. The master bedroom includes en-suite and walk-in robe, while bedrooms 2 and 3 include spacious built-in robes. The fourth bedroom doubles as a huge separate living area or rumpus room.
A generous and sheltered north-facing deck overlooks the established garden, and is a beautiful spot for entertaining or just enjoying a quiet coffee. On the south side, an elevated deck offers spectacular sunset views and stargazing opportunities. It can even be used as a camp-out platform to sleep under the stars!
The huge 6m x 9m garage is conveniently fitted with a remote-controlled panel-lift door.
The house yard includes a beautiful garden, orchard and vegetable patch, 100,000L water tanks, a sewerage treatment and irrigation system, chook pen, secure dog run and campfire pit.
Described as a botanical wonder by Trust for Nature, this property includes native grasslands bursting with orchids, lillies and other herbs. There are remnant snowgums, old-growth swampgums and she-oak woodlands.
The significant ecological values of the property are protected by a Trust for Nature covenant.
The property has sealed road frontage, a school bus stop close by, and is only 25 minutes to Ballarat and 55 minutes to Geelong
Phone enquiries - please quote property ID 18439
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