Gracious homestead, overseer's home 230 acres
297 Hill Climb Road, Angaston
Rockville - It's a bit of magic. Imposing red and blue gums line the driveway that meanders past the hay and shearing sheds, cattle and sheep yards, past the second home arriving at C1891 freestone homestead. Grand proportions in every room is a noticeable feature upon arrival. The kitchen/meals area is welcoming, jarrah bench tops, gas cooking and a Metters wood stove that creates a warm country ambience. Walk in pantry, the size of a normal room and featuring timber cupboards. Wide central hallway, 15ft ceilings throughout the home. Three bedrooms and a formal lounge, a second sitting/office or 4th bedroom if required. Built in robes in two bedrooms. Every room has a view. Original character features include open fires, wooden skirting boards, original glass, feature plaster ceilings. The front lounge room has a bay window, and overlooks the substantial lawn and landscaped garden. The bathroom has bath, vanity and toilet. Dressing room, the former boot room, with built in cupboards adjoins the bathroom, with external access. The home presents in excellent order and has been well maintained by former custodians. The utility/laundry is located in a separate stone building at the rear of the house, and has the historic original wood oven in working order. A study is also under this roof along with outdoor toilet. Rear verandah, paving and cement paths. Double carport with high access. The 6 x 7 metre pergola has timber decking and overlooks the 9 metres x 4 metres inground pool. The wide veranda and outdoor entertaining area under the main roof is perfect for holding gatherings for up to 50 friends. Substantial gardens and lawn, established hedges, fruit trees, stone fencing and gravel circular driveway. The overseer's home is located 100 metres away from the Homestead. Weather board in construction, 170 sqm in good order. Three bedrooms, family bathroom with separate shower and bath, separate toilet and laundry. Open plan kitchen with breakfast bar, built in cupboards, electrical cooking and wood stove. Formal dining room and two living areas, reverse cycle air-conditioning. Rear verandah and surrounded by lawn. Several stone and iron character filled implement, stable and work sheds. 13 paddocks, well fenced with stock troughs and watering points. 20 meg water licence. The raised three stand shearing shed holds approx. 200 full wool merinos overnight. Yards for sheep with undercover drafting, cattle yards with loading ramp. Reliable rainfall of 26 inches per annum for cropping and pasture grazing country.. An enviable setting that will leave a memorable impression. Located under 12km from shopping and schooling in Angaston. The cultural lifestyle experiences of the Barossa await. This is a once in a life time opportunity as this type of property is tightly held in this popular location. A very private setting, with the sounds of farm life. See for yourself, you will agree, this property does have a magical feel. For inspection by appointment, please contact the agent.