55 Mylrea Road Jindivick VIC 3818
Off-grid sustainable living55 Mylrea Road, Jindivick
• Double storey mud brick home
• Established blueberry, olive & protea income
• Goat rearing plus micro milking facility
• Sweeping 360 degree views
• Short drive to local attractions including picturesque Jindivick village
• 1.5 hours to centre of Melbourne CBD
Bayview, set in the rolling hills of the Jindivick countryside, provides a sustainable living opportunity often only dreamed of. This one-of-a-kind completely off-grid holding on 40 glorious acres has been painstakingly developed over many years, culminating in the ultimate in sustainable living with a perma-culture approach.
With direct access to Tarago State Forest and through to Bunyip State Farm, Bayview has unimpeded views across Western Port Bay and the La Trobe Valley, a lovingly developed tiered garden abundant with exotic plantings that has been opened to the public, 40 acres of predominantly cleared land boasting over 1000 blueberry plants which are harvested and sold both locally and interstate, as well as 800 olive trees that are also part of an income stream for the property. Combine this with a small goat rearing complex complete with micro milking facility, as well as over 50 hazelnut trees, grazing land and horse trail riding access directly to the state forest from the rear boundary and you can appreciate the incredible diversity of this acreage.
Continuing this holdings ecological pedigree is the double-storey mud brick home - the clay having been sourced from and bricks formed entirely on-site. This charming home includes passive insulation via double thickness mud brick walls and sandwiched comfort glass. A central carousel combustion heater is an attractive and practical addition to the living zone. The lower level of the home comprises boasts a master bedroom, living room and lovely country style kitchen/ dining area including a wonderful Rayburn oven plus large bathroom including spa. Up the timber spiral staircase to a further two bedrooms and/or study connected by a fabulous open gangway.
Infrastructure includes seven 25,000 litre rain water tanks, five dams, eight fully fenced paddocks and goat safe pens, large implement shedding including triple insulated cool-room to store harvested produce, large wood sheds, animal shelters, micro milking facility, full compliment of netting for plantings and a comprehensive solar system including 17 solar panels @ a total of 3690w, abundant battery storage controlled by own regulator plus inverter, as well as back-up generator.
When we speak of lifestyle property, Bayview has it all ... a serene place to enjoy whether for pure pleasure or as a successful working farm. Totally sustainable with a ready-made income stream this is the quintessential self sufficient, off-grid package.
With the pretty Jindivick township only minutes away, as well as many tourist attractions including wineries, trout farm and much more, there is nothing more to wish for. To find out more about this outstanding property please contact Janine Lum on 0419 113 447
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