6260 Phillips Road Mundaring 6073 WA
***** UNDER CONTRACT *****
Do you dream of a life change, a new start, something different, original, unique, to soak up the simple pleasures of living. Well you've found it.
The owners have lived here for over 30 years raised a family, created a wonderful home environment both inside and out and now it is time to pass it on.
The art of living is clear to see with beautiful trees creating a vast canopy above the lush gardens that abound on the 2204 sqm property. The amazing self sustaining vegetable garden , fruit trees, poultry provide an abundance of produce for daily life.
Built in 1937 this 2 x 1 jarrah and Iron cottage is rich in character and charm, colour and texture. Standing behind a manicured row of box trees enter through the garden gate. The front verandah is wide and offers a relaxing area to enjoy. Through the leadlight front door step inside to wide jarrah floorboards and high ceilings ,the bedrooms are located either side of the hallway at the front of the home.
The heart of the home is the lounge with the original tiled open fireplace provides ample warmth and ambience, wile away the hours on a winter's night mesmerised by the flames .
An enclosed sleep out adjacent to the lounge can be used as a bedroom or study giving flexibility to the floorplan again with jarrah floor boards
The front area of the home is cooled by ducted evaporative air conditioning for the warmer months
The kitchen is full of charm with woodstove for heating gas stove for cooking ,jarrah floors and scullery providing the an ideal area for gastronomic creations. A 1000l rainwater tank is plumbed to the scullery. To help in these culinary endeavours are the gardens on the property, a sheer delight with the vegetable garden providing peas, kale, leeks, turnips, lettuce, garlic, spring onions, rocket, beetroot, radish, sweet potato, tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, pumpkin, chillies, capsicum, herbs-lemon grass, dill, parsley, sage, rosemary, 5 varieties of mint, chives, basil, coriander, tarragon, any providore would be proud
Then we have the well established fruit and nut trees, trees macadamia, carob, gooseberries, nectarine, oranges, mandarin, lime, plums, pear, apricot, loquat, figs .
Having created this abundant thriving produce the owner is willing to pass on knowledge, techniques and know how to continue this rich harvest. Poultry provide plenty of eggs and are housed in a delightful pen..
A bathroom is at the rear of the home under the main roof. The outside laundry and cement troughs are a testament to times past providing a functional area to use.
Though the cottage is on scheme water there is a 20,000l rainwater tank servicing garden taps and secondary plumbing to the toilet.
Further along the block stands a 6m x 3m original shed tin sheeted with mezzanine floor for storage, rich in history, at one time years past a cobblers business was run from the shed locals would call in to have their shoe's repaired.
The property offers plenty of room beyond the shed to park a boat or caravan under the existing shade sail with driveway/crossover from the road.
This property offers a lifestyle rich in the enjoyment of the everyday, what you put into life you get back, the simple things can bring great joy.
The position of the property is ideal with lovely streetscape, looking out to Sculpture Park and with walk and bike trails close by, the Mundaring Hotel, Mundaring Library and short walk to the village.
Make an appointment today to view this gorgeous cottage and discover the art of living.
2 x 1 Jarrah/Iron cottage
Enclosed sleepout bedroom/study
Wide Jarrah Floorboards
Original Open Fireplace
Ducted Evaporative Air con
Solar Hot Water system
Self Sustaining gardens
9m x 4m shed
Parking for Caravan/Boat under shade sail
20,000L rainwater tank
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Real Estate For Sale in Mundaring, WA 6073 priced between $340,000 and $620,000