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This energy efficient, classic, contemporary built home is situated in the older freehold section of one of Murrumbateman's most popular streets. Located a 40 minute highway drive from Canberra city and 20 mins from the thriving country town of Yass with schools, cafes and shopping, it is a perfect mix of country and convenience.
The house itself is set back from the road and your privacy is secured by stands of established and mature trees. On entering the front gate, you will drive past an established orchard with plums, apricots, apples, pears, figs and abundant citrus.
The design of the house itself is north facing, featuring vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling windows allowing the natural light to come flooding in in a perfect blend of inside and outside coming together. Nestled around a private court yard style garden and lawn area this home perfectly captures all the winter sun but is also shaded in the summer with well established and mature trees.
All three spacious bedrooms have built in wardrobes. The master bedroom with ensuite is located off the main living area and away from the other bedrooms. The study has a glass wall facing the lounge and living area and window facing the garden, giving it a more open plan feel. The study can also be utilised as a fourth bedroom.
The main living area features high vaulted ceilings, a freestanding slow combustion fireplace and reverse cycle air conditioning. The windows face out through the established maple trees into the courtyard garden giving a light filled space to relax in.
The modern and well equipped kitchen has plenty of cupboards and features stone bench tops, induction cook top, dishwasher, easy close doors/drawers and a large walk in pantry just off the kitchen there is spacious separate dining and lounge area which can be used as a family room. This area has it's own RC/AC and can be separated via a sliding door.
The two bedrooms both feature large windows facing into garden areas allowing a lovely green view when waking. Both rooms also have large built in wardrobes with plenty of storage space.
A BBQ area next to the main courtyard wall includes a fabulous (not to mention very functional) built in pizza oven. The pergola is covered by an established wisteria creating a shady and cool summer sitting area and a sunny warm winter space for outdoor entertaining.
A large double garage is attached to the house. Also featured is a separate a free-standing concrete slab studio (or gym) and machinery or storage shed with attached tank.
The property also features a separate area with established vegetable garden beds and a stand-alone garden shed again with its own rainwater tank.
A little oasis of your very own on approximately 1.62 hectares (4.5 acres) of land with plenty of area in the two fenced back paddock areas with established shady trees for a horse or two! The property has a 90,000 litre freshwater in-ground rainwater tank. In addition, the property has its own dam and an unmetered bore with multiple permanent taps and irrigation lines across the property to ensure the garden can be kept in water as needed.
This home is a unique solar passive design and also includes 7Kw PV solar panels, greatly reducing the cost of your energy bills. The property is also NBN connected to ensure working from your rural retreat is a breeze.