A taste of ru­ral liv­ing min­utes from town

The Gazette Real Estate - - VIEW -

Of­fer­ing all the peace and pri­vacy of a ru­ral life­style, yet only a five minute drive from War­ragul and Drouin, this ap­prox­i­mate 3.4 acre prop­erty is an ideal op­tion. The res­i­dence is set high on the prop­erty to cap­ture the sun and lovely views of sur­round­ing farm­land, a large, nearby dam and the dis­tant ranges. Partially ren­o­vated, the in­te­rior fea­tures four bed­rooms, mod­ern re­fur­bished bath­room, two large liv­ing rooms, up­dated kitchen/diner and a laun­dry with a sep­a­rate shower room and a sec­ond toi­let.

A car­port URL al­lows cov­ered ac­cess to the home whilst a rus­tic out­door al­fresco caters for out­door en­ter­tain­ing. Fur­ther fea­tures in­clude a four bay steel shed, gar­den shed, tanks and town wa­ter.

Set back from the road, the home is ac­cessed by a long drive­way which leads to a turn­ing cir­cle, the car­port then onto the shed and the rear of the prop­erty. Po­si­tioned off the en­try hall are three of the bed­rooms, bath­room, dou­ble li­nen press and the for­mal liv­ing room. Two of the bed­rooms have built-in robes, the main bed­room in­cludes a walk-in robe. The bath­room has been styled with smart grey til­ing, white fix­tures and in­cludes a bath, shower, van­ity and a toi­let. In orig­i­nal con­di­tion, the liv­ing room has a vin­tage feel with a tim­ber pan­elled wall and a brick fire­place which has been con­verted to builtin shelves. Ad­join­ing is a tiled land­ing with a slid­ing door to the front pa­tio, cre­at­ing a sec­ond en­try point to the home. Fur­ther along from the land­ing is the kitchen/diner. New lam­i­nate floor­ing, bench tops and painted tim­ber cab­i­netry is fresh and func­tional. Ap­pli­ances in­clude a ce­ramic cook­top, wall oven and an Asko dish­washer.

A large built-in cup­board in the meals area al­lows additional stor­age. Nearby is the laun­dry, shower room and a sep­a­rate toi­let. Ad­ja­cent is a mud room with out­side ac­cess, a handy space for coats and boots.

The sec­ond liv­ing room ad­joins the kitchen/diner, a more re­laxed liv­ing space with a brick fea­ture wall and a solid fuel heater. A slid­ing door leads out­side to the al­fresco where the peace­ful ru­ral out­look and far reach­ing views across to Mount Worth and the ranges can be ap­pre­ci­ated. Bed­room four, also with built-in robes, is lo­cated off the sec­ond liv­ing area. Both liv­ing rooms and the kitchen/diner have a warm, northerly as­pect with large win­dows to max­imise the light. Ceil­ing fans in all of the bed­rooms, split sys­tem air con­di­tion­ers and fans in the liv­ing ar­eas en­sure the home is com­fort­able all year round. With ma­jor ren­o­va­tions com­plete, there is huge po­ten­tial here to cre­ate a won­der­ful home and life­style for the as­tute buyer. Ar­range your pri­vate view­ing by con­tact­ing Hey­wood and Co Real Es­tate War­ragul on 5622 2580, Bar­bara Hey­wood 0448 805 896 or Jenna Hey­wood 0407 968 588. Num­ber 491 Lard­ners Track, Drouin East is of­fered for sale for $820,000.

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For the in­vestor or owner oc­cu­pier, num­ber 40 La­trobe Street, War­ragul is an op­por­tu­nity not to be over­looked.

This three bed­room brick ve­neer home is well placed for a range of buy­ers with the golf course, park­land, St Paul’s Gram­mar School and West­ern Park Oval all within an easy walk. Po­si­tioned on an ap­prox­i­mate 733m2 corner al­lot­ment, sub­di­vi­sion po­ten­tial with side ac­cess from Scenic Road (STCA) adds to the ap­peal. A short en­try hall leads to the fresh and airy liv­ing room where large win­dows on both the east and west as­pect flood the room with nat­u­ral light.

Lovely par­quetry floor­ing is a fea­ture here to­gether with Ro­man blinds, a ceil­ing fan, split sys­tem air con­di­tioner and a gas wall fur­nace. Ad­join­ing is the meals area and up­dated kitchen. Open plan, the kitchen in­cludes gas hot plates, elec­tric un­der bench oven, dish­washer and a corner pantry. Nearby is a li­nen press and the laun­dry.

A door from both the kitchen and laun­dry con­nects to a pri­vate, cov­ered al­fresco with a built-in bar­be­cue.

The three bed­rooms, bath­room with a corner shower, van­ity and a toi­let plus an additional sep­a­rate toi­let are lo­cated off a hall from the liv­ing area. All of the bed­rooms have been re­car­peted and in­clude built-in robes, a ceil­ing fan and an air con­di­tioner.

A sin­gle car­port with a re­mote con­trolled roller door and a Color­bond shed with a con­crete floor and power are fur­ther fea­tures. Sur­round­ing gar­dens are low main­te­nance, the rear yard is well fenced for pets or young chil­dren and there is also a hen house.

The prop­erty is cur­rently leased un­til De­cem­ber 2018, en­sur­ing an im­me­di­ate re­turn on your in­vest­ment. Additional in­for­ma­tion may be ob­tained by con­tact­ing the mar­ket­ing agent Bren­don Van Eyk from Har­courts War­ragul on 5622 3333 or 0439 973 310. Num­ber 40 La­trobe Street, War­ragul is on the mar­ket for $399,000.

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