‘Glyndale’ is a wondrous small farming enterprise boasting an impressive federation country homestead in an established garden setting with pool, together with a renovated timber cottage studio suitable for guest accommodation, plus a range of original farm outbuildings and fertile soils.
The federation timber homestead is set in an established garden of shady specimen trees and includes an orchard. Thoroughly renovated and refurbished, the home retains the large central hallway, four bedrooms, master with ensuite, walk-in dressing room and all feature open fireplaces (OFP); the second also has built-in robes. A formal lounge features art-nouveau pressed metal wall panelling, a wood heater and overlooks the shady front garden. There is also a generous sitting room or library complete with a home theatre screen and reverse cycle air conditioning. A large country kitchen and sunny family meals area has views over the rear deck and pool area. The well-appointed kitchen features granite bench tops, twin electric ovens, gas hob, RC/AC plus a wood burning stove and has loads of storage. Other highlights include an office and the main family bathroom features a Japanese plunge bath in addition to shower, vanity and WC. The home boasts quality fittings throughout including original Baltic pine flooring and impressive pressed metal wall and ceiling panelling. NBN is available via wireless broadband.
In the rear garden adjoining the deck area is a large 75,000 litre above-ground pool, with telescopic covered enclosure and bathroom facilities. Beyond the garden is the property’s renovated original cottage with OFP, once used as staff quarters, now more suited to accommodating weekend house guests or home gym. Other features of the property include mains water, plus additional 83,000 litre rain water tank supply, double carport, enclosed kitchen garden, timber shearing shed, said to be the first in the district and an old dairy with brick paved floor.
The freehold land area totals 33.35 ha, (approx. 82.4 acres) being highly productive, fully arable rich lunette soil suited to a variety of farming pursuits including lamb, beef or fodder production. The property has excellent boundary fencing and is subdivided into eight main paddocks. Another of the property’s great assets, which is included in the sale, are the Crown Land licences for an additional 53.99 ha (approx. 133 acres) of land with absolute frontage to the Cundare Pool lake system and designated Ramsar wetland site, home to migratory birds and several vulnerable, rare and endangered plants which occur within the site. 45 minutes to Geelong and Ballarat and 100 minutes to Melbourne.