Resting on the edge of Beechworth sits this amazing rural lifestyle property in one of North east Victoria’s most sought-after tourist destinations.
Nestled on the Reedy Creek, ‘Colby Cottages’ is a WIWO opportunity on 14.5 acres, comprising of four delightful dwellings situated on fertile land, lending themselves to a beautiful balance of old-fashioned charm mixed with modern conveniences.
Orchard Cottage, completed in 2011, is the largest of the cottages and embraces an early settlers homestead theme. With three bedrooms, its old-world charm features antique corrugated paneling and the use of stunning craftsman-built timbers, with local red gum and red stringybark, including a striking kitchen benchtop.
For those snug nights, there is an enticing slow combustion wood heater, whilst ducted cooling has been installed for the warmer months. Take in the rural views from the front or rear veranda whilst relaxing with your favourite refreshment.
The Miners Cottage is a step back in time complete with a brass bed and restored antique stove. Recycled materials sourced from old buildings in Toorak, Castlemaine, and Warrnambool add a distinct ambience and style. The open fire place sets the scene for a romantic evening.
Attention to detail has not been spared with the Captains Cottage, resplendent with its nautical theme, complete with sails and pulleys. With recycled timbers from a former Albury hospital building, stand out features include leadlight windows, antique gas cooker and antique ice box.
Both the Miners and Captains Cottages also include timber verandas, plus split system climate control and a two-person spa for modern convenience.
An undercover veranda wraps itself around the main residence which is privately located at the rear of the property. It comprises four large bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master is complete with walk through robes and ensuite. A large open plan living area looks over an idyllic undercover outdoor dining area next to the inground pool.
The whole property is serviced by a 5kW solar system, plus water security in the form of a permanent well, a large spring fed dam, Reedy Creek frontage plus tank storage capacity of approx. 135,000 litres.
Excellent shedding for your vehicles or farm equipment and produce is within an easy stroll from the main residence.
This is a walk-in walk-out opportunity, with all furniture and chattels within the cottages, as inspected, included in the sale price.