573, Ballan-Greendale Road, Ballan, VIC 3342

Greendale Cottage c1850s

A rare jewel at the gateway to the Macedon Ranges and Daylesford this beautifully presented prestigious property is only 1 hour to the centre of Melbourne. This iconic original bluestone cottage has been lovingly restored to honour the materials and workmanship of a bygone era.
Travel the avenue of trees and take a breath as the picturesque lake reveals itself, wild ducks and geese float by as your eye is drawn to the stunning, original bluestone cottage seamlessly connected to a modern, architecturally designed addition. This magnificent property of approx. 20 acres including 3 acres of landscaped gardens, represents a glorious country escape or a wonderful family home- extensive, generously proportioned, light filled, full of intimate and large spaces to maximise your living style and most of all, views of rolling green hills that can only be imagined.
This wonderful property will not disappoint comprising 2 generous bedrooms with BIRs, 1 large bathroom with spa bath and shower, and a sitting room in the original bluestone cottage. A stunning glass link way passed a garden courtyard leads you to the more extensive part of the home. Recently painted and with new carpet, you will find a large central courtyard that light fills the spacious country kitchen, formal dining room, stunning formal living area with large stone fireplace, and the casual dining and living spaces. Other areas accessed on this level are a further bathroom, home office, laundry and mud room, double linen and storage cupboards and large TV/gym/studio/rumpus/multipurpose area. Upstairs are 2 further large bedrooms both with sliding doors to small balconies overlooking the rose garden and fruit trees to the rolling hills beyond. Views abound from every window in the home.
Your 2 car garage has direct access into the house. Hydronic heating throughout the majority of the home, wood combustion in the formal living area, reverse cycle split system in the casual dining and living zones plus under floor tile heating through the kitchen, casual dining and living.
Drystone and bluestone walls, exotic and native trees, birdlife and lovely gardens surround the home. To finish you will find a good size shed with power, a 3 bay open shed, 24 solar panels, security, NBN, 4G Telstra booster, 152,000L water tanks, 2000L gas tank, family BBQ area, chicken coup and a cattle yard.
Greendale is famously known as the town where the 2006 movie Charlotte’s Web was filmed and there are clear views from the home of the original set and the rolling hills of the Wombat State Forest beyond.
Inspection is highly recommended.

Property Features

3 Bathrooms

4 Bedrooms

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