60, Pine Court, PORCUPINE RIDGE, VIC 3461
Prestigiously positioned at the heart of Porcupine Ridge just 8 minutes from Daylesford, LyonRidge is a magical rural retreat offering total seclusion. Idyllically nestled amongst 15ha (37.5 acres) of undulating and partially cleared park-like forest surrounds is this architect designed, passive solar mudbrick home and separate studio.
Surrounded by 3 dams and home to an array of wildlife including kangaroos, koala, echidna, eagles and owls, this stunning property is a natural wonderland.
The residence and separate studio have been fastidiously built and includes every modern convenience with high end appointments and quality craftsmanship.
The stylish home with wide verandas provides a wonderful family retreat. With timber lined ceilings, a clever blend of rustic timbers and exposed beams, recycled doors and timber wall linings, featuring corrugated iron lined ceilings, white-washed mudbrick walls and stunning epoxy coated polished concrete floors, the home exudes rustic character and warmth with stunning modern finishes.
Expansive windows and doors throughout bring the outside into an interior offering a variety of carefully considered spaces. The country kitchen showcases a Gourmet wood heater used for winter space heating, water heating and cooking along with a Westinghouse gas oven and cooktop, and Fisher and Paykel dish washer. The adjoining spacious meals area with expansive windows enjoys beautiful garden views.
The living room with wood burning fire opens out to the covered verandah – the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine.
Upstairs the main bedroom suite is private and spacious with high raked ceilings lined with feature corrugated iron, timber flooring and enjoys a large walk-in robe and ensuite. A further 2 bedrooms both include BIR and access a family bathroom. There is also small study and drying room.
A fully fitted separate studio with ensuite provides a wonderful fourth bedroom if required or a home office or artist studio. The list of inclusions is long and desirable: natural “bio” paints, Velux double glazed skylights and double glazed windows all with flyscreens, wine cellar, natural convective drying room, gutter guards, 2 X 20,000 ltr water tanks, irrigated gardens from dam, Puretech water filtration and ultraviolet system, built-in outdoor kitchen with Weber BBQ and sink with hot and cold water and double carport.
Surrounded by manicured lawns, fruit trees including cherry, almond, pear, apple and olives, and herb gardens (including 6ft kangaroo proof and rabbit wire fence) this meticulously maintained home is set up for year-round enjoyment. There are marked walking forest tracks, cleared picnic/camping areas, full perimeter fencing, and a large equipment and storage shed.
Set against a backdrop of rolling green hills and abundant wildlife, the lifestyle attributes are amazing. Daylesford is only 8 minutes away, the Glenlyon General Store 5 minutes, the towns of Kyneton and Woodend are 25 minutes and Melbourne 1 hour and 20 min.
2 Car Garage