SOLD by Tanya Stainton of Ray White Maleny
- 4 Beds
- 3 Baths
- 8 Cars
Set on a magnificent, totally private 54* acres comprised of open grazing kikuyu, natural pastures and lush rainforest, this custom built and designed Rammed Earth home plus self-contained accommodation in a 24 x 12m shed offers the ultimate tranquil lifestyle retreat just 8 minutes from Maleny.
The main residence, 254m2, is complete with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, study nook, elegant formal lounge and dining, stunning kitchen, alfresco entertaining overlooking dam and forest, plus single carport. The shed has two bedrooms, bathroom, kitchenette, lounge, reverse cycle air-conditioning, two mezzanine floors, five external roller doors, and can accommodate multiple vehicles.
Features of the home include: high internal cathedral ceiling with exposed beams and trusses, polished concrete floors, central Nectre combustion fireplace with rammed earth feature rock surrounds, reverse cycle ducted air-conditioning, Caesar stone benches throughout, 900mm Smeg electric oven with 6-burner gas cook top, LED lighting, extensive use of glass (UV protected and tinted) to showcase picturesque outlook and invite in light, solar hot water and luxury ensuite with deep oval bathtub.
The home was built by multi-award winning builder John Oliver of Rammed Earth constructions. The walls were built on-site using gravel, sand, clay and cement, with 30cm thick walls. The rammed earth walls feature an eye catching ribbon of different coloured earth that runs around the home. Advantages of building with rammed earth include superior thermal mass, temperature and noise control, strength and durability, low maintenance, fire proofing, load bearing and pest deterrence, as well as its aesthetic beauty and the pleasure of building with a natural and environmentally sound materials.
The property itself is 40% grazing/pasture and 60% rainforest with meandering walking tracks, bridges, creeks and an abundance of resident birds and wildlife to observe and admire. The home is built in the centre of the property boasting absolute 100% privacy; you cannot see any neighbours and there is a long bitumen driveway from the road to the house.
A Biolytix waste water treatment system, plus 2 poly rainwater tanks of 54,500L (one for home, one for the shed), are also property inclusions.
A sensational private block of land with potential for a variety of scenarios, further develop into eco-tourism with private cabins or dual living for the extended family, or even live in one property and rent out the other to generate an ongoing permanent income.
Shrouded by natural beauty, this is one of the finest examples of a hinterland lifestyle retreat you will find; tucked away in its sanctuary-like surrounds, yet only 8 minutes to Maleny's full suite of amenities, it is truly the best of both worlds.
- Elegant lifestyle property 54* acres
- Custom designed Rammed Earth home + 24m x 12m shed
- 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, separate living areas
- Stunning kitchen high-end fixtures/fittings
- Central combustion fireplace in lounge
- Cathedral ceilings with exposed beams/trusses
- Polished concrete floors, luxury ensuite
- Study nooks, reverse cycle ducted A/C
- Abundant glass to showcase surrounds
- Approximately 40% grazing/pasture, 60% rainforest with walking tracks
- Shed 2 mezzanines + multiple vehicle capacity
- Self-contained living quarters in shed
- Eco-tourism possibilities
- Totally private setting, long driveway
- 8 minutes to Maleny's amenities
- Amazing property, glorious setting!
- Extension concept plans
- Air Conditioning
- Built-In Wardrobes
- Close To Schools
- Close To Shops
- Close To Transport
8 garage spaces
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