An opportunity to purchase an exceptional 12.99ha. (32.1 acre) farm in the heart of sought after Hesket.
‘Hesketh Bank’ Farm has everything for those who are dreaming of escaping to the country – magnificent views, tranquil setting, rolling hills, superb farm infrastructure, water security, creek frontage and a two bedroom weatherboard home of immense charm.
The cottage has been beautifully restored with period features including tongue-in-groove pine lining, Baltic flooring, fireplaces, wide architraves, skirting boards and ceiling rosettes. The spacious interiors include a wide central hallway, two large bedrooms, family lounge room, bathroom with claw foot bath, shower room, separate toilet and laundry area. The country kitchen is well equipped with a wood Stanley slow combustion stove, modern 900mm electric oven with gas cook-top, Belfast sink and abundant cupboard and working bench space. The open plan kitchen provides a dining area and 5m long living area with wood heater. The cottage also boasts a long and wide verandah, perfect for alfresco dining or a quiet relaxing moment. The house is fully serviced by mains power, split system A/C, air transfer system through the ceiling, solid fuel heater, underfloor and ceiling insulation, a worm waste bio degradable sewerage system and an electric hot water system with Grundfos booster.
The cottage is surrounded by a low maintenance garden with established native and deciduous trees, hedging, orchards, garden shed, chook house and an outdoor weatherboard WC.
The farmland is equally as impressive. There are 5 paddocks for grazing, a 5 acre vineyard – all with fencing in excellent condition. Water quantity and quality at ‘Hesketh Bank’ Farm is an important feature with a 5 mega-litre dam with power, potable bore water, 5 x 25,000 litre tanks, water stock troughs, irrigation, riparian water rights to Monument Creek and good average rainfall of 750mm. The farm also provides a 15m x 8m generator powered machinery and hay shed plus cattle loading yards.
‘Hesketh Bank’ Farm is perfectly positioned midway between Romsey and Woodend and close to the townships of Kyneton, Malmsbury, Lancefield and Mt Macedon. Freeway access and the Woodend Railway Station are an 8 minute drive away, Melbourne CBD is under 1 hour and the Tullamarine Airport just 45 minutes.
‘Hesketh Bank’ Farm is an exceptional 12.99ha. farm, perfect as a country home or weekend escape in the increasingly popular and sought after Macedon Ranges area of Hesket.
For further information or to arrange an inspection please contact Dominic Romeo on 0438 500 277.