‘Blackwood Park’ represents an outstanding opportunity to purchase a lifestyle property with equestrian facilities, immaculately cared for acreage and much more on the stunning King Island – offering not only an idyllic tree but sea change all in the one wonderful location.
This secluded 10 acre property is bordered by a forestry reserve to it’s North East and the charmingly named Sea Elephant River to it’s South Western side – all adding to the feeling of privacy and tranquillity.
Follow the driveway down past a full sized (60m x 20m) ménage , stables, round yards, orchard, barn, sheds and even a motor cross track to arrive at the entry to this inviting family home.
The attention to detail is immediately evident on entry, featuring open plan living / dining and fabulous entertainment zone – all carefully planned and executed. The kitchen is the heart of the home here with a 3 metre long granite island bench creating the perfect gathering place for family and friends and includes fully plumbed fridge, electric oven and gas cooktop, abundant storage, soft-close drawers, large corner pantry and splash back window that looks out over the gardens. The living zone is completed with a living / dining area and a fabulous entertainment / media space including custom cabinetry.
The Southern side of the home features a large master bedroom with direct access to the deck, built in wardrobes, en-suite with spa and double vanity. There are three more light filled bedrooms with built in robes – all bedrooms are carpeted and have black-out and shade blinds. A second bathroom with another spa overlooks the deck and the large laundry has ample storage plus access from the attached garage. Double glazing, insulation to walls and ceilings, independently controlled reverse cycle heating and cooling through out complete this well designed home.
The large treated timber deck – dubbed the ‘afternoon/evening deck’ flows directly from the living and kitchen area and is perfectly designed for casual family gatherings or large scale entertaining – complete with 5 person jacuzzi, outdoor television and fitted blinds to allow for use all year round. A second deck to the opposite side of the home is dubbed the ‘morning deck’ and is the perfect spot for enjoying a quiet cup of tea or coffee to ease into the day.
The infrastructure at ‘Blackwood Park’ is impressive with a large timber stable and barn including four stalls with half doors and individual runs, tack and mounting room complete with feed bins and hayshed / undercover float parking with internal access, full sized round yard and wash bay. The original timber shed is high with wide entrance plus a further new shed has been engineered featuring recycled jetty and shearing shed hardwoods, is fully insulated, has three remote doors and even a man cave with built in bar. There is also a garden shed, cubby house under gumtrees, an orchard with cherry, apple, pear, plum, lemon, nectarine and avocado, two vegetable gardens, large fully enclosed chicken coop with internal runs and roll out boxes and even a motor cross track suitable for adults and younger family members.
The property has electric fencing throughout the 10 acres of lush pasture, is divided into 6 large, 2 medium and 3 small paddocks, including a stable paddock making the capability of keeping horses and/or running cattle a breeze. There is also a 3kw solar system and hot water system. Water is plentiful on the island and stored here within a large concrete tank. A covered automated bore is also in place.
King Island has a wide range of activities for the horse enthusiast including dressage and pony clubs, trail, beach and forest riding and there is even a race course. The island boasts world class golf courses, surf beaches and diving, cafes, restaurants, sporting clubs, as well as all the facilities a family could need including a newly updated early learning centre, child care facilities, playgroup and K-12 schooling, all medical facilities including a recently upgraded hospital.
‘Blackwood Park’ is located just 8 minutes from the township of Currie, 15 minutes from Naracoopa and 20 minutes from the King Island Airport.
‘Blackwood Park’ is one of those properties that just ‘feels’ good for the soul and offers a lifestyle opportunity seldom available all in one package.
For further information or to arrange a private inspection, please contact – Sue Gratton on – 0407 599 559 or email – firstname.lastname@example.org