Property Summary

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Property Description

‘Janalli’ – located discreetly down a quiet country lane in the picturesque township of Neerim South within the Baw Baw region of Victoria, represents an unprecedented opportunity to purchase the quintessential lifestyle estate on approximately 10 acres of land, complete with immaculately curated formal and informal gardens and sprawling grand country home, perfect as a private family residence or range of sophisticated commercial opportunities.

From the moment you enter the sweeping Angophora tree lined driveway of ‘Janalli’, you begin to appreciate the uniqueness of this truly captivating holding. Passing a small private vineyard, Italian Garden, breathtaking Japanese Garden and sweeping lawn scapes, you arrive at the gracious sprawling home, nestled discreetly to the rear of the property where glimpses of water views complete a bucolic setting.

The current custodians of Janalli have transformed, almost beyond recognition, not only the gardens of the estate, into something quite spectacular but the home also. Surrounded by wide and gracious verandahs all of which have been recently replaced, this beautiful home is reminiscent of Hampton’s style living.

Entry through a wide and welcoming front doorway into a vaulted hall, leads to a large open plan living room with space for a grand piano and an extensively renovated entertainers’ kitchen, complete with fully integrated fridge and dishwasher, Aga electric oven with gas cooktop, Rayburn wood fired oven, substantial and welcoming island bench for gathering with friends and family, painstakingly restored hardwood floors and a large dining area, all with spectacular views to the gardens beyond. A separate large country style pantry is a boon for the entertainer.

The accommodation zone includes a large master suite with brand new ensuite bathroom, walk in robe and views out over the side gardens. Four further bedrooms, two complete with ensuites and also with direct access to the grand verandahs of the home, along with a family bathroom and very large studio space/second living zone, provide more than enough room for a large family or multiple guests at any time. French doors from all sides of the home lead out onto verandahs and quiet spaces to enjoy the solitude of this very special property. A large and well-designed wine cellar is a new added bonus. Hydronic heating has been installed throughout the home connected to the wood fired oven.

The gardens at Janalli are truly magical and have been lovingly and extensively improved and developed by the current owners. They comprise of expansive lawns and water features that would inspire Monet, a must be seen to be believed Japanese Garden, with the majority of timber and all of the pergola recently replaced, an Italian Garden with an extraordinary water feature, a small vineyard, Mediterranean garden, rose arbour, Birch walk, Hazelnut walk, cutting garden, vegetable garden, orchard, parterre – all with an abundant collection of rare and exotic trees and plantings.

Infrastructure includes an plentiful water supply with tank and mains water, tractor shed, new equipment shed, glass house / potting shed, updated front fencing with automated gate system, very large chook shed, the list goes on…

Situated close to the Village of Neerim South, Janalli is positioned in one of the most picturesque areas of the West Gippsland region. Set in the rolling hills at the base of Mt. Baw Baw, the region is well known for its boutique wineries, gourmet food produce, fishing, snow skiing, horse riding, historic hamlets and green pastures. Janalli is a short 110 kms from Melbourne CBD and offers the opportunity to purchase what must be considered one of the best garden properties available in Victoria today. Janalli represents the perfect permanent country home, sophisticated boutique accommodation venture, wedding venue or destination dining experience.

For further information or to arrange a private inspection, please contact Sue Gratton on 0407 599 559 or
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