This immaculate property is only 10 minutes from Mansfield's bustling High Street but as you make your way down the tree lined driveway it feels like you are entering a private oasis, a million miles from away from the crazy tourist traffic. Huge oak trees were planted well over 100 years ago, back when this property was used as a watering stop for the bullock teams travelling over the hill to the sawmills in Tolmie. In more recent times, the current owners have completed some thoughtful renovations of the lovely ranch style home, adding creature comforts without losing the relaxed country charm. The house is as neat as a pin and all the rooms boast lovely views but our favorite spots are both outside, the big deck with panoramic views to the ranges and on the other side of the home a smaller covered alfresco surrounded by lush green lawn.
There are a couple of very useful sheds a short stroll from the house, tucked away beneath some of the amazing trees. The 4 bay shed boasts a concrete floor and power and includes a very handy workshop and secure storage area. There's also a second slightly smaller machinery/wood shed.
Water is abundant with 4 tanks that store a total of about 90,000 litres of rainwater plus there's a nice big dam that pumps to 6 points in the garden to help you keep your new oasis nice and green year round. There's even an old well...it's apparently 40 foot deep but we haven't checked that ourselves. A top quality 6kw grid connected solar system and a heat pump hot water service are more recent installations. 3 photogenic alpacas are currently the only inhabitants of the large paddock but there is certainly room for some more livestock or a few ponies. They told us that they are keen to stay on with the new owners as they would really miss the view!
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