A magnificent 110ha rural escape nestled on the banks of the meandering Mann River. Located in the renowned Glen Innes, New England grazing district with a reliable 33 inch rainfall. 20kms to Glen Innes, 50kms to Guyra, 85kms to Armidale Airport. Recently completed Eco-friendly brick veneer 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home with attached carport comprising approx. 30 squares. Built by local builder, John Buchan of Bell Country homes, this new home sits on a crest above the river and is designed to take advantage of the location with peaceful water & rural views. The well insulated home, with double glazed windows throughout, is solar passive with large windows in the living areas facing to the north. A timber deck opens from the dining room offering a warm sun trap for winter breakfasts. The large main bedroom features ensuite with separate toilet and walk around shower, fitted walk in robe and opens onto the large, rear verandah which overlooks the river. Storage has been well thought out with robes in each room, good sized linen and two storage cupboards. The kitchen houses a 700mm dual fuel, gas/electric free standing stainless steel oven/cook top with range hood, along with stainless steel dishwasher. Both bathrooms have under floor heating for those cool winter nights. The home is self-sufficient in water, with 10,000 gallons of water storage and power with a 7.8kW solar system designed to meet all of your needs. A four bay Colorbond shed sits adjacent to the home. A tree lined drive leads to the home and gardens featuring the local granite rock. A sizable machinery shed and two stand shearing shed are situated 400 metres away. The property is divided into 11 paddocks, with 8 dams, and the stock yards are adjacent to the shearing shed. The country is gently undulating rising from the river to a rocky knoll, with the soil type being granite loam with an 1100-1200m ASL range. Water is an absolute feature with 1 km of frontage to the pristine & permanent Mann River. Currently carrying 35 breeders, the property generates a good income with potential for extra carrying capacity with the addition of winter crops. The secluded location offers the potential for organic production. Wildlife abounds with regular sightings of platypus in the river.
The vendor now operates popular short term eco-accommodation from the property, view the website website at www.platypusbendriversideretreat.com
Contact Carl Hurford - Ruralco Property Davidson Real Estate Inverell or Craig Waters - Ruralco Property Davidson Cameron Real Estate Guyra 0427009406