A unique opportunity exists for purchasers to acquire this historic country Homestead on a 40 HA (100 acre) block, located a short 5-minute drive from the centre of Cooma. Built in 1843, “Koolaroo” has endured to be a significant landmark within the Snowy Mountains region. Recent restorations have been thoughtfully undertaken, with attention to detail and a level of reverence paid to the authenticity of the period features while skillfully incorporating modern convenience. The warmth of the timber flooring compliments the beauty of the natural stone walls while the generously proportioned rooms are enhanced with high ceilings and abundant natural light.
• Spacious kitchen with timber bench tops, farmhouse sink and two stoves • Rayburn fueled stove and induction stove with electric oven • Versatile floor plan accommodates both formal and casual living areas • Main residence offers four bedrooms and three bathrooms • Separate self-contained 2-bedroom cottage with a new modern kitchen & bathroom • Well established gardens surround the residence • Underground cellar • Deep covered flagstone verandah • Double remote-controlled garage • Perimeter fencing in excellent condition • Steel cattle yards
Special features Internally, the natural stone has been created as a feature with inset shelving and inlaid mantle pieces. Natural light fills the rooms by way of the many windows, so that the hillside views can be enjoyed. With comfort the main priority, there are wood and gas heating options in several rooms with the stone walls themselves offering excellent thermal properties. Near the main residence is a separate 2-bedroom cottage, that has recently been renovated with a modern kitchen and bathroom, which offers an excellent opportunity for rental income or visiting guests.
Grounds and Garaging A double garage with remote access is located close to the home, as well as a single garage with workshop area that sits below the cottage, ideal for storing machinery and tools. The windmill functions to pump water up to a concrete tank, from Cooma Creek that gently winds through the property. A separate 54,000L capacity tank provides fresh water to the house. The tall poplars surrounding the house catch the breeze and speak to the heritage of the 100 acres property.
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