Block size: 30 Hectares approx.House size: 163 m² approx.
Award Winning - Back to Nature
Totally off grid this sustainable award winning solar passive home situated on an extremely private bush block offering 30 Hectares (74 acres) of natural Australian bush is perfect for those looking to get away from it all.
A fantastic collaboration between the owners, architect and builder resulting in an exceptional design and use of materials making this home extremely environmentally sensitive, efficient and comfortable exactly what the current owners wanted when they first moved in back in 2004.
Designed by Gareth Cole from "The Ecologie Group" the brief was designing a home that fitted perfectly into the landscape providing self-sufficiency and stunning views of the bush and surrounding mountains, the end result provides exactly that. The design was that good the home won the 2005 Master Builders Association - Excellence in Housing Award - for Environmental Management.
The home features a modern renovated kitchen with unique glass splashback, gas oven and cooktop, large island bench with stone benchtop, spacious open plan living area, polished concrete floors throughout, 3 bedrooms master with walk-in robe and ensuite, study and wet room.
The block title also provides for a right of carriageway via a private access track directly to the beautiful Murrumbidgee river just 5 minutes away. Homes for sale in this area are rare, even rarer is a block offering access to the river making this property very special and an opportunity to secure a beautiful piece of the Murrumbidgee corridor within easy driving distance to southern Canberra.
Smith's Road is a tightly held area with great neighbours and a close-knit local community with its own community hall, children's playground and rural fire shed.
Self-sufficiency and environmental features include: - Solar passive design - 3.6 KW Solar system including 12 x Solar Panels, invertor-charger, 7 KVA diesel back-up generator, 12 x BAE PVV 1200Ah maintenance free batteries, - Composting "Clivus Multrum" toilet system and grey water system. The toilet system doesn't use water to flush saving valuable water resources. - 2 x Bosch Hydropower gas hot water systems - Walls are constructed of colorbond cladding around CSR Hebel aerated-concrete panels, bathroom walls are low maintenance Mini-orb (no grout) - Polished concrete floors - Laminated and toughened glass windows - "Thorma Falun" slow combustion wood heating - Wall and ceiling insulation
Other fixtures/structures include: - Triple garage/shed - Property is mostly not fenced except approximately 1 x hectare around the house which is fenced (fox-proof) including a small feeding holding yard for a few stock. - 20' shipping container - Water storage - approx. 96,000 Lt - Garden beds installed for vegetables and herbs as well as five half wine barrels for herbs and fruit trees and various standing and hanging pots around the house.
Lot: 4 DP: 1025495 Land size: 30 Hectares (74 acres) House size: 163 sqm Zoned: E3 Environmental Management Rates: $2,293.00 PA Land Services rates: $159.00 PA
Call Chris Churchill for more details 0417 080 460
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