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A Seamless Fusion Of Lifestyle And Business
- 4 Beds
- 2 Baths
- 12 Cars
When considering Heathcote Harvest as your new home, you'll soon realise that what you're getting is so much more than a pretty house on acreage in the semi-rural Heathcote location that is renowned for it's outstanding wine producing region, close-knit community and picturesque surrounds.
What you're getting is an opportunity to live a life based on the principles of sustainability, whilst running a business that has evolved significantly from its grass roots as a part time hobby farm, to a flourishing, commercially viable part-time enterprise that has seen profits more than double in recent years. This superb opportunity presents to acquire a stunning residence, perfectly positioned on 20 acres with breath-taking views, a walk in/walk out boutique hospitality operation with strong, positive market recognition, located amongst some of the finest wineries and blue chip real estate within the Heathcote Wine Region.
Cleverly designed to maximise space and natural light, this Harkaway built Homestead radiates classical grandeur and quality. Featuring expansive interiors, stunning bathrooms, custom made floors and bespoke joinery throughout. Highlights of the property are the impressive living areas and well proportioned bedrooms all with glorious views across the property and the master bedroom showcasing an elegant marble ensuite and a further sitting area with fireplace.
The heart of the home is clearly evident at the rear of the property. An impressive entry takes you down into the large light filled informal living, dining and kitchen area, central to the action, extending to an outdoor entertaining area where enjoyable hours can be spent overlooking the uninterrupted country views. The palette is simple and elegant with generous amounts of earthy texture thoughtfully bringing the location, views and desire for quality living seamlessly together.
The kitchen is equipped with an AGA stove, 900mm S/S Westinghouse stove, Miele dishwasher and large butlers pantry. Adjoining the kitchen is a laundry/mud room with excellent storage and external access.
The residence could be used as a family estate or be set up as an ideal weekend retreat/B&B/self contained accommodation - a multitude of options for the astute purchaser.
20 acres, 2 dams (3meg & 1meg) and drinkable water from the permanent natural bore ensures the property is drought proof. Currently part of the property houses the boutique Heritage breed pig farm and is divided into 11 pig paddocks all with individual shelters. There is also a further 10 acres that would be ideal to into a vineyard or olive grove.
Many years of hard work and much love has been put into the gardens on the property and it is evident of how much they have been meticulously maintained. An established orchard as well as an enclosed vegetable garden with hot house, new fencing throughout the entire property, plus a 15 x 6 machinery shed completes the picture.
Heathcote Harvest is a locally renowned paddock-to-plate restaurant and produce store that currently operates profitably opening three days per week. Complete with an impressive commercial kitchen, ample indoor and outdoor seating space, an area for the Provedore (most produce is grown on the property) and a unisex disabled toilet makes for a seamless transition. Brand strong with a five star rating on social media and review sites, Heathcote Harvest stands out as number one in the district and has over 3500 followers on Facebook and Instagram. A charming rural-style building surrounded by native trees and planted gardens along with those glorious views make it a popular destination for all to enjoy.
THE BOUTIQUE PIG FARM:
With the real food movement only getting bigger the highlight of the property is the Heritage Berkshire Pigs.
Currently housing Boris the boar and 5 breeding sows all progeny are sold through the shop and produce used in the restaurant. There could be enormous potential for the next passionate operator to host unique farm tours and paddock-to-plate feasts.
Create the destiny you have always desired - the ultimate work/life balance whilst only a few steps apart.
A rare and emotive lifestyle property. Inspect now and imagine the life that awaits..
Located in Central Victoria. Heathcote is just 110km north of Melbourne's CBD, 40km south east of Bendigo and an hour and 20 minutes to Melbourne Airport.
For further details please do not hesitate to contact Debra Lawry at Ray White Romsey on 03 5429 6655 or 0409 828 490.
- Air Conditioning
- Built-In Wardrobes
- Natural Bore
- Polished Timber Floor
- Secure Parking
8.02 ha / 20 acres
2 carport spaces and 10 off street parks
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