3 Bedrooms

2 Bathroom

2 Parking

Price: 1,390,000 - $1,490,000


This outstanding property features a magnificent, craftsman-built log home set on 17 (approx) fully fenced acres (6.87 ha) nestled in the exclusive hamlet of Wensleydale, only 25 minutes from Surf Coast beaches, local wineries and Geelong. A one of a kind rural retreat, it adjoins the Wensleydale Bushland Reserve drawing an abundance of native wildlife and providing direct access to endless walks and riding trails in the Otway Forest Park.
This unique home stands elevated over stunning tree top surrounds, hidden from the road for privacy. The driveway winds through 12 acres of cleared land with multiple paddocks, and 5 acres of natural bush with its own trails and creek, to a picturesque boutique vineyard. The vineyard has simply been enjoyed for its vista by the current owners, requiring little maintenance, however it has the capacity to produce 1100 bottles of wine if desired, with room for expansion.
Upon entering the home, you are immediately taken by the ‘Great Room’ with 6m high floor to ceiling prow windows, cathedral ceilings, magnificent hand-hewn log beams and pillars, and stunning bush canopy outlook. An elevated log walkway, artisan stone wall with log heater, spotted gum staircase and polished Cyprus floors complete the scene.
Comprising 2 living areas, 3 bedrooms, study / 4th bedroom, 2 bathrooms, dining area and a fully equipped kitchen which overlooks the vineyard. Upstairs master bedroom boasts its own private balcony to enjoy a morning coffee and sunrise. Highest quality fittings, materials and workmanship throughout, including granite and redgum benchtops, hand-crafted cabinetry, imported sinks and tapware, double-glazed windows, expansive outdoor decking, and reverse cycle heating/cooling units.
Enjoy the large yabby-filled dam with floating jetty, windmill and 80m long flying fox, plus 3 water tanks (100,000 litres) with gravity fed system to vines, and ample powered shedding including a furnished ‘man shed’ with pot belly stove and kitchenette.
A stone-clad well (additional 10,000 litres) built in the late 1800’s by the original ‘wood cutter’ land owner, rounds off a simply extraordinary property. Atmosphere, warmth and character, with all the hard work and infrastructure complete, this idyllic property is ready to be enjoyed immediately as a lifestyle retreat or family home.

*Inspections by appointment only, call the agent now!

Andrew Brown


Mobile: 0499 501 555
Office: 03 5263 2477
Email: andrew@surfcoastre.com.au

Max Dolman


Mobile: 0419 442 141
Office: 03 5263 2477
Email: max@surfcoastre.com.au

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