Privately positioned near the top of a mountain about 7 km in from the coast, this stunning 58.25 acre property enjoys elevated panoramic views over the Nethercote valley to Merimbula in the distance, on a clear day you can see as far north as Mt Dromedary past Bermagui, watch ships passing along the coast, whales breaching and breathtaking sunrises.
Above the frost line with an elevation of 300m, the property is approx. 1/3 pasture with rich basalt soils, the balance of the property is native bushland and backs onto Nullica State forest. There are pockets of temperate rain forest and a permanent spring in a gully above the home.
The home has loads of character with wide covered verandahs on all sides and french doors opening from every room. A spacious central open plan living area and classic country style kitchen, The main bedroom has built-in robes and captures the amazing views. A large bathroom with spa bath, the 3rd bedroom was designed for guests and has an ensuite.
An external convict hewn bluestone stairway set in a rock wall and surrounding a large fishpond leads downstairs, here you'll find a large rumpus room designed to have a kitchenette, bathroom & laundry, then there is a large garage and workshop area.
The home is totally Off Grid with a solar power system and solar hot water. There is a large netted veggie garden and extensive stone work including a pizza oven and bunker (not fully completed).
Designed to be bushfire ready with a gravity-fed and water pump deluge sprinkler system installed on both levels, approx. 66,000 liters of tank water storage as well as a small dam and well. Set back from the home is a large workshop/shed with a second level containing a basic studio/bedsit fitted with kitchenette and bathroom.
The property is approximately 14 km from Eden, half of this is on sealed road and the balance (about 6.5km) on well maintained gravel road. Teaming with birdlife and native fauna this is a magnificent getaway for someone wanting to escape to a enviable country retreat.