With highly productive soils and a magnificent sandstone residence surrounded by glorious gardens, “Oatlands House” offers a rare opportunity to enjoy grand country living less than an hour from Melbourne’s CBD.
The vendors currently operate a successful farm stay business at the property, with proximity to Melbourne Airport (SO kms) making it a convenient destination for international travellers.
Upon stepping inside the front door of this beautiful home you enter the very grand foyer with impressive staircase to the second level. The ground level features four huge bedrooms, master with ensuite, parents retreat and WIR. Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 are very generous in size and have doors opening onto the expansive verandas which surround the home on three sides. The welcoming country kitchen adjoins a spacious family room which has a wood fire and views to the expansive gardens lovingly created over many years and which have featured on Gardening Australia.
Also on this level is a generous reception room with wood burning heater, impressive cedar ceiling, bar and wine cellar. Situated off the large formal lounge is a light-filled sunroom surrounded on three sides by glass walls. Upstairs are a gallery and large study with balcony.
The property boasts quality soils, and is divided into 9 paddocks all with excellent fencing. Water security is a feature with 6 dams, a reliable bore and ample tank water storage of over 80,000 litres. A shearing shed and hay shed complete the picture.
Offering a rare blend of productivity, tranquil rural lifestyle and convenience to Melbourne, “Oatlands House” is sure to impress.