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Forreston, 100 Alexander Forrest Road

Hilltop Haven

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Listing Number: SBY3399
About this listing
This captivating lifestyle property will indulge your senses with its unparalleled beauty, size and style. Ideally orientated in an elevated and prominent position, this stunning circa 1900's solid built home boasts the most amazing views over the surrounding rolling hills and gullies.
Offering a total of 23.22ha (57.3 acres) set amongst the sort after big gum country, this quality productive lifestyle property offers what most don't, large dam, bore, water licence, substantial shedding, character garden and a solid home with modern appointments. This truly is a beautiful lifestyle property in a scenic and peaceful location.
The family residence was beautifully constructed in circa 1900's. This original solid stone fronted, red brick home has embraced the later extension perfectly and now offers a combination of old meets new with the all modern comforts we all like in a quality family home, while still embracing the elegance of its original beauty.
The tastefully updated family kitchen boasts a timber look finish, slow combustion heater, abundance of storage and space, with natural light filtering through the large windows creating a great ambience for this central family meeting place. Through from the kitchen is the large formal lounge with slow combustion heater, ample space and stunning views.
Comprising of 3 bedrooms, the master suite offers the comforts of an ensuite, the second south facing bedroom with open fire place offers a glorious start to the day, and both these rooms have full height, fitted robes. The 3rd bedroom has an even larger robe and offers massive amounts of space.
The spacious 3-way family bathroom boasts a large shower recess and has natural light filtering through the windows.

Features to the home:
- 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom
- Built in robes
- Quality floor coverings
- Solid timber kitchen and family area with slow combustion heating
- Formal lounge with slow combustion heating
- Spacious rooms
- 3-way bathroom
- Utilities room/mud room
- Quality appliances
- 10' high ceilings
- Front porch with amazing views of the surrounding Vista
- Stunning period features
- New up dates
- Rainwater tanks
- Extensive paving around the home
- 25' x 30' shed with power and concrete floor
- Hot house
- Raised stone garden beds
- Rolling lawns
- Established gardens

23.22ha (57.3 acres). Slightly undulating to rising country, located on the fringe of Gumeracha and with rear access from Kersbrook. This area is incredibly scenic with high-quality land.
- Fenced into approx. 12 paddocks with quality fencing, most internal fencing is electric
- Tree lined creeks and big gums making for great shelter
- 2 paddock have irrigation risers for fluming
- Large dam and a 2nd header dam
- Bore (605ppm @ 5600 gph when tested
- 10 mega litre water licence
- High rainfall
- Quality improved pastures
- Formally a cauliflower farm
With many outbuildings, the property can accommodate a variety of recreational interests or semi commercial pursuits. The largest shed is the 60' x 30' steel framed implement or hay shed that has extremely high clearance. 33' x 15' is the approx. dimensions of a low height, layered concrete shelter and the 25' x 15' shed has a concrete floor and power. 3 phase power is located at the bore.
The solid besser block construction that was the old dairy now provides a very purposeful building as either cattle facilities, wash down area, tack room or possible lock up chemical shed with cool room facility. It will serve whatever purpose best suits your lifestyle. With a large chook run, there is everything here to make this property your virtually self-sufficient lifestyle holding.
This amazing property offers not only a fantastic location, sitting with in 1 hour to Adelaide and just 30 mins to TTG it also provides excellent schooling options and the ability of income.
Call today for a time to view. Don't wait you will miss out
Adelaide hills Council, primary production, watershed and previously used for vegetable farming and livestock.
Property Information
  • Land area
    • Land Area Ha: 23.22
    • Land Area Acres: 57.3
  • Location & services: Nearest Town: Gumeracha, Schooling Primary: Birdwood, Schooling Secondary: Birdwood
  • Approx year built: 1940
  • Property Type: Grazing, Rural Land, Sheep & Cattle, Arable, Other / Unspecified, Lifestyle / Rural
  • Construction: Brick
  • Roof: Galvanised Iron
  • House Details: Lounge Room, Kitchen and Laundry
  • Property Features: Safety switch
  • Chattels remaining: Blinds, Drapes, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, TV aerial, Rangehood
  • Outdoor living: BBQ
  • Present Condition: High-Quality Fencing, Quality improved pastures
  • Subdivision - No Paddocks: Main: 12
  • Water supply: Bore, tank, dam
  • Dams: 2
  • Land Usage: Vegetable farming, live stock

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Harcourts Barossa Valley RLA263081

49 Murray Street
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