Only an hour from Melbourne and 10 minutes from the Peninsula Link Freeway this stunning private acreage retreat sits on the peaceful and picturesque, Balnarring and Merricks North border.
This unique Alastair Knox inspired 4 bedroom home with an award winning vineyard and licensed cellar door is set on 12.5 glorious acres provides a myriad of opportunities to the astute buyer.
The eye catching 4 bedroom residence with its shingle veranda draped in sweeping wisteria and surrounded by a mature mix of European and native trees creates a feeling of serenity and warmth. Artistically designed and crafted using local mud brick, nautical pier beams and vaulted ceilings creates its own ambiance and charm. The house is positioned with privacy in mind and set back from the road, down a long winding driveway passing row upon row of beautiful mature vines and heritage roses.
Kings Creek Vineyard, 7.5 acres of premium pedigree Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines with an acclaimed history of award winning wines.
The Licensed Cellar Door Venue Space
A beautiful licensed space for personal entertaining or running a business serving wine and food. It is the perfect setting for small boutique events such as weddings. It has a registered kitchen and an adjoining climate controlled wine and pantry store and a patrons bathroom.
The cellar door would be perfect to use as a second residence, Airbnb, yoga studio etc (STCA, change of use).
Additional detailed information
The home features 4 bedrooms all with garden or vineyard views, 2 bathrooms, a flowing open plan lounge and dining area with a central open fire, wood burning fire and panoramic windows enjoying a vista of vines.
Artisan butchers block bench-tops, a walk-in pantry and European stainless steel appliances provide a culinary hub for family and friends.
The upper floor features a mezzanine lounge nook overlooking the courtyard and vineyard which leads to the open plan parents retreat on the upper floor where panoramic windows frame the endless stunning sunrises, a further 4th bedroom or study completed the upper space. The residence benefits from both heating and cooling from reverse cycle units.
Working from home has never been easier with so many options to create your own personal work space using one of the bedrooms, the mezzanine, the parents retreat or take a 20 step walk down the covered walkway to the cellar door and beaver away there. You may feel miles from anywhere, but reliable high speed NBN keeps you connected. Outside there are a number of well designed courtyard and garden areas perfect for relaxing or entertaining, surrounded by beautiful mature European and native trees where blackbirds serenade and a special Koala may even visit.
The Licensed Cellar door venue space with its full kitchen boasts an extensive liquor license, whether you choose to use it as your own private function room celebrating family milestones, or a vibrant tourist venue. Heating and cooling are provided by means of a reverse cycle unit and a wood burning fire adds to its welcoming charm. A powder room lies adjacent to the cellar door. The gardens surrounding the residence and cellar door provide the perfect spot for parties and weddings.
Carefully landscaped gardens and multiple courtyards provide texture and form to create the ideal place to relax and unwind. A large ornamental lake with a large open grassed area towards the rear of the vineyard provides an aesthetically pleasing picnic spot.
At the rear of the vineyard lies an extensive 18.3m x 7.6m machinery shed with two double doors. It has a separate approved chemical shed with outdoor shower.
The property holds a 10 megalitre bore licence and under its current primary production structure benefits from attractive agricultural rates and land tax relief. A renewal of the wine export license may be arranged if required prior to settlement.
Peninsula's top private and state schools bus pick up stops are all within a few minutes' drive or walk. Beaches are only minutes away and shopping, parks, wineries and world class golf courses are all conveniently close by.
A very flexible settlement period is on offer for this property, short for those looking to settle quickly and longer for those needing more time.