3915 Maroondah Highway, Acheron
Farming or Lifestyle: endless opportunity in this classic Acheron homestead. House - Property ID: 755987
Charming and unspoiled, "Kilbirnie" offers breathtaking views across the Acheron Valley and The Cathedral Range.
From the moment you enter the property it oozes character, starting with the original features including leas light windows in the front entry, the grand hallway, pressed metal ceilings and cornice friezes. Polished Baltic pine flooring and three open working fireplaces with original mantelpieces.
The home has been tastefully renovated whilst maintaining the heritage and charming features. With spacious living/dining area and the open plan kitchen.
"Kilbirnie" has been re-stumped, re-painted, re-wired and plumbed, so all the hard work is done.
The property is watered by new stock and domestic bore, servicing the house and stock troughs, three dams reticulating water the garden and troughs and 60,000 litres of tank water storage. New cattle yards with a full vert crush, good fencing throughout and mains electric fencing.
Set on 120 acres of clean, tidy prime pasture land with undulating hills and ample stock water, it is suitable for running cattle, sheep or adjustment of stock. It is also ideal for running horses, alpacas or other livestock.
Large farmhouse kitchen with original combustion stove, corner cupboards and pantry, sensitively updated
Family room with Coonara wood heater, split system and adjoining sun room
Large light filled bathroom with fireplace and claw-foot bath
Double hung timber windows
Beautiful traditional veranda with magnificent views
Mature garden with fruit trees
Gorgeous original barn buildings
Large 5 bay colour bond shed
The original section of the home offers laundry, storage room, outside toilet and the old dairy room
The property is located only 12km's south of the Alexandra township which offers great schools, shops and eateries, library and medical services. A daily return coach service to Melbourne and buses to local schools are available from the front gate. And it is just over an hour and a half drive to central Melbourne.
"Kilbirnie" has been held by the same family for over 100 years and is a must to inspect for those wishing to purchase a farm located close to Melbourne and all within an idyllic environment renowned for its agricultural and recreational activities
- Land Size Approx. - 120 acres
- 120 acres of prime pasture
- Original fireplaces in each bedroom
- Open plan living/family/lounge
- Butlers pantry
- Solid fuel heating
- 5 bay garage
- Stable/storage or machinery shed
- Cattle yards/3 dams
- Electric fencing