Come home to so much more than a beautiful property at 9 McKindley’s Road, Barkers Creek. The sense of community, the historic setting on the tracks of the old gold fields and overlooking the Barkers Creek Cricket Ground, makes this new listing for keeps. Life here will be something truly special.
Take the winding tree lined driveway through the secure electronic gates to the home, a grand and fitting introduction. The residence is perched perfectly on top of the hill, taking in vistas of lush green paddocks and serene bushland.
The 1.87ha property has been much loved over the past 20 years to feature established gardens, numerous alfresco spaces, and excellent external infrastructure. Consider; a large workshop with a concrete floor and power, two garages, numerous garden sheds and animal shelters in the paddocks.
Inside the updated brick veneer home with a 5 kilowatt solar system, find four bedrooms, two living areas and two bathrooms. The bedrooms all have ceiling fans, the master suite has an ensuite and a wall of robes. The front lounge room is an adult’s retreat with more stunning views.
The kitchen, dining and living area is at the heart of the home, the wood heater an ambient centre point. The kitchen is well equipped with an induction cooktop, electric Westinghouse oven and WIP.
The living space extends outside to the wide undercover verandahs and rear alfresco space with café blinds. Get set for memorable summer meals from the woodfire pizza oven.
A ‘secret’ lookout tower, trellised with banksia roses, is another standout spot. Bring your cheeseboard and wine and admire the stunning countryside. Beyond, discover a charming and rustic seating area with a firepit, two secure paddocks with resident alpacas, a deluxe chicken coop and green house. Surprisingly, this property is on town water and also has a 26,000 litre rainwater tank.
Becoming the proud owner of this property will also connect you with a fabulous local community that is truly invaluable. It is common for neighbors to leave banana bread on the doorstep, to hold bonfire nights and to come together in the community hall for festive celebrations. When you can peel yourself away from this slice of paradise, Castlemaine is just a ten minute drive away and the Calder Freeway connecting you to Melbourne or Bendigo, is just five minutes down the road
** We have obtained all information in this document from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. Prospective purchasers are advised to carry out their own investigations.