45 days on market
Glorious Garden, Gentle Living, Garaging Galore
Some look for Eastern suburbs, some seek schooling, storage for valued car collections, generational tree change, access to the CBD or the sea! Have all these attributes and more within 15 minutes of .. Show more >
Some look for Eastern suburbs, some seek schooling, storage for valued car collections, generational tree change, access to the CBD or the sea! Have all these attributes and more within 15 minutes of the city. Opposite Mt Osmond and closer in than adjoining Crafers West, Leawood Gardens is an unheralded pocket of the foothills, giving access in quick time, to the Tollgate and Burnside, Cleland National Park walking trails, Eagle Mountain Bike Park and fabulous scenic Adelaide Hills towns from Crafers, Stirling, Aldgate, Hahndorf and Mt Barker to iconic wineries and lifestyle amenities, from food to festivals, shopping to cinemas, mansions to concert halls, enjoy it all or retreat to the seclusion of your own backyard.
The double brick home, built in 1973 is a quality, conventional, ranch house design which gives flexibility, suiting mid century, classic or a contemporary mix. It's not hard to see the wonderful investment of passion and flair that defines this garden and wilderness retreat. Hidden from the road, secluded from neighbours with a brilliant circular drive off Mt Barker Road, ensuring easy access in and out.
The home overlooks a natural wooded valley as far as the eye can see. Classic red brick steps wend their way through the planned gardens to a solid granite paved alfresco entertaining area. Ideally located to take advantage of the breathtaking view. Fling open the stunning, cedar French doors to let the light tumble through to the gracious open plan living/dining area. Across the seasons you'll never tire of the kaleidoscope of colours as seasons come and go. Feast on the alfresco terrace along the colonnaded facade, sit quietly and contemplate tranquillity or cook up a storm and entertain family and friends. Here you have room to move, to create, to extend, re configure, add on, out, up or down STCC, create a paddock, collect the eggs.
Snuggle up in winter in front of the slow combustion heater, an earthy tumbled clay brick wall sets the theme, picture windows let the sunshine in and clever cellular blinds rated 4, ensure heat is retained in winter and Reduced in summer. Along with the rear venting fireplace, all options are covered for year round climate control. Fully zoned Fujitsu reverse cycle air conditioning as well as very functional heat banks with off peak power, providing instant heat on demand and the home is supported by a bank of 18 Australian made Tindo solar panels with capacity for battery storage for future innovation. The hot water is also solar, with off grid water and sewerage, the home is almost self sufficient.
Fully repainted, the four bedroom home has been progressively maintained and upgraded with care and flair. The master has an ensuite bathroom and walk-in robe with French doors to the terrace. Wool carpets throughout are quality, and a softer than subtle imported wall paper featuring in the living zone and main bedroom, sets it apart from a bland makeover - this is class!
As is the wonderful new kitchen. Installed last year the galley style kitchen with Caesarstone top and multitude of soft close drawers has a genuine walk-in pantry along with integrated dishwasher and induction cooktop. It's a gourmet cook's delight. Two fully on trend, Renovated bathrooms, both with under floor heating along with a super sized laundry and with both indoor and outdoor dining and entertaining options make sure you'll live life well.
The home, in excess of 170sqm is sited to take advantage of the gentle folds of the hills. Never feel hemmed in again, let the kids "run wild" as they discover a life so hard to find. Freedom to roam and experience a life more gentle! Forget Facebook and Tic Tok, your family will thrive. The children's cubby house, loved by the family, takes pride of place overlooking its kingdom! Ideal for families, professionals and rural retirees, for while it's a huge parcel of land, the home and surrounds require minimal maintenance. There is so much you could add but nothing required as it has been much loved and beautifully cared for by the current owner for close to 40 years.
If considering a work from home option it's perfect and currently operating with a dedicated Clinic and separate Office space. These two rooms have been virtually styled to show how they can quickly revert to bedrooms 3 and 4, easy to imagine. Want an income - there's a plantation stand of Blue Gums which could be harvested or not! - all blend to create a magical woodland aura.
A gardener's delight with sculpted areas and hidden groves along with wild and wide horizons and a handyman's haven with a formed road to the magnificent double garage, 50 x 20 ft which will accommodate 4 cars in line each side. Secure garaging for 8 cars..... unheard of! This is a rare find so all your valuable auto collection can be housed and there's a car pit as well. Ideal for a work from home tradesman with vans and equipment .You'll have a place for everything; vans, boats, floats or ride on mowers, the WORKS! Naturally there's three phase power, a real man's Man Cave! Rainwater storage tank with 22,500 gallon capacity has 2 x pumps and hose and supplies the property and there's a property bore with a 5000 gallon, galvanised storage tank too. Under the garage is a 2.6m x 2.9m (approx) cellar.
School Zones: Unley High School, Urrbrae Agricultural High School, Mitcham Girls High School and Crafers Primary School with Walford, Seymour, Loreto and Cabra Colleges, St John's Grammar Belair, St John's Lutheran and Concordia close by.
With over 8,600sqm to call home, views of natural hills habitat and sounds of native birdlife and sightings of unique South Australian fauna and flora, achieve independence within COOEE of Adelaide, one of the world's most liveable and secure cities. This is an enviable lifestyle, you'll not only get the fix you need, a feeling of solitude, but the choice to escape and create your own peace for a new generation.
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