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Lifestyle + IncomeProperty ID 1641073Woodford, 205 Chandler Road, ARMIDALE
101.46 ha or 251 acres
Woodford is conveniently located approximately 20 km north-east of Armidale with bitumen road access via both Chandler and Rockvale Roads.
The original part of this historic residence dates back to the mid 1860's and has been meticulously maintained. The current owners have held the property since 1961. The home features 4 bedrooms + office, modern kitchen, large formal lounge room, separate dining, a magnificent sun filled north facing sunroom and attached double carport. Heating is well supplied with a ducted wood furnace, combustion wood fire and reverse cycle. A few metres from the house across a grassy courtyard is a separate matching building comprising a workshop/storage room, guest room with ensuite, meat room and garden storage room. Domestic water is supplied from roof catchment with approximately 7,500 gallons of storage.
The house is located in a tranquil setting surrounded by an extensive colourful garden with many mature ornamental trees and looks out over a creek and associated rich flats. This well established and beautifully planned and maintained garden also features a number of sheltered seating areas as well as a tennis court and a gazebo. Ample garden water is available from both an equipped well and a large storage dam which feed to a high tank and pressure pump respectively.
Adjacent to the garden area is a horse complex comprising four stalls along with separate saddle and feed rooms (both with cement floors). Other improvements include a well maintained 2 stand electric woolshed with attached workshop and 4 bay machinery shed as well as another 12mx6m lockable hayshed. Cattle yards are steel panel and timber complete with race, vet crush and loading ramp and attached holding paddock/laneway. Stock water is supplied by frontage to Pint Pot Creek and excellent stock water dams.
At 251 acres there are many options for Woodford from attractive and easy maintenance hobby farm through to stud operation or high productivity farming on a small scale. Nearly all of the country is arable and the black soil flats are some of the best in the district.