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    • Wild Duck Estate

      Property ID 1446343
      Retreat from the world, in tranquility and seclusion, blending seamlessly into a stunning rural Australian landscape, this unique residence boasts achingly beautiful views from every angle. The dramatic natural beauty of this location has been artfully balanced with an outstanding piece of cutting-edge, contemporary architecture situated in the rolling hills overlooking Wild Duck Creek.

      Offering outstanding design, quality and comprising two dwellings of spacious living and expansive outdoor entertaining areas whilst overlooking picturesque Wild Duck Creek on a secluded 97.7 acres, this spectacularly positioned property will enthrall and thrill. Floor-ceiling windows and doors emphasize expansive views, and a magnificent uninterrupted panorama of Central Victoria. The tone of this home is inspiring and contemporary, yet peaceful and serene.

      The Main Residence and two/three bedroom chic Guest House are finished to the highest standard and are designed to capture the stunning outlook without compromising relaxed living.

      Walking through the custom-made double oak entrance doors into the main residence you are instantly drawn to the natural earthy feel of the travertine marble and black butt floors.

      The social center of the home is an expansive kitchen/dining/living area that flows onto an extensive deck which is finished with nautical quality stainless steel railing. The light filled chef's kitchen features walk in pantry, marble bench tops, Falcon double gas oven with electric hotplates, Meile dishwasher, breakfast bar that opens out to the dining and living room featuring a Jetmaster open fire place with granite surround.

      A glass enclosed hallway has access to a rear courtyard of citrus trees and flowering Jasmine. This leads to the huge family room which has extensive built in storage and separate office/darkroom and the master bedroom.

      The splendid master bedroom has a huge walk in robe, Belgian linen curtains, and once again provides you with that extraordinary vista through frameless windows leading onto a wooden deck. The master bathroom offers instant sense of serenity, finished in travertine marble floor-ceiling tiles with under-floor heating, double shower and vanity whilst the is bath is positioned in front of a massive picture window.

      Across the courtyard with ample parking, the two/three bedroom Guest House provides for a variety of uses and is currently run as a 6 star retreat. Lime washed oak floors, marble bathroom with feature glass wall in the shower, under-floor heating, floor-ceiling frameless windows, custom-made oak doors, and an open plan living/dining room all combine with spectacular views to create an ambiance unique to this superb property. There is a secluded walled garden offering outside dining around an Artisan hand-built stone dining table - a perfect BBQ setting from which to gaze upon the Milky Way. The main residence has Fixed Wireless NBN 25/5 system, a maximum rate of 25 Mbps (Mega Bits Per Second) download and 5 Mbps upload, this Internet connection can handle multiple devices streaming HD videos at the same time.

      Both the Guest House and the Main Residence feature integrated RVC heating and cooling, ceiling fans and quality neutral toned wool carpets throughout.

      In addition to the Guest House there is a second source of income from the 1/2 acre lavender farm. Extensive accommodation and service areas allow for home and income potential to be a very viable option.

      Landscaped Mediterranean grounds and gardens are enhanced by a Lilidale and granite-sand driveway, extensive stone feature walls, post and rail fencing and excavated sites have already been completed in preparation for a tennis court, swimming pool and garage.

      Just 1.5 hr North of Melbourne Airport, 40 mins Bendigo and Kyneton and 15 mins from a cafe latte in Heathcote, this property will appeal to the discerning buyer, an inspection is the only way to fully appreciate the ultimate peace and tranquility of this special slice of paradise, where the only sounds you will hear are birds and the only lights you will see are the stars twinkling in the night sky.
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