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The Ultimate Lakeside LifestyleProperty ID 1524928"Armstead Estate"
A once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire the boutique winery "Armstead Estate" now presents itself.
Set on 34 acres of blue chip lake frontage land with views across the Lake to Derrinal and the Great Dividing Range this unique property is just 25 minutes Bendigo, 10 mins to the thriving regional centre of Heathcote and 1 hour Melbourne Airport and is ideally positioned to capitalize on the growing demand for its premium wines.
The homestead was built in the late 1850s and moved from the lake bed to its present site in the early 1960'sd during the construction of Lake Eppalock. The outbuildings were also moved and have now become the Cellar Door, Laundry & Second bathroom and Office. The homestead features, 3 Bedrooms, Spacious lounge with captivating views across Lake Eppalock, Split Level Deck overlooking the lake the ideal place to entertain friends and family or just relax and enjoy the abundant bird life , pelicans, cormorants, wedgetail eagles and parrots.The kitchen features an AGA wood combustion stove, the taste of a roast cooked in a wood stove will be a memory that will last a lifetime. Original polished floors throughout the home add warmth and character to this amazing property. Solar power, solar hot water, alarm system, ample rainwater storage and extensive gardens complete this bespoke home.
The Cellar Door retains it original features including the open fireplace and verandah and with the addition of a rvc split system, counter, shelving, cupboards, sink and benches becomes the hub of the retail side of the business.
The Winery houses 2 rvc split systems, cool room, hot and cold running water, shelving, sink and mezzanine floor.
The office is separate from the main residence and comes complete with its own views across the lake.
The vineyard has 600 Shiraz vines yielding approx 1 tonne of fruit with scope to increase the plantings.
It is worth noting that a planning permit has been approved for a second residence overlooking the lake.
The property is serviced by weekly refuse collections and daily mail delivery.
Mere words cannot accurately describe the ambience, serenity and majesty of this property an inspection is highly recommended.
Note. The property is available with or without the winery and associated stock and equipment at an adjusted price.