PURE MAGIC AMONG THE GUMS
58 Millinup Pass Road
Porongurup, WA 6324
Right in among the picturesque Porongurup Ranges, set in native bush and sheltered by tall eucalypts, this outstanding home offers an incomparable lifestyle.
It sits on an idyllic 16.19ha with about 1ha cleared around the house. Here, the owners have established attractive low-maintenance fenced gardens, a grassy paddock where the chooks and ducks range, a veggie patch and an orchard of mixed fruit trees.
This is a comfortable and welcoming, brilliantly presented property with everything a modern family wants and a magnificent outlook over the property to the ancient hills beyond.
A steel-framed home of brick and Colorbond, it boasts spacious living areas consisting of an open lounge and dining room heated by a big wood fire and with air conditioning positioned for airflow through the house. Another great area is the huge alfresco with seating zones, spaces for the barbecue and pizza oven and room enough for parties.
A terrific Falcon range features in the kitchen, where there’s also a dishwasher and ivory cabinetry.
Of the three bedrooms, two are doubles and the master is king-sized with a built-in robe and a view over the rose garden and out to the hills.
The main bathroom has a bath, shower, vanity and toilet and the second is a shower room at the back door for cleaning up after working on the land.
There’s ample storage including a wine cellar, a good-sized room that’s cool all year.
One factor that makes the property stand out is its total self-sufficiency for energy and water, yet it has all the services city-dwellers are used to, and in abundance.
Power is from the sun – through a 3.2kW, 16 solar panel system, which has new batteries with backup from a 7kVA diesel generator – and the wood fire has a hot water jacket which works in conjunction with the solar hot water system. Water is plentiful from a winter creek, two rainwater tanks and a dam, and there’s good phone and TV reception as well as satellite NBN.
In addition to the garage on the house, there’s an impressive 9m x 12m freestanding shed with high-clearance doors and power connected, as well as four hard-wired security cameras.
This impressive property is just 40 minutes from Albany, though it feels a million miles away from the hubbub of the city.
It is a well-appointed home promising a relaxed, idyllic lifestyle in magnificent natural surroundings – a rare blend that needs to be seen to be fully appreciated.
What you need to know:
– 16.19ha bush block in Porongurup Ranges
– Spacious brick and Colorbond home
– Amazing natural bush outlook
– About 1ha cleared around home – grassy paddock, fenced gardens
– Orchard, ducks, chooks, veggies
– Open lounge and dining, wood fire, air conditioning
– Huge alfresco area
– Kitchen with Falcon range, dishwasher
– King-sized master bedroom with robes
– Two double bedrooms
– Two bathrooms
– Solar power with a backup 7kVA generator
– Rainwater tanks, winter creek, dam
– Good TV and phone reception, NBN
– 12m x 9m shed, high-clearance doors, power, security cameras
– Council rates $1,609.38
Property Type: Residential Homes
Land Size: 40.00 ac