497 Black Dog Creek Road Chiltern VIC 3683
Auction Online Auction Saturday 18th December 2021 @ 11am
- Property Type Lifestyle
- Land area approx 8.5ac
- Region Hume
- Locality Indigo
- Carports 3
- Ensuite 1
- Toilets 2
“Lifestyle is what you make it and this lifestyle property is ready to enjoy all the benefits of 40 years of establishment and planning.”
8.5 Acres - 3.4 Ha (approx.)
In a convenient location just a short drive to the Hume freeway, 24km to Albury/Wodonga, 5km to Chiltern, 20km to Beechworth, 35km to Wangaratta and 235 km to Melbourne Airport.
The home is of brick veneer construction and has been built to stand the test of time. Fully insulated throughout the external walls and ceiling. Features include spacious living areas and (4) four generous bedrooms as well as a study/office. The master bedroom has an ensuite, built in robes, and beautiful aspects over the garden and property. A full central family bathroom services the other bedrooms. The kitchen can be described as country style with a big emphasis placed on cooking with both electric and slow combustion cooking. Beautiful mountain ash cabinets and bench tops are a main feature of this kitchen. Heating for the home is via electrical underfloor heating, slow combustion wood heater and air conditioning is via 2 x evaporative ducted systems. 2.3m verandah surrounds the home. All in all, the home is in “mint” condition and ready to enjoy immediately.
Gardens and surrounds:
Beautifully established low maintenance gardens with mature shade trees and a vast array of colour provided by the many seasonal varieties as well as the weather hardy natives. A small vegetable garden and a proven fruit bearing orchard make buying produce an “option”. A well-positioned outdoor dining area amongst the shaded trees allows for entertaining all year round. The park-like surrounds and lawn arear are evidence of the reliable water supply.
The land is considered high quality. Predominately Black Dog Creek flats boasting beautiful alluvial soils and rich with native pasture throughout.
The fencing is in good order with some “as new” areas, allowing for a small livestock venture or equestrian pursuits.
The property is located adjacent to the Chiltern Box-Ironbark National Park. Approximately half way between Wangaratta and Albury/Wodonga allowing for many primary and secondary education options and buses to assist with transport. Easy commute via Hume freeway to both centres. Close to wineries, historical towns of the Indigo Shire and to Chiltern township for sports and recreation with and an excellent country community.
The water for the property is provided via a reliable bore with automatic pumping, the property is also supplied via rainwater catchment, with a 90,000 litre rainwater tank, and has the advantage of having direct frontage to the Black Dog Creek. The current owners have lived through dry years and have deemed the property drought proof.
The improvements can be described as in good working order and are sufficient for a property of this size.
- Four (4) filter de-salination plant throughput of approx. 18 L/min. With automatic ph. correction using soda ash
- Open machinery shedding/car accommodation complete with lock up workshop area with concrete floor and power
- Small hay shed
- Bore and associated pumps
- Older timber cattle yards
- Reticulated trough system
- Separate car port
- Fourteen (14) panel 3 KW solar system
“As far as smaller lifestyle properties go this one has a bit of everything. Beautiful bird life and ability to be self-sufficient. If you are looking to get into the N.E Victorian lifestyle market do not miss it.”
- Built In Wardrobes
- Ducted Cooling
- Evaporative Cooling