Blending modern convenience with original period charm, this exceptional property encompassing 3.13 ha of farmland sits in prime location within minutes of Daylesford town centre. Chestnut Farm offers an exciting opportunity to configure your ideal country lifestyle, featuring an original farm cottage connected by a central light-filled entry through to an architecturally designed modern rear extension overlooking rural green pastures.
With 2 adjoining wings, the property has ideal accommodation flexibility for use as an elaborate family home or weekender with 3 living zones and 4 bedrooms, or as an income generating home with adjoining 2-bedroom holiday let. Private and tranquil, the property is surrounded by mature chestnut trees, flowering cherry and apple trees, stunning lawns, and a century-old oak tree.
The modern wing extends the original home considerably to include an expansive open plan entertaining zone. Consisting of a large kitchen with stone benchtops, a lounge/dining kept snug by a woodfire heater, and a large north-facing deck allowing for sophisticated alfresco entertaining with gorgeous farmland vistas. There are 2 generous bedrooms with BIRs and picturesque views, a modern bathroom with separate bath and shower, European laundry, and a full-height linen cupboard.
Lovingly restored, the original front-facing cottage provides for further space, whilst offering income potential. Currently operating as a very successful B&B, Chestnut Farm Cottage features original timber flooring and wall panelling, a living room with open fireplace, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchenette, and huge games room with Ned Kelly woodfire heater and external front and rear garden access.
Additional features include:
• Double garage and carport
• Bottled gas HWS (cottage and house)
• Town water supply
• 4,000 L rainwater tank
• Underfloor heating in both bathrooms
• Double glazing
• Electric operated windows in the new build
• European laundry
• Split-system heating/cooling
• Septic tank
• Delightful children’s cubby house
With many enviable aspects of flexible country living, this exceptional property is only a few minutes from Daylesford town centre, and an easy 1 hour 20 minute commute to Melbourne.
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