"Platypus Pools" - Stunning Hinterland Property with Private Swimming Hole
Resting on a large 14-acre parcel of land lies this stunning, passive solar home, complete with separate self-contained studio, machinery shed, chicken pens and veggie gardens. This property offers you ultimate peace and privacy and is outlined by Terania creek and features a private swimming hole on your property, and the rainforest is at the end of the road, making this the perfect country escape you have been searching for.
The home was designed by architects Eddie Buvids and Michael Murphy to leave a light environmental footprint and features local stone and mudbricks made on site as well as reclaimed timber doors and windows, and the basalt bedrock has been geotechnically assessed as extremely stable. Cleverly designed with passive solar design features including eaves to keep you cool in summer and warm in winter, and a wrap-around veranda providing shade and southerly breezes in summer.
The main residence features stunning high-pitched ceilings with exposed wooden beams, the lower level offers a spacious floorplan with a large north facing bay window allowing for plenty of natural sunlight and an indoor fireplace to cosy up to in winter. The kitchen offers a walk-in pantry, gas top stove, ceasar stone benchtops and looks out onto the beautiful entertaining area and manicured yard. Showcased in the home is a stunning spiral staircase which leads you to the loft space that overlooks the lounge areas and is fully insulated. The 2 bedrooms are light-filled and feature quality woollen carpeting.
The separate studio is extremely spacious with 2 bedrooms, living room, bathroom a garage and carport. Each bedroom feature robes and carpeting.
Outdoors is an incredible covered, outdoor entertaining area with outdoor kitchen which features a built in BBQ, cooktop and pizza/smoking oven. The property also features a stone outdoor shower. With an abundance of space this property is equipped with an orchard that has a variety of established fruit and nut trees as well as veggie gardens and a chicken pen so you can collect your own fresh eggs and produce. The property also includes a 90,000 litre rainwater tanks, solar hot water and grid interactive solar electricity.
This property is the dream country escape, with energy efficiency and an abundance of space for children and pets to play, this is the perfect opportunity to live in the gorgeous Byron Bay Hinterland. This gem won't last long so make sure to contact Lee or Paul for an Inspection!