190 DUCKS LANE GOULBURN
Stunning, private, 3.5 acre environmentally sustainable property with the atmosphere and facilities of a lifestyle resort. Suited to extended family use or B&B potential. Well established, organic horticulture blends seamlessly with beautiful, easy-care, ornamental landscaping. Direct access to extensive riding/walking trail. Located just a few minutes from Goulburn's southern business hub.
The home: Mediterranean-style bagged brick. Architect designed, solar-passive house with internal thermal-mass walls. 6.5 insulation rating. Two lounge/living rooms, separate dining, study, new kitchen. Wide glass doors open to the north to paved areas overlooking pool, garden and the further rural landscape. Three double bedrooms, main with large en-suite and walk-in robe. Additional studio apartment at the western end of the house includes bathroom, kitchen and spacious lounge/sleeping facilities, also opening to a lovely northern pergola. Solar panels feed to the grid; ADSL broadband; natural gas.
Garaging: Two, brick, double garages with electric, panel-lift doors. An additional double, colorbond garage is currently used as a garden shed and workshop.
Access: Electric front gate plus pedestrian entrance. Concrete driveway leads to garages and visitor parking. Separate, large-vehicle entrance at the rear of the property.
Heated pool: Lined with New Zealand buestone; gazebo; walled, protected pool area.
Organic mini-farm: Highly productive, with a wide range of fruit trees, grapes, berries and herbs and a formed vegetable garden ready for seasonal planting. Hot house with sprinkler system.
Ornamental garden: Expansive, Mediterranean styling designed by Michael Bligh. Low maintenance, climate appropriate plantings. Four pergolas create beautiful outdoor living spaces.
Water: Town supply, however the substantial private supply is used for most purposes. 90,000 litres of rainwater storage. A bore continually fills a 22,500 litre tank. All plants are watered by drip irrigation and the lawns by pop-up sprinklers.