Property ID: 1P0281

574 Darkwood Road Bellingen NSW

$3,300,000
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • Acreage/Semi-Rural
  • For Sale
  • 98 Acres
  • 2
  • $596.05 Quarterly
Stunning Rural Property with River Frontage
This must-see property, enjoying absolute privacy in a tightly held pocket large land holding consisting of 98 Acres, this truly impressive home and property radiates abundance in every sense of the word. Sprawling lawns and established trees to create a garden paradise that embraces the home and provides a tranquil indoor-outdoor connection at every turn. Inside this natural lime rendered brick veneer home, is expansive living spaces and entertainer's kitchen, combine with four generous bedrooms, study and with a guest wing or parents retreat including a bedroom, bathroom and lounge with fireplace and access to a delightful patio space. To deliver plentiful accommodation showcasing breathtaking views across the magnificent garden setting with over 1,100 established Azaleas and Camellias. Citrus trees are planted on the property including navel oranges, mandarins, clementines, lemons and limes.

The front and rear verandahs have been enclosed with louvered windows and a deck has been added to two sides for your family to enjoy the outside while entertaining friends at the BBQ. There is a large in-ground pool and entertaining area set within beautifully landscaped grounds. With 15 approximately acres south of Darkwood Road featuring Bellinger River frontage and the balance of the property north of Darkwood Road with the rear boundary adjoining National Park. Approx. 40% of the property has been cleared and the balance is timbered with trails into the National Park.

The Nursery shed/studio was used as a residence while the house was being built in the eighties. There is power, hot and cold water, and telephone. The garden shed has power. The property also has had approval for a worker's cottage in the past that could be reinstated with council approval. The lifestyle offered by this property is enhanced by the total acreage and the privacy it provides as well as the opportunity of re-establishing the profitable nursery business. Azalea Glen operated as a wholesale Camellia and Azalea nursery for 30 years until the owners retired in 2013.

There is an (un-named) pristine creek meandering through the property, feeding from the National Park and Dorrigo escarpment. All water used for domestic and commercial purposes is pumped from the creek and stored in a concrete water tank approx. 25,000ltr with supply from new three-phase electric pump. High pressure is supplied by gravity.

Should it be required, water can be pumped from the Bellinger River for both irrigation and domestic purposes, with an irrigation licence already granted for this purpose. The water licence is current to allow for nursery use.

Features:

- Incredibly spacious living area with lounge and dining with solid timber flooring throughout, the lounge sitting beneath a pitched ceiling and showcasing beautiful views

- Exquisite kitchen filled with natural light from new skylight is sized for entertaining and features quality European appliances including Belling gas range with 3 ovens, Bosch dishwasher, polished concrete island bench, and substantial cabinetry.

- Four generously sized bedrooms with built-ins and study or fifth bedroom.

- Each bathroom is well-appointed with new skylights installed and features both a bath and shower.

- Fabulous 9.5m x 6.5m in-ground concrete pool saltwater chlorinated free bionizer system. With a tank that automatically regulates ph. The pump is brand-new, and the filter has been renewed. Living areas extend to a large pergola covered terrace, perfect for long lunches as you gaze across the gardens

- Year-round comfort is assured with a wood fireplace in the lounge and ceiling fans

- One Wood heater slow combustion free standing unit and two 'AusWood' inbuilt fireplaces

- Secure double garage with internal home entry, storage room and large laundry with extra w/c

- Internet is ADSL2+ with Skymesh NBN satellite dish installed

- 32x Solar panels, 8.64kw system and used quality Jinko panels with a Fronius three phase inverter installed in 2017

- Hot water system is electric with a Solar evacuated tube/wood stove boost/backup electric system is an 'Auquamax' installed 2017

- There are 3 sheds plus the pump house. Main propagation house 20m x 10m approx. Brick and slab workshop 4m x 6m approx and semi open skillion for farm machinery and ride-on approx. 6m x 4m. Renovations of Studio/workshop into a livable/workspace with polished concrete floors and sliding doors.

- 530m approximately of Bellinger River frontage

- 1km approximately of Pristine creek from National Park and large dam

- 10 megalitre water licence

The Thora General Store is 8 minutes (5.9km) away and supplies petrol, newspapers, liquor and groceries as well as being a Post Office. The property situated 24 minutes (20.1km) from Bellingen in the beautiful Thora Valley, 28 minutes (20.4km) from Dorrigo and 39 minutes (34.9km) drive to the beaches on a tar sealed road.

Education in the valley consists of the Orama Primary School for years 1-6, and the Rudolf Steiner School from kindergarten to year 10. Bus services run daily from the valley for children commute to Bellingen Primary Schools and the High School.

This beautiful home incorporates generous accommodation, elegant sophistication and stunning gardens to ensure a lifestyle of pure indulgence. Its premium location and desirable accessibility make it a prospect not to be missed.

Fantastic opportunity to purchase this beautiful property these features. Contact Warren on 0427 552 287 or Amy on 0423 873 009 to arrange for an inspection.

All information contained herein is gathered from sources we believe to be reliable. We cannot however guarantee its accuracy and interested parties should make and rely on their own enquiries.
Features
  • Study
  • Living Area
  • Built-ins
  • Courtyard
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Polished Timber Floors
  • Entertainment Area
  • Air Conditioning
  • Secure Parking
  • Garden Shed
  • Swimming/Lap Pool
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Solar Panels
  • Rainwater Tank
  • 3 Phase Power
  • Bush Retreat
  • Wood heater

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