Incredible Home With Three Story Medieval Tower

10 Powells Road, Bilpin, Australia
Price Upon Request
MLS lre_854_1257461
Web code MGMO
Status Active

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Overview

Situated in a tightly held dress circle location within Bilpin's most prestigious enclave of rural properties, this idyllic 25-acre country estate offers a peaceful and private lifestyle retreat for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city living. Upon arrival at 'Perfick', you are welcomed by grand entrance gates and captivating vistas across the property and towards Mount Tomah botanical gardens. A delightful drive is lined with established cherry and crab-apple trees, leading over a charming 'railway car' bridge and to an enchanting two-acre manmade lake which is home to hundreds of silver perch and an assortment of...

native wildlife. Completed in 2001, the charming Timbercrete family home has been perfectly positioned to enjoy waterfront living, employing floor-to-ceiling windows to offer a delightful outlook from each room. There are comfortable living spaces plus two large bedrooms which could easily be converted to four if desired. The property also features over five acres of formally established gardens with hundreds of unique plants and specimen trees, as well as an English-inspired 'walled kitchen garden' and a unique three-story medieval tower. The tower represents the ultimate writer's retreat or meditation studio, offering extensive views across the Blue Mountains. It has been featured in Better Homes and Gardens, ABC Gardening Australia magazine, and many other popular publications.

Features include:

*Sustainable Timbercrete (www.timbercrete.com.au) construction family home spanning two generous levels

*Charming timber kitchen complete with breakfast nook, dishwasher, and walk-in pantry, all adjoining a comfortable dining space with a slow combustion fireplace

*Impressive open plan living room offering feature raked ceilings, statement open fireplace, custom-made chandelier, and floor-to-ceiling windows to offer uninterrupted views across the picturesque lake

*Upstairs parents retreat comprising of large study space, double-sized bedroom, walk-in robe, and private ensuite, all with a delightful outlook across the property

*Additional double-sized bedroom which could easily be converted into two rooms if desired

*Functional family bathroom plus separate laundry/mudroom with ample storage space

Infrastructure: 7.6-meter x 14 m workshop with high clearance roller doors for machinery access and large mezzanine storage level

*Large studio space with bathroom and reverse cycle air-conditioning, perfect for guest accommodation

*3.6-meter x 3.4-meter Timbercrete potting shed/greenhouse with water and electricity connection

*6.6-meter x 6.2-meter Timbercrete machinery storage

*100,000L underground concrete water storage tank

*20-meter x eight-meter traditional walled kitchen garden with established fruit trees and chicken yard

*Gravity-fed underground poly-pipe irrigation system serviced by a 9,000-litre water tank

*Solar panels with a battery system for emergency power supply

*Hundreds of exotic trees and shrubs contrast with the natural bushland surroundings, including Tilia, Magnolia, Camellia, English Elm, Maple, Rhododendron, Persimmon, Parrotia, Tulip Trees, Myosa, Prunus, Golden & Ruby Ash, Manchurian Pear, Hydrangea, Roses, and a variety of unusual cool climate shrubs and perennials.

This unique property originally formed part of the 200-acre Tara Park orchard which featured over 15,000 apple trees. The cool climate, rich topsoil, and almost unlimited water supply allow for amazing garden development and growth rates, making 10 Powells Road ideal for a wide range of rural pursuits. For more information, or to inspect this unique Hawkesbury property, please contact Robbie Dunn or Renae Darlington today on 4571 2200. We would love to meet you.

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