Land Area: 1012 sqm
After only a 10km drive from Margaret River and in the heart of Old Cowaramup you will discover solitude and serenity in this lifestyle quarter acre (1,012sqm) hideaway nestled at the northern end of a OBrien Street on the western side of Bussell Highway.
For those seeking to escape the crowds and stress of the busy town and live in an environment both good for the mind and soul, it does not get much better than this. Within walking distance to the school, tennis courts, coffee shops and other unique shops, plus on the doorstep of the Margaret River Wine Region, is this brilliant family home.
Melding beautifully with the huge rambling fig tree and cottage garden, is a distinctive modern well designed home, which the current owners built in 2002. There is also a large double bay shed with Roll-A-Door accessible off the rear lane and its own bathroom, perfect for the shower when getting home from the beach or work.
The engaging home features a skillion design and high ceilings with windows and louvres on the northern elevation at the highest point to assist with cooling and air circulation in the main living area. A great use of natural resources to heat and cool and keep the energy costs down. This allows maximum comfort in the open living, dining and kitchen zone. The natural timber floors which run throughout the home look great and are hard wearing and very appealing.
With three large bedrooms plus a study, both minor bedrooms are large enough for queen beds as well as having built-in robes. The master suite is located on the northern side of the home with doors which sweep open and allow private access to the verandah. The walk through robe has loads of storage and the ensuite is spacious and light with glass bricks capturing the north sun. The Tasmanian Oak floors are simply beautiful in all rooms but particularly stunning in the master suite creating space and a warm feel.
With the family/meals and kitchen area at the rear of the home, it is private but open, spacious and ideal for the growing family or just right for a couple. This peaceful and open room comprises a dining area which easily fits a six or eight seater dining table and is overlooked by the kitchen and living area. An inviting space, which can accommodate a large sofa and TV; a family friendly area for little ones to play while family life goes on around. The reverse cycle air-conditioner provides heating and cooling or alternatively simply slide open the huge doors and open the louvres to bring the air in from the outside. The outlook from this area to the garden is absolutely delightful and provides a very serene setting overlooking the trees and garden beds, having immediate access to the verandah on the eastern and northern elevations.
The kitchen features a built-in dishwasher, separate fridge recess, walk-in pantry and five burner gas cook top and electric oven with stainless steel rangehood. There is loads of space for storage as well as food preparation. The windows and sliding glass doors enable ample light into the living and kitchen area. The family room, overlooking the outdoor area, allows manageable supervision for youngsters as well as being great when entertaining as it has easy access to the kitchen. The hot water system is the safe and economical Rinnai Infinity provides pre-selected water temperature which is conveniently controlled from the kitchen as well as the main bathroom.
Parking for caravans, boats, cars and other vehicles is made easy here with the double carport (with hot mix floor and driveway) at the front as well as the double garaging at the rear, with its own access off the rear lane.
Rainwater is abundant (13,500 litres) with the current owners using freshwater at least six months of the year, minimising their water bills. The verandahs which wrap around the house, the shady established trees and the convenient yet private location are all reasons why you should make time to visit this beautiful property as inspection will not disappoint.
Phone Raelene 0408 908 665 or Ray 0418 932 746 today for your private consultation.