A Yarra Glen house with its personal pub and a bucolic location which is a “bit Banjo Patterson” is mesmerising potential buyers with a combine of remarkable views and historical past.
The estate on a whopping 42.09ha at 2002 Eltham-Yarra Glen Rd was named Kincraig by its Scotland-born former house owners John and David Ross.
The latter was an astronomer who discovered two comets and crafted an observatory at the house, which was destroyed by fireplace in 1939.
The web-site is nevertheless marked in the gardens, but the residence that stands at the idyllic home currently retains some heavenly capabilities.
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RT Edgar Yarra Valley’s Gerard Kennan said the assets offered the “quintessential Australian acreage”.
“The views are remarkable and the countryside has tracks via the trees and up and down the hillsides, and remaining section bush and component pastoral – it’s a little bit Banjo Patterson,” Mr Kennan reported.
“It’s just a pleasure to walk by means of it recognizing eagles and kangaroos.”
He stated the home’s South Australian sandstone facade and daring design and style would be similarly at home in Kew, Brighton or Toorak, but built the most of its locale with a curving outlook from the major residing space that captures the panorama across the Yarra Valley.
The open-program lounge space and dining zone have designer cluster lights and a skylight over them, and are adjoined by a kitchen area with “everything you could need”.
It characteristics a Falcon oven, sweeping granite benchtops, mirrored splashbacks, a butler’s pantry and pendant lights previously mentioned an island bench.
“The scale of the kitchen area and the dwelling, foods and dining space connecting with those large windows to the exterior environment strikes you as shortly as you wander in there – and you are actually just mesmerised by it,” Mr Kennan mentioned.
The residing zone is bookended by a rumpus room on a person facet and a family members zone guiding a double-sided Cheminees Philippe hearth to the other.
But its pub-like dwelling bar, dubbed The Kincraig Arms, at the rear of the floor stage that will genuinely wow friends.
“The bar is a ripper and a practical a single, also,” Mr Kennan stated.
“And the atmosphere in that area, which qualified prospects in to the theatre room, helps make it just a sensational part of the property.”
A circular indent in the ceiling of the theatre mimics “a starlit night sky”, a subtle nod to the site’s record as an observatory.
Upstairs, the floor-amount has six bedrooms, 3 zoned to possibly aspect of the home’s major entry and a central staircase.
Two mains, set at reverse finishes of the amount, have stroll-in wardrobes and an ensuite.
A health club rounds out the flooring, even though an attic previously mentioned it provides storage space.
Outdoors, a spa established into a deck and a fireplace-pit ringed by timber seating are positioned to make the most of the outlook.
The house also has a triple garage flanked by two a lot more double garages, with basement storage and workshop areas, to accommodate seven automobiles and way of life cars as required.
The vendors are relocating interstate.
Mr Kennan claimed the purchaser would likely be someone from in the city hunting for a getaway, or potentially even contemplating about a tourism venture this sort of as a cellar doorway or accommodation.
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