Unique Lifestyle Opportunity With Farm Stay Accommodation
In Victoria’s magnificent East Gippsland region, this state-of-the-art earth sheltered home on 130 acres of undulating pasture presents a unique lifestyle or tree change opportunity with panoramic views to the Gippsland Lakes and Great Dividing Range. It is currently operating as an established farm stay business, the only one of its kind in Australia. Designed and built by Gamcorp into a high north-south ridge, the principal four-bedroom three-bathroom home blends seamlessly into the landscape providing a low maintenance, energy-efficient, and self-sustaining home with minimal environmental impact. Designed for flexibility as one residence or three self-contained units two of which currently host the highly successful farm stay accommodation, the home provides a unique living experience with a close connection to native bushland and its abundant animal and bird life.
This fire-safe earth sheltered home is constructed of steel reinforced concrete with native roof garden, spectacular views, 600 bottle wine cellar, and an underground pizza oven opening into the below-ground double garage. It has a 13.6 Kw solar system, solar boosted central hydronic heating and is data cabled for NBN and CCTV.
The property also boasts a separate fully self-contained two-bedroom home ideal as an alternative principal residence, additional short-stay accommodation or longer-term rental asset and a fully self-contained off-grid tiny house. The land comprises three fenced paddocks with stockyards and troughs, designated wildlife spaces, large drip watered vegetable garden and an extensive covered orchard supporting sustainable living. The property has work sheds, mains water and four 25000Lt water storage tanks for rainwater harvesting and a dam stocked with silver perch.
Positioned in complete seclusion where State Forest meets farmland and close to the Nicholson River, the property is just 3Km from the Great Alpine Road, 9 Km from the A1 Princes Highway and 20km from Bairnsdale CBD, the region’s Local Government, Economic and Tourism hub with airport, hospital, allied health services and transport links to both Melbourne and Sydney.