For Sale $1,675,000 - $1,775,000
Bed and Breakfast Business and Stunning Family Home!
Woodend Old Schoolhouse (Springfield circa 1875) was originally Woodend's State School. In an idyllic garden setting, the expansive fully renovated 6 bed/bath property sits in prime position at the Northern entrance to the Avenue Of Honour.
The property is currently being run as a thriving Bed and Breakfast with capacity for 10 guests (excluding Master suite) and a Professional Bookkeeping/Accounting practice. The capacity to adapt the property to a myriad of commercial uses is limitless. In the past the property has been used for weddings, an art gallery, a plant nursery, and a tearooms/cafe.
The main triple brick grand Victorian building set on bluestone foundations has been re-imagined as a grand home with soaring ceilings, two deluxe bedrooms, ensuite bathroom, open plan lounge/dining/sitting room with triple fronted open fireplace and kitchenette.
Adjacent is the newer weatherboard section of the property that features a North facing open plan living area, multiple Award-winning kitchen (Victorian/Australian Kitchen Design of the year) featuring spotted gum timber floors, granite benchtops, a large central island bench with Smeg and Miele appliances. Throughout the house, enjoy views over the Monet-like gardens, ornamental ponds and surrounding Macedon Ranges countryside while a constant serenade of frog and bird calls abound.
The balance of this additional section to the Old Schoolhouse includes three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a large gallery room with kitchenette, powder room, laundry and expansive office space. The master bedroom has a custom walk-in robe and ensuite with amazing views of the beautiful garden with an external door to a covered deck.
Designed with passion and energy, the established garden features extensive dry rock walls made from local materials and a homage to Monets' garden at Giverny - complete with curved bridges and mature wisteria plantings. There are meandering paths, extensive lawns, exotic trees and plants along with veggie patch and bespoke chook shed
Other features include gas heating, AC split systems, 3 x sold fuel heaters, open fireplace, heat exchange, a superb water bore that can be used as drinking water. An 18m x 9m shed with concrete floors, capacity to store x 5 cars, its own bathroom facilities, power, instantaneous gas hot water system, extra high (3m) automatic roller door and a separate self-contained accommodation/studio.
The Old Schoolhouse is perfectly located for a dream lifestyle. Just three minutes drive to the town centre and train station with easy access to the Calder Freeway, 50 minutes to Melbourne and airport is only 30 minutes away.
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