Sold 31/05/2023 Undisclosed
Set within a beautiful Robert Boyle garden this John Pizzey-designed home is a masterpiece of elegance and refinement. Its elevated hilltop position enjoys 360-degree views across the picturesque rural landscape of the Yarra Valley.
Generous proportion and the earthy tones of stone, timber, and mudbrick make “Ridgefield” a home that exudes character, and the refinement of crafted light fittings, quality drapes, and a superb finish have fashioned a residence of immaculate quality.
Comprising multiple living areas, 4 generous bedrooms, 2 studies, 3 bathrooms, 2 powder rooms, guest wing, laundry and a cellar. Connected to the home are a large carport, multiple outdoor settings including verandas to both the north and south, several beautiful seating areas, and a lovely private walled garden connected to the master bedroom.
The superb surrounds feature several distinct terraced garden spaces and structures including flagstone paths and steps, colonnade walks, fountains, sweeping lawns, a wonderful entertaining pavilion with bifold doors opening to the garden, a flagstone courtyard, orchard, and vegetable gardens.
The property consists of 25 acres of very usable fertile land fenced into 8 paddocks. A small vineyard grows Merlot. A substantial catchment dam with an electric pump supplies the automatic garden watering system and stock troughs and large concrete tanks total a massive 150,00 litres of potable water storage. Further improvements include a solar system, security system, and a fabulous 36 x 25 metre lock-up storage/machinery/workshop shed with a high clearance, concrete floors, and power.
“Ridgefield” represents the pinnacle of country lifestyle an easy one-hour drive from Melbourne.