Beautifully constructed of local stone is this fantastic country retreat sitting on a private 1.32 hectare (3.3 acres) setting comprising of two titles and surrounded by crown land on three sides. Located only minutes from Castlemaine this four bedroom property is ideal for family living situated in a private setting with a separate spacious self-contained studio plus excellent shedding. The main residence spans over two levels with the ground floor featuring stone walls, exposed beams and comprising a well-appointed timber kitchen, adjoining dining area leading to expansive covered entertaining area with stone open fire place. The living area features gas log fire, reverse cycle heating/cooling, built in bookshelves and desk area. The main bedroom, also on the ground floor, features built in robes and recycle split system, bathroom, separate toilet and laundry. A magnificent timber staircase gives access to the second storey, leading to 3 spacious bedrooms and second bathroom. All upstairs bedrooms have ceiling fans, high ceilings and exposed beams. The studio features spacious living, kitchenette, bathroom, laundry and adjoining double carport. External improvements include 6 x 12m shed with concrete floor and power, adjoining 12 x 4.5 metre shelter under the same roofline to the shed for storage plus 90,000 litre water tank capacity and huge dam with an ajoining annual land lease of 7385 sqm.