Passive solar designed home of grand proportions, constructed of mudbrick and lime rendered in the age old European tradition with indoor heated pool and separate self-contained guest quarters. With meticulous care and the skills in design of earth builder Vasco Drogriski, the owners have created a unique property for the most discerning buyers, situated on 3.4 hectares just 5 minutes from Castlemaine and views to the Castlemaine Golf Club. Designed for sustainable living with north orientation to all living areas, double glazing, geothermal heating, with 6 zones, diamond polished concrete floors for thermal mass. The main house features entry to expansive living dining area with soaring ceilings, beautifully appointed kitchen, Miele appliances, stone benchtops, dishwasher, pantry, casual dining and living area, two spacious bedrooms, each with walk in robes, central bathroom, powder room for guests, laundry with excellent storage and rear access. The indoor pool adjoins the front entry, 8 metres in length with ionised pool system, solar heating plus solid fuel heating for swimming all year around at 30 degrees, with French doors to the north, separate plant room. Bespoke finishes are highlighted throughout the property including pergola and clothes line by Neil Tait, garden design by Robin Haylett, the highest quality fixtures and fittings throughout.
The guest quarters include spacious bedroom, with garden vistas, robes and bathroom, the double garage, is also constructed of rendered mud brick with remote access and adjoining workshop and storage. The garden design includes fully fenced kitchen garden, native gardens, excellent water storage, dam, 2 KW integrated solar system.