A perfect blend of style and relaxed living on 2.5 acres in the prestigious area of Castlemaine. Featuring a resort style entertaining al fresco area complete with outdoor kitchen and glistening solar heated pool, the expansive family home has been extended and refurbished now offering a large open plan living and dining zone enhanced by a kitchen with stone benchtops and Miele appliances creating the hub of the home. Downstairs a covered entry area, three bedrooms each with robes, study, powder room, laundry with direct external access and cleverly designed childrens’ zone complete with second living room and central bathroom. An upstairs master retreat with walk in and built in robes, ensuite, a generous adjoining living/home office and huge private balcony with views to Mt Alexander. Additional features include ducted air conditioning, ducted gas heating, black butt timber floors, ceiling fans throughout, a 5Kw solar system, two split system air conditioners. Externally, a vast shed incorporates a workshop and separate lined, studio area complete with bar, air conditioner, power and water, two water tanks (55,000 litres) with pumps provide water for both the garden and sprinkler system, plus a dam and oversized double garage with remote access. Nestled in its own private environs complete with vineyard, dam and countryside vistas, yet just minutes from the Castlemaine township, this is the essence of rural charm.