Magnificently sited to take advantage of panoramic views throughout its 143 acres, is this contemporary passive solar four bedroom home, off grid. With both cleared, fenced paddocks and naturalised bushland featuring seasonal creeks and old growth trees, the property is bordered by State forests on two boundaries yet has easy access to both Daylesford and Castlemaine. Designed along passive solar and thermal mass principles, the generously proportioned home comprises a large open plan space of kitchen/living and dining, four bedrooms, study, central bathroom, laundry, north facing covered entertaining area and deep, south facing verandah. Features include light filled rooms, polished concrete floors throughout, high, raked ceiling in the living area with clerestory windows, rendered mud brick walls, well-appointed kitchen with stainless steel fitout, walk in pantry, double glazed argon filled windows, and Nectre solid fuel heater with water jacket. In addition, the 7.5kw off grid solar system and battery backup plus 120,000 litres of water storage and an additional supply for irrigation, means on going living costs will be minimal. There is also a separate studio, shedding, stone edged garden beds and three dams. A breathtaking tree change.