BLACKWOOD

BLACKWOOD

1630 Birregurra-Forrest Road Barwon Downs VIC 3243

4 2 5

Built in 1902 for a for a prominent Otway timber industry family 'Blackwood' is a single storey, timber Victorian style home, generously sited on approx. 2 acres (comprising of 2 separate titles), of established gardens, fruit trees and truffle oaks.
The substantial family home exudes contemporary country charm with a combined use of new and original blackwood timber floors, high ceilings and wood panelling and offers multiple living and entertaining zones, both inside and out.
The original hand-hewn weatherboard farmhouse comprises 4 bedrooms, study, master bedroom with ensuite and walk in robe, while a recently added family space comprises a modern entertainer's kitchen, warmed by a Rayburn wood burning stove, a newly discovered and restored handmade brick chimney, and modern Falcon gas/electric stove. The north western facing kitchen/family room opens through double glazed French doors to a wide undercover veranda, perfect for entertaining with welcoming garden and forest vistas for soaking up the afternoon sun. This uniquely charming farmhouse also boasts plenty of storage, with 4 substantial garage/sheds and car space for five cars.
Perfectly situated just 35 minutes from the pristine beaches of Lorne, 10 minutes to the township of Forrest and popular Forrest Brewery and Tiger Rail cycling trail, 15 minutes to the world-famous Brae Restaurant in Birregurra and V/line train service which brings you to Melbourne CBD in under 2 hours.

E.P.R $1,150,000 - $1,250,000

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