Oxford Falls EXTRAORDINARY LIFESTYLE RETREAT, A STUNNING FAMILY SANCTUARY
You would never know this unique property was there, completely hidden from the road, welcoming through a discreet gated driveway and surrounded by bushland reserve. Showcasing almost three acres of excellence, it embodies all the rural ambience of a fine country estate yet rests just 30 mins to the CBD. It is a short drive to some of Australia's finest beaches and the wealth of retail, recreational and services amenities found in Sydney's Northern Beaches region.
The current owners have taken the charismatic homestead style home and surrounded it with lawns, gardens and a comprehensive array of facilities that accommodate their horse loving family. The versatile, fully usable acreage provides an idyllic escape from busy city life and could be adapted to many different recreational and business lifestyles.
A long gravel driveway leads up to the impressive residence fronted by a large lawn. It has been orientated to perfection embracing a north-east aspect and boasting deep wraparound covered verandahs that provide exceptional spaces to relax and enjoy the natural beauty. A large entry welcomes into substantially proportioned interiors that spill over an expansive single level. Beautiful, recycled hardwood flooring is set under high ceilings with picture rails and timber doors that evoke a rustic country feel.
This cleverly designed home promises an exceptional way of life, with a superb array of living and accommodation options. Mindful of the naturally picturesque setting, all living rooms and bedrooms have French doors that open to the verandahs. The formal lounge is a welcoming and comfortable space warmed by a Cheminees Philippe fireplace. The formal dining adjoins, boasting proportions that will allow for even the largest of tables.
Day to day living is enjoyed in the large family room that spills from the charming country inspired and expansive kitchen. The kitchen is finished with stone benchtops and features a central island bench for friends and family to congregate, a large freestanding Ilve cooker with gas cooktop, wine storage cupboard and large butler's pantry.
A series of over-sized bedrooms rest in their own wing offering an exclusive space for the children. Each bedroom features walk-in robes and an additional room provides the option of a 6th bedroom or home office. Breakaway living is included with the TV/family room that rests at the rear of the bedroom wing.
Parents can indulge in privacy and seclusion in their own separate wing. A large and flexible retreat, sitting room or possible office adjoins the generous master bedroom. These rooms benefit from a sun washing northerly aspect and overlook the gardens. The wing includes a walk-in robe and a stunning designer en-suite with windows to the floor that open out to the gardens creating a wonderful retreat feel.
The property showcases a vast lagoon style resort-inspired solar heated pool. Vast adjoining terraces make it easy to soak up the sun after time in the pool. A nearby Jacuzzi further enhances the resort feel. The home has played host to a wedding with its sweeping lawns and landscaped gardens making it an entertainer's paradise. It includes multiple fruit and nut trees and two 3000L water tanks with a pump to supplement the town water supply.
Extras include vast attic storage plus an abundance of storage throughout, zoned ducted a/c throughout, a powder room for guests, surround sound speakers and a mud room. All the property's improvements have been done to an impressive standard and include a grass riding arena, eight paddocks with water, three stables with a feed room, a carport for two cars plus a horse float and new tack room/office and wash bay. There is a large over-height triple lock up garage. The property is full fenced and secure and includes solar PV panels for supplementary power.
Lifestyle properties such as this enjoying privacy, space, access to the beach and city convenience are very hard to find. This one does it all effortlessly, a gem in the heart of the Northern Beaches. The home sits an easy stroll to highly regarded Oxford Falls Grammar School and is close to bus services, the Northern Beaches Hospital, Forestway Shopping and local primary and secondary schools. Warringah Mall Westfield shopping centre, Narrabeen lagoon and fabulous beaches, top quality golf courses, boating and other recreational facilities are also nearby. One lucky buyer will have the opportunity to enjoy this wonderful lifestyle sanctuary.Land: 2.92Acres