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Restored 1930's Eco Bungalow

Home Details

Building area
104 m2 m2
4 bedroom(s), 1 bathroom(s)

Fully restored 3 bdrm eco-friendly home on 3 acres of semi-organic land with native bush

This 1930s bungalow has been meticulously restored by its present owner and features extensive use of native timbers from the polished floors to the hall panelling and stunning bathroom vanity. Solid brass window and door fittings have been used to complete the quality finish and the main bedroom includes a beautifully restored lead light window.

The new kitchen flows into the lounge and dining areas where French doors lead to the large hardwood deck. From the north facing deck are views over your property to native bush.

There is plenty of room for your car, truck and tools in the triple car garage. Attached to the garage is a large woodshed to keep your firewood dry.

The house features several eco-friendly features:
- A wet-back fireplace and roof-top solar panel heats your hot water providing you with free hot water for most of the year.
- All of the exposed internal timber has been oiled or vanished using natural products - absolutely no nasty chemicals.
- All internal paint is from Resenes Environmental Choice range.
And the land is semi-organic:
- Only natural fertilisers have been used (fish, lime and RPR)
- No spray has been used.
- Localised use of chemical based gel and powder has been used to control gorse and thistles.

House details:
Fully restored 1930s bungalow, 3 brms + small office, new kitchen, polished floors, new separate toilet, new bathroom, rewired, re-plumbed, re-roofed, re-gibbed, fully insulated, brass fittings, draught-proofed doors and windows, wetback fireplace, solar water heating, large north facing deck, triple car garage, woodshed, natural wood vanishes and oils, near natural paint

Land details:
3 acres of flat/rolling land in 8 paddocks, water troughs, semi-organic.

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