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What could be more appealing than owning 100 acres that overlook Merimbula Lake and the South Pacific Ocean.
The original owners searched for over 10 years to find the perfect location. They then constructed a prestige home that can only be described as idyllic in that it has an almost zero carbon footprint, unmatched panoramic views, architectural designed elegance and is at one with nature.
Did we mention that its perfectly secluded and off grid. Now that is privacy and independence.
The property is surrounded by nature and bordered on three sides by the Yurammie and Southeast Forest National Parks. The remaining side is bordered by a one hundred acre lot with a neighbour approximately half a km away. Rest assured of your privacy and tranquility.
Extensive use of glass, light and air movement have created a breathtaking experience where the views from every window and turn are a new delight.
The open plan design boasts two lounge rooms and a large sunroom styled atrium with sloping glass ceiling. The ceilings are 10 foot throughout with the exception of the main lounge which features a 12 foot ceiling. The large expanses of glass bringing the outdoors in.
The residence has five large bedrooms, with an ante room off the main. The home office adds to the convenience and perhaps would allow you to work from home. I mean, who would want to leave.
The fully LPG gas kitchen serves onto a large formal dining area.
The property has approximately 5 acres of cleared land around the home with feature trees and gardens. There are numerous garden features and landscaping elements to discover and enjoy. The owners have constructed irrigated terraced areas that were formally orchards. The remaining land boasts majestic old hardwood stands of timbers such as Box, Stringy Bark and Hickory.
A rooftop garden has been constructed over the main lounge. Accessed via a hardwood staircase, the viewing area is benefited by stainless steel wire railings and allows for unrivalled views to the East over Merimbula township and the lake.
Whilst there is power available to the lot. The home has been designed to be fully self sufficient and is off grid. Efficient LED lighting has been used throughout. The home is powered by a computer controlled, regulated and monitored, state of the art Solar and battery system with a dedicated power room housing the system.
Heating and cooling have been specifically designed into the structure of the home with emphasis on passive efficiency and the thermal insulative properties of the materials used in construction.
The overhead external eaves have been designed specifically to allow maximum sun to penetrate the house in the winter when the sun is low in the sky but to stop at the level of the internal doors in the summer to prevent heating the house.
Louvre windows have been positioned at the bottom and top of the rooms which allows cool air to be pulled in from the bottom louvres, The windows and doors have been designed to take advantage of the cool onshore breezes that the South Coast is renown for.
A Kemlan 900 wood fire in the main lounge room with dual speed fan provides ample warmth and there is provision for underfloor heating in the concrete slab in the lounge room, the eastern master bedroom and ante room off the master bedroom with Hydronic water pipes fitted.
In addition to the native flora, wildlife abounds with Lyrebirds, Cockatoos, Echidnas, Wallabies, Wedge Tailed Eagles and numerous other Australian Native bird species in abundance. These areas can be accessed via a number of existing tracks and private roads within the property.
Water is provided by 2 large concrete water tanks, one above and one underground. The large roof proving ample catchment area. Hot water is provided by LPG Gas Bosch electric start instant hot water system with 2 x electronic controllers - kitchen and bathroom – to select water temperature.
Waste water is dealt with by way of a concrete septic system.
Bush fire protection has been thought of with roof mounted sprinklers fitted and plumbed into the reticulated water system. A STORZ coupling has been fitted to the top water tank for RFS use.
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