Lifestyle on small acreage

Lifestyle on small acreage


Cleveland Park, only seven and a half kilometres east of central Benalla, VIC, is by any measure an outstanding top quality residential home on acreage.


Cleveland Park, only seven and a half kilometres east of central Benalla, VIC, is by any measure an outstanding top quality residential home on acreage.

Built by the vendor, a leading local building and construction business owner, the well-known and easily identified home with an area under roof of one hundred squares is positioned on 8.5 hectares (20 acres) of quality pastured land.

Benalla to Tatong Road is judged locally as 'millionaires row' as it is a key zone of high quality farming properties interspersed amongst outstanding homes on small acreages.

The decision to sell is motivated by the vendor's new home that is currently under construction within the same area, but on larger acreage.

And it is being built to the same exacting standards.

With an asking sale price of more than $2.5 million, the quality and facilities of Cleveland Park would be expected to meet exacting built quality and services standards - and indeed it does.

The home built over a 12 month period in solid brick has four bedrooms all of copious size with built in robes, potentially a fifth upstairs, while there are three bathrooms, including the delicious master suite and two further powder rooms.

An outstanding quality entertainer's kitchen with top European appliances adjoins an alfresco living and dining area that can be opened up to the outdoors, confirming this is a joyous place to host family gatherings as the vendors have three teenage daughters and many community contacts.

This indoor-outdoor living space also overlooks the in-ground and solar heated swimming pool that is screened off by established hedging.

There is also an extensive upstairs space with dormer windows that is accessed by a staircase and is currently set up as a bedroom with adjoining toilet and shower that could suit a family elder or used as an office.

The quality of the homes finishes is reflected in the substantial area of polished spotted gum timber flooring.

The home is approached along a long avenue of striking Manchurian Pear trees that the vendors established when they first purchased this block about fourteen years ago.

As befits the building trade involvement of the vendor there is a substantial steel clad six bay workshop and garage.

On its roof sits a 10 kilowatt solar panel system which makes a home of this scale quite efficient to run.

There is also a separate barn type building nearby with a horse stable, tack room, storage and a chicken coop hat supports the pony interest of one of the daughters.

It adjoins a pony paddock, one of four that make up the securely fenced balance of the holding.

One of these includes a majestic red gum tree that is thought to be three hundred years of age.

There is one large paddock dam and a pump equipped bore that was drilled to 130 metres depth and gives additional water to the substantial rain water harvest.

Elders Real Estate's listing agent Michal Everard said that Cleveland Park enjoys one of the best addresses on the Benalla regional city boundary.

"This is a builder's own family home where the best design for family living was matched with top quality materials and services," he said.

"Cleveland Park has been a great living destination for the vendors and their three daughters.

"Cleveland Park is only for sale as the vendors are constructing another residential masterpiece in a nearby location."


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