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Be ahead of the rest with My Zango
If you have been looking for a home which offers modern convenience paired with a country setting, your search is over. This solar passive home was designed by Canberra's award winning Strine Design Architect, Ric Butt and it is sure to appeal to the most discerning buyer.
Consider the 1.18Ha (2.9 acre approx) block and that it sits on Bungendore's best street and then combine Strine's bright, light and spacious design alongside the pleasing and treed grounds - this is as good as contemporary rural living gets.
Privately positioned within an established and professionally designed level garden, this elegant home has enormous street appeal and yet presents as a private oasis. It is freshly painted and maintenance and upkeep has always been a feature of this home.
The solar passive design and a 10.8Kw solar system (41 panel) combine for year round comfort. Add to this a combination of a slow combustion fireplace, reverse cycle unit & underfloor heating (in the bathrooms) and you will find this is a very comfortable home to live in. Each room opens to another allowing no clear view straight through, rather a delight of discovery as you move through the house. Living areas to the north and service areas to the south maximise the quality of living space. This is a very well thought out house as heat gain in summer is controlled by shading , ventilation and shutters to the north, thermal mass and insulation helping maintain an ambient 20 -24 degrees all year round. The entry captures light and air using a two storey void to create an atrium.
The architect's skills are on display in the innovative layout of this fantastic home - a upstairs kids retreat is a wonderful use of the space created by the curved roof line with room for sofas, TVs and sleep overs. Downstairs from this is the "Billiards" room that is currently being used as a gym, workshop and storage area. Floor to ceiling glazed doors open up onto the enclosed courtyard. This area would be the ideal spot for a kids play zone, a safe dog area or the future location for an in-ground lap pool.
This is a home that offers a number of possibilities for those that also like to entertain. In summer the large North facing terrace is shaded by the soft green and pale purple of the Wisteria covered pergola. It is easy to imagine drinks and dinners with guests strolling between the open plan living areas and finally settling in front of the wood burning fire during the chilly months... and the grounds and decks for the more boisterous occasions.
The U-shaped kitchen will please the chef of the home with a much admired 5 burner Belling stove and plenty of bench space alongside a walk in pantry fitted to accommodate all the culinary extras you could wish for. The kitchen looks over the casual lounge and dining areas - ideal for social cooking and family living.
- Solar passive design by Ric Butt, Strine Design
- Four bedrooms plus study or fifth bedroom
- Full town services plus 37,000L tank
- 10.8Kw solar
- Quality appliances
- Large North facing deck
- Large block, 1.187 ha approx (2.9 acres)
- Irrigation throughout the garden
- Established trees
- Orchard with olives, apples, apricots, peaches and pears etc
- New LOPI large Flush wood hybrid-fire slow combustion wood heater
At 5 Elmslea Drive life could be very easy, it is conveniently located, you can walk to the local cafes and restaurants, there is a wonderful big garden where your horticultural desires can really flourish, plus room for a horse or pony, alpacas, dogs and sheep too. This is a home you or your family won't grow out of... quite the opposite so you can settle in and nurture all the better things in life - your family, your health, pets and friends - this is a place to blossom.
This home is situated close to all amenities with the school, shopping centre and train station being only a short distance away. Bungendore is an easy 30 - 35 minutes from Canberra, a short 17 - 20 minutes drive from Queanbeyan and 8 minutes to HQ JOC, so if you are yearning to live in a country town, yet be close to the city, this is the perfect place for you.
For more information or to arrange an inspection please contact Elspeth (Ellie) Merriman on 0402 117 877 or our office on 62380700.
DISCLAIMER. We have in preparing this document used our best endeavours to ensure the information contained is true and accurate, but accept no responsibility and disclaim all liability in respect to any errors, omissions, inaccuracies or misstatements contained. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries to verify the information contained in this document.
The House at 5 Elmslea Drive BUNGENDORE, NSW 2621 has been sold 2 times before, with the most recent sale being for $738,000 on 25 July 2009.
5 Elmslea Drive is located within the suburb of Bungendore, which has a population of 4,178, a median age of 38 and an average household density of 2.9 people.