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698 James Lane, Trentham East



This charming period weatherboard home occupies an acre of lush land where alpacas and the famed Pig and Whistle pub are your neighbours. Swing open the gate and follow the circular driveway to discover this beautifully maintained retreat, set amongst established romantic rambling gardens. Located on what is considered Trentham East's golden mile and set against a backdrop of some of the region's best farmland this attractive home features all the character of a quintessential farmhouse with all the modern updates required for comfortable, country living. Inside, a spacious living room, warmed by a solid fuel heater and split system, along with the dining room, and kitchen, are all bathed in light, exuding character, and offering picturesque garden views. The kitchen is fully equipped with a five-burner cooktop, large pantry with power and plenty of shelving, two draw dishwasher and a feature handmade tile. The living and a second separate lounge / sitting room are appointed with gorgeous 1930s Dutch Colonial timber cabinetry, adding timeless elegance. The main bedroom showcases a walk-in robe and luxurious ensuite, while two additional bedrooms with built-in robes and a stylish family bathroom complete the layout. Period features such as Oak floorboards, ceiling roses, and Dado panelling enhance the unique character. For hobbyists, artists, or anyone needing a dedicated creative space, the separate studio is a perfect addition. Equipped with a kitchenette, bathroom, split-system heating /cooling and a Nectre wood burning fire it's an ideal space for unleashing your imagination or perhaps additional accommodation, providing plenty of options for a new owner. The well-established cool climate garden is a nature lover's paradise, planted with Elms, Birches, Maples, Dahlias, Daphnes, Camellias, and Rhododendrons. Birdsong fills the air, enhancing the serene setting. Trentham's rich red volcanic soil is wonderfully fertile for growing anything, making it a gardener's dream and this property enjoys an orchard of heritage apples, quince and hazelnut trees. There's an opportunity to try your hand at sustainable living, with a fenced and irrigated vege garden, poly tunnel with raised garden beds and water dripper system, and the most adorable chicken palace to house a flock of feathered friends. Warm evenings can be spent under the pergola-covered alfresco deck, adorned with wisteria and kiwi fruit vines which is bound to be a favourite spot enjoyed with family and friends. Sip a glass of wine and enjoy a pizza cooked in the handmade pizza oven while watching breathtaking sunsets, for which the area is renowned. Additional features include heating/air conditioning, a laundry / mudroom, shed, a hothouse, an outdoor bath with hot and cold water for stargazing, kids' play equipment, excellent water supply from a spring water bore, three tanks, a 5kw solar system connected to the grid, a fully lined double garage with recycled timber barn doors, and a double carport. Property features: • Mudroom • Outdoor bath with hot & cold running water • Spring water bore • 3 rainwater tanks • 5Kw solar system • Double garage • Wood burning combustion fire • Oak floorboards • North facing alfresco deck The property is conveniently located approximately 5 minutes from Trentham and Tylden and just a short 15-minute drive to Woodend and Kyneton with V-Line services to Melbourne, this magical property is ready to welcome you, whether you're seeking a serene lifestyle change or a quality family home. This is a rare opportunity to buy into this small but thriving community and enjoy life amongst the rolling green pastures of Trentham East. PLEASE CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO VIEW MORE OF THIS BEAUTIFUL LIFESTYLE PROPERTY

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