Situated in the historic village of Sofala just a short drive from Hill End, Bathurst, Orange, Rylstone & Mudgee, while only 3 hours from Sydney… we are proud to present this idyllic country escape to the market.
Set on a picturesque 1,871.66sqm block edged by national parks and backing onto the Turon River, this property boasts two separate dwellings, “Sofala Cottage” and “Lowana House”.
“Sofala Cottage” is a traditional miner’s cottage made from rammed earth circa 1873. The cottage has its own entrance and is self-contained. There is an eat-in kitchen, separate living room, one bedroom, a bathroom and a wood fire and split system A/C unit for year-round comfort.
“Lowana House” is an architecturally designed double brick building that compliments the original miner’s cottage. There is an open plan living area, galley-style kitchen with an ILVE gas stove, one bedroom, a bathroom and a sun room. The open plan living area includes a wood fire combustion heater, 7.1kw split system A/C unit and polished timber flooring.
All set amongst an established cottage garden with numerous old fruit trees and a hedge of large hazelnut trees keep the back garden cool in Summer. Each season transforms the garden and surrounding landscape, and has its own unique beauty. The bird life is abundant especially when the trees are fruiting during the warmer months.
Further features include but are not limited to:
• Raked ceilings, stunning timber windows & French doors
• Numerous fruit and nut trees scattered around the private garden
• Double bay garage/workshop with carport, power, lighting, a wood fire combustion heater and split system A/C unit
• 2 x garden sheds
• 22,700L water tank plus 7 smaller tanks that supply the house and garden
• Back-to-grid solar system
• Walking distance to the local pub, cafes, post office and primary school
This is a great opportunity to acquire a peaceful rural property whether you’re after a serene lifestyle, a B&B business or both! Call today to discuss further.
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