1 Little Scotland Road, Stanley

5 6 10

"Bloomfield" c.1866

This is a rare opportunity to secure a piece of Australian Gold mining history on the Stanley Plateau. "Bloomfield" an iconic property set in beautiful northeast Victoria adjacent to historic Beechworth offers a discerning buyer with the opportunity to owner-occupy or continue with a well-established short-term accommodation option whilst remaining in residence.

The charming and magnificent red brick home build by gold discoverer Joshua Bigelow has stood the test of time. It features a grand hallway entrance, welcoming parlour and formal dining room complete with French doors. They are accompanied by four large bedrooms with their own en-suites.

The wide verandas are an intrinsic component of the home ensuring summer shade and protection during the cooler month. An Austrian hydronic system ensures this historic home remains comfortable during winter. A 4kw solar system supports power bills.

A free standing one bedroom dwelling was designed and built incorporating solar passive principles, with an executive and exclusive element. It features polished concrete floors with superb north facing bi-folding doors that open onto an exquisite outdoor dining entertaining area.

For the artist you have the choice of several outbuildings. A 6m x 8m potters' studio, with adjoining storage area, plus a new 6m x 8m insulated studio provides options. A 2 car brick garage includes a workshop area with a loft plus there are several sheds for garden equipment.

Bloomfield enjoys one of the most stunning, recognised gardens in the district. With amazing seasonal colour contrasting plantings including weeping elm, ginkgo, Manchurian pear, walnut, liquid amber and established orchard with approximately 40 fruit trees. A majestic rose arbour escorts you from Lt Scotland Rd into and outdoor entertaining concourse complete with a marquee. This is an ideal location for hosting weddings and family get togethers.

This gracious and dignified garden is supported by automatic WiFi controlled watering system incorporating a reliable bore and a splendid pond with supporting tanks to ensure water security - all free!

Stanley is a vibrant and welcoming community at the foot of the Victorian Alps surrounded by the Milawa gourmet region, award-winning King Valley and Beechworth wineries, the famous Bridge Road and Billson's breweries and it is an easy three hours from Melbourne.

Sold in conjunction with Tony Stockdale - First Nationals - 0428 629 778

Property Type House

Land Size 7000 m2

Price Sold - Undisclosed

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