By ACM – This article first appeared in the Ballarat Courier
3 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR
ADDRESS: 15 Basin Road, Daylesford
PRICE: $1,150,000 – $1,200,000
AGENCY: Harcourts Ballarat
AGENT: Christine Browning – 0407 590 085
INSPECT: By appointment
This resort-style home comes with outdoor and indoor entertainment areas that must be seen to be believed.
Situated next to Wombat State Forest walking tracks and within one kilometre of the Daylesford Lake precinct and cafes and shops on the main street, this property is primed to become either a lucrative luxury Airbnb – or live in this amazing home yourself and enjoy.
The original cottage is at the front of the house, and has been fully renovated and extended to include an open plan commercial kitchen, dual ovens and dishwashers, industrial/domestic sinks and a walk-in pantry. A fully equipped utility room, laundry and separate powder room is ideal for guests.
There are three bedroom suites: a grand master suite that’s the ultimate high-end indulgence, with an 18 square metre dressing room and custom wardrobes, ensuite with double basins, a separate bathing room with vaulted skylights, free standing bath, double basins, separate shower and optional gym room.
The second bedroom also has an ensuite with a self-contained wet-room shower, private lounge room with views and double French doors opening onto a deck and entrance.
The third bedroom (or home office) is a stunning glass conservatory and comes with its own private entrance and private deck.
A large central lounge room has 3.6 metre ceilings, decorative cornices, a step-up library, and full bar with a nine carat gold painted ceiling and servery. The feature of this room is a huge open fireplace and dining area with seating for 20 guests.
Two large double French doors open out to a glorious 80 square metre split level outdoor entertainment zone, featuring tiered decks and a courtyard warmed by an outdoor open fire and cooled by a water misting system.
Thoughtful facilities include a huge dining deck, a covered kitchen/barbecue area and an eight-person chlorinated spa overlooking the landscaped gardens.
The home has double glazed windows throughout, insulated walls and ceilings, two infinity hot water systems, wood and electric fires, plus ADSL internet.
Other highlights include landscaped box hedging, town water supply, a 9000 litre water tank and pump, two garden sheds and a tool shed, and a double carport with barn doors leading to the back garden.
This entertainer’s hideaway contains all the essential ingredients of an alluring lifestyle. Well-suited to enjoy total peace or vibrant guest entertaining, the home represents luxury, relaxation and indulgence on a grand scale.