Local racing identity Ken Williams established Barnfield' in 1981 for its prominent location being only 400 metres from the Dowling Forest Race Course. The well-constructed double brick home offers excellent family accommodation with three double-sized bedrooms with three ensuites and a main bathroom. There is also a separate study. Three living areas offer space for all age groups and consist of a formal lounge with open fireplace and cathedral ceilings, formal dining room and a meals and family area adjoining the kitchen. Outbuildings feature a bluestone barn, adjacent to the main home you will find an original Victorian farmhouse reputed to be the first brick building in the Ballarat area mid 1850s, and in need of work. Approx. 7.8 acres or 3.15 hectares with fertile soil, excellent grass cover and adjoining the Burrumbeet Creek. The property is set up for horses with 5 stables, fenced into 7 paddocks with laneways and 4 horse shelters. The property is only minutes from the Western Highway and 75 minutes to Melbourne, 10 minutes north of Ballarat and very close to the Miners Rest Supermarket and services.