With your first visit to this light-filled, custom-built home, you'll be taken by its warmth and homeliness. The established gardens and ocean views being the crowning glory of this unique home. Sitting on 1 + 1/4 acres (4660sqm) atop the highest point of Torquay, in Ocean Acres, this wonderful home has been carefully designed around solar passive principles. Orientated to maximise both the Northerly aspect and excellent ocean views shared from the extensive decking and indoor living and meals areas. Features of this home include built in bookcases and staircase using re-claimed Messmate, Jarrah and Spotted Gum. High raked ceilings of Cedar and Hoop Pine are amongst highlights of the kitchen/dining area where the double glazed windows, frame the view across the blue ocean all the way to Pt Nepean, Arthurs Seat and beyond. Four large bedrooms, three living areas, multiple decks and four car garage make this the ideal home the large or growing family. The large matching cubby house with internal rock climbing tower and external adventure playground will be a hit with the kids and young at heart. Extensively landscaped, the fire pit and meandering rocky creek are further highlights, while the fruit orchard is automatically watered by the quality Taylex waste water treatment system and the separate veggie gardens have an abundance of rainwater stored for ready use in adjacent tanks. Other features include: guests kitchenette, high quality stainless steel kitchen appliances, hydronic heating, extensive storage, solar hot water, private outside shower area, toilets and laundry fed by rainwater tanks (auto-mains pressure back up), children’s bedroom mezzanine loft, polished hardwood timber floorboards and top quality double glazed cedar windows throughout .