Combine your trade business, equine interest and more on this 5 acre lifestyle property on the outskirts of Lara, and fulfill every need for that ultimate rural lifestyle switch. The many and varied buildings on the property allow multiple uses, suiting home businesses, trades, hobbies and horses lovers. The convenient location only 8 minutes to Lara is also only 15 minutes to Geelong and under 45 minutes to Melbourne's CBD. Dual dwellings consist of one brick veneer five bedroom home and a second two bedroom cottage allowing extended families to co-habitate or even provide a separate income stream. The main home offers north facing living heated by ducted gas central heating, accompanied by a built in wood heater. Five bedrooms all feature built in robes while the generous living space connects with a large modern kitchen. Updated with commercial sized upright stove and large fridge cavity, this workspace allows extensive catering for larger families. The two bedroom cottage enjoys its own separate yard, carport and garden shed. Open plan living is spacious with a great northerly aspect and includes a well equipped kitchen, large bathroom, separate toilet and laundry. A securely fenced house yard is extensively lawned, an ideal play area for small children and domestic pets. Large water tank plus a near new sand filtering septic system offers efficient water usage, suitable for connecting to gardens. Adjacent to the house yard, huge triple bay shedding connects to a second workshop of equal size and features a segregated carpeted space ideal as a small business office site. The double carport is built adjacent to triple roller door access to this cluster of shedding for easy vehicle/machinery storage and maintenance. An outdoor bathroom with shower, toilet and vanity located close to the shedding provides facilities for the workshop. Outside of the house yard, further shedding provides 3.6m roller door to what has previously been used as band/studio space. This facility is easily converted for any purpose with extensive wood storage and children's play equipment nearby. Extensive equine amenities offer quality agistment opportunity or private use. Eleven stables in total include some walk in walk out, undercover and standard structures with two tack rooms adjoining two separated clusters. A wash bay and 16mtr round yard all surround the 9 paddocks with walkway or driveway access to each. All yards are fed with water and floodlighting extends the entire stable area This extensive and versatile acreage on the edge of town will appeal to people with any interest or requirement imaginable. * Two dwellings consisting of five bedroom brick veneer and second two bedroom cottage * Extensive equine facilities include various horse yards stables, tack rooms and riding arenas * Multiple shedding provides vehicle/machinery storage, workshops and studio/office space * 8 minutes to Lara, 15 minutes Geelong and 50 minutes to Melbourne's CBD * Additional enclosures for domestic pets within house yard * Near new recycling septic system waters extensive lawns Terms: 10% dewposit, balance 30/60/90 days Land: 5 acres approx.