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Cawdor is a sophisticated and unique country home. Set on an elevated position and framed by stunning northerly views to Mt. Macedon, the property is in one of Macedons sought after and prized locations. Sitting on approximately 10 acres of prime undulating land, the home has been meticulously renovated and presented to impressive standards. The house and grounds offer elegant living, charm and feeling of expansiveness.
The property is entered through stylish automated solid timber gates, with the meandering drive leading to a second imposing gateway. The circular drive is both wide and spacious and provides ample parking.
The floor plan of the home provides exceptionally beautiful living spaces. The entry leads into a large open area comprising of both formal and casual living areas and dining room. The designer kitchen is well appointed and sits in the hub of the home. It includes an integrated fridge and dishwasher, Smeg gas/electric oven, butlers sink and a stone top work bench with a generous work area. There is extensive overhead and under bench storage, breakfast area and large open pantry. French doors lead out to the courtyard, kitchen gardens, orchard area and chook shed.
To the left of the main living zone, an elegant barn door leads to an oversized master bedroom with walk in robe and large ensuite including double sinks. Two sets of French doors provide picture perfect views to the mountain. A private study and large second bedroom with ensuite and walk in robe complete the master wing. At the opposite end of the living area, a second barn door leads to 2 further spacious bedrooms with large built in wardrobes and a generous family bathroom and laundry both with ample storage. The laundry, with its own separate entry from the courtyard is large enough to be utilised as a rear entry and boot room. Zoned heating and cooling runs throughout the home.
The charm of the property is enhanced by the well laid out, low maintenance gardens and outbuildings. This includes a large 2 car remote controlled garage with colonial windows, insulation, plastered walls and skirting boards. An external gold gilded English clock is a stunning addition to the apex of the garage entry. Adjacent to the garage is the most charming of garden cottages featuring studio/bedroom, kitchenette, full ensuite, burnt oak flooring and stunning outlook to the picket fence enclosed orchard and herb garden. The orchard is entered through beautifully made gates, and includes a variety of apple trees, pear, Nashi, plum, fig, cherry, quince trees. Taking centre stage in the orchard is the gothic inspired chicken shed complete with William Morris wallpaper, lighting, chook run, leadlight windows and antique weather vane.
The generous courtyard at the rear of the house provides privacy and a wonderful area for outdoor entertaining. The quaint colonial style barn nearby sits in an elevated position and provides storage or perfect as a home office and is aesthetically pleasing in its own right.
The land is well fenced into 2 paddocks and provides open spaces and shelter trees well suited for grazing or equestrian pursuits. The property also boasts tank water, bore and town water.
Cawdor is located in a culturally, environmentally and historically rich and diverse region. Minutes away are the historic townships and hamlets of Mt. Macedon, Woodend, Kyneton and Trentham. At your doorstep are wineries, Gin distilleries, golf courses, galleries, historic gardens, exceptional restaurants and cafes and leading primary and secondary schools.
Freeway access and train stations are nearby. Melbourne CBD is a short 45 minutes and Tullamarine International Airport 35 minutes.
This is a rare opportunity to purchase an exceptional country property on acreage and prime location.