If it’s a laid-back entertainer’s way of life you’re in search of in a tranquil Adelaide Hills atmosphere, Cherry Gardens house “Grassdale”, could possibly be excellent for you.
Rob and Jenni Edwards purchased the land in 1989 and constructed their dream household house the next yr.
“I’m born and bred in Kangaroo Island and we purchased a home in Darlington with the view of transferring to acreage sooner or later after which this place got here up three or 4 years into that and we pulled up out entrance and mentioned ‘properly, I assume we’re transferring’,” Mr Edwards mentioned.
“That was it. We simply cherished the agricultural facet and the birds. I had an earthmoving enterprise again then so I spent a number of time up there each weekend getting the place sorted as a result of we began from scratch. The situation and outlook is unbelievable. We glance down the valley over Blackwood Park after which West Seashore and on a sunny morning you’ll be able to see the silos throughout the gulf at Ardrossan.”
The federation-style house has 4 bedrooms, a central open-plan kitchen, eating and dwelling space providing breathtaking views, and a double storage with a spacious cellar.
“We now have twin daughters and we constructed it to work for our household,” Mr Edwards says. “The kitchen and dwelling space is the place we spend most of our time and we constructed it in order that we might have our associates in a single space of the home and the youngsters might do their very own factor in one other space.
“We’ve completed a number of entertaining right here and on Easter Sunday we had 26 individuals up right here – all of them come up from the lowlands and simply like it.”
Outdoors, the property has a spread of sheds, plus a number of transport containers for additional storage, a photo voltaic system, a secure and horse yard, absolutely fenced paddocks with high quality fencing, 22,000 gallons of rainwater storage and a photo voltaic pump to spring-fed dams, and landscaped gardens with an automated irrigation system.
“We normally run six or seven cattle to maintain the grass down, now we have six sheep that eat round the home and we had horses – a Clydesdale and a miniature,” Mr Edwards says. “It’s an ideal small farm property and the right household house.”
With the youngsters having moved out, the time has come to downsize and journey, Mr Edwards says.
“We’ve completely cherished it right here however Jen and I wish to do the gray nomad factor now,” he says. “We’ve had 30 years of enjoyment right here and we’ll by no means lose these recollections. We’ve cherished it right here.”
175 Cherry Gardens Rd, Cherry Gardens
Worth: Contact agent.
Agent: Harris Actual Property, Arabella Hooper 0403 336 407, Elle Seaman 0434 644 856.
Land measurement: 8.66ha.
Gives: Shut Wednesday Might 26, at midday.