If you happen to’re in search of a rustic retreat with the lot – together with alpacas – Millbrook Park would possibly tick most of your packing containers.
The 12.14ha Inglewood property affords a way of life boasting loads of serenity, privateness and house, centred round a five-bedroom household house designed to make dwelling and entertaining a breeze.
It’s the house that first attracted distributors Marie and Graham Rudloff to the Richardson Highway property greater than 20 years in the past. Eager to discover a appropriate place to lift their two younger sons, they determined the one-time piggery provided every thing they wanted.
“It was a fantastic property to deliver up the youngsters,” she says. “It gave them the perfect of each worlds – they might zip round on motorbikes and get a farm-life expertise but in addition they have been solely quarter-hour away from the suburbs … and mates, college and sport.
“Their mates used to like coming as much as our place as a result of there was simply a lot to do.”
Boasting a BMX monitor and salt-chlorinated swimming pool alongside extra pure sights resembling a creek and native fauna – together with koalas, kangaroos, echidnas and emus – the property is ideal for creating reminiscences, Ms Rudloff says.
“We’ve hosted events below the again pergola of about 120 folks, in order that’s been implausible,” she says.
“The boys used to do issues like catch tadpoles and watch them develop into frogs after which launch them … they simply cherished that facet of the property.”
In-built 1972, the home itself has been comprehensively up to date and prolonged to satisfy the calls for of up to date life, with a superbly appointed spacious kitchen adjoining to the massive eating and video games room, full with a built-in bar.
The gorgeous master suite boasts a pitched ceiling and wooden hearth combustion heating and affords magnificent views over the property and sliding door entry to rear alfresco entertaining space. There may be additionally an ensuite toilet.
The Rudloffs – who presently run a boutique herd of 14 alpacas, which could be included within the sale by settlement – are making ready to downsize to the suburbs.
“That’s actually the one cause we’re leaving,” Ms Rudloff says. “There’s solely the 2 of us, so we don’t want the 5 bedrooms any extra. It will likely be exhausting to go away the place although, as we’ve made some actually good reminiscences right here.”
33 Richardson Highway, Inglewood
Value: $1.69 million to $1.849 million
Agent: Ouwens Casserly Actual Property, Mark Bressington 0411 747 473, Georgie Bressington 0413 832 688
Presents: Shut Monday, August 9 at 5pm
Inspections: By appointment