Stunning Tasmanian Handcrafted Home
$1,050,000 – $1,155,000
39 Huon View Rd LOWER LONGLEY TAS 7109
This rare tasmanian retreat style home will appeal to those seeking a lifestyle/tree change or those trying to escape the rat race with the option to derive a second income from the property with loads of optinity to develop. This stunning architecturally designed solar passive, hand crafted home was constructed by the owner and has been built with love and care. Situated on 15 acres, this home has been designed to sit naturally into the landscape. The last house on a sealed col de sac, it offers end of road privacy while only 400 metres from the Huon Highway. It’s an easy 20 minutes commute to Hobart. Bus stop is at the end of the road (30 minutes to Hobart). Traditional building techniques have been employed and showcase the quality Tasmanian timbers, and the heritage hand-cut convict sandstone used. This home definitely has loads of character and the major WOW factor! Large windows offer 180 degree, north facing views of the Huon Valley and Sleeping Beauty, an iconic and majestic mountain range. Views can be enjoyed from all angles inside the house with an expansive living area, cathedral ceilings and open plan kitchen. The floor to ceiling windows insure you are bathed in sunlight all day and in winter you are well above the fog line of the Huon Valley, arguably one of the best views in the region. The 120m2 deck has glass handrails, so as not to interrupt the spectacular views. On the deck, under a covered area sits a 1500 litre, 5 person spa equipped with lights, stereo and water fountains. It is adjacent to the bar, and is a perfect place to relax and unwind. Many events such as weddings, yoga classes and retreats have been held at this welcoming and bright home. The house, Huon Valley Retreat has been listed online for the last 3 years over holiday periods and generated over $25,000 per year income. This home was designed to entertain with large 2.4 sliding doors opening to create a total indoor-outdoor theatre-like experience. The house has over 60 separate panes of glass (most double glazed) to take in the beauty of the natural setting. The large spacious kitchen flows seamlessly into the lounge and living/dining area, so you can entertain while you cook. The breakfast bar and wide stone bench tops provide plenty of bench space. The kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances, including a large 5-burner gas Emilia oven. With loads of storage and soft closing draws this kitchen has been designed to work for multiple cooks. Ajoining the kitchen is a study area with more storage and views of the garden. This house offers three bedrooms, the large master bedroom has magnificent views, a huge his/hers walk in wardrobe, a spacious modern on suite with double head walk in shower, toilet and vanity. Bedroom Two has a built-in wardrobe with bush and sunset views. Bedroom Three has French doors and beautiful views of the mountain and gardens. There are two attic spaces with low ceilings, one above the kitchen and one above the master bedroom. These spaces are insulated, plastered and carpeted and offer heaps of extra storage space. The one above the kitchen is set up as spare bedroom and both are accessed via ladders, very fun spaces for kids! There is a family bathroom with corner bath, shower vanity, toilet and French doors looking out to the bush there is also a 3rd separate guest toilet off the main lounge room. The T.V room has triple sliding doors to let the outside in, a Saxon freestanding fireplace and large open planned laundry. The main lounge also has a large Necter wood fire. There is a small tree house 20m from house. It is set up as a guest bedroom. Set 3 metres up in the trees, it is lined, insulated with polished floors. A deck wraps right round tree house and has glass handrail to match the house. There is a small storage shed workshop area with lights and power, water and 3 phase power to run big machinery. All power is run onto the property under ground so no ugly poles to look at. There are 3 water tanks and a no maintenance septic system (no chemicals) and no fees and no cost to run! This property will surely please if you are looking for something truly unique and out of the ordinary with plenty of options to develop.