"The Vale" is a significant estate, where the lifestyle is the greatest feature of all, situated in the beautiful hinterland of Byron Bay, only minutes from Billinudgel and under 15 minutes to Ocean Shores and the river and beaches of the iconic fishing village of Brunswick Heads.
With more than 50 acres of useable land across 8 fenced paddocks with expansive hinterland views, this property features extensive frontage on Lacks Creek, as well as two dams, plus a natural billabong. This well-maintained estate is the idyllic environment for a family country home complete with the ideal environment for horses or cattle.
The main family homestead is architecturally designed - and in such a way as to be in complete simpatico with the stunning surrounding environment. With 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, the main residence was built to an exacting standard for both functionality and for an aesthetically attractive style.
Featuring a large, open-plan living space with polished timber flooring throughout and 3.3 high metre ceilings, there is a generosity of both space and light to this home. The modern gourmet kitchen, spacious bathrooms and bedrooms - all with stunning views of the surrounding countryside make this an ideal, contemporary family home.
To capitalise on the stunning surroundings, the interior of the home seamlessly connects to the all-weather covered decks that surround the house in classic Australian country style; wrapped around the house, providing the perfect entertainment and living spaces to take in the expansive hinterland views all year-round.
Set in the surrounding gardens there is also a large sandstone firepit with seating for casual gatherings, plus other seating areas that are idyllic for al fresco dining, or quiet solitude as you take in the surrounding views. A custom- made sandstone wood fired pizza oven complements the outdoor area. There are also ornamental, fully irrigated gardens, plus a covered outdoor spa, a veggie and herb garden, a wide variety of mature fruit trees, plus a large, covered chicken coop.
There is also a fully approved dual occupancy second home that is currently occupied by the property's caretaker, overlooking the entrance to farm featuring 2 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and extensive decks.
And for the property that keeps on giving, there is a Rural Workers shed set on two levels with two bathrooms, office, full kitchen seamlessly opening onto wide spotted gum verandahs and is perfectly placed to overlook one of the property's tranquil dams. Also features cold room which will service up to 5,000 bottles of wine the ideal space for the wine connoisseur. There is also ample storage and a potting room attached to this dwelling. DA pending for office.
The acreage is clean and extremely well maintained featuring extensive pasture improvement on red volcanic soil, providing the perfect environment for horses or cattle as it is divided into 8 well-fenced paddocks with plentiful access to water. There are also a large machinery sheds, plus cattle yards and a loading dock, a three-car carport and more - all in excellent condition.
With extensive frontage to Lacks Creek complete with water holes, there are numerous picnic and swimming spots to gather and fully appreciate the rural setting. Importantly, there is plenty of access to water with 235,000 L of stored water in 10 water tanks.
Middle Pocket is considered the most beautiful pockets in Byron Shire's Hinterland region.
A substantial land holding such as this, complete with a contemporary quality home with a secondary dwelling, 1.2 kilometres of creek frontage, plus two dams, all with sweeping hinterland views is rarely offered in the Byron Shire.
Access to all the amenities of the region including schools, a hospital, retail, cafes and restaurants, plus the famed beaches of Byron Bay are all within an easy drive from this property. The property is only 6 minutes to the historic town of Billinudgel, less than 15minutes to Brunswick Heads and Ocean Shores Shopping Centre and 27 minutes to the heart of the iconic seaside township of Byron Bay.
The Ballina-Byron Airport is a 37minute drive away and the Gold Coast International Airport is an easy 35 minutes' drive.
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"The Vale" - Prestigious Country Estate Byron Hinterland