as the gates open to reveal chardonnay lodge you feel a sense of excitement at what is about to unfold. this impressive architect designed home set back from the road , is approached via a long driveway that passes through beautiful lush post and rail fenced horse paddocks along the way.

beautifully designed to showcase its surrounds this exquisite double-brick home boasts soaring ceilings throughout, ample living space, warm and inviting open fires, quality australian blue gum timber floors and magnificently proportioned bedrooms. of the many highlights is the very striking extremely spacious open plan living area featuring high ceilings and abundant use of glass to showcase the outdoors. this area includes:
• open plan provincial kitchen with caesarstone bench-tops, ample cupboard space, gas cook-top, electric oven, twin dishwashers and a butler's pantry.
• elegant lounge room with inviting open fireplace with turpentine mantle & surrounds, timber floors and beautiful french cedar doors leading outdoors to the covered verandah.
• light filled family meals area with north facing windows.
• magnificent open plan family room with it's own powder room. a striking use of glass & cedar bi-fold doors allows the outdoors to resonate through the home.
there are four bedrooms; all of magnificent proportions showcasing high (3.3m) ceilings and beautiful french cedar doors that lead outdoors to the covered verandahs. the spacious master suite offers a walk-in robe plus en-suite. one of the other bedrooms also offers an en-suite bathroom.
additionally for those who love to entertain there is an acoustically insulated sports /media room with full wet bar and wine cellar.
for alfresco living there is a large outdoor dining/entertaining area with cosy brick open fire place
the property also boasts a delightful conservatory overlooking the outdoor setting beyond.
this quality home also offers:
• reverse cycle ducted air throughout (2 systems, 3 zones)
• ceramic tiled covered verandahs (2.4m wide) on all sides around the home.
• cedar doors and windows throughout
• high pitched roof which is fully insulated.

outdoors the property is ideally set-up for equestrian enthusiasts with striking post and rail fenced paddocks at the front of the property. the larger paddocks all interconnect and there is ample water supply via irrigation to the many taps around the property. there are 6 main paddocks, each designed to give horses the freedom to move.

there is a beautiful stable block with stunning over-sized hardwood timber stables all with their own day yards. this includes a larger stable for mares and foals. the day yards lead out to a wide grassed walk-way leading to the front paddocks for easy access. there is also a spacious tack room with saddle stands and separate feed-room and washbay. these stables look out directly onto a 60x30m indoor / outdoor horse arena. . half of this arena (30m) is under-cover and has lights and a sound system; ideal for training in the evening/rainy days. the remaining half (30m) is outdoor and of spectacular design with crushed sandstone base, side drainage and flanked by hedging. other treats include a round yard of 17m diameter.

the property also has the versatility of a renovated approved studio; this pretty studio workers cottage is deceptively spacious offering 3 bedrooms, open plan lounge room and bathroom and is independent to the main home.

additional treats include:

• large shed with power
• chook sheds and yard
• fruit trees
• a wonderful olde-worlde train carriage that has been converted to guest/teenage retreat with power and water supply.
• irrigation throughout
• mains water supply plus 45,000l tank water for the paddocks/gardens
• three phase power
• ample parking 4 car car-port plus semi-circular driveway with additional parking.

this is the most beautiful country property offering a quality home with the most beautiful land; 5 acres all arable with expansive frontage, gated entry and excellent horse facilities.

a lifestyle property not to be missed.

moments to galston village, galston gorge and within 45 minutes- drive to the city.

be quick gems like these are few and far between.

please note - we have obtained all information in this document from sources we believe to be reliable; however, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. interested parties are advised to carry out and rely on their own investigations.


karen allmark

karen allmark

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  • address 8 Chadd Street
  • price sold
  • suburb galston
  • property type house