2 Summit Fire Track – Mount Barker Summit
35 acres approx.
A Rare Organic Self-Sufficient Lifestyle – 35 acres
15kw Solar + Batteries – Solar Passive Home – Pool – Brilliant Shedding – Horse Facilities
Does an off-grid lifestyle appeal? Are you conscious of your carbon footprint & dreaming of living life on your terms? If you would love to grow food for the table from your own organic orchards, veggie patch, paddocks & collect eggs from the happy hens then “Redgum Retreat” is what you have been looking for…
Designed & developed by the current Vendors, the property has been set up for sustainable off-grid living with a focus on creating a haven for their children & horses. If you are passionate about living an organic self-sufficient lifestyle, you have all the tools on hand ready to go – extensive solar system, storage batteries & auto start generator whilst also having the peace of mind of mains power connected.
With a northerly aspect, the European influenced home was created to capture the winter sun while staying cool in summer. Providing easy, relaxed living & tranquil views over the property & beyond.
Get outdoors & into the fresh air… this is the ideal property for the active family offering something for everyone. Usable land for any stock but still interesting with big gums, creeks & a dam which makes this a fun piece of land to explore.
There is extensive shedding to suit the tradie or a hobby & green thumbs will delight in the all organic extensive veggie beds & orchards here, complete with bee hives to assist pollination & provide honey.
For those with horsey interests, being located next door to the well-respected Mountain Pony Club is rather handy as well as having your own great facilities. Whether you ride for business or pleasure, the great stable complex & flood-lit arena will suit your needs & there is also a real opportunity for agistment.
Lastly, what a location…. with the new regional sports hub under construction, you will have the children sorted & within easy walking distance to the renowned Ukaria Cultural Centre, Ngeringa Vineyard & Vegetable Farm & the beautiful Mount Barker Summit to take in those amazing views of Mount Barker & beyond.
This is the good life at “Redgum Retreat”.
At a glance…
14.05ha / 34.71ac approx.
Whole property run to organic principles for 20+ years
C.2011 Eco solar passive residence
Double glazing throughout with PVC framework
Mains power +15kw Solar System with batteries & 20kVA Auto start generator
4 Bedroom – 3 Bathroom – 2 Living – 2 Car Garaging
Rating 6 – Insulation & thermal mass
Constructed from ICF – Insulated Concrete Form
Fully insulated walls & ceiling
Solar passive design – Cool in Summer & warm in Winter
Slow combustion heater
Under floor heating upstairs
Polished concrete flooring upstairs, timber flooring downstairs
24m x 9m workshop/implement shed with concrete floor, power, lights & high access doors
24m x 8m Stable complex with stables, wash bay, undercover tie ups, 2 roomy stables, tack room, bathroom, large hay/float storage
60m x 20m fully fenced all weather, flood-lit arena
10 Paddocks – 4 Yards
Cattle/stock ramp + holding yards
Electric fencing on majority of boundary fencing
Post & rail fencing on driveway & holding yards
Solar heated salt/magnesium water swimming pool, fully automated system
2 x 100,000l Rainwater tanks
2 x 25,000l Rainwater tank for stable
Fully equipped bore
50,000l Bore tank for garden irrigation watering
Extensive vegetable gardens
Citrus orchard + extensive stone fruit/apple/pear