This large family home is surrounded by magnificent landscaped gardens and close to a selection of Oranges' finest wineries.
Set on 25 stunning rural acres at the foothills of Mt Canobolas and sitting on rich basalt soil, 'El Ladera' offers the ultimate in country living while only a short 10-minute drive into Orange.
Natural sunlight floods the north east facing open plan lounge, dining and kitchen areas. The kitchen features Tasmanian oak cupboards and a 5-burner gas stove. Sliding doors lead off to the undercover timber deck area surrounded with orchids, ferns and a large pond. A path leads down to the extensive BBQ area and solar heated swimming pool with cabana shade house and bar area.
There is also a second living area and study, with the centrally located wood heater providing comfort throughout winter.
The private master bedroom features a large walk-in robe, en-suite and a spa. The four remaining bedrooms are all a good size, each have built ins.
The main bathroom has a separate bath and shower, separate toilet, a large laundry along with plenty of cupboard storage and a linen press.
The home also features reverse cycle air con, along with both solar hot water and solar PV system to help reduce running costs, along with double glazed windows.
With high ceilings throughout this well-built home could easily be renovated to suit your own style.
Clever landscaping design has resulted in different zones within the property that seamlessly blend in and create a garden paradise. A formal garden features to the front of the property and a resort-like tropical garden at the rear. An extensive orchard and productive vegetable garden are also featured, along with a fenced chicken run, vegetable patch and greenhouse. The garden also has fruit bearing avocado trees!
The property is well serviced with quality potable bore water, 160,000 litre water storage and quality fencing. The local school bus passes by the front door. To top it off there is a double garage with workshop, a productive trout farm and original shearing shed. El Ladera is a unique property.