Otway hinterland oasis

June 21, 2024 BY

Many people dream of an acreage getaway, whether it be for some time away from the urban hustle and bustle, or a permanent residence in a peaceful environment.

The foot of the Otways is where many turn to find their perfect lifestyle property, and the pristine hinterland areas between Deans Marsh and Lorne are top of mind for those making a tree change.


HF Richardson Property have a magnificent listing nestled within the rolling hills of the beautiful Lorne Hinterland that offers the ultimate lifestyle opportunity showcasing the best of rural living within close proximity to the coast and Geelong CBD.

Situated on just over 55 acres at 30 Swayns Lane, Deans Marsh, the freshly renovated farmhouse works perfectly as either a farm weekender or permanent family home.


Situated on just over 55 acres at 30 Swayns Lane, Deans Marsh, the freshly renovated farmhouse features great natural light throughout, accentuated by a contemporary whitewashed coastal interior style, and works perfectly as either a farm weekender or permanent family home.


HF Richardson Property sales manager Matt Poustie said it was a visually stunning parcel of land with a gentle slope, which is rare in these parts.”Lovely established shelter belts, plenty of open paddock space for horses/cattle/sheep, great water supply and a cute three bedroom cottage.


“It ticks all the boxes and has plenty of scope for a house extension if desired and more farming improvements if needed.”

The residence enjoys open plan living and dining with wood fire and split system heating and cooling, an updated country kitchen with a rustic Rayburn wood stove, freestanding Westinghouse electric oven and stove, plenty of storage and delightful views over the veggie garden at the rear.


Beyond this open plan family zone are three bedrooms with built in robes, a generous family bathroom with a separate shower and bath, a separate toilet plus a spacious laundry.Outside, a variety of delightful garden views overlook rolling green pastures with plenty of space for a multitude of rural pursuits including equine, cattle, sheep and hay production.


An abundance of sheds support this property including a large modern six-bay machinery shed, double garage, tandem double carport next to the house, two foal and mare boxes/stables, tack room storage, chook house and bird enclosure, three secure day yards with stalls, round yards and established shelter belts for all-weather livestock comfort.


Situated within a high rainfall zone the property is supported by three large dams, 100,000 litre tank water, a variety of fruit trees like pear, plum, cherry, and apricots, productive paddocks and all protected by mature trees across the entire property.

A truly idyllic location set within the majestic Otway Ranges, you’ll be less than an hour from Geelong and enjoy the benefits of a friendly local community including Deans Marsh Primary School, close to Lorne and further schooling options (P-12) plus the renowned Anglesea, Torquay and Apollo Bay beaches.

A truly unique opportunity awaits to acquire quality lifestyle acreage in a magnificent rural setting.

For more information or to arrange an appointment, phone Matt Poustie on 0400 902 146.

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