Secluded rural retreat set to amaze buyers

November 17, 2023 BY

"Morangarell" at 92 Randles Road, Connewarre is the idyllic countryside escape offering the ultimate family lifestyle.

One of the region’s most coveted creek frontage rural properties has come to market through HF Richardson Property, and it’s a spectacular natural haven.

Located and the end of a quiet dead end road, “Morangarell” at 92 Randles Road, Connewarre is the idyllic countryside escape offering the ultimate family lifestyle.

The property is steeped in history dating back to William Buckley and early settlement in the region.

Since the 1830s, the property has been thoughtfully developed, with significant native tree plantings, increasing sustainability, birdlife, beauty and tranquility.

This home and working farm combination offers endless possibilities for the astute purchaser seeking premium acreage on the doorstep of Barwon Heads, Torquay and Geelong.

HF Richardson sales manager Matt Poustie said this property had stood the test of time, being continually improved along the way.

“This has all the hallmarks of a western district homestead holding while being close to the coast and Geelong.

“It’s just magnificent, a real secluded retreat on just over 173 acres with Bream Creek frontage.

“They layout of the property is impressive, and the homestead and surrounds are just spot on, a real rural oasis by the sea.”

The welcoming and comfortable homestead sits graciously amongst established trees, sheltered lawns and magnificent gardens.

The spacious weatherboard home features five large bedrooms, three bathrooms, a modern kitchen, dining room and three living areas.

The bluestone wing of the home dates back to circa 1854, featuring a renovated guest bedroom, bathroom and laundry.

The east-facing kitchen enjoys morning sunlight and has recently been fully renovated and updated with stylish Bosch appliances. It adjoins a formal dining room with wood fire, which flows into the spacious, sun-lit family room.

This is the hub of the home, with an open fire place and large, north-facing bay windows, perfectly framing the serene park of Eucalyptus trees.

The home offers several secluded and beautiful outdoor entertaining areas, including a north-facing bluestone verandah area and an east-facing garden setting. It is ideal for gatherings large and small and the mod-grass tennis court will be popular with kids and adults alike.

The property also features a separate office/studio building, accommodating several rooms, a north-facing open plan work space for up to three people, a storage room, kitchenette, toilet and single garage.The paddock layout has been designed with efficiency of management for a sole operator in mind.

17 main paddocks with a central laneway and established plantations are ideally suited to a cattle breeding / fattening operation, horses, or cropping.

It is divided by well-maintained stockproof electric fences, including double fencing of all boundaries, high quality cattle yards designed for low stress cattle handling.

The yards, crush and bluestone ramp are suitable for use by one person with the ramp accessed by an all-weather road and the property presently runs up to 50 mature age bulls for the vendors, Amanda and Hamish McFarlane, of the renowned Te Mania Angus operation. The property is used as their administrative headquarters, as well as a depot and testing station for their mature age bulls.

For horses and ponies, purpose-built horse shelters and yarding, handy to a sheltered hitching area and tack room are available.

With extensive Bream Creek frontage, mains water supply supports the property to the house and water troughs in all paddocks plus 125,000 litre tank supplies the automated garden watering system.”Morangarell” is uniquely close to Breamlea and Bancoora beaches and surf life saving club, and 6km from the Barwon Heads/13th Beach horse riding/training beach.

To be sold via expressions of interest with offers by December 5 at 1pm (unless sold beforehand).

For more information, phone Matt Poustie on 0400 902 146.

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