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1383 Bendigo-Sutton Grange Road, Sutton Grange.

$995,000 - $1,075,000

'Morning Recess' former Sutton Grange common school c1870, now a beautiful, converted country house & garden on 1.5 acres.

Rich in history, this charming solid granite school building closed its doors in 1989. For the past 26 years the current owners have nurtured and enhanced the property, converting and extending the building into a substantial country house nestled amongst lovely gardens with native trees, fruit trees and space to enjoy. This unique property features: Main house and converted school room: - 226m2 country house with 7 main rooms. - Delightful school building large living room with coved ceiling, colonial windows, fireplace, and original blackboard, cupboards and bookshelves intact. - 3 spacious double bedrooms with ceiling fans - 2 upstairs with balconies, built-in drawers and robes. - Family dining room with polished timber floors, feature stone walling and Nectre baker's oven/wood heater. - Crafted solid timber kitchen with extensive bench and cupboard space, Smeg ceramic cooktop and wall oven, and Asko dishwasher. - Sunny second dining/lounge area with cathedral ceiling, reverse cycle air and access to verandah. - Large central bathroom with bath and walk-in shower, 2 toilets and a laundry-mudroom - All rooms have Peter Meyer designer blinds Studio: - Spacious 7.1m x 4m studio school room with ceiling fan, reverse cycle air and original blackboard and cupboards. - Great space to use as guestroom, teenager pad, artist studio, music room, granny flat, library, theatre room, home gym, the options are endless. Shedding/Workshop – garage: - Extensive building of 12m x 10m with concrete floor, 2 roller doors, side door and wood fire - Large adjoining carport area 12m x 6m - Original girls and boys toilet block with further storage shed in-between Facilities: - 150,000 litres tank water storage - Solahart hot water system - 5.61 KW grid-connected solar system Other features: - Original school playground equipment - Chicken house and run - Established vegetable patch - 20+ varieties of fruit and nut trees Offering remarkable country living within the picturesque surrounds of Sutton Grange, the common school number 798 varied in class size from a peak of 69 students to a handful of just 9 children. Sutton Grange is a pleasurable drive to nearby townships; Castlemaine is 21km, Bendigo 28km and Kyneton 35km. With easy access to the Calder Freeway, central Melbourne is only 124km away, or park the car and relax on the train from Castlemaine. School buses to Harcourt Primary and Castlemaine Secondary are only a hop-skip-jump away

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6068.0 sqm
Home size
226.0 sqm

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Belle Property Castlemaine / Maldon and Belle Property Bendigo is proudly led by seasoned directors Rob and Narelle Waller along with co-director Tim Noonan in our Belle Property Bendigo office. Operating for more than 30 years as Waller Realty, the family name has been synonymous with a high quality level of personalised real estate services and involvement in the local community.

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