Merricourt takes prime position on top of the Gippsland hills along the renowned tourist drive between Loch and Wonthaggi. The rural vista of dairy cows is captivating, especially on a clear day when the Wilson's Promitory peninsula is visible.
The property is over 100 years old and steeped in history. It is and original farmhouse servicing the Black Forrest woods mills of a bygone era. The farmhouse is set back from the road behind an old hedge and mature gardens. It has been completely modernised catering to families and couples whilst retaining the charm of yesteryear.
The main living area has been renovated to a high standard and includes a lounge with a large viewing window of rolling hills and coast beyond. There's a fireplace and 40 inch TV /DVD in addition to a range of books and magazines available for guest use should they tire of watching the view.
The kitchen offers full cooking facitilities including a fridge, dishwasher, double gas cooker and convection microwave available. There's ample serving ware to entertain in additon to a picnic basket for day trips. Start your day watching views of distant Wonthaggi from the breakfast bar.
Straight off the kitchen a sunny deck allows access to the back garden and games room beyond. There's a bbq for big breakfasts and easy evening dinners.
The dining room features a large farmhouse table with seating for 6. This area flows onto an afternoon tea deck that is sure to be provide a quiet place for a morning read or respite on a hot Summer's day. The formal garden beyond is a wonderful place for children to play in shade within adult view.
There are three bedrooms- all with 11ft ceilings sympathetically decorated to the era. Garden views from every bedroom ensures guests wake up to birds singing. Bedroom one and two boast queen beds, whilst bedroom three has two single beds. All bedrooms have reading lamps in addition to a dresser and sitting chair for guest comfort. There are air-conditioners in the front bedrooms and additional blankets available should it get chilly.
The bathroom is fully renovated with walk-in shower, vanity and toilet. As a bonus, it is wheel chair friendly.
Down the rear garden path there's a huge games room complete with DVD player and Wii games console to keep everyone entertained. This is a great place for kids to have their own space without being too far from adult access. The games room is a no food and drink zone so not a party venue.
The front verandah makes a perfect place to watch the sun set with a wine at the end of your day.
The property includes 10 acres acres of woods and a dam in the rear paddock. Due to safety concerns this is no access to these paddocks.