14 McOwan Crescent, Yarra Junction
Urban Self-sufficiency at its Best House - Property ID: 961380
All the hard work and planning has been done for you. If you are looking for an energy efficient, self-sufficient home and lifestyle with permaculture gardens, solar panels, both tank and town water to keep those living costs right down, plus a chicken run your girls will love you for, then this property is the one for you!
This solar passive designed home was built in 2011. North-facing, upstairs there are 3 bedrooms - the master suite having magnificent views of the mountains beyond, and a walk-in wardrobe. The 2 smaller bedrooms both have built-in robes. The bathroom includes a shower as well as a bath, and a separate toilet. Downstairs offers a large kitchen with gas cooking and hard-wearing jarrah bench tops. The living area opens out onto a sunny deck which leads you into a colourful flower garden with a mixture of easy care natives and beautiful Japanese maples. Heating is via a large wood heater for those chilly winter nights. There’s also a snug for watching your favourite movies, a study/ home office, laundry and separate toilet. Polished concrete flooring downstairs is great for easy care cleaning, upstairs and the snug are fully carpeted. The full-length windows facing north are all double-glazed. There are also two electric panel heaters which the current owner has never needed to use.
The property provides all your growing needs with many heritage fruit trees (apple, plums, cherry, peach, mulberry, almond, pomegranate, fig), a variety of berries and currants (blueberries, raspberries, red, white and black currents). Plus an array of citrus trees, herbs and raised beds for all your vegetable needs. You will be wondering if you need a market stall or large family to supply with the volume of organic home grown food you will produce each season! The windows also have solar film for complete privacy from inside the house. This fantastic package must be one of the best set up urban-permaculture properties in the valley. Within walking distance to the Warburton trail, shops, cafes and schools. What are you waiting for? For more information SMS YARRA to 0488 824 379.