ID#: 5002
Zipcode: [@zipCode]
Description: Private 100 acre Ranch -
Welcome to Shady Oak Ranch, a breathtaking retreat nestled on over 100 acres of picturesque landscapes, providing a secluded haven and natural terrain. As you pass through the inviting gates and ascend the hill, the sprawling property unfolds before you, revealing rolling hills adorned with majestic oak trees, rock outcroppings, a pond and creek creating a serene backdrop.

Upon entering the residence, you'll be captivated by the grandeur of the soaring ceilings in the great room. Here, a large wood-burning fireplace takes center stage, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that extends throughout the living room, kitchen, bar, and spacious dining area. The open layout encourages socializing and relaxation, making it the perfect setting for memorable gatherings. The main house boasts four bedrooms and five baths. Each of these spaces seamlessly connects to the expansive wrap-around porch, where multiple seating areas and two hanging daybeds beckon for moments of tranquility, whether enjoying a morning coffee, a glass of wine, or indulging in a good book. Upstairs, three additional ensuite bedrooms and a loft/office provide ample accommodations for guests, ensuring everyone's comfort.

For those seeking additional space, an optional two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment above the barn can be rented for an extra fee. This private haven includes a full kitchen, living area, laundry facilities, and a balcony, providing a comfortable retreat for guests.

The property also features two lush grass lawns, perfect for outdoor games and activities. Nature enthusiasts can explore walking trails, meandering through the picturesque landscape. A tranquil creek and a pond are also part of the property, offering opportunities for recreational fishing. Please note that while the pond is suitable for fishing, it is not intended for swimming. [read more]
ID#: 4998
Category: Residential
Zipcode: [@zipCode]
Description: Home to wide open starry skies, lush lakes and rivers, pristine forests, and country lanes. The 38-acre regenerative farm, set amid rolling hills in the hamlet of Musk, seven kilometers from Daylesford.

A European-style Lodge is nestled amongst a romantic established hedgerow garden, full of secret passageways, private nooks, seats and space for relaxation and games. The Lodge complete with library and cellar, has been exquisitely decorated with custom-made furniture and offers six luxurious king suites, all with sumptuous ensuites.

This sprawling luxury country estate also features,

- Private gated entrance along the silver birch lined drive.
- A cedar hot tub and firepit overlooking the vineyard.
- There is a 250 tree olive grove
- A small vineyard of chardonnay and pinot noir plantings
- Orchard of heirloom varietals.
- Spring fed dam with fishing rods.
- Private helipad on the edge of the established olive grove.
- Productive vegetable and herb farm garden and barn.
- A bake house specialising in slow-fermented sourdough and viennoiserie. It sits within an existing semi-underground cellar space accessed via a tunnel beneath the Lodge.
- Electric bikes.
- Art is on display in abundance, original artworks by Allan Wolf-Tasker, botanical paintings by Alesandro Ljubicic, local pieces from Francoise Pigeon, Carly Williams, Bridget Bodenham, sculpture by bronze worker Anthony Vanderzweep and woodwork from craftsman Greg Stirling.
- Resident alpacas ? Cliffy, Meursault, Ace & Tac are often they will be caretaking the lambing herd in the front paddock.
- Down in the large paddock along the forest line you'll find a small herd of British white cattle from our friends at nearby Brooklands Free Range Farms.
- Production bee hives.
- Local wildlife include kangaroos, wallabies, echidna, wombats, possums, blue tongue lizards, crimson rosella, kookaburra, red wattlebird, Fairywren, sulphur-crested cockatoo, maned duck, black tailed godwit, red-tailed black cockatoo and the occasional snake. [read more]