Tucked away behind the privacy of electric gates, 'Riverview' is a graceful, double storey, country residence, providing a sense of grandeur and a timeless elegance that almost transports you to another era!
Set in tiered stone gardens with lush green lawns, this elevated home captures some of the most picturesque views that Sutton has to offer. Each room perfectly frames the views of rolling fields, hills and the Yass River winding through this property. Simply stunning!
The circular driveway leads you past the tennis court and full size horse arena, to the main residence set on 12 acres (4.9 ha approx.). Enter the home through the arched covered walkway, past the paved courtyard pool, to the grand double panelled timber doors and into the large entrance foyer.
The formal areas of this home are truly spectacular and the French doors open out onto both the pool courtyard on one side and to the main garden on the other side. A large entertainment terrace, wisteria covered pergola and lush green lawns shaded by a large oak tree, compliments the house perfectly.
The formal lounge room with timber floors showcases high ceilings, a large open fireplace with ornate mantlepiece, chandeliers and luxurious window seats, where you will without a doubt spend many an hour enjoying the views.
The separate dining room is huge and can easily seat around 20 people. This is truly the perfect home for entertaining your guests.
A functional kitchen overlooks the family/meals area and has timber lined ceilings and French glass doors opening onto a side patio.
In total there are five bedrooms plus a study. Four very large bedrooms are located upstairs and each has a built in robe. The master bedroom has an updated, fully tiled ensuite and a walk in robe. It also boasts a huge outdoor patio, ideal for enjoying your morning cuppa whilst soaking up the morning sun and views. Located downstairs is the fifth bedroom with a built-in and a large open study room.
Heating is taken care of with large wall panelled electric heaters offset by 18 solar panels feeding back to the grid. This plus double glazing, a large open fire and under floor heating in the upstairs bathrooms; help keep the house nice and warm in Winter.
Car accommodation wise, there is a double garage under the roof line and a large farm shed (approx 12 x 6m) with skylights, concrete flooring, power and lights. For guest parking, there is a large gravel parking apron off the circular driveway.
Water is plentiful and collected in the huge underground water tank plus there are two extra tanks. In addition to this, a bore with water softener on the house tanks, provides you with ample water to keep the gardens looking stunning even within a drought. The gardens have an automated irrigation system and the gardenbeds are full of roses and fruit trees and there's a large producing vegetable garden.
For horse enthusiasts, you can't go wrong! There's a full sized dressage arena, privately hedged on one side by mature trees, along with a quality brick stable complex for four horses, wash bay, tack room and central courtyard. There are also stable quarters, currently used as a flat including a kitchen, lounge, bedroom and bathroom. This area could easily be converted into additional stables if needed.
The full sized tennis court and large tiled pool is a delight for any country property and will bring much joy to your family and friends.
All of this and only 20 minutes to Canberra!
This property is one of the most exciting properties on the rural market for Canberra and viewings are by appointment only.
Main features include
12 acres (4.9 ha) approximately.
Walk in robe
Large outdoor alfresco patio off main bedroom
Large open fire place
Double glazing on all windows
High Ceilings in lounge
French double doors
Double glazing in some rooms
Under floor heating in the upstairs
Downstairs guest bathroom with shower
Double garage under roof line
Farm shed (approx 12 m x 6m) with power, lights and concrete floor
Large parking apron
Fruit trees including plum, apple, redcurrants, fig, apricots and boysenberries
Fully irrigated gardens
2 underground concrete water tanks 10,000 gallons each (approx. 37,800 litres)
2 tanks off shed one including a bore water tank (20,000 gallons/75,700 litres) with high pressure pump
18 solar panels feeding back to the grid
Bio cycle septic system
Tiled swimming pool
Bore with water softener on the house tanks
Yass River frontage
Magnificent views of fields and hills
Additional stable quarters used as a flat with kitchen, bathroom, lounge and bedroom.
GENERAL INFORMATION ON SUTTON
The village and surrounding region offers a country lifestyle that is only minutes from the National Capital and is easily accessed from the Federal Highway, approximately 8 kilometres on the Sydney side of the NSW and ACT border making it an easy 20 minute drive to the centre of Canberra.
The village has a local primary school and a school bus runs to most high schools in the ACT. There is also a local rural supplier and a local shop, tennis court, community shed, playing fields and the local Sutton Pony Club.
The region has a long and diverse rural history. Traditionally, horses, cattle or sheep could be found on most properties. More recently, alpaca and deer farms have been established in the area and the region is home to a number of wineries and olive groves which illustrate the region's farming diversity.
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