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Brandy Hill 18 Merindah Close

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Merindah Lodge - Home among the gumtrees!

Yes, it's a cliche, but a beautiful and peaceful environment to live.
This purpose built home for a large family and or in-laws is constructed with brick and timber in mind, virtually no painting, so if you love environmentally friendly building products and "the look", this could be for you. It's low maintenance inside and out, easy to live in, reflecting a relaxed and calming harmony of the brick and timber.
At the entrance of the home (which has a lovely warm, northerly aspect) there is a sizeable entrance area.
To the right of the entrance is a supersize living/lounge room with a lovely warm, glowing log fire combustion heater for your winter comfort.
There are sliding doors at the rear of this large room to rear balcony which catches the cooling summer breezes as well as the north aspect large windows at the front.
This main, everyday living room has entrance to the kitchen and dining area with sliding doors also to the rear verandah. The kitchen is something very modern but country, warm and appealing, ample drawers, cupboards, huge walk-in pantry, room for two fridges, large cooktop, oven and rangehood, double sink, overhead cupboards and a nice aspect looking out over the dining room with views to paddocks behind.
If we go back to the front door, to the left at the front are two sunny bedrooms, with built-in robes, one is actually extra large and will take two beds, the third bedroom down the hallway, plus the large, well set out main threeway bathroom. Then there is the main bedroom, ensuite and walk-in robe at the rear of the home.
We can then (from the front entrance area) go downstairs to "another home", in size. There are two bedrooms, a bathroom, study area, wine cellar, plus room for storage and further cellar under the house as well. Then there is this "monstrous" living area, entertainment for the whole family and friends etc. Room enough for a full size pool table, plus living, plus lounge, the ideal rumpus room for everyone. Doors to an outside covered verandah area, BBQ etc. With a lovely east aspect, morning sun and cool on a summers afternoon.
There is a large double garage with internal access to the home. It can actually take four small cars. There is an extremely high roof space enough for a full mezanine floor area.

"Merindah Lodge" is situated in a quiet culdesac, approximately 10 minutes to Raymond Terrace Shopping Centre, 30-40 minutes to Nelson Bay and Port Stephens, and Newcastle, 15 minutes to Sydney Freeway or Maitland.

Agents Comments:
All in all, this is a truly unique home, which will suit a variety of families for all sorts of reasons.
The land is flat and level, no gardens if you don't like gardening, if you do, it's a blank canvas so you can really get carried away.
Look for an Open Home time, or call me to arrange your appointment. Mr Rural, Greg Ransom 0408 493 084.

Detailed Information as followed:
QLD Shutters at all front windows, sliding blinds, modern, floating timber floor, carpet in bedrooms. Ducted air-conditioning on the main level, bottom-living level all double brick and cool. Home is constructed of double cavity exterior brick and some internal walls are brick as well. Some walls are timber with timber lined ceilings. Carpet in bedrooms, high-quality timber, floating light colored serviceable flooring throughout the rest of the home on the main level. All of the lower level is tiled for ease of maintenance. Most furnishings and fittings are newish throughout the home in recent years. The huge kitchen is modern, new appliances, large walk-in pantry, granite bench tops, country styled, great look and extremely functional, dishwasher, induction cooktop, 900 range cooktop and large oven and range hood. Ensuite to the main bedroom with own instantaneous electric hot water. Main threeway bathroom is quite large, extra mini bathroom downstairs, ensuite, main bedroom. 5kw Solar Energy System, high ceilings, timber, energy efficient home, cool in summer and warm in winter. Town water, septic irrigation system. Front & rear verandah, large rear concrete slab for outdoor entertaining. Large easterly aspect lower verandah for outdoor entertaining as well. Comes off rumpus room. Lower level could be used as a granny flat, separate accommodation, student retreat, studio, home business. Low maintenance inside and out with nearly all brick and timber throughout. Virtually no painting. Two cellar areas and storage under the home. Most bedrooms have built-in robes and walk-in main, not on the lower level. Flaura and Fauna - Native trees, wallabies, kangaroos, beautiful variety of bird life. Low maintenance acreage, mowing only, no gardens to look after, a blank canvas if you want to design your own, formal or native. Block Size 1.14 Ha (2.82 acres, approximately) Council Rates - $2,030 Per Annum. Water Rates $180 Per Annum, plus usage.


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  • Land area approx 11400sqm

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Local Information Brandy Hill

Nearest Schools*
  • Government Schools


  • Mount Kanwary Public School
  • Seaham Public School
* Nearby schools are selected based on straight-line distance only.
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