Historic pise Homestead circa 1880
- 4 Beds
- 2 Baths
- 3 Cars
Mingarry - Celtic for quiet place
Currently operating as a beef cattle stud Mingarry comprises of 16 hectares (40 acres) with an outstanding fully renovated homestead, it is located an easy 3.7 kilometres from Bungendore village and is one of the regions finest historic properties.
Built in the colonial style with wide verandahs and sash windows this 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house consists of the original pise 4-room cottage, circa 1880, with alarge Living room added some time later. In 1993 a new living room was added, followed in 2004 by a further extension housing an entry, master and second bedrooms, laundry and mud-room.
Sheds within the garden include old laundry (now storage area), workshop, garden shed and greenhouse. There is a 3-car Colorbond garage adjacent to house with remote controlled doors and room for additional storage.
The home has a flexible floorplan that allows for use as a comfortable family home of a perfect home for a couple who enjoy entertaining. The original living (family) room is currently used as a study/music room and the central living area works well with an open plan kitchen, dining and formal lounge area. A generous entry hall, gracious master bedroom with ensuite, 3 additional bedrooms, designer main bathroom, large and well fitted laundry, mud room, walk in pantry with wine storage complete the enviable package.
Key features of the homestead include:
House heated by hydronic heating throughout. Addional heating supplied by Jetmaster open fire in living room, Jontil slow combustion heater in study and AGA stove in kitchen.
Large evaporative ducted cooling unit cools whole house.
Hydronic heating and evaporative cooling are both thermostatically controlled.
Batts insulation in roof of entire house and the walls of 2004 extension.
Blackbutt hardwood floor in living area is laid over existing pine floor providing excellent insulation.
Magnatite panels on all windows and French doors in living area and study provide insulation similar to double glazing. Luxaflex insulating blinds are installed in the entry hall and on back door of mud room.
1 x electric and 1 x gas fired hot water systems.
Large St George stove in kitchen - gas hotplates, electric oven and warming drawer.
AGA stove in kitchen has been converted to gas. Used in winter as a heat bank and also for cooking if required.
Granite benchtops, most drawers soft-closing.
Main bathroom includes free-standing bath, shower recess with Corian walls and floor and marble topped vanity unit.
Ensuite includes 2 basins in blackwood vanity unit and shower. Separate toilet.
Heated towel rails in both bathrooms.
There are 3 toilets in the house.
Quality window treatments and carpets throughout.
ADSL connection in study.
Large double sink in laundry.
In-built ironing centre in cupboard in laundry.
Large heated towel rail in laundry for drying and airing clothes.
The Gardens are beautiful with stands of old elms and thoughtful plantings of beds including thousands of bulbs for full blown Spring colour. An entertaining terrace is positioned to make the most of the views over Lake George and to provide a perfect spot to contemplatethe view. The northern garden is big enough for outdoor entertaining on a large scale with room for sitted dining or evening drinks.
Key Garden Infrastructure Includes:
A Computer controlled watering system is fitted throughout the garden and fed through the bore.
Plantings include a copse of elm trees, oak trees, eucalypts, cupress hedges, roses, prunus trees and exotic shrubs.
A productive vegetable garden.
A fitted greenhouse.
Key Farm Infrastructure Includes:
2 dams - each fenced to minimise erosion by cattle.
Licenced bore 1.5hp submersible pump up to 2,000 litre/hour
Troughs in all paddocks, lane and yards fed from bore.
Cattle yards including crush and race.
Substantial tree plantings including Cupressus Leylandii (Cyprus) on 2 borders of property plus additional plantings throughout eg: in corner of large dam enclosure. Avenue of Elm trees along the driveway from entry to the park. Well established plantings of Radiata Pine and Poplars in front paddock along with numerous Eucalypts and Acacias throughout the property.
90,000 litre concrete water tank fed from roof of house for domestic use.
13,500 litre water tank fed from 3-car garage.
10,500 litre water tank adjacent to cattle yards fed from the bore.
Cattle grids at front gate and entry to park.
Pasture improvement in 2 paddocks.
2-bay farm shed with lean-to attached.
3-car garage adjacent to house.
Bungendore is located just 15 minutes from HQJOC, 20 minutes to Queanbeyan and an easy 40 minute commute into Canberra's CBD, school buses to Braidwood and Canberra are in abundance (North , South Canberra and Queanbeyan). There's a local IGA, primary school, pre-school and childcare centres as well as many other ser...
- Air Conditioning
- Built-In Wardrobes
- Close To Schools
- Close To Shops
- Close To Transport
3 garage spaces
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