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SPACE Off Market

PERHAPS THE SOUTH WEST’S MOST SIGNIFICANT COUNTRY RESIDENCE…

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THIS PROPERTY IS AVAILABLE ON AN OFF MARKET BASIS ONLY TO FULLY QUALIFIES BUYERS AT THE SELLERS DISCRETION

This architecturally significant home by Gary Keen Designs is perhaps the South West’s most significant country residence and is sure to steal your heart!

(Most of Gary’s work tends to be in the commercial sphere but the individual residences we have sold of his are nothing short of extraordinary and this home is no exception).

An overwhelming contemporary architectural coastal home of awe-inspiring proportions, it is situated approximately 1km from the Yallingup border in the very best of Wilyabrup’s premium wine region. Crisp and contemporary architectural lines are complemented and counterbalanced by high end organic natural fit-out in timber stone and polished plaster. Soaring ceilings to main living areas approaching 6m in height, give the home a dramatic scale, presence and gravitas that is hard to overstate. Entire walls of glass embrace the warm natural light afforded by the homes north-tilted orientation, picture framing the tranquil rural landscapes and sunsets over the coastal heath beyond such that these external surrounds are seamlessly integrated with your indoor experience.

Incredibly well located adjacent to Cape Lodge (WA’s first Small Luxury Hotel of the World member) on 30 acres of well-kept and fenced pastures and suitable for tourism pursuits with one corner of the landholding jutting out towards the Caves Road/ Johnson Rd intersection, this property will more than adequately cater for all of your future plans and indulgences. Surrounded by neighbours which are either premium vineyards, cellar doors, restaurants, or significant country homes on acreage. This region is the bluest of blue-chip.

The romantic glow of logwood fireplaces infuses the home with a rich authentic ambience, and the primal attraction of embers and natural flames lets you know that you have arrived in the iconic Margaret River region.

The homes solar and environmentally passive design employs louvred windows at the apex of the 6m ceilings to release heat from the home and capture cooling sea breezes in summer to naturally regulate temperatures via the process of convection.

A formal lobby greets you on entry and flows straight through to landscaped greens on the opposite side of the house – perfect for directing the flow of guests to a marquee on the grounds for your next garden party.

Flanked by formal and informal living spaces, turn right to the more casual family area where a 12 seater dining table caters for impromptu get-togethers en-masse. A hand-selected granite slab with unique and light coastal limestone hews takes pride of place on the kitchen benchtops and is surely a one of a kind, irreplaceable feature.

Turn left and you are in the piano lounge with adjacent library. This indulgent space conjures visions of curling up with a good book, music, wine, post-dinner conversation or even a late evening Armagnac by the fire.

A third living space of equally substantial proportions functions as a games room in the kids bedroom wing, which is at the opposite end of the house to master suite, separated by a guests quarters at midships.

Features;

Lobby
Piano lounge
Library
Subterranean wine cellar
Three large living areas
Landscaped surrounds perfect for functions and entertaining
An assortment of mature fruit trees
Pastures set up for equestrian pursuits and additionally currently running 70 head of breeder lambs and alpacas
Two large general purpose sheds
Abundant water
700 metres from Caves Rd. Neighbouring Cape Lodge, Clairault, Lawrence, Knee Deep.
12 Hectares. Former Vineyard now set up for horses/sheep but could be easily re-converted
650m2 luxury architectural home designed by Gary Keene and built by Blue Water Building
300m2 barn
2 water tanks
Deep dam which pumps to troughs and reticulation
60 x 20 reticulated dressage arena and separate training yard
Australian open surface tennis court
Professionally maintained mature landscaped gardens
Fully fenced paddocks and gravelled roadways

*This home has previously achieved in excess of $1000 per night. As a short stay rental. So has the potential for good income production when not in use.

If your South West dream is for a significant home or getaway that is designed and built to last generations as a “forever residence” to a specification well in excess of the more standard-holiday-home-fare of The Capes region, then look no further. You are unlikely to ever find better!

LIfe is good here… Welcome to The Capes Region

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