If you have dreamed of owning a beautiful mud brick home, Kuoppala at 48 Wattletree Road Hurstbridge could make that dream come true. Nestled on close to half an acre of established native garden, in the most sought-after area of this semi-rural village, this property ticks all the boxes being within walking distance of the village shops, restaurants, pre-school kindergarten, primary school and the railway station.
Designed by the renowned architectural team Alistair Knox and Associates, Kuoppala features massive recycled timbers, hand-made mud brick external walls and rough-sawn hardwood slab internal walls. The timber having been milled at the sawn mill at Monsalvat, Eltham. Internal temperatures are moderated summer and winter by the thermal mass of the brick paved floors. Three bedrooms, the master with BIR, two bathrooms, kitchen/dining area and separate laundry. The huge open plan living area provides scope for relaxed family living or generous entertainment.
The hand crafted solid redgum and oregon timber kitchen, designed and built by a master craftsman, features beautiful solid redgum benchtops, Miele appliances and thirty-four hand dovetailed drawers, including four secret drawers that utilise otherwise inaccessible space in the corners. There is no need to stoop and bend whilst working in this space as everything is at your fingertips.
Visitors invariably echo thoughts of how calming and peaceful this home is. Floor to ceiling glazing and roof skylights afford views of the front and rear gardens and the magnificent trees on the property.
In the garden the resident Pobblebonk (banjo frog) in the pond provides a backdrop to the calls of magpies, kurrajongs, black cockatoos, butcher birds and kookaburras. A huge vegetable garden yields produce year-round and will be the envy of your friends, whilst the chicken yard will keep you in an endless supply of the freshest eggs.
Inspection will impress!
Contact Agent - Lorraine Grimshaw 0419 311 873 to arrange your private viewing.