"Cairnlea" a gracious historic bluestone former farm homestead yet modernized throughout for living today. Perfectly situated being elevated on the slopes of Mount Shadwell capturing outstanding views of Mortlake township with magnificent panoramas of rural Western Victoria. Surrounded by delightfully established grounds and gardens "Cairnlea" homestead built originally in the 1850's of split level design comprises of 5 bedrooms (two of which are downstairs) and both formal and informal living and dining rooms.
An open plan sunlit north and easterly facing kitchen/meals and living area offers outstanding views towards Mount Elephant, whilst the adjacent formal dining room is capable of seating up to 16. Overlooking the Mortlake township through a large bay window is the formal sitting room complete with open fire. The front foyer and hallway directs guest either to the sitting room, kitchen/meals area or purpose built study.
The master bedroom again captures views of Mortlake township and beyond towards Mount Warrnambool at Panmure and is easily accessible to a recently renovated large ensuite. The family bathroom has been renovated also and perfectly situated to bedrooms 2 & 3 that are generous in size.
Outstanding gardens feature mature elm and ash trees, peppercorns and pencil pines to name a few with hedges and roses and a tennis court, stable of 4 boxes and yards and 2 dedicated horse paddocks.
“Cairnlea” offers enviable lifestyle within easy driving distance of Melbourne and the coast, and is ideally set up for the horse enthusiast on very fertile country with an abundance of water.