'Woodland Pond' - a truly beautiful French provincial style home on 4 acres (1.6HA). . Three double bedrooms each with its own ensuite. The master bedroom suite has double shower and basins. Classic entry, formal lounge with open fire, family room with solid fuel heater, dining room, kitchen, sunroom and seperate study. Outdoor entertaining area, BBQ and beautiful cottage gardens. Just 5 minutes out of the village of Woodend in the Macedon Ranges. An easy 1 hour train or road access to Melbourne, Castlemaine and Bendigo. Close to world reknown Hanging Rock, historic gardens and boutique wineries. Mazda MX5 available by negotiation. Weekly cleaning service provided.
Australian wildlife often visit the property: kangaroos, koalas and birdlife.
We have a Mazda MX5 sports car that we would consider leaving.
The Macedon Ranges is a vibrant growing tourism region, located right on Melbourne's doorstep, less than an hour's drive from Melbourne along the Calder Freeway (or 40 minutes from Melbourne Airport)or an easy 1 hour train journey. The region is dotted with a delightful mix of thriving businesses, relaxed villages and heritage charm.
It offers a variety of attractions from the grand landscapes of Hanging Rock and Mount Macedon to the historic townships of Gisborne, Kyneton Lancefield, Macedon, Malmsbury, Riddells Creek, Romsey and Woodend.
Our award-wining cool-climate wine competes on the world stage, with boutique cellar doors and friendly winemakers waiting to greet you with a tasting glass in hand.
Our eateries are the envy of the food industry. Talented local chefs use regional produce to create menus full of mouthwatering delicacies.
Stock your basket with delicious, plentiful regional produce available at farm gates and regular farmers' markets. Our icons such as Hanging Rock, Mount Macedon and the Memorial Cross provide such beauty and historical significance that you'll be enchanted at first sight. Add in an international-standard arts and culture community and magnificent gardens, and it's easy to see why Macedon Ranges is one of the fastest-growing tourism regions in the state.
Visit the website www.visitmacedonranges.com
Anne is 51 and Frank is 61. Both are professionally employed: Anne is a senior Government executive and Frank is a psychotherapist and author.
Five grown up children all whom live away from home.
We love to travel, enjoy fine food and wine, entertaining, trekking/walking, gardening, cycling, fitness, sailing and music.