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  • 2460 Porongurup Road, Porongurup

$1.7 million

2460 Porongurup Road

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You probably heard the old saying, “Position is Everything”. 2460 Porongurup Road definitely offers this and so much more…

The odds of finding a property for sale on the slopes of one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world are very rare indeed. But what if you add UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS over the magnificent Stirling Ranges from most rooms in the home, your heated pool, your outdoor entertainment areas and more? It’s equivalent to winning the lotto.

Please click on the live drone video link. In less than three minutes, it will provide valuable information about this property and its surroundings.

The Porongurup Range rises from the landscape like an island surrounded by giant Karri trees. The 12km long, solid granite range is 670 metres high and formed when the Antarctic continent struck Australia around 1.2 billion years ago. The range is a world-recognised biodiversity hotspot for its rich diversity of flora and fauna species and contains many peaks and popular hiking trails like Devil’s Slide (670m) and Nancy’s Peak (644 m). Popular Castle Rock (558m) is literally next door. The Granite Skywalk has a steel viewing platform that allows panoramic views of the surrounding forest.

The protected Stirling Range, with its mountains and hills, is 60km wide from west to east and covers an area of 1,159 square km. Features include Mount Toolbrunup and Bluff Knoll – the tallest peak at 1,095 m for 1000 km+ in any direction and a popular tourist attraction. Bluff Knoll is considered the coldest place in WA and receives regular snowfall. The area is very popular for recreational activities, including bushwalking, abseiling and gliding. Orchids are at their best in August, September and October. Highlights include elegant mountain bells, magenta Queen of Sheba orchids (the holy grail of WA orchids), and the distinctive Stirling Range banksia. Both ranges are a delight for photographers. Even though the ranges are close, their biodiversity is completely different. Over 1500 plant species occur here, 87 of which are found nowhere else. This represents more than 1/3 of the Southwest’s known flora and includes more species of wildflowers than in the entire British Isles. Look out for the well-loved silhouette called The Sleeping Princess – it’s clearly visible from this property, too.

What you need to know:

• 10.53 ha or 26.02 acres – one owner
• Main en suite and walk-in robe – with views over the Stirling Ranges (SR)
• Formal lounge and a small office between the entry of the home and the second lounge (SR)
• Large open-plan kitchen/dining/family lounge with dishwasher and spacious pantry (SR)
• Laundry with direct access to the washing line – views to the back of the home
• Three queen-sized bedrooms, all with robes – 2 with views (SR) and 1 facing the back
• A granny flat (roughly 48m2) consisting of an open-plan lounge with a kitchenette, bedroom, bathroom with laundry facilities, and a private entrance (SR)
• Double garage with power and a concrete floor – 2.7m high opening (SR)
• Carport for 2 vehicles (SR)
• Equipment shed with a concrete floor – conduit ready for electrical connection (SR)
• Heated pool (SR)
• Large north-facing outdoor entertainment area and a firepit (SR)
• House size, including granny flat, approximately 249.6 m2 – see plan
• Underroof verandahs on 3 sides, 2 m deep. The front verandah is north-facing.
• Carport width 3.3 m
• Garage on the side of the home app. 43.8 m2
• Equipment shed, app. 5.8m x 12m, so 69.6 m2
• Instantaneous gas heating
• Wood fire in open plan area for winter
• Home built in 1990 – in excellent condition
• Rammed earth construction with steel pillars and jarrah posts
• Skillion roof in the open plan area
• Gorgeous slate floors in main traffic areas, carpeted bedrooms
• The granny flat is being used as a workspace as they work from home, so no photos are available
• Family vegetable garden with own water tank at the back of the home
• Smaller dam near the back of the home and a large dam near the vineyard
• 88,000l water tank to service home and the pool, also good for fire fighting
• 2 Backup generators
• Good NBN satellite connection for the internet and excellent Telstra service – work from home
• There is no fencing around the property, as no animals are kept.
• It’s a great area for horses, sheep, cattle, and of course, a few chooks.
• Long-established fully irrigated vineyard planted in the late 1980s. Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes with an on-site micro-winery. The current owners have made their own wine for many years.
• Mostly cleared property with lovely areas of natural bush
• Only 4 km via Chester Pass Road from the Porongurup turnoff. 3 km to Castle Rock
• School bus pick up/drop off within walking distance from the home on Porongurup Road
• Easement road at the back of the property on the title deed – neighbour’s access
• Popular tourist area, the potential to add accommodation with council permission
• Surrounded by many award-winning wineries
• Only 20 minutes’ drive to Mount Barker – good school, hospital etc
• Only 34 minutes’ drive to Albany and 58 minutes’ drive to Denmark
• Porongurup Inn, Shop and Tearooms (basic necessities) 5-minute drive
• Closest winery Abbey Creek Vineyard, 1.1km/3-min drive – a boutique winery with cellar door sales
• Beautiful Mount Trio Vineyard, 1.4 km/3-min drive
• Castle Rock Parking area 1.3 km/3-minute drive
• Rates and taxes for 2024 – $1,384.46
• The rubbish transfer station is 5km away and operates twice a week

Viewings are through the agent and strictly by appointment only. Please respect the family’s property and privacy and enter by invitation only.

No photos or video could accurately reflect the constantly changing views throughout the year, so viewing in person is highly recommended.

Basic Details
Property Type : Lifestyle
Listing Type : For Sale
Listing ID : 1095
View : Mountain
Bedrooms : 5
Bathrooms : 3
Year Built : 1990
Swimming Pool
Parking : 4
Secure Parking
Water tank
Outdoor Entertainment Area
Address Map
Country : AUS
Street : Porongurup
Street Number : 2460
Street Suffix : Road
Postal Code : 6324
Bus Stop 4 Minutes
Park 3 Minutes
Primary School 20 Minutes
Secondary School 20 Minutes
Albany 34 Minutes
Denmark 58 Minutes
Shops 5 Minutes
Lifestyle For Sale
  • Listing ID : 1095
  • Bedrooms : 5
  • Bathrooms : 3
  • Parking : 4
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