720 Dickins Road Freshwater Creek

720 Dickins Road Freshwater Creek

  • 4Beds
  • 2Baths
  • 6Cars

Land Size11 Acres (approx.)

Hodges - AuctionSOLD Sat 5 Aug 2023


Leave city life behind for a Surf Coast semi-rural lifestyle with this one-of-a-kind property with family homestead and tennis court on the doorstep of stunning beaches, a 20-minute drive to the centre of Geelong and 30-minutes to Avalon Airport.

"Benleigh", on 4.67ha or 11.5 acres (approx.), is calling your active family, with multiple living areas and alfresco entertaining spaces. Set well off the road and accessed via a sweeping circular drive, the brick home features four bedrooms, a living, kitchen and dining zone, family/rumpus room and a formal lounge or home office.

The central living room, has a wood-burning heater as a cosy centrepiece. The spacious kitchen, looking across the garden and tennis court, is set up for a chef with Miele and Bosch appliances, long benches, breakfast bar and loads of storage with a walk-in pantry. An adjoining dining space is readymade for family meal nights or guest get-togethers. The family/rumpus room is also ideal as a teen retreat or home theatre.

The formal lounge or home office, with open fireplace, is situated at the front of the home for privacy.

A dedicated bedroom wing accommodates sleeping quarters for all the family. The master suite boasts bay window with garden views, room for a sofa, plus walk-in robe and ensuite with spa bath and separate shower plus three further bedrooms with built-ins. Outside, relaxing and entertaining day and night are a breeze with the lit tennis court, while an undercover pavilion is set up for year-round alfresco dining.

Two double garages, large storage sheds and a separate workshop provide options for a home gym and work area, plus undercover parking for multiple cars. Rolling lawns, three paddocks with good fencing, shelters and drinking troughs on town water, cubby house and veggie gardens add to the wide appeal for leisure time. Other features include a spacious entry hall, family bathroom with bath and separate shower, laundry with bench/storage, outside powder room, intercom system, split-system unit, ceiling fans, solar roof panels and water tanks. Local schools accessible by bus include The Geelong College, Sacred Heart College, St Joseph's College and Christian College while Deakin University, Epworth Hospital and the Ring Road are within easy reach.

For shopping, choose from Waurn Ponds, Armstrong Creek and Torquay or treat yourself at Freshwater Creek Cakes and the Common Ground Project.

And when summer hits, Surf Coast beaches will be beckoning your family.

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