Delightful Eco cottage in Northern Rivers NSW
Are you looking for an Eco cottage in the country where you can live as sustainably as possible, comfortably and have easy access to amenities and services within a twenty minute drive? Look no further we have the property for you!
Situated between Nimbin and Kyogle in the northern rivers on a school bus route the property allows for a private, quiet and tranquil life style. The cottage is nestled deep within 2 Ha of gently sloping land that has been cleared and reafforested with native shrubs and rainforest trees and enclosed within a dog proof fence that is in good condition.
Two gates on the road side provide easy access to undercover parking in a large open shed ,with concrete pad, which also includes a lock up machinery shed. Closer to the cottage, there is a small carport with open storage area for firewood.
Steps take you down to the cottage through a sheltered area planted with native shrubs and trees. Within easy access to the cottage there is a terraced vegetable garden with raised beds, enough to provide vegetables and herbs for a couple or a small family. A nearby garden shed houses all garden implements and an adjoining orchard contains citrus and stone fruit trees.
The exterior of the cottage is clad in red cedar and a porch brings you onto a large covered deck with outdoor ceiling fan, suitable for outdoor living year round. The deck overlooks two fish ponds and an outdoor entertainment area which includes a clay oven , excellent for pizzas.
Inside the cottage there is a large open plan lounge and renovated kitchen on two levels with polished native timber floors. All the windows provide views of the surrounding gardens and rainforest. The main bedroom has a walk in robe, french doors opening onto a veranda, a ceiling fan, and a lovely stained glass window above the bed head. Louvre windows ensure a cool breeze at night. There is also a small study with louvre windows.
The bathroom which includes laundry facilities has been renovated with a new shower unit and vanity .There is also a claw foot bath.
A second elevated art studio is detached from the main building and has its own veranda looking out over rainforest . This has the potential for a bnb .
Power is supplied by solar panels with the latest Lithium batteries. There is a split cycle hybrid 3.5Kw air conditioner and also a large wood stove .Grid power is available for connection close by.
NBN satellite Internet and telephone together with Foxtel satellite TV are connected for all communication requirements.
A large storage capacity composting toilet with a built-in black water system fulfils nature's requirements while a grey water system feeds the ponds through gravel cleaning and filtering beds. Water supply is plentiful with water tank storage of 120,000 litres augmented by two dams holding up to 75000 litres. Hot water is solar backed up with a gas on demand water heater.
With this property every aspect of modern living is taken care of with minimal impact to the environment along with providing the benefits to the psyche of living close to nature surrounded by beautiful trees and plants .
- Date Listed:2 hours ago
- Last Edited:30 minutes ago
- For Sale By:Owner
- Number of Bedrooms:2 Bedrooms
- Number of Bathrooms:1 Bathroom
- Dwelling Type:House
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