This home has potential to be a B&B

Property of the Week: “Blacklands”

  • Between Guyra and Armidale
  • Four bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Agent: Frank Spilsbury on 0427 010 386
  • $1.25 million

Of creative design and a spectacular location between Armidale and Guyra, “Blacklands” has amazing views of the ranges and valleys towards Armidale.

“Blacklands” features a superbly crafted Basalt stone and exotic timber residence, the stone laid by one of the New England’s outstanding craftsman, Hans Model.

One of the central features of the home is the magnificent central living area with its cathedral ceilings, rich timber vaulting, a first level studio or office, feature stone fireplace, heated slate floor and adjacent kitchen with breakfast bar.

The design features two bedrooms in the western wing along with a shared en suite bathroom, adjacent sitting room and slow combustion heater.

The eastern side of the home features a further two bedrooms, adjacent bathroom with a spa bath and separate toilet. The laundry is located in the kitchen area with a built-in wardrobe and auto fittings.

There is an impressive front stone verandah overlooking the lawns and garden, which is all perennial.  

A large entertaining area at the rear of the home is generously paved and features an attractive covered structure ideal for covering a seated gathering from the sunshine or rain. A protected area with easy access to the adjacent double lock up garage.

There is an all steel, fully enclosed shed with double sliding door, concrete floor and power and water connected.

The land area is 78.61 hectares; there are two dams equipped with a diesel motor automated to fill an elevated tank for garden water supply. Fresh water is supplied from a 100,000 litre concrete tank. Additional income is received from a phone tower located on the property which cannot be viewed from the home.