Well known for its fairy-tale gardens, 10 Lockington Road is only one of few properties that offer true serenity. As Braddon Creek flows through the rolling hills and along the forest line, you’ll breath the freshest air on offer while enjoying the sounds of nothing but flowing water and chirping birds.
The residence is surrounded by 9.3 acres (approx.) The garden has been a lifelong love and passion, through the hybridizing of Rhododendrons; with approximately 132 varieties out of the 200 planted having names, leaving over 60 plus varieties of other Rhododendrons present for new owners to name. Many of the Rhododendrons have been named after people, such as 'Elissa' and 'Peggy Charlotte'.
The collection of some 300 Japanese Maples, 5 varieties, vary in age and sizes, some are approximately 50 years old, extended throughout the garden.
There are 200 Conifers (some Junipers) throughout, around 75 of which are rare collectables of different size and ages. The annual rainfall of some 1450mm (57 inches) is nature's way in this area and is sufficient with no further watering required.
Follow the walkways around the land, and you’ll forever be finding new things and places to enjoy. The garden could be returned to its former glory with some care and dedication.
Currently utilised as an Air BnB the cosy cottage is exactly what you would imagine from a home in the middle of the wilderness – unique, wooden and full of surprises. Cathedral ceilings with exposed beams stand out throughout the entire home, while a revere cycle air conditioner provides that unbeatable warm and homely feeling.
The open plan kitchen and living space is bordered with windows, allowing day long sunlight and views over the land. The bathroom features a bath as well as a toilet. The bedroom is well sized and centrally located to the rest of the house. A wrap around deck borders the hexagonal residence and provides a space to enjoy a coffee while reading a good book.
A laundry room is separated from the home and is the ideal mud room to wash off after those days spent gardening or adventuring. Also found on the land, a water tank that services the home, as well as a large shed.
Located Approx. 30 minutes to Devonport or Sheffield, and only a short drive to Forth Falls. A lifestyle home that is rarely on offer, 10 Lockington Road will provide you with that picturesque serenity, or a little extra income.