55 Mckees Road, Palmwoods
Mostly cleared, ultra-private 5 acres with pristine rainforest
The epitome of Palmwoods living, this inspirational property on McKees Road represents everything that makes this attractive hinterland town such a highly-desired place to live.
Absolutely private and sitting pretty at the end of a long bitumen driveway, the home rests on an elevated platform overlooking a breathtaking natural panorama framed by sky above and rainforest below. Tightly held and much loved for 30 years, it is now ready for a new family to secure their own pocket of pristine sub-tropical rainforest and Piccabeen palm groves. What’s more, it features a creek, forest walking tracks for adventurers, three dams … and not a neighbour in sight.
A solid brick veneer home with hardwood trusses and framing, a recent renovation with meticulous attention to detail has created a contemporary feel inside. A covered entry walkway leads to a feature front door and foyer and a home with fresh, neutral interiors flooded with natural light. Glorious outdoor views are complemented by eye-catching Sydney Redgum flooring and large format, polished porcelain tiles, raked ceilings and two outdoor entertainment areas to maximise sun and shade at various times of the day.
Outside, the property is neat as a pin with landscaped gardens and level lawns that gently roll downwards into a vast backyard and the lush rainforest border below. Around the home, exposed aggregate pathways are sealed and makes for easy maintenance and added enjoyment of this unique space.
The home features four comfortable bedrooms which includes a main bedroom with ensuite and walk-in-robe and remaining three with double white glass wardrobe doors. The main includes air-conditioning, wall mounted TV and a quality bathroom with frameless shower plus walk-in-robe. The main and second bedrooms have NZ wool carpets and the remaining two include porcelain tiles. The fourth bedroom, also with air-conditioning, could be used as an office or study. These bedrooms share a wall-to-ceiling tiled family bathroom with shower and bath.
Living and dining options consist of a spacious sunken lounge and dining zone with raked ceilings, exposed wooden beams and open fireplace on brick hearth. The dining zone extends outdoors to a choice or entertainment and dining areas with a large, covered timber deck with integrated rangehood over the barbecue or lovely slate patio - both accompanied by incredible views across the property and beyond.
The adjacent 2-pac galley kitchen with solid granite benchtops is of exceptional quality and a true host’s delight. It features top-quality appliances, soft-close drawers, a self-cleaning oven, gas cooktop and glass splashback. It also includes striking frosted glass cupboard doors, integrated speakers inside the cabinetry and a built-in pantry with powerpoint.
The home includes ample white glass door linen storage cupboards, guest toilet and laundry with direct outdoor access, NBN connection, tropical-rated stainless steel fans, window and door insect screens.
The sprawling property itself is loaded with excellent features with unlimited potential and ideal for horse lovers and hobby farmers. It includes two 6x6m sheds with workshop/storage spaces and several carports for additional farm equipment. With most of the five acres cleared with some fencing in place, it’s ready for horses.
The property has its own water supply in three dams and several rainwater tanks with pumps in place. There are multiple water access points across the property and an automated cut-off system for full tanks.
A green thumb’s paradise, the property also features a vegetable garden, chook pen and piped irrigation to the wonderful variety of fruit and nut trees including avocado, limes, mandarins, oranges, custard apples, lychee trees, grafted mangoes and mulberries, lemonade fruit, three varieties of grapefruit.
A property package of this calibre is a rare offering for Palmwoods. Not only does it sit within minutes to the heart of Palmwoods, it is also close to major CBD amenities, elite high schools and a choice of the Coast’s best attractions and beaches. Discerning buyers with a view to maximise this property’s value over the years to come will fall in love with everything this privileged lifestyle has to offer.