A Willunga South lifestyle property to knock your socks off

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It looks like something taken straight from the set of the Lord of the Rings. So it’s no surprise that this uniquely built South Australian lifestyle property has buyers lining up from all over the world.

It may have been in the same family for the past 30 years, but now an idyllic Willunga South lifestyle property could be yours.

The listing, at 660 Colville Rd, offers 32.2ha of land ideal for livestock, vineyards or sprawling gardens to cater to the local wildlife.

The property is listed with Colliers International and is advertised without a price guide. Expressions of interest will close on Thursday, September 26, at 4pm.

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660 Colville Rd, Willunga South

660 Colville Rd, Willunga South

Selling agent Jesse Manuel said the unique property was attracting a variety of buyers.

“We’ve been inundated with local, interstate and international interest,” he said.

“There are limited properties of this calibre currently available, it will be very competitive.”

Mr Manuel said the vendors were the fourth generation of their family to live in the home, which originally formed part of the circa 1865 Colville Station.

“The original fruit trees (on the property) still bear fruit,” he said.

“The vendors built the home with the help of local designer Jerry Keyte, using local stone, local slate and woolstore Oregon timber which is now over 100-years-old.”

660 Colville Rd, Willunga South

660 Colville Rd, Willunga South

Mr Manuel said the vendors designed the home to seamlessly integrate with the landscape, offering a relaxed lifestyle.

“The home is gently tucked into the hill, sympathetic to the surrounding landscape and has heaps of character,” he said.

“The feel, the views, the lake, the peace and quiet, the wine cellars are all standouts. Plus the wildlife, there’s trout, wrens, echidnas, kangaroos and eagles, even a pair of swans have dropped in.”

660 Colville Rd, Willunga South

The circa 1990 three-bedroom, two-bathroom homestead features exposed stone walls, timber and slate floors, and large picture windows which overlook the spring-fed lake.

The property also features a 7.5kw solar system, rainwater storage, a shearing shed, sheep yards, a workshop, a lucerne paddock with fixed irrigation and a five-megalitre water license for irrigation.

Mr Manuel said the property would be ideal for buyers looking for a lifestyle change proximity to amenities, located just under an hour from Adelaide CBD.

660 Colville Rd, Willunga South

660 Colville Rd, Willunga South

“Properties of the character of Colville, with so many lifestyle and boutique farming opportunities, are hard to find,” he said.

“It would suit people seeking a rural lifestyle in proximity to the city, international buyers attracted to the highly acclaimed McLaren Vale wine region and beautiful South Coast or even vignerons.”

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