Rug up and get ready to hibernate with these five cosy properties
The leaves are turning, the temperature is plummeting and it’s the perfect time to lust over the cosiest properties on the market.
Whether in the Adelaide Hills or closer to the coast, these homes will have you dreaming of curling up in front of an open fire, or perhaps just with a cup of tea, and hibernating for the winter.
Take a look around five of the best …
A 1970s retro delight in the foothills
A slice of Tuscany in Mount Osmond
Grand Hills acreage with more than 30 stables
121 Sheaok Rd, Belair
$725,000 to $765,000
It might be the straw-thatched, raked ceilings or perhaps the exposed brick walls, but this Belair property feels like a great big cuddle.
Set on a spacious 1556sqm block, it features a cosy fireplace in the main lounge room, overlooking a beautiful deck, surrounded by luscious greenery.
If that’s not enough to get you dreaming, the lower level also features a large kitchen, with a butler’s pantry, two dining areas, a connected lounge and living area, a study, a sitting room, a wine cellar and an attached granny flat.
Head upstairs and you will find four bedrooms, two with ensuites and all with built-in robes.
Built in 1987, the home also features 10 solar panels, a tool shed, a wood shed (for all those toasty fires), a fully irrigated garden and a rainwater tank.
The property is located across the road from Belair National Park and also features stunning, rambling gardens.
It is on the market with Bruse Real Estate.
244 Wattle Rd, Kersbrook
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It has all the appeal of a country escape, but sits just under an hour from Adelaide – have we grabbed your attention?
This delightful log cabin in Kersbrook is the ultimate compromise for families wanting a rural property, set on 2.67ha and ideal as a lifestyle property or for horse enthusiasts.
Built in 1990, the interior features timber cladding and raked ceilings, with a combustion heater to keep the whole house toasty.
The home also features a master suite, with an ensuite, two bedrooms, a bathroom with a spa bath, a laundry and an open-plan living, dining and kitchen area.
If that’s not enough, the property also features raised vegie gardens, a large shed, a dam, 23,000L of rainwater storage, a loading ramp and arena.
The property is on the market with Harcourts Barossa Valley.
47 Lindsay Tce, Belair
$780,000 to $840,000
Cosy doesn’t always have to mean oodles of timber cladding and exposed brick, sometimes it just means a warm and welcoming family home.
Set in leafy Belair, this solid brick five-bedroom home effortlessly blends style and luxury with cosy creature comforts.
Inside, you will find a large kitchen, dining and living area, plus four spacious bedrooms, a private lounge and study, and a bathroom.
Step outside to the real cosy feature – the outdoor entertaining area, complete with a large open fire perfect for toasting marshmallows with the family.
Although luxurious, the property also features a native garden with an olive grove – plus citrus, plum, mulberry and blueberry trees. It also has a 100,000L underground water tank supply, double glazing and solar panels.
It is on the market with Klemich Real Estate, offers closing on May 14 at noon.
25 Symonds St, Aldinga Beach
$415,000 to $445,000
It’s quirky, it’s cosy and best of all – it’s just a short walk from beautiful Aldinga Beach.
Set on a spacious 880sqm block, it’s not hard to imagine curling up in front of those big picture windows and taking in the scenery with a glass of wine in hand.
The lower level features two bedrooms, a bathroom and laundry, a combustion heater and a living room, opening through french doors to the beautiful outdoor entertaining area.
Upstairs, enjoy the family and dining room, connected to a quaint kitchen with the bathroom and master bedroom nearby.
Just a short drive to McLaren Vale, the property also features a 3kw solar system, a separate studio, a chicken run and established fruit trees and vegetable gardens.
It is on the market with Harcourts Wine Coast.
10 Herrick St, Sellicks Beach
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Seaside cottages don’t get much more charming than this little number in Sellicks Beach.
Built in 1930, the property oozes cosiness with a sun room, a country-style kitchen and a bathroom complete with a deep bath.
Just a quick stroll to the foreshore and set on a 730sqm block, the home is ideal for families that want the best of both worlds – country charm and beachside location.
A large backyard beckons for a cottage-style garden, but offers plenty of space for pets or the children to play.
The property is on the market with LJ Hooker Aldinga/Christies Beach. It will go to auction on Saturday, May 11 at 11am.