Lyrebird Ridge 105 Acres overlooking Merimbula Lake towards the Bay Easterly to the South Pacific Ocean. Price Indication $2,250,000 to $2,500,000
Lyrebird Ridge is bordered on three sides by the Yurammie and Southeast Forest National Parks. The remaining side by a one hundred acre lot with a neighbour approximately half a km away.
The original owners searched for over 10 years to find the perfect location. They then constructed a prestige home that can only be described as an idyllic in that it has an almost zero carbon footprint, unmatched panoramic views, architectural designed elegance & is at one with nature. There is extensive use of passive heating & cooling, glass, light and air movement have created a breathtaking experience where there are views from every window,.
The residence has five large bedrooms. There are two lounge rooms and a large sunroom styled atrium with sloping glass ceiling. The ceilings are 10 foot with the exception of the main lounge which features a 12 foot ceiling.
The fully LPG gas kitchen serves unto a large formal dining area.
A rooftop garden has been constructed over the main lounge. Accessed via a hardwood staircase, the viewing area is benefited by stainless steel wire railings and allows for unrivalled views over Merimbula township and the lake.
Heating and cooling have been specifically designed into the structure of the home with emphasis on passive efficiency and the thermal insulative properties of the materials used in construction.
The overhead external eaves have been designed specifically to allow maximum sun to penetrate the house in the winter when the sun is low in the sky but to stop at the level of the internal doors in the summer to prevent heating the house.
Louvre windows have been positioned at the bottom and top of the rooms which allows cool air to be pulled in from the bottom louvres especially early morning and for hot air to escape out the upper louvres. The windows and doors have been designed to take advantage of the cool onshore breezes that the South Coast is renown for.
The wood fire in the main lounge room provides ample warmth and there is provision for underfloor heating in the concrete slab in the lounge room, the eastern master bedroom and ante room off the master bedroom with Hydronic water pipes fitted.
Whilst there is power available to the lot. The home has been designed to be fully self sufficient and is off grid.
Efficient LED lighting has been used throughout. The home is powered by a computer controlled, regulated and monitored, state of the art Solar and battery system.
Water is provided by 2 large concrete water tanks. The large roof proving ample catchment area. Hot water is provided by LPG Gas Bosch electric start instant hot water system
Waste water is dealt with by way of a concrete septic system.
Bush fire protection has been thought of with roof mounted sprinklers fitted and plumbed into the reticulated water system. A STORZ coupling has been fitted to the top water tank for RFA use.
The property itself has approximately 5 acres of cleared land around the home. There are numerous garden features and landscaping elements to discover and enjoy. The owners have constructed irrigated terraced areas that were formally orchards. The remaining land boasts majestic old hardwood stands of timbers such as Box, Stringy Bark and Hickory. In addition to the native flora, wildlife abounds with Lyrebirds, Cockatoos, Echidnas, Wallabies, Wedge Tailed Eagles and numerous other Australian Native bird species in abundance. These areas can be accessed via a number of existing tracks and private roads within the property.
This private sanctuary is only a 12 minute drive to Merimbula, a 12 minute drive to Pambula and a 15 minute drive to Merimbula Airport with Qantas and Rex Airlines operating daily services to both Sydney and Melbourne.
You are only 15 minutes to the beach. Or a lovely 3 hour drive to Canberra.or the snow.