Three to four bedroom home with generous living areas, low maintenance gardens and shedding. Great location with views overlooking the river, recreational grounds and countryside and just minutes to the river.
Caloote is a quiet little hamlet that is tightly held. The current owners of this property have been here for over 40 years. A great little destination for permanent living or as a holiday get away. An easy, 250m walk down to the river and recreational area, which includes a boat ramp, BBQ and public conveniences. Approx 10 minutes’ commute into Mannum, 20 minutes to Murray Bridge and an hour to the Toll Gate. The original portion of the home was positioned to enhance the views overlooking the natural reserve, whilst the extension captures the superb views overlooking the River and the Caloote Landing recreational reserve.
885m2 A very neat and well-loved property that has a low maintenance garden with extensive paving around the home and driveways, whilst retaining walls provide a very neat finish to the terraced gardens. Artificial lawn and well established hardy plants provide a lush feel to the garden. A variety of fruit tree including a pear, peach, pomegranate and a couple of plums and apples. An area on the southern side of the home has been set aside with raised garden beds. Garden paths allow you to be able to meander around and admire your yard, or go for a casual walk down to the river.
RESIDENCE: 219m2 of living over two levels. The original portion of the home features the kitchen, with a gas cooktop, electric convection/microwave, a good variety of under bench and overhead cupboards and good bench space, with the sink underneath the window that has great views overlooking the natural landscape to the south. The dining and family living area is adjacent the kitchen and has a glass sliding door that leads out onto the deck, which is a great area to relax with your favourite beverage as you enjoy the breath taking sunrise or, for entertaining guests with a BBQ. Two bedrooms, one with a built-in robe and ceiling fan and the other is currently set up as a sewing/craft room. The bathroom, renovated in 2018, features a shower, bath, vanity and linen cupboard. An extension over two storeys, in 2006, expanded the living area to include a spacious lounge room with two large windows with views overlooking the river and recreational area of Caloote Landing and the river. The lower level comprises a computer/office area, a king size bedroom with river views and the other bedroom is large enough for a double bunk room. The laundry is large and has ample room for extra fridges and freezers. Under stair storage. Year around climate control with ceilings fans in many of the rooms, a ducted reverse cycle system, a gas heater in the lounge room and a slow combustion heater in the main living area with a heat exchange into the lounge room. The home is fully insulated including under floor insulation in the original section.
IMPROVEMENTS: The balcony and decking on the northern and eastern sides of the home are the best place to be as one can sit and admire the views of the river and of the reserve. A perfect location to enjoy your morning cuppa, as the sun rises over the horizon.
A single carport with a shade blind on the western side of the home also acts as a good entertainment area.
A 6m x 8m shed with shelves, power, lights, personal access door and double roller doors (one auto and one manual).
A 4m x 6m workshop with work bench and shelves and power connected. A handy wood/garden shed.
16 Panel, 1.6kWt, Solar System feeds into the grid. Solar hot water unit. Rain water supplies the home. SA Water supplies the garden but can be changed over. NBN tower (currently with Aussie Broadband)
An ideal holiday home or permanent retreat providing a low maintenance property featuring; a 4 bedroom home with good living areas inside and out, easy care garden and good shedding, easy access to the river either a 250m walk down to the path or by road and a short commute to the large nearby towns of Mannum or Murray Bridge.