Set in the peaceful Fingal Valley hamlet of Rossarden, 34 Schell Street offers an opportunity to have a self-sustainability lifestyle. Under the current ownership, this 1950's miner's cottage has been developed into an effective permaculture garden producing vegetables and fruits all year round.

The cottage offers accommodation of two spacious bedrooms; suitable for double or queen size mattresses. The open plan kitchen with an L-shaped bench top and ample amount of cupboards for storage. The kitchen flows into a relaxed living room complete with dual heating sources from a Mitsubishi reverse cycle and newly installed Thorma free-standing wood fire. The recently renovated bathroom offers modern finishes with a rear study/store room and pouch/laundry. The current owner has underfloor and ceiling insulation; plus installed a new switchboard and electric wiring. NBN Internet and Pay-Tv satellite is connected to the cottage. The towns water supply was awarded the best tasting communal drinking water in the world in 2021 and the cottage is connected to septic sewer system.

The construction of new electric wire fence around the perimeter of the property offers full privacy and wildlife security. Pet geese and quails roam freely upon the 1373sqm block among the orchard and vegetable patch which assist with keeping the lawn maintained. The orchard area offers array of fruit trees which complement vegetable patch and already mulched areas which are ideal for planting your desired flowers, herbs or attracting birdlife to your home.

Lock-up workshop and garden shed plus carport with off-street parking provide plenty of secure storage options. Inflated Hot Tub and piles of fire wood are added features which the owner has kindly offered to remain with the property. Lock-up workshop and garden shed plus carport with off-street parking provide plenty of secure storage options.

Set at the end of Schell Street, the property overlooks the disused Rossarden Recreation Oval and neighbours the State Forest to the west. Rossarden is only 20minute drive (19km) from Avoca via the Storys Creek Road and provides a quiet and peacefully lifestyle. Wild deer are known to roam the streets, as well as many native animals and birds. You may even see wedge-tailed eagles soaring towards Stacks Bluff, part of the Ben Lomond National Park above your home.
For the self-sustainability lifestyle in a peaceful location, 34 Schell Street could be the property you have been looking for.

Note: Shipping container (brand new with high roof) can be purchased separately upon the sale of the property.
Property ID: 6420364
Title Reference: 151399/2
Year Built: 1953.
Council Rates: $644 per year: Northern Midlands Council.
Water Rates: $360 per year: TasWater.
Land Size: 0.1373 ha (0.339acre) approx.
Building Size: 81m2 (8 squares)
Wall Material: Weatherboard.
Roof Material: Galvanized Iron.
Zoning: 26.0 Rural Resource.
Council: Northern Midlands Council.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning
  • Shed
  • Fully Fenced
  • Secure Parking
  • Workshop
  • Floorboards
  • Pay TV Access
  • Grey Water System