IF you need to move out of the city but don’t want to sacrifice too much of the lifestyle and comforts, Daylesford in regional Victoria is perfect place to live.

With gorgeous scenery, quaint cafes and shops and of course its popular annual ChillOut festival, it’s no wonder LGBTI people are increasingly choosing Daylesford as a place to live.

One property that’s up for sale is located on 50 Patterson St — the ultimate Daylesford hideaway, where a world-class garden and three residences offer an extraordinary lifestyle retreat.

Lovingly created on a massive one hectare property, this is one of the finest gardens in Australia — and you can even literally chill out here during the annual ChillOut festivities.

A renovated straw bale house and two mud-brick guest residences are at the heart of “Italian Hill”, offering a magnificent lifestyle and proven income stream. Private and exclusive, the garden is spectacular in scale and designed to perfection. Spring-fed dams and a bore provide abundant irrigation, water features are calming and surrounded by sculptures, and no expense has been spared in creating never-ending beauty. Rolling lawns, majestic trees, vegetable gardens, and year-round colour offer vistas that change with the seasons.

From the enchanting rose garden to the idyllic waterfall, the design incorporates hand-hewn stone paths and retaining walls, local stone walkways, and the finest engineering for easy upkeep. State-of-the-art outdoor living surrounds the main house, meticulously created for year-round indulgence.

Make this your permanent residence or exclusive getaway retreat, with open-plan living, Ilve kitchen, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and vast expanses of decking. First-class features include an extra-large garage with loft storage, heated outdoor area, workshop/hobby room, huge water storage for year-round greenery, wood-fired pizza oven, your own fruit orchard, and furniture created by local artisans. Every indulgence you could wish for is here, from luxurious copper baths to unsurpassed views of the Wombat State Forest.

Guest or holiday accommodation comprises two residences, privately located away from the main house and superbly appointed. This exclusive hideaway has state-of-the-art security and is in perfect order. The location offers the ultimate in privacy and peaceful enjoyment and it’s all within a few minutes’ drive to Daylesford’s town centre.

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