2 Bowen Street, Trentham

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Situated in the heart of historical Trentham, this original Chinese Market Gardens and former plant nursery with original 1950s home, built, operated and named MOUTAN by the Acott family, has been magnificently resurrected and restored into an exquisite home or B&B.

This has created such a unique choice to be your own classic tree-change oasis or offer a viable second income and is strategically located on approximately one and a half acres uniquely positioned across two titles with three street frontages.

Botanica is on show and offers one of the most enviable gardens in Trentham that provides a four seasons garden, involving year-round interest with large mature European cool climate trees, a stunning display of 100s of peonies, and Tree peonies, 70 year old Rhododendrons, Camellias, Azaleas, an abundance of English box hedges and unique topiary sculptures and many other exotic plantings that thrive in this elevated climate.

The landmark Trentham home, boasting three light-filled, spacious bedrooms all with their own exclusive and elegant ensuites ensures the ultimate private and restful space.

A well-appointed, designer gourmet kitchen with beautiful cabinetry, stone benchtops, a sympathetic colour palette to optimise the 1950s aesthetic and authenticity and incorporates the traditional kitchen table for informal meals and entertaining.

There are two separate living spaces, one being the media/TV room off the kitchen and a separate traditional lounge with adjacent formal dining that leads out onto a large, alfresco deck overlooking the stunning original garden. On entry, the sunniest of sunrooms, with floor-to-ceiling windows, flooded with northern light to entice you to spend time indoors with a pot of tea and a good book, soaking up the surrounds and enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the gardens outside.

The garden will impress with the many individual spaces and garden rooms for you to relax, explore, enjoy, and has the key components to ensure you can embrace the impressive facilities available:

• Multiple shedding options including a large steel shed with a concrete floor and 3-phase power
• Workshop space for hobby and craft enthusiasts
• Large Glasshouse with watering system and propagating beds
• Potting shed
• Lock up garages for classic car enthusiasts, multiple vehicles and additional storage
• Secure under house storage
• Fully fenced perimeter to ensure being pet friendly
• water tanks
• Original artesian, spring-fed well and fish pond

Offering Commercial 1 Zoning you could transform this stunning property into your primary residence, continue as a successful bed and breakfast with options for future potential or create a commercial operation and further develop (STCA).

With Daylesford in Central Highlands and Woodend and Kyneton in the Macedon Ranges, these visitor economies extend the endless possibilities for this property.

Situated just a short stroll to the main street and retail shops, you will find an array of quality eateries, bakeries and restaurants, IGA supermarket, and absolutely everything this vibrant and tightly held township has to offer.

A unique opportunity awaits you here in Trentham and you absolutely must walk through Botanica on Bowen to fully appreciate this unique property and its surrounds.

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2 Bowen Street, Trentham VIC, Australia
3 bedroom(s), 3 bathroom(s), 6 carpark(s),

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