for sale - iconic Country Style Cottage in Historic Wine Village

Here is a unique and rare opportunity to purchase one of Great Western’s most iconic and historically significant homes.

In the property’s 108-year history this is only the 3rd time it has been offered for sale.

This beautiful 3-bedroom Victorian cottage was originally the residence of Great Western’s Blacksmith and has been tastefully renovated into an impressive modern home yet still retains many of its original historical features & charm with Baltic pine floors & ceilings and open red brick fireplaces. The large modern kitchen offers plenty of space and functionality with double ovens, island bench and plenty of storage cupboards.

The property also offers a spacious 34m2 modern open space studio to the side of the cottage and is suited to a variety of uses; office, artist studio, therapy room, workshop, games room.

The established trees and gardens will impress. The 100-year-old Judas tree is the centre piece of the front garden and displays the most magnificent magenta blossom each year. The extensive landscaping is complete with small pockets to retreat to with a book and a glass of wine.

The majestic gum trees are the perfect backdrop to the rear of the property and established market garden in raised boxes complete the self-sustainable lifestyle aspects. Tend the gardens while the kids have plenty of space to play including the best cubby house & sandpit.

Great Western is of one of Victoria’s most historic wine regions. It is experiencing a tremendous surge in popularity and has rapidly become a renowned destination



· Located in the centre of Great Western Wine Village

·  3-bedroom historic residential property

·  1821m2 landholding

·  Front and rear access – 2 street frontages

· Modern and separate 34m2 building to the side of the home

·  Two spacious living areas

·  Two open fireplaces & reverse cycle split system

·  Large modern kitchen

·  Modern bathroom

·  Separate laundry & toilet

·  Large veranda

·  Rear pergola

·  Two garden sheds

·  Elevated cubby house, monkey bars, climbing wall & sandpit

·  Beautifully landscaped grounds & historic trees

·  Established market garden

·  Large freestanding fire pit

·  Fully fenced – pet friendly

If you are looking to swap the busy city life for a relaxed Country lifestyle Great Western offers your family the convenience of a local general store, fuel station, post office, chemist, pub/hotel, café and galleries, and a thriving local Primary School all within walking distance. It is only a short 10-minute drive to Stawell & Ararat for all major amenities & services.

The township has a very active Football & Netball club and hosts several major events each year including the Seppelt Great Western Cup held on Australia Day, Easter Rodeo, Pleasure Ride, Seasonal Makers Market and live music events around the town.  

For wine lovers the township boasts Best’s and Seppelt, two of Victoria’s most historic wineries and several more within a short 5-minute drive, all with cellar doors.

A scenic 30-minute drive will see you in Halls Gap & the breathtaking Grampians National Park. And nearby Lake Fyans is renowned for water sports & recreational activities.

The home is currently a residence for the owners and the studio is set up as a bespoke restaurant run by the owners under the business name of “Steel Cutters Cottage”.

This listing is a Residential Property Sale only. The Business is not included in the list price and will cease operations upon a successful sale. The Business name, licences and chattels are purchasable separately by negotiation if they are of interest to a purchaser.

Rates: $2225 (Approx) Land size: 1821m2.

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Currently the only established home for sale in this popular township don’t delay.

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Enquiries can be made by phoning the owners directly on 0353562486 or 0409856768

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