"PEPPERTREE COTTAGE" Formerly Darraweit Guim General Store
Step back in time and rediscover the allure of history at Peppertree Cottage, a charming relic steeped in heritage and ripe with potential. Formerly known as the General Store, this property stands as a testament to the quaint village life that has thrived for over 160 years in Darraweit Guim.
Nestled on 2119 sqm of land, this 1860's weatherboard structure awaits the skilled touch of a builder or a creative soul eager to breathe new life into its weathered walls. A canvas for restoration, this 240 sqm space includes a 70 sqm front shop, 2 bedrooms, a kitchen, living area, and a bathroom.
The character of yesteryears whispers through its corridors, housing hidden treasures such as an original fireplace, a nostalgic "Wellstood" combustion stove, a clawfoot bath, Baltic pine lining boards, vintage double‐hung windows, and even an authentic 6‐door "Tecumseh" Fridge ‐ relics that paint a vivid picture of a bygone era.
Step into the backyard oasis boasting a bluestone courtyard, an historic well, substantial 45,000 litre water tanks, mature shade trees casting tranquil shadows, raised veggie beds, and an orchard of fruitful trees. Not to mention the standalone studio and a 9m x 5m workshop with mezzanine storage ‐ an artisan's dream space.
This property isn't just about the traditional structure; it's about revitalizing a piece of local heritage.
Embrace the chance to restore this former haven of commerce and residence, beckoning you to reconnect with community roots and cherished memories of a simpler time.
Conveniently situated in Darraweit Guim Village, opposite the Primary School and Stockdale Reserve, with Deep Creek winding nearby as part of the upper Marybyrnong catchment area. A mere 40 minutes from Melbourne, 10 minutes to Wallan, 15 minutes to Romsey, and 30 minutes to Woodend, with effortless
access to the Hume Highway, this centrally located gem invites the right
person to relish the restoration journey.
Seize the opportunity to savour the tranquility of country living while breathing new life into this historic gem. Peppertree Cottage awaits its next custodian to craft a new chapter, blending the nostalgia of the past with the comfort and joy of a reimagined future.