8 November 2019

Walgrove: your Yass river sanctuary in rollings green hills awaits

| Lisa Herbert
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River frontage, rolling hills and a beautiful residence

River frontage, rolling hills and a beautiful residence – Walgrove. Photos: Supplied.

Offered for sale by Belle Property Kingston, stunning ‘Walgrove’ privately occupies 9.2 Ha of improved pasture, highly fertile red soils and rolling, fully fenced paddocks, in the desirable Southern Tablelands region of NSW.

A gravelled, tree lined entrance to your sanctuary

A gravelled, tree-lined entrance to your sanctuary.

Nestled within the Murrumbateman and Canberra Wine Regions and minutes from Yass township (8 km), this enclave at 16 Walgrove Road is a luscious, beautiful property with direct river access and water allowance, and all only 40 minutes from Canberra.

This incredible offering provides an unparalleled lifestyle. It is a haven of space, versatility and all with state-of-the-art appointments.

Surrounded by greenery, within earshot of the river

Surrounded by greenery, within earshot of the river.

Welcoming you down the grand avenue into the property is the sweeping, red gravel, circular driveway.

The impressive rural home has been restored and modernised, and is enveloped in mature gardens, sweeping lawns and established, private greenery.

The master bedroom

The master bedroom of Walgrove with its green outlook.

This original homestead has three generous bedrooms, and three bathrooms including a grand ensuite with freestanding bathtub.

The master bedroom also has a walk-in robe, with built-in robes installed in the further two bedrooms.

The grand ensuite

The grand ensuite of Walgrove, a sanctuary within a sanctuary.

This is a pastoral sanctuary of dramatic dimensions, steeped in traditional accents.

Banks of glass allow natural light to pour into the residence, with a stunning panoramic garden view from each and every window.

Views and built in robes in the secondary bedrooms

Views and built-in robes in the secondary bedrooms.

The home is comfortable in all seasons, with four ducted heating/cooling systems, three open fireplaces, one Chimnee Phillipe and underfloor heating to all areas.

High ceilings with exposed beams

High ceilings with exposed beams and panoramic views.

This prestige residence boasts high ceilings throughout, solid timber feature beams, with multiple fireplaces, and quality floor coverings, both tile and timber.

In addition to the elegantly designed formal lounge, sitting and dining rooms, there is a welcoming open plan family and meals area, with a Northerly aspect over the grounds and pool.

Sitting room

Walgrove has multiple areas for sitting, lounging, relaxing and warming by the fire.

Welcome to your renovated, high-end kitchen – with soft-close cabinetry, Miele appliances including induction cooktop, microwave, large oven, dishwasher and clean-line 40 mm stone waterfall benchtops.


Ultra-clean lines and waterfall benchtops.

A delight to create in, with state of the art appliances, entertaining will be easy and frequent from this kitchen. It is the heart of the home, surrounded by north-east facing family areas, with an aspect of lush greenery.

Cooking and dining area

Entertaining is a delight with these appointments.

Additional features include a cosy study with quality cabinetry and additional accommodation for guests adjoining the residence.

As well as casual entertaining, there are also formal sitting, dining and lounge rooms

As well as casual entertaining, there are also formal sitting, dining and lounge rooms.

There are several superb alfresco entertaining options, with the sparkling swimming pool courtyard and a wisteria-covered pergola.

The in-ground solar-heated concrete pool has a diving board and all new filter, piping and pumps and Bionizer pool filtration system.

Imbued with style, every corner of this rural Yass home is a delight to behold

Imbued with style, every corner of this rural Yass home is a delight to behold.

A full-size, lawn tennis court also awaits, for pleasant afternoons of Pimms and partnerships.

Tennis court

Many afternoons of tennis, Pimms and conversation await.

The separate guest cottage, with private entry, adjoins the carport – with two bedrooms, one bathroom, ceiling fans, and new split systems to both bedrooms and a sleek kitchenette with sink and bar fridge.


This is a rare, rural lifestyle opportunity, 40 minutes from Canberra.

Walgrove has full Yass River frontage (non-potable water allocation of 350,000 litres per lot), and the mature gardens are fully irrigated with a new pump system recently installed.

Other features of this magnificent property are the new 25 kW solar system (72 panels), a fully fenced dog run (with invisible fence and electronic collar (cables underground), and also a cubby house, in-ground trampoline and a three-car carport.

River frontage, lush gardens, rural serenity

River frontage, lush gardens, rural serenity.

Walgrove has a 100,000 litre in-ground water tank, Envirocycle septic system, and it is a fully fenced block with a large, brick gardeners shed.

The 9.26 Ha block is zoned E4, with council waste collection and community management scheme.

Contact Samantha Granter on 0402 507 902 or Greg Hedger on 0427 214 337 at Belle Property Kingston to arrange a personal inspection of this spectacular property.

Original Article published by Lisa Herbert on The RiotACT.

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