Hinterland home reminiscent of a property you would find in France

first_imgGeoff and Pam Warrell pictured in their garden at their Mount Tamborine property. Picture Mike BatterhamIT looks like something from the English countryside but this cottage-like house is actually tucked away behind the Gold Coast.Pam and Geoff Warrell bought Birch Grove, on Tamborine Mountain, in 2011. Their interest in the 1.01ha property was sparked by the house’s unusual design and sprawling gardens.Just perfect! the gardens surrounding this Hamptons style cottage are something else.Like something from the English countryside.“We call it Hamptons in the country,” Mrs Warrell said.“We liked the fact it was something different and we were very impressed with the way it was built.”The four-bedroom house offers open-plan living, highlighted by a sun room and two individual lounge rooms separated by white plantation shutters.Cathedral ceilings, polished bamboo timber floors and a blend of stained and painted timber doors add to the house’s country character.Another highlight of the property is its gardens — immaculately trimmed lawns and hedges are paired with brightly coloured flowers and foliage.The property from the air.Inside is just as pretty!“When we first came there was a lot of work to do,” Mrs Warrell said.“But since then we have planted a lot of trees and plants and because it’s been mulched and we get good rain, it’s straightforward to look after.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa15 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“We do love spending time in the garden and we do work on it though.”For many years Birch Grove has been delighting tourists as one of the much-anticipated highlights of the Open Gardens trail at Tamborine Mountain.“It really is a garden of paradise if you look,” she said.MORE NEWS: Fashion designer selling Gold Coast villaMORE NEWS: Founder of the Fitness First renting out his beachfront mansionRelax on the patio.The dining area.The pair have reluctantly put the property on the market but plan to remain on Tamborine Mountain.“We are both in our 70s now and we just feel the house is much too big for us,” she said.Jan Pickett and Barry Chick, of Professionals Tamborine Mountain, are marketing the property.“There’s so much to enjoy in this home from well-appointed living areas both inside and out with a timeless design that is absolutely made for relaxed rural living,” Ms Pickett said.Birch Grove is on the market at offers over $1.45 million.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p360p360p216p216pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWhy location is everything in real estate01:59last_img

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