1241 CONGO ROAD, Meringo
Magical Blend @ Meringo
Designed for lifestyle liberation, this contemporary Australian, architect-designed home with a modern twist, focuses on lavish interior spaces that blend beautifully with the generous outdoor recreational areas which follow the sun path.
Nestled on a 2.065H hectare (5.01 acres) parcel of land, this stunning four-bedroom coastal home is less than 10 minutes to your choice of pristine south coast beaches " Mullimburra Point Beach, Honeymoon Bay, Meringo, Congo and Bingie Beaches.
The interior of the home is a visual delight with high, white-washed timber ceilings, polished concrete fireplace, skillion roof with a thoughtful blend of clerestory and louvre windows which wrap the home in natural light.
Soft close, finger-pull drawers, butlers' pantry with a barn-style door, are just some of the many features of this functional kitchen. Quality tapware, 5 burner gas cooker and 900mm wide oven, ample cabinetry, open shelving, additional two-door pantry plus large breakfast bar make entertaining for a crowd a breeze. The bespoke polished concrete splashback is a unique feature and complements the central fireplace. A pop-up power point is suitably placed for large kitchen appliances or ideal as a phone recharge point. A red gum timber deck is located off the kitchen and is perfect for an intimate lunch with friends, quiet cuppa or at days end.
A dual-purpose wall, which separates the lounge from the entry to the master suite, doubles as a television and entertainment unit on one side whilst providing an impressive eight-door streamline linen press on the other. The dining room overlooks the outdoor entertaining area and is an inclusive space for indoor and outdoor gatherings.
Wonderfully spacious, the master suite has high ceilings, quality window dressings and a blend of fixed and louvre windows. The walk-in robe provides an array of hanging, shelve or drawer storage options.
Graceful shapes and natural materials, give this elegant master en-suite a resort-style ambiance and spacious opulence. Contrasting elements work beautifully to create this luxurious escape. Divided into two areas under the one space, the upper area offers a toilet, dual handbasins with quality tapware, resting on a wall-mounted timber vanity unit. On the lower level is a wet room comprising of two showers, each with rain showerheads and a gorgeous freestanding bath. Louvre windows surround the bath area and mature green foliage outside acts as a natural privacy screen.
Located in the south-west wing of the home are two bedrooms, each with built-in robes and ceiling fans. Perfect for guest accommodation, the fourth bedroom is a large versatile space which could accommodate an intimate sitting room or could be easily utilised as a games room or second living area. With direct access to the deck, guests can come and go as they please.
Reflecting the calibre of the en-suite, the centrally located family bathroom includes large bath, wall mounted timber vanity, quality handbasin and a frameless shower all fitted with quality tapware.
With a north aspect, outdoor entertaining can be enjoyed year-round. The skillion roofline offers year-round protection, and the deck fireplace brings warmth and ambiance in the cooler weeks. Enjoy a family barbeque with the built-in gas barbeque whilst watching seasonal sporting events on the wall-mounted outdoor television. Thoughtfully placed tile planter boxes offer privacy and organic lushness against the timber deck and backdrop of the home.
Impressive, repurposed timber forms the structure for the covered outdoor pizza area. Long summer nights enjoying family and friends, or winter evenings nestled between an open fire and wood-fire pizza oven is time when great memories are made. Conveniently located nearby is a beach shower, providing hot and cold water, with a magnificent rain shower head and a separate toilet is located nearby.
The double garage echoes the structure of the home and the skillion-style roofline makes for additional storage height. Attached to the garage is an over-height carport to accommodate a boat, trailer, or campervan.
Under the house are two large areas -perfect for a gym, developed as a music room or retained as additional storage.
Other features of this contemporary property include a dam, 2 x 22,750L water tanks and fully enclosed large vegetable garden. In the north-east corner of the property, with separate access off the main driveway, is a large, cleared area which is currently utilised as open storage but would suit additional sheds given the location and access options.
Meringo is located just over 2 hours from Canberra and 254km from Sydney. Just a short 12 minute drive to Moruya, the hub of the Eurobodalla Shire, the township offers a range of services including hospital, airport, library, golf course, tennis courts, football and soccer grounds, swimming pool, primary and secondary schools, cafes, retail outlets and the wonderful Riverside Markets. Moruya River is a great fishing spot with a choice of quality boat ramps in the area.
Finding the right balance between rural and coastal living can be challenging. At 1241 Congo Road, Meringo, the proportions, harmony and ambiance have been captured resulting in a blend of honest materials with a contemporary twist.