Lot 2, 7 Manna Lane, Trentham, VIC 3458 | Jellis Craig

Lot 2, 7 Manna Lane, Trentham

Banksia Place in Blue Mount Rise

Banksia Place is an exclusive gated community of 5 fully serviced, half acre allotments nestled in Blue Mount Rise only a short stroll to town.

Enjoy the contemporary country lifestyle, scenic walking trails and a variety of local eateries including Annie Smithers' renowned Du Fermier restaurant, the historic Cosmopolitan Hotel and the award-winning The Plough @ Trentham. Red Beard Bakery bakes the finest sourdough bread, while a plethora of cafes offer scrumptious breakfast, lunch and great coffee in a relaxed, country setting.

Trentham is one of the most desirable locations in the Central Highlands of Victoria. Nearby towns including Daylesford, Kyneton and Woodend are within 20 minutes easy driving distance. Comfortable V/Line trains are available from Kyneton and Woodend, taking around an hour to reach the Melbourne CBD.

Background:
Banksia Place is located within the Blue Mount Rise Estate, conceived in 2003 when it was relatively uncommon to build an energy efficient home (minimum 6-star energy rating) and harvest rainwater to reduce reliance on reticulated water supplies.

Leading Sustainability Architects, Sunpower Design, created the Blue Mount Rise Design Guidelines in 2004 to guide original purchasers of land achieve a beautiful, energy efficient home. The Design Guidelines are based on timeless design principles and remain as relevant today as when they were created.

Today, it is intuitively obvious to most people that designing a home to use less energy and water makes good economic sense as well as being good for the environment.

Values:
Buyers will ideally share the Blue Mount Rise values of sustainability and environmental responsibility. Each home built to date expresses these values in their own unique way.

Key design elements for your new home:
Built form: Predominantly single level or attic style
Energy rating: Minimum 6-star (mandatory since 2011)
Rainwater harvesting: Minimum 23,000 litre water tank
Solar access: Sufficient north facing roof orientation for Solar PV
Building height: Up to 7.5 m above Natural Ground Level (NGL) 20% of the building may be up to 8.5m above NGL
Minimum home size: 150 sqm (excluding garages, verandahs, outbuildings)
Maximum home size: 400 sqm (excluding garages, verandahs, outbuildings)
Vegetation: Native vegetation is encouraged due to low water use

Land size: 2,007 Square Metres approx.


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