Artisan Country

Four Seasons fill the measure of the year;
There are four seasons in the mind of man:
He has his lusty Spring, when fancy clear
Takes in all beauty with an easy span:

Coopers Road Harcourt

Granite Garden Features

When John Keats wrote the ‘Human Seasons’ he must have had residency in a place like 138 Coopers Road Harcourt. The natural beauty is beguiling, almost arcane and mysterious.To gain the full benefit of what this property offers is to live, as the current owners have done, perched on the lower slopes of Mount Alexander and watch, awe struck as the seasons each come, bringing their special touch to these fertile rolling hills.

A stunning feature of this property is the large granite outcrops strewn below the elevated house site and the garden that has flourished in the fertile Harcourt granitic soil. The house was built by the manager of the now permanently closed granite quarry which adjoined the property; the land on which the house is built originally formed part of the quarry title. Realising the potential of this beautiful site, the then quarry manager purchased five acres from the quarry owners and using the heavy quarry equipment available to him, moved and placed massive blocks of granite to form the garden steps and walls which form the framework of this garden. The present owners have added to this framework using cut granite blocks and granite rocks found on the property.

The current owners have worked imaginatively with the foundations which were laid in place and have meticulously transformed this place into their private Eden. This property is now ready for someone seeking the freedom of living in the country.

Granite

Coopers Road Harcourt

 Stunning Garden Bedding

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