LPG gas heating – bottled (serviced by Elgas)
Brivis evaporative cooling
Electric hot water service
Electric oven and hot plates
The property is not connected to mains water – 50,000-litre tank is attached to the house and a separate tank is attached to the stable complex
Water to the paddocks, gardens, and stables is via a groundwater bore
The pool is connected to solar heating and the spa is connected to gas heating
Internet is via ADSL – planned availability for connection to the NBN is January – June 2019
The house is approximately 50 years old
Paintball, the soccer and cricket clubs, fire brigade. The service station and the McDonald’s,” “Golf courses. Amstel, Long Island, Peninsula, Centenary Park, Sandhurst.” There are wetlands, equestrian facilities, and jogging tracks.
Around the corner, hidden down a long driveway behind a row of prickly pear, land looks like bush paradise, surrounded by red river gums and melaleucas. You can wake up every morning to the call of the frogs or mating wedge-tailed eagles. The land suits the small stable of eventing horses.
B-double trucks already make use of the main road through Skye, adding to a list of transport problems, including a lack of bike trails and footpaths. A 10-minute drive to the shops is fine.
Less than an hour to the airport, half an hour to the Dandenongs, on the doorstep of the peninsula, and 10 minutes to Seaford, the most beautiful beach in the bay.”
If you are willing to drive, Skye is uniquely located near the Monash Freeway, Eastlink, Frankston Freeway, Peninsula Link, South Gippsland Highway, and Princes Highway.