Sat. Apr 20th, 2024
alert-–-former-afl-footy-star-nathan-thompson-lists-his-fabulous-country-retreat-for-$1.6millionAlert – Former AFL footy star Nathan Thompson lists his fabulous country retreat for $1.6million

A gorgeous country retreat owned by former AFL champ Nathan Thompson has hit the market with a price guide of $1.55 million – $1.65million.

Located in Kyneton, Victoria, 86km from Melbourne, the vintage spread boasts five-bedrooms and three-bathrooms.

Built in the 1890s, the original cottage has been beautifully renovated by Thompson and his wife into a chic luxury pad full of rustic charm.

Thompson, 46, who hails from Kyneton, purchased the Macedon Rangers farmland property nine years ago and now plans to down size, reports the Herald Sun.

Set on one acre and surrounded by a lush private garden the home is a delightful mix of classic Gold Rush era na and modern style.

A gorgeous country retreat owned by former AFL champ Nathan Thompson has hit the market with a price guide of $1,550,000million - $1,650,000million. Located in Kyneton, Victoria, the vintage spread boasts five-bedrooms and three-bathrooms. (Pictured)

A gorgeous country retreat owned by former AFL champ Nathan Thompson has hit the market with a price guide of $1,550,000million – $1,650,000million. Located in Kyneton, Victoria, the vintage spread boasts five-bedrooms and three-bathrooms. (Pictured)

Thompson, 46, who hails from Kyneton,  86kms from Melbourne, purchased the Macedon Rangers farmland property nine years ago and now plans to down size reports the Herald Sun. Pictured: Thompson and some young fans in 2003.

Thompson, 46, who hails from Kyneton,  86kms from Melbourne, purchased the Macedon Rangers farmland property nine years ago and now plans to down size reports the Herald Sun. Pictured: Thompson and some young fans in 2003.

Thompson has thoughtfully preserved the exterior of the heritage home including a cosy porch and awning.

Meanwhile, hidden from the street view, is a grand extension which features soaring timber ceilings, and polished Baltic Pine floors.

Highlights include a grand living room with polished concrete floors, glass walls, and a fire place, which opens out to an entertainment deck and pool area.

Set on one acre and surrounded by a lush private garden the home is a delightful mix of classic Gold Rush era na and modern style. Pictured: The pool area.

Set on one acre and surrounded by a lush private garden the home is a delightful mix of classic Gold Rush era na and modern style. Pictured: The pool area.

The home features soaring timber ceilings, and polished Baltic Pine floors.

The home features soaring timber ceilings, and polished Baltic Pine floors.

Other features include lead light windows and a magnificent over-sized kitchen which boasts a Falcon oven.

There’s also a private study, and a combined sitting and dining room.

Meanwhile, the garden features Ash, Elm and Willow trees.

Thompson rose to fame as a top goal kicker for Hawthorn in the early Naughties.

After entering first class football in 1998 with the Hawks, Thompson left the club to join North Melbourne for the 2005 season.

He eventually retired in 2008 after playing a total of 189 games in the AFL. 

Highlights include a grand living room with polished concrete floors, glass walls, and a fire place, which opens out to an entertainment deck and pool area. (Pictured)

Highlights include a grand living room with polished concrete floors, glass walls, and a fire place, which opens out to an entertainment deck and pool area. (Pictured)

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