Anna and Andy first purchased their Melwoods to help kick-start their dream of owning and operating a truffle farm. Used initially for storing mowers & farm equipment, it also became the home to many of their baby trees prior to planting.
“I said to Andy, ‘wouldn’t it be nice if one day we went overseas and I could work with an old truffle hunter in Italy?’”
“Andy said, ‘why don’t we start our own instead?’”
It was a love of truffles that set Anna and Andy on a new path to achieve their tree-change lifestyle of owning their very own truffle farm.
From there, a vision turned into a reality, and two months later they found a piece of land and embarked on bringing their dream to life!
Anna and Andy chose the Melwood Porch Design No. 12, measuring 3.2m x 4.9m set in the open pastures of their truffle farm, making the most of the view of the rolling hills around them.
We got the first Melwood because we liked the idea that it was quick and easy to put up. We wanted it to store our mowers and farm equipment.”
A couple of years later, they added their second Melwood, a Mod design No. 23, measuring 7.2m x 3.2m with a large deck across the front to enjoy the cliff edge view. Both buildings feature Cedar cladding, handcrafted double hung Cedar windows & Colorbond™️ Roofing in “Woodland Grey”.
It’s lovely…It’s been a massive tree change.”
“We chose this great spot that looked out onto the river. It sits perched on the edge of our cliff.“
Situated in the scenic Southern Highlands, Anna and Andy have added a slow-combustion wood fire and stove, creating the ultimate cosy off-grid retreat for the winter months.
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