A snap decision to look at an open house turned one family’s desires into reality. “My favourite part of the property is the view from the barn, which frames the paddocks. Watching horses grazing or playing or sleeping is wonderful for the soul.”

It's not often that you can combine work, favourite pastimes and familyinto one neat package, but the Godfrey/Mowbray family has managed to roll up the most important facets of their lives and turn it into a perfect combo that meets all their needs and desires.

That came about through a chance encounter with a property that ticked all the right boxes for them.

One afternoon in 2002, the family accidentally.....

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