A clas­sic, by gum

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Landmarks -


Adams is sell­ing Mur­rindindi Sta­tion, one of the most sig­nif­i­cant rural hold­ings in Vic­to­ria and an ex­am­ple of clas­sic Red River Gum coun­try.

The 415ha of ver­sa­tile farm­ing land is 95 km north­east of Melbourne and about 8km from Yea. The prop­erty has a rich colo­nial his­tory and is in part clas­si­fied by the Na­tional Trust and is on the Na­tional Es­tates reg­is­ter.

The three- bed­room home­stead is set in gar­dens, which in­clude a fa­mous rose gar­den. It has lounge, din­ing and mu­sic rooms and up­per and lower decks.

The Yea and Mur­rindindi rivers, both per­ma­nent, flow through the prop­erty.

It is for sale via ex­pres­sions of in­ter­est clos­ing on Novem­ber 19 through Ger­ald De­lany and Gowan Stub­bings of Kay Bur­ton, with Michael Wil­liams of Yea Real Es­tate. Ad­dress: Mur­rindindi Sta­tion 5620 Melba High­way, Yea Price: more than $ 10 mil­lion 1THE

es­tate of the late horse rac­ing iden­tity and Rac­ing Hall of Fame Leg­end Jim Houla­han is sell­ing this prop­erty about 90 min­utes south of Melbourne on the Morn­ing­ton Penin­sula.

Houla­han was a cham­pion jumps and flat rac­ing trainer.

The prop­erty in­cludes 35.2ha of pad­docks, sand and grass tracks, horse pool, sta­bles and out­build­ings as well as an his­toric 100- year old lime­stone cot­tage. It could con­tinue as an eques­trian fa­cil­ity or be­come a coastal re­treat near golf cour­ses and the beach.

List­ing agent is James Red­fern of Mar­shall White in con­junc­tion with Blane Paton. Ad­dress: Yar­ra­man Park, 754 Bo­neo Road Cape Schanck Price: above $ 5 mil­lion 1PEJAR

Park has been owned by the Bligh fam­ily for 68 years. It is a 607ha breed­ing and fat­ten­ing prop­erty in south­ern NSW, two hours from Syd­ney, 20 min­utes from Goul­burn and an hour from Bowral.

It fea­tures a blue­stone and brick 1870s home­stead, set in an award- win­ning gar­den de­signed by Beatrice Bligh.

The prop­erty, di­vided into 25 main pad­docks, has 5km frontage to the Pe­jar Dam, Pe­jar Creek and Wol­londilly River.

The home­stead has five bed­rooms with a sep­a­rate guest sec­tion, sit­ting room, for­mal din­ing room with open fire place, sun­room, coun­try kitchen and open Jar­rah ve­ran­das over­look­ing gar­dens.

There is a ten­nis court, man­ager’s cot­tage, staff cot­tage, wool­shed, sheep yards and si­los.

The list­ing agent is Chris Meares of Meares & As­so­ciates. Ad­dress: Pe­jar Park, Wood­house­lee via Goul­burn Price: about $ 3 mil­lion

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