‘ Gran Warra’
VARIETY OF PURSUITS
FOR THE PAST 100 YEARS THIS WANGARATTA SOUTH PROPERTY OF 224.4 HECTARES (554.52 ACRES) HAS BEEN OWNED AND MANAGED BY THE LARKINGS FAMILY.
They have always run sheep, however, ‘Gran Warra’ was also the home of one of the first commercial orchards in the district. Built in the 1950s using sturdy handmade bricks, the three bedroom rendered double brick home has two living rooms and a large kitchen/meals area, good storage, heating/cooling plus many welcoming features. The property is in four titles, consisting of four main and eight smaller paddocks plus the acre cherry orchard. There is a two storey barn with concrete floor and power (previously the old Wangaratta Scout Hall), a two stand shearing shed, steel sheep yards plus 11m x 5m machinery shed. Water is plentiful with five dams (three spring fed), rainwater storage and average 600 millimetres per annum rainfall. Approximately half the property is arable (the remainder trust for nature) providing the perfect balance of agricultural and nature based pursuits.