270 Ruby - Fairbank Road, Ruby VIC - SOLD

Property Price
$8,000 per acre


Land size
322 acre
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‘Melinda’, Historic South Gippsland Dairy/Grazing property.

It is easy to see why this historic property has only ever been held by two families since settlement. Located off a quiet country road, meander up the driveway to the historic ‘1900’ built homestead ‘Melinda’. Surrounded by rich fertile pastures and views across the rolling hills to the township of Leongatha and beyond all the way to Mt Oberon, Wilsons Promontory.

* 322.5 acres (approx.)
* 17 S/O Herringbone Dairy
* 8200ltr Packo Vat (4yr old)
* 40ton silo with mineral dispenser
* Calf shed & pens for 80 calves
* New 60x30ft Hay Shed
* Assorted machinery, lockable & open storage shedding
* 4 Spring fed Dams (electric & petrol pumps fitted x2)
* Solar Power on machinery shed for electric pump
* 51 paddocks & additional 9 calf paddocks
* Excellent tree shelter belts across the farm
* Great fencing, electrified with good lane ways

Two Homes:

Main Home: The original homestead of ‘Melinda’ built in 1900, has been updated to enjoy an open plan kitchen, dining & living area with additional separate formal lounge & study.
4 bedrooms, study, 1 bathroom, 2 toilets and outdoor entertaining area.
Take a step back in time when entering the spacious hallway to the bedroom wing of the home, oozing character and appeal of time gone by, this family home offers more than comfort, there’s stories and opportunities in this beloved family home.

Second Home: Classic 1960’s home with updated living area
3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and separate living room alongside the spacious 1960’s kitchen.
Additional shedding for storage and car’s.

This is a unique opportunity to purchase this historic family property , ‘Melinda’.
Traditionally milking between 220 to 250 head and cutting 500 rolls of silage/hay this 70% red soil , rolling South Gippsland property has everything in place to continue dairying or just as easily lends itself to grazing.

For more information please contact Peter Bellingham or Irene Walker at SEJ Real Estate Leongatha. Inspections strictly by appointment only.

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