Mawallok in Western Victoria listed for sale

Mawallok in Western Victoria listed for sale
Mawallok in Western Victoria listed for sale

Mawallok in Western Victoria has been listed for sale.

Price expectations are reported to be above $25 million.

With a carrying capacity for 30,000 dry-sheep equivalents (DSE), the 2349-hectare heritage-listed sheep station comes with a 10-bedroom homestead, built in 1908 in the Arts and Crafts architecture style.

Mawallok has one of the most significant historic gardens in Australia.

Mawallok in Western Victoria listed for sale

Owned by the Russell family since 1847, the property near Beaufort was bought by Jocelyn and Peter Mitchell in 1980.

Their son Stephen married Serena, whose grandmother was a Russell – so that when the couple took over in 2009, ownership came full circle.

Its William Guilfoyle-designed English gardens were designed in 1909 to complement the Arts and Crafts homestead.

Guilfoyle, arguably Australia greatest garden designer, laid out the Royal Botanic Gardens from 1873-1909.

Mawallok in Western Victoria listed for sale

 

Mawallok is credited as his last known, and perhaps his grandest, homestead garden design.

In the 1920s, Sir John Monash designed the 9ha lake.

In 1924 Major Alex Russell, a keen golfer, designed the six-hole golf course.

Elders Real Estate are taking expressions of interest until November 21.

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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