Grandchester farm Emerald View to be sold after 147 years

Grandchester farm Emerald View to be sold after 147 years
Grandchester farm Emerald View to be sold after 147 years

Emerald View, a 96 hectare rural lifestyle property in the historic Grandchester district, has been listed for May 5 Ray White auction.

It has been held in the one extended family for the past 147 years.

The family cattle brand (HRO) was the fifth registered cattle brand in Queensland, owned throughout that time by the Rafter and McLaughlin families.

Emerald View has been an ideal farm for grazing - initially a dairy farm but operating as a cattle property since 1968.

Emerald View is located 75 kilometres or just over an hour from the Brisbane CBD.

Grandchester farm Emerald View to be sold after 147 years

There are more than 40 acres of fertile alluvial creek flats that have previously been cultivated with around 70% or over 160 acres is cleared.

The house, first built in 1966, was raised in 1987 and extended and renovated six years ago, with wide wraparound varandahs on three sides.

 

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Rural Property Grandchester

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