"Mullengandra"

“Mullengandra” Details

The history of Mullengandra follows the early history of the Albury district with the homestead and buildings retaining their original style and presence and the original property being a smaller scale agricultural holding, running cattle and sheep for the past 170 years. A combination of quality rural lifestyle and sound rural enterprise of choice.

 

“Mullengandra” Land Area

172ha – 426 acres – Freehold Land

 

“Mullengandra” Location

A convenient location, 32kms north east of Albury City, via the Hume Highway (20 minutes). Border cities of Albury/Wodonga (100,000 population)

 

“Mullengandra” Country

Alluvial creek flats and strong loam type soils. Gentle undulation, all cleared.

 

“Mullengandra” Timber

Original yellow and red box species with shade trees retained and mature tree lines specifically placed to add to the whole property.

 

“Mullengandra” Pastures Fertiliser

Strong perennial pastures throughout with abundance of clovers, rye grass, white and sub clovers. Regular applications of sulfur phosphate and lime over many years. Pastures to a high level.

 

“Mullengandra” Rainfall

An accepted annual rainfall of 27” to 28”. (700ml). Predominantly Autumn/Winter rains since 1860

 

“Mullengandra” District Climate

The Mullengandra Bowna District boasts a temperate climate with a well recorded annual average temperature of 22 Degrees.  The area is regarded as the most climatically stable area in southern NSW.

 

 

 

“Mullengandra” Water

  • Homestead

(a)    Well on creek pumps to storage and supporting garden and surrounds.

(b)   Rainwater storage stands 30,000 gal, 130,000L supports the residence.

  • Stock water

(a)    A combination of dual access to the Sweetwater Creek all designated points and four strategically placed catchment dams.

(b)   A particularly well-watered property.

  • Sweetwater Creek

The Sweetwater Creek traverse the whole property and is the lifeblood of the property. The property as presented has been established around the Sweetwater Creek which has been historically a permanent creek full flowing over the vast majority of time and only reducing to deep holes in extremely dry times. The Sweetwater Creek has been well managed over the period of current ownership. The creek area is not only important as the major water source it is most attractive and environmentally friendly

 

“Mullengandra” Fencing Subdivision

All fencing is best described as excellent. A carefully designed subdivision of six (6) main paddocks and six (6) smaller access paddocks. Designed in particular for ease of management. 

 

“Mullengandra” Homestead

A stately Federation style residence built to the highest standards of the time by Mr Mitchell in 1905. The homestead has been refurbished in the period of the present ownership, 1962 to the present day, with the initial refurbishment involving a large extension being in 1985.

This extension created a huge family living room area with timber flooring and double sashed timber windows in sympathy with the original features. In 2014 a new kitchen area was created with all modern features including granite benchtops, central bench and a Blackwood theme. All appliances were renewed to the highest level.

Mullengandra homestead stands today in excellent condition, offering (4) four large bedrooms all with built in robes, a formal lounge with pressed tin ceilings, original windows, some leadlight windows, feature doors, wide hallway with archway so popular in the era in which it was built. A large outdoor living area, a study, a cellar, a pantry store room.

Additional features include the original slate roof, all in excellent condition and complete the historic residence maintained and redefined to contemporary living.

 

 

 

“Mullengandra” Surrounds-Gardens

In keeping with the high level of maintenance that is evident over the whole property, the gardens have been carefully designed to retain some of the original features and reflect the beauty of yesteryear.

The neat, easily maintained surrounds retains the original character, however many of the perennial and annual borders have been replaced over the years with shrubs, lawns and trees. The love of the gardens has continued over the generations with present ownership since 1962 adding and extending in a varied number of ways. The Mullengandra homestead has been sited in an elevated position surrounded by the before mentioned gardens and accessed via a long curved driveway ending amid the gardens.

 

“Mullengandra” Working Improvements

  • Historic  (1905) working improvements

a)      Original brick shearer’s quarter ready for refurbishment into higher level accommodation. All in need of some degree of refurbishment.

b)      Original brick stables and carriage accommodation. A solid example of yesteryear. All built in a similar style to those buildings on Tabletop Station, Maryvale and Cottrell’s at Mountain Creek.

c)       Original (2) two stand Woolshed with power, round timber posts and galvanised iron.

  • Original Modern Working Improvements

a)      Excellent (as new) all steel, state of the art cattle yards, designed and built by Holbrook Engineering and incorporating all features to allow for a “ one man “ operation

b)      Large lock up all steel machinery shed with workshop area

c)       2 Kotzur silos 30 tonnes.

  • Inclusions

a)      All electric fencing in excellent order.

b)      Pressure pump unit (water supply). All pumps associated with the water supply

c)       Solar inverter.

d)      5kwat solar system.

 

“Mullengandra”

A prestige property offering the utmost in rural living. The residence, the garden and surrounds, the location and in particular the siting of the period home and working improvements all combine for quiet, private living in a high profile district.

“Mullengandra” is a property that will suit a variance of rural enterprises and in particular would seem ideal for those that may wish to create a stud stock enterprise whether it be cattle, sheep or horses. The location offers the best exposure available without compromising the genuine rural aspect of the property.

 

DISCLAIMER: Whilst every care is taken to supply accurate information our company cannot be held responsible for any incorrect information.

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Address 115 Sweetwater Rd
Price SOLD
Property ID 1558
Category Rural
Land Area 450.00 ac

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