A Premier Albury District Property


An extremely attractive and conveniently located property in the ever-popular Bowna Valley.

Traditional cattle breeding property that would readily adapt to a variance of rural enterprises including cattle finishing, prime lambs or a seedstock enterprise. “Wirrianda” has been in the current ownership for thirty-two (32) years and has been created and maintained over time, with strong emphasis placed on the environmental aspect of the property and particular emphasis placed on ease of management.


“Wirrianda” Location

An ideal southern New South Wales location. Albury City 36km via Hume Freeway and sealed. Bowna and Wymah Rd, close proximity to Lake Hume.


“Wirrianda” Main Residence

Built in 1952 this spacious family home is of weatherboard construction with a tiled roof, with kitchen, family room refurbish in 2008 and a new master bedroom wing added in 2019.

The home is in immaculate order and offers quality fittings throughout. All window furnishings, light fittings, floor coverings, interior doors are of a high standard and together with a delightful floor plan offers a gracious, modern family homestead.

The new master wing offers a large, spacious bedroom with north facing picture windows overlooking the garden. Modern ensuite with double shower and hand basins, separate toilet, walk in robes plus extra-large storage cupboard.

Bedrooms (2) two and (3) three offer space and light with built in robes, quality window furnishings and overhead fans.

Bedrooms (4) four and (5) five are situated in a detached addition at the rear of the home. Both have overhead fans and built in robes. Ideal older child or guest accommodation.

The family bathroom offers shower, bath and separate toilet.

The living areas are divided by a wide hallway or gallery complete with solid timber floors and doors.

The main living area is spacious, open plan with a wonderful northerly aspect. All the windows in the home have cedar surrounds and are double glazed.

The lounge/sitting area has a full wall length timber side board built in, French doors to garden, bulkhead ceilings and quality black butt floors through living.

A large dining area leads to a modern “hostess” kitchen with a central island bench and an abundance of bench space, drawers and cupboards. This “Jackie Jacobs” built kitchen offers light and space with Miele dishwasher, De Longi electric oven and electric hotplates plus a gas burner.

Adjoining the kitchen is a well -appointed study or home office, a large walk through pantry and easy access to the large laundry.

The second living area is ideal as a formal lounge, playroom, family room with overhead fan and quality fixtures and fittings. 

At the rear of the home is a large boot room with safety mesh walls and doors. The built in Cool star Cool room is a wonderful addition to this home. At the rear is an entertainment area with aggregate concrete flooring, an ornamental grape over the pergola and an established weeping elm with timber seating. Other features include ducted evaporative air-conditioning, slow combustion wood heating, quality fixtures and fittings throughout.


“Wirrianda” Garden and Surrounds

“Wirrianda” garden can only be described as gracious “park like” garden which has been lovingly and meticulously created by our current vendors to provide peace and tranquility from every aspect.

The garden has evolved over the years into large expanses of lawns, “cottage Style” garden beds, a huge variety of roses, camelias, hibiscus and many established deciduous trees including Japanese Maples, Chinese elms, Manchurian pears and beautifully positioned Silver Birches which are scattered throughout.

Attractive pathways lead to different garden “rooms”. A silk tree is a feature with a magnificent mas of ranunculi, seasonal bulbs, hellebore, iris’ and lilies.

The driveway features electric lighting making the garden a delight in evening hours. The garden boasts an orchard with lemons, oranges, quince, cherries apples and plums. An established vegetable garden offers raised beds and seasonal garden beds for all year variety.

Three majestic London Plane trees with a rose garden divides the garden from the shedding.

A chook shed and garden shed complete this garden.

Only an inspection will display the true beauty of these most attractive surrounds


“Wirrianda” Second Residence

The original “Wirrianda” homestead (circa 1915) stands in its original position overlooking the property and the surrounding hills.

Of solid brick with galvanized roof thishome has many original features of the federation era. The home remains in solid condition with Murray Pine ceiling and floors.

This home has been vacant for many years and is in need of a total refurbishment. It could be renovated to its former glory and would adapt well for extra accommodation or an “Air B and B”.


“Wirrianda” Shedding and Working Improvements

There is extensive shedding on “Wirrianda” which includes:

Huge lock up shedding (5) bay with roller doors, power and concrete floor 30 x 12.

Large Hayshed 20 x 17.

Large open bay machinery shed 37 x 18.

Steel cattle yards with undercover crush/working area and loading race.

Historic woolshed. Original “Mugwee” woolshed. In need of substantial refurbishment.


 “Wirrianda” Rainfall

East of Albury and Bowna district in general is regarded as 700mm (28”) annual rainfall area.


“Wirrianda” Land- Soils

Divides itself into three (3) distinct categories namely, heavy carrying creek frontage country, gently undulating pasture country and a small area of hill grazing granite outcrop country of (approx. 30ha). The “creek country is principally grey loan type soils, the undulating pasture country is a mixture of loam type soils and decomposed granite soils, the hill grazing is granite out crop and decomposed granite. All the pasture/finishing country is well established and maintained in a careful and proper manner over the period of the current ownership. The constant management of permanent, mature tree lines and the care establishment around some waterways adds to the overall aesthetics of this most attractive property.


“Wirrianda” Fencing

All steel constructed cyclone fencing maintained to a high standard and in excellent condition. Electric fencing around three quarters of the property and subdivided into 10 paddocks with well-constructed gateways and serviced via a central laneway with all-weather gravel road.

“Wirrianda” Water

A reliable and well-maintained water system including spring fed/ well at rear of property, (12) twelve strategically placed catchment dams, 100,000 gallons of rainwater storage and stock and domestics pump on “Wangra Creek”.


“Wirrianda” Recreation

As part of the continual progression of improving every aspect of “Wirrianda” the current ownership has created a recreational “picnic area” on the summit of the hill country at the rear /southern end of the property. This area provides outstanding views of Lake Hume to both the east and the west. A beautiful and peaceful location

“Wirrianda” extra details

“Wirrianda” has regular third daily mail delivery. School buses to Table Top Primary School and all Albury Schools at the gate.


“Wirrianda” Property Overview

“Wirrianda” is a premier property. The property as a whole and including the residence, the beautiful surrounds, the cared for land, the water, the fencing, the environmental aspects of the property plus the excellent working improvements all stand to the credit of the current ownership over the whole of their tenure (32 years) of creating and maintaining “Wirrianda” to the highest level.

“Wirrianda” now stands ready for new ownership to enjoy the best of rural living and progress a rural enterprise of their choice.

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 "Wirrianda" 944 Wymah Rd, Bowna
Price SOLD
Property ID 1701
Category Rural
Land Area 316.00 ha
Floor Area 35 m2


Date: Friday 1 November, 11:00 AM

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