Trust For Nature

Property for sale

480 Barkhill Road, Forge Creek, East Gippsland

Name: Wattlewood
Address: 480 Barkhill Road, Forge Creek
Price: $379,000
Contact: Name: John Riches – Elders Estate Agent - Bairnsdale: Mobile: 0402 082 643  Email:
Size: 70.4: TFN covenant on 50.2 Ha, Native vegetation offset on 14.5 Ha, 6.14 Ha without covenant.

Bushland Beauty! As you drive into Wattlewood you leave the world behind and enjoy a diversity of grasses, wildflowers and many orchid species. Diverse fauna with antechinus, sugar gliders, wallabies, koala, kangaroos, lizards and frogs. Bird life abounds with more than 60 species observed: wedge-tailed eagle, Sacred kingfisher, Pardalote.  A rural escape, but close to facilities and recreational opportunities. The property is listed as Box-Gum Grassy Woodland, of high conservation significance within the Gippsland Plains Bioregion.

The delightful poured earth studio has 140,000 litres fresh water storage and is powered by 3 kw solar system. The largest dam near the studio provides an attractive backdrop. Extensive high quality shedding includes an enclosed floored area, boat storage and implement shed. Access to the property is by remote control solar gate and it’s surrounded by farmland, gullies and is close to the lake system.

The property features a standard TFN covenant on 50.2 Ha, Native vegetation offset on 14.5 Ha with 6.14 Ha without covenant. The Native vegetation offset attracts income over the next 6 years.

Directions: The property is located a short distance from both Paynesville and Bairnsdale with near-by access to the Gippsland Lakes. East Gippsland wilderness, snowfields at Dinner plain and Mt Hotham are all within easy reach.