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'Wattlewood'

480 Barkhill Road, Forge Creek VIC 3875

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'Wattlewood'

Address: 480 Barkhill Road, Forge Creek VIC 3875

Region: East Gippsland

Size: 70.4 hectares

Price: $379,000

Conservation covenant: Yes

Contact

John Riches, Elders Estate Agent, Bairnsdale
0402 082 643  
john.riches@eldersrealestate.com.au

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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.

Studio inside

Studio outside

Shed

Ducks on the dam

Wildflowers

Tiger Orchid

Location

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

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