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'Ironbark Park'

Baynes Road, Murchison VIC 3610

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'Ironbark Park'


Address: Baynes Rd, Murchison VIC 3610

Region: Goulburn Broken

Size: 16 hectares

Price: $95,000

Contact: Mat Hardy at Trust for Nature (03) 8631 5888 or math@tfn.org.au


This is a Trust for Nature Revolving Fund property

A place to unwind

A place to unwind

Aching for an escape? Looking to make a valuable contribution to conservation?

One leisurely stroll through the bushland of Ironbark Park and you'll see you can do both at once.

Spend your weekends soaking up the peaceful surrounds of your 16 hectares of high priority conservation land. Park yourself at one of the two dams and watch the procession of native species coming in for a drink. The next day, explore the vineyards, cultural heritage and natural features of this popular lifestyle area.

A great spot for a weekender, only two hours’ drive from Melbourne CBD.

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Ecology


Native fauna species present: The property has excellent habitat for many species, including potential habitat for the threatened Hardhead (Aythya australis) and Brown Treecreeper (Climacteris picumnus). 

Native flora species present: The vegetation is dominated by Grey box (Eucalyptus microcarpa), with a scattered understorey of wattles, saltbushes and Red-anthered Wallaby-grass (Joycea pallida). Ironbark Park is notable for the abundance of larger trees.

Significant ecological features on or around this property: Located in the Victorian Midlands Bioregion, Ironbark Park contains threatened Box-Ironbark Forest and is part of a larger habitat patch close to Rushworth State Forest and the Goulburn River.

The permanent protection of Ironbark Park will make a significant contribution to nature conservation in the region.

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Amenity


Ironbark Park is a relatively secluded, predominantly vegetated bush property with two existing dams.

Ironbark Park is located in a rural lifestyle area just outside of Murchison. It's approximately 20 minutes' drive to Rushworth, 35 minutes to Shepparton, and 2 hours to Melbourne CBD.

There are several natural attractions close to Ironbark Park, including Murchison Bushland Reserve, Doctors Swamp and the Waranga Dam. 

Also nearby are several small wineries, scenic drives, and the Murchison Rail Trail.

Location

From Violet Town, take the C345 west for 50.3km, and then turn left onto the Murchison-Goulburn Weir Rd. After 2.6km, turn right onto Baynes Rd, and follow this for 2km. The property will be on the right.