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'Merriman's Retreat'

698 Sisters Road, Gormandale VIC 3873


'Merriman's Retreat'


Address: 698 Sisters Road, Gormandale VIC 3873

Region: West Gippsland

Size: 40.14 hectares

Price: $195,000

Contact: Mat Hardy, Trust for Nature, (03) 8631 5888

This is a Trust for Nature Revolving Fund property

Retreat for the weekend

Retreat for the weekend

Looking to escape? Lose yourself within this 40 hectare forest property in the beautiful Merriman’s Creek Valley.

Strolling along the walking tracks, you’ll encounter an incredible array of flora and fauna. Keep an eye out for the orchids and lilies, the wedge-tailed eagle nesting area, and maybe even a koala or two. Unwind after your walk at one of the local vineyards.

Just over 2 hours from Melbourne, with great road access, this is your chance to secure a rejuvenating weekend retreat.

Join other landowners working with Trust for Nature to protect the magnificent natural heritage of the Strzelecki Ranges.



Native fauna species present: Includes a wedge-tailed eagle nesting area. Koalas have also been spotted, thought to be part of the endemic Strzelecki / South Gippsland population.

Native flora species present: Huge variety of flora including native lilies, orchids, ferns, climbers, forbs and shrubs.

Significant ecological features on or around this property: Endangered Grassy Woodland and Creekline Grassy Woodland communities.



The Trust for Nature conservation covenant allows for the construction of a dwelling (STCA).

Join other landowners in the area working with Trust for Nature to protect the magnificent natural heritage of the Strzelecki Ranges.

There are a plenty of opportunities for bushwalking and bird-watching.


Gormandale is just over 2 hours from Melbourne (189 km) and only 37 minutes (32 km) from Traralgon. From Gormandale, head south on Yarram-Traralgon Rd, and take the slight right turn onto Merrimans Creek Rd. Follow this road for approx. 3 kms, and then turn left onto Sisters Rd. The property is about 400m along Sisters Rd on the northern side (Melways ref: X928 E8).

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