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APOLLO BAY.  Binnawee Co-operative is a registered six-family, jointly owned, rural community successfully operating on 250 acres in the beautiful Wild Dog Valley 4km from Apollo Bay for 40 years.  The Otways and Great Ocean Road are one of Australia’s most popular attractions.  Each family’s individual shareholding entitles them to exclusive use of their specified dwelling and shared ownership of the remainder of the property similar to a body corporate.  Two grandparent owners each with three married children have thirteen grandchildren between them of varying ages who enjoy the great bush, wildlife and beach.  An interesting variety of professions is represented among the member families.  The shareholding for sale is one family’s one third share (The other five shareholdings vary in size from 6 per cent to 20 per cent) which entitles the family to exclusive use of a comfortable four bedroom home with all mod cons.  Sadly, after 40 memorable years, at age 85 with a variety of ailments we need to vacate our little piece of paradise.  Dare to think outside the square and consider, because of Binnawee’s unique communal nature and its attractions, a joint or shared ownership with family or friends.  $550,000. 

Email:  Phone (03) 5237 6347.


GRAMPIANS.  Tree change with income!  After 28 years Angela wants to retire.  This established holiday accommodation business on flat farm land has provided one person with a comfortable lifestyle; TWO people would have a highly successful business.  Good will with returning rock climbers.  Three bedroom house, 6 x two bedroom cabins, 1 x one bedroom cabin, swimming pool, tennis court, 5 x 17,000 litre tanks, bore, piped Grampians Wimmera Mallee water, small dam, 17 acres/7 hectares, sandy soil.  One kilometre to national park, seven minutes to park walks and climbs.  $560,000.  Phone (03) 5384 3226.



PYRENEES. Dreaming of a genuine Pyrenees lifestyle property? Inexpensive living - wind and solar power, extensive rainwater storage, unlimited firewood, food-producing like fruits, nuts, berries, vegies, etc on very fertile soil. Park-like setting – extensive collection of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs, roses, daffodils, etc. Abundant native bird and animal life, tranquil surroundings. Very comfortable stone-clad house with many special features. Detached guest unit, elevated concrete deck.  Wood-fired pizza oven, conservatory with gas barbecue. In-ground pool. Large powered sheds. All equipment included – registered 4x4 Nissan ute, tractors, mowers, chain saws, saw bench, wood splitter, wood-working and welding equipment. Solid stone hut, picnic area with shelter, tank, etc. Seasonal creek, dam. Timber plantations – black walnuts, Californian redwoods, native pines, sugar gums. Natural forest on slopes, easy access to Pyrenees forest tracks. Reluctant sale due to advanced age – 150 beautiful acres for $495,000 (negotiable).

Ring (03) 5354 8241 for details and photos.





TAMBO VALLEY.  This beautiful 50 acre block of river flats is located in the High Country of East Gippsland in the Tambo Valley.  Organically certified for five years this gorgeous block sits on the Tambo River.  It has a productive lucerne paddock, water for domestic and stock, water tank and trough pumped using a solar pump.  Able to be built on.  Rich fertile soil.  This block has beautiful views of the surrounding mountains.  $350.000.  


Phone 0429 148 033.

STRATFORD, GIPPSLAND.  Escape to the country with the benefits of living in town.  This fully restored historic home in Stratford in beautiful central Gippsland faces the Avon River and is a short walk from the main street and the rail line to Melbourne.  Quaint and quirky three-bedroom home with two light-filled living rooms, wood heaters and separate study with loft storage.  Fully renovated kitchen with large pantry featuring local timbers, period pressed metal and quality appliances.  Three separate bathrooms, one with disabled access, another with original claw foot bath.  The floor plan lends itself to the possibility of dual occupancy, ideal for a B&B subject to council approval.  Sustainability features include raised vegetable gardens, chook pen, solar electricity, rain water tanks and solar/heat pump hot water.  Stratford is a small, friendly community with two schools, swimming pool, active sustainability and Landcare groups, and a strong focus on the arts.  The Courthouse Theatre is the community hub with a film group, gallery, workshops, community choir and regular theatre and music performances.  The Avon River is on your doorstep and the beautiful Alpine Ranges, Gippsland Lakes and 90 Mile Beach a short drive away.  

Contact the agent: Lisa Wegener 0401 065 422.

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