Historic Estate In Australia’s Southern Highlands Seeks Next Land Holder

That the Glenrock property in Tallong, Australia, has had solely 5 house owners in additional than 200 years is a testomony to its attract and sustainability.

On the coronary heart of the greater than 2,300-acre agricultural holding is a grand 1830s Georgian and Greek revival mansion painstakingly restored over a 12-year interval. The historic homestead, expanded since its authentic land grant, advantages from frontage on two main roads and perpetual water licenses. The property additionally fronts two creeks and incorporates a wide ranging gorge with a waterfall.

Marketed as “worth upon request,” the landmark property’s uncommon attributes place it outdoors the traditional valuation methodology, says Non-public Property International’s Ken Jacobs, one of many brokers representing Glenrock. “No true comparable gross sales proof exists.

The 2 largest New South Wales acreage gross sales of 2022 are the closest benchmarks. A holding of 9 noncontiguous parcels totaling 3,232 acres was offered final 12 months by Hume Coal for greater than AU $100 million (roughly US $67.2 million) or AU $30,000 per acre (roughly (US $20,150 per acre). The Mereworth homestead of 1,250 acres offered for almost AU $49.7 million (roughly US $33.4 million) or AU $39,750 per acre (roughly US $26,700 per acre).

“Glenrock has solely simply been launched, however there was preliminary curiosity from high-net-worth native patrons,” Jacobs says. “The mix of huge acreage and services mixed with historic significance and architectural advantage will guarantee enchantment to an eclectic mixture of native and worldwide patrons.”

Along with the sandstone mansion and prime grazing land, Glenrock contains visitor lodging, a five-story clock tower with a viewing platform, stables, stockyards and two non-public lakes, one that includes a Japanese-style boathouse.

The Southern Highlands landholding facilities on the stately important residence, which is surrounded by greater than 5 acres of lit parklike grounds full of rolling lawns and mature bushes. A Giverny-inspired bridge crosses water inside view of the mansion.

Eighteen fluted Doric-style columns help a large wraparound porch operating the width of the home, giving the façade a delightful symmetry. Shutters body the a number of French doorways that open to the porch. Cedar joinery and tremendous woodwork carry all through the five-bedroom, five-bathroom house.

Along with a Nineteenth-century visitor home are newer buildings and services for company and employees for a complete of 10 bedrooms and 10 bogs on the property. Amongst them are a separate supervisor’s residence, visitor and operations complicated, in depth garages, workshop and space for storing.

The steady constructing, full with brick pavers, skylights and light-toned picket ceiling, contains 10 stalls, a tack room and saddlery.

Though Glenrock could also be two centuries away from its beginnings, the property is lower than a two-hour drive, or fast helicopter jaunt, from Sydney.


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