607 Ararat-Halls Gap Road, Cathcart

607 Ararat-Halls Gap Road, Cathcart

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Approx 4.33 Hectares

Immerse yourself in Cathcart history! Purchase the refurbished workers quarters of the original Crochan homestead.

Set high on the thirteen acre allotment with commanding 360 degree views the comfortable three bedroom open plan workers homesteader is only seven kilometers' to Ararat and 40 kms to Halls Gap. Cathcart is famed for the earliest gold discovery circa 1854 in the Ararat district. The province was also known as Old Ararat. #607 is the former workers quarters of the historically significant Crochan Homestead. The Crochan landholding was one of the first properties in the area. It spanned the South side length of Mt Ararat Road, and went halfway to Moyston along Ararat Halls Gap Road. The old boundaries of the property are still visible today, marked by distinctive handmade cement posts which the farmhands made each morning by pouring cement into the post moulds prior to their other farmhand duties. During the 1970’s or 1980’s, the sheep station, the workers quarters, and the Crochan homestead were subdivided. The workers quarters was allocated the front corner of approximately 13 acres. The workers quarters has all the qualities of the period featuring high ceilings deep skirts and shady surround verandahs. The land is lush and undulating with a picturesque dam and an abundance of shade trees. The homesteader has two fireplaces and reverse cycle air conditioning spacious open plan living with spectacular views. If you are looking to immerse yourself in Victorian history look no further. You will have the best of both worlds an endearing homesteader nestled in one of Victoria's go to tourism regions plus the opportunity to be self sufficient whilst living in comfort in an updated 3 bedroom home plus external office and an abundance of storage and shedding. Call Colette an agent that works weekends on 0488052155

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