Blandford 5364 New England Highway

Historic Bickham Homestead. First time offered to the market in 165 years

  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Parking

Area: Approx 133.55ha (330ac)

Location: Located approx 12km's south of Murrurundi and approx 26km's north of Scone in the Upper Hunter Valley of New south Wales. Situated on the Pages River and surrounded by thoroughbred studs and cattle properties, Bickham Homestead enjoys some of the best country the Upper Hunter has to offer.

Country: Fertile and productive flats make up approx 200+acers of what Bickham Homestead has to offer. A highly regarded area suited to either beef cattle or equine pursuits.

Improvements: Magnificent historic Bickham homestead constructed progressively during the mid 1800's, completed in 1875 and architecturally influenced by Edmund Blacket (the Colonial architect from 1849 to 1854).
The most recent refurbishment, professionally completed in 1995, was especially sympathetic to period features, focused on preserving as many original forms and colors as possible but with the addition of certain contemporary conveniences.
Further infrastructure includes car and machinery sheds, grain shed, small hay shed, slaughter house, older cattle stalls and a small set of cattle yards.

Water: A long frontage to the Pages River (approx 4km) with numerous holes supplies the water for Bickham Homestead.

Fencing: The property is well fenced throughout and is split into 12 main paddocks

Stocking Rate: In an average season the property would run approx. 70 cows and calves.

This historic property is perfectly positioned between Murrurundi and Scone and only 97km to the Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre (AELEC)

For sale by Expression of Interest closing 24th March 2021

McGrath Upper Hunter selling in conjunction with Sydney Sotheby's.

Angus Patterson - McGrath Upper Hunter - 0427 443 250
Michael Pallier - Sydney Sotheby's - 0417 371 522

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