Responding to speculation the historic property may become a housing estate, Richard told Domain in January, when the first block was offered for sale, that the balance of the subdivision would be retained by the family for future generations.
RT Edgar Portsea’s Warwick Anderson is marketing the headland known as The Eastern Sister. Expressions of Interest close at 5pm on Wednesday May 25.
Federal MP Greg Hunt campaigned for the state and federal Labor governments to buy the property when it was listed three years ago. The Sisters precinct is recognised by author Richard Cotter in No Place for a Colony as of significance, and the first place in Victoria to experience frontier violence between settlers and local Aborigines.