de Kerilleau Estate, Wodonga, Hits the Market For The First Time in 88 Years

Murray RiverA HISTORIC homestead, on a 12 hectare estate near the Murray River in Wodonga has hit the market for the first time in 88 years.

The eight-bedroom de Kerilleau mansion, built in 1870, will be auctioned next month after about another 12 hectares – once part of the estate – was subdivided.

Governor Sir Charles Bowen stayed at de Kerilleau in 1873, when the Melbourne to Wodonga railway opened, commemorating the event by planting a Moreton Bay Fig Tree at the estate which still stands.

The property’s sprawling land also includes trees dating from pre-settlement.

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