Slice of Victorian History For Sale in Sorrento

A SUBDIVIDED piece of Victorian history has quietly hit the market, in Sorrento.

Richard Shelmerdine, a member of the Myer dynasty, is selling the 1915 square metre development site – until now part of the much larger historic property known as The Sisters, and within the precinct of Victoria’s first European settlement.

In early 2008, the Shelmerdine’s paid $18.4 million cash for the exclusive 1.2 hectare site, which has been in private hands since 1890, and was last owned by eccentric millionaire Peter Rand.

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