Yarra Glen Farm on Green Wedge Zoned Land Set to Become Chocolaterie Tourist Attraction

A YARRA Glen farm on  land zoned Green Wedge will be converted into “the number one rural tourism attraction in Australia” after the Yarra Ranges Shire Council unanimously approved a $31 million chocolate centre at a prominent corner site.

The major development will be developed on a 15.5 hectare farm on the north-east corner of Old Healesville Road and Melba Highway, about 2.7 kilometres east of the Yarra Glen township and near the Alowyn Gardens.

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Yarra Glen Shopping Centre, Melbourne, Sells For $8.4 Million

A near-new, neighbourhood shopping centre on a massive 9.3 hectare site, most of which can’t be redeveloped, sold for $8.4 million last month to a local private investor.

The Yarra Glen Shopping Centre (aerial, right) was one of several Mortgagee Sale campaigns offered last year. A supermarket – leased to Ritchies Supa IGA until 2028 – fills 70 per cent of the 3747 square metre complex which also includes 11 specialty stores.

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