Mornington Peninsula, VIC
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Perfect Family Property for Committed Conservationists
Be the next caretaker of beautiful rare bushland on the Mornington Peninsula.

Enjoy magnificent wetlands created to ensure wildlife are supported and protect the beautiful remnant woodlands continue to provide abundant habitats for indigenous flora and fauna.

Perfect for family life with plenty of room for the full range of activities through the various stages of life.

Established for self-sufficient living there is also an opportunity for farm gate sales with plenty of water. With no use of chemicals on the land for 15 years there is also the opportunity for transition to organic certification.

Tank rainwater, town water as well as the dams provide ample water.

Grow much of your own food and some fruit (apples grapefruit); enjoy your own chickens and eggs.

There is a paddock for the pony, sheep or goats. Chook pens too, which have held 70 chooks at one stage. Raising ducks and geese would also be feasible based on the property design, particularly if your interest is as a Permaculture property.

The sheep shed in the front garden can double for bird watching and wildlife spotting pleasure. A family of sugar glider possums has taken up residence on the property and the wedge-tailed eagle is now seen for the first time in 20 years.

If a home-based business is important to you there is a separate 45m2 well insulated building with easy and separate access to the home and residential areas.

With easy access to Melbourne CBD only 48km away. A bus stop at the front gate ensures easy access for workers, children.

The villages of nearby Baxter and Pearcedale both have State primary schools.

About 40% of the land is known as Damp Heathy Woodland beautifully conserved by the current owners over 15 years. You will become the important caretaker of this rare and localized land of great environmental importance to the Mornington Peninsula. There is extensive history, documents and information to provide to you if you are the next owner of the property.

Indigenous tree planting for ongoing re-vegetation and wildlife corridors is continuing. The property enjoys Land for Wildlife status.

Rich in bio-diversity:

For example,
57 species of Native birds:
2 of them are State significant bird and vulnerable
-they are: Hardhead and Great Egret

-3 of them are State significant bird
-they are: Australian Shoveller, Nankeen Night Heron, Latham’s Snipe.
Latham’s Snipe is Migratory under the EPBC Act and protected

5 of them are Regional Significant bird:
for example, Buff-banded Rail, Yellow-tailed Black-Cookatoo

Detailed Fauna Survey is available for serious buyers

Property Features

  • Close to Schools
  • Close to Transport
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Baxter in the Shire of Mornington Peninsula. Public transport includes Baxter railway and the Stony Point Greater Metropolitan Line.

Originally named Baxter's Flat, Baxter was founded by pastoralist Benjamin Baxter, who lived in a property named Carrup Carrup
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Mornington Peninsula
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Price : Undisclosed
Property Type : Acreage/Semi-Rural

Building DETAILS

Land Area : 16.85 Acres
Number of Floors : 1
Ensuite : 1


Garage : 2
Off Street Parking : 3

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