Property Summary

Beds: 4 Baths: 2

Property Description

‘The Underground Tank’ – Lot 1. of the former ‘Bairnsdale Pumping Station Complex’, located on the Mitchell River to the west of the charming township of Bairnsdale, represents an outstanding opportunity to purchase a ‘Grand Designs’ style renovation / restoration project with a great deal of the time consuming pre-restoration work already done for you.

Part of a 4 Lot subdivision, this opportunity to preserve a significant part of Victoria’s history, located only 50 metres from the river, already has permits and stunning architect designed endorsed plans in place. the land size for Lot 1. is 1,032m2. approx. The plans for the new dwelling include master suite with walk in robe and ensuite, 3 further bedrooms, second full size bathroom, spacious open plan living / dining / kitchen, stunning deck and double garage.

This rectangular in-ground water tank features striking red brick walls emerging above ground and mass concrete walls below. When previously in use the underground tank had a holding capacity of 380,000 litres.

The Bairnsdale Pumping Station is of historical and scientific significance to the State of Victoria as the most intact example of an early municipal pumping station and the only site in Australia with all its buildings set as a cluster.

Located at the junction of the Great Alpine Road and the Princes Highway, Bairnsdale provides easy access to the alpine villages of Omeo, Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham, as well as being at the gateway to the Gippsland Lakes. Bairnsdale is also the main commercial centre for the local wool dairy and timber industries within the Gippsland region.

The township enjoys a variety of wineries, restaurants, cafes, art galleries and farmers markets, all located within a short drive of the town.

‘The Underground Tank’ is for sale as a single Lot or as 1 part of the 4 Lot ‘ Bairnsdale Pumping Station Complex’ – all 4 Lots are for sale with architect designed endorsed plans in place.

For further information or to arrange a private inspection, please contact Sue Gratton on 0507 599 559 or email –