Property Summary

Beds: 3 Baths: 3

Property Description

‘The Workshop’ – Lot 4. of the former ‘Bairnsdale Pumping Station Complex’, located on the Mitchell River to the west of the township of Bairnsdale, represents an outstanding opportunity to purchase a 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 architect designed endorsed plans in place. The land size for Lot 4 is 715m2. approx. The plans for the restored dwelling shaped from the historic Workshop and Pumphouse, bring the cluster of original buildings together seamlessly to provide a large open plan living / dining area with large open kitchen with butler’s pantry, a master suite with walk in robe and large ensuite bathroom, a further two bedrooms, both with their own ensuites, plus new extended patio and decking areas to both sides of the home. A garage incorporated into one of the original buildings is another design feature of this brilliant restoration.

The Bairnsdale Pumping Station Complex 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 it’s buildings in one cluster. The corrugated iron 1950’s workshop contains some of it’s original machinery and the 1930’s weatherboard pumphouse contains original centrifugal booster pumps, there is also a corrugated iron addition.

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 within a short distance of the centre of the town.

‘The Workshop’ 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 0407 599 559 or email –