No Ordinary Property - Your Own Piece of History!
Thornborough Estate - is no ordinary property. Cast your mind back to 1870, William Ridgway fell in love with this property, just as you will and his experience in 1870 will not be much different than what you will experience , however he approached the property on a horse & cart.
Up the winding entry you will find as you pass the Vineyards, the landscape of the River Red Gums studded in the distance following the beautiful river that runs through this property. 2.5km of river to be exact. The property straddles over the river offering 3 titles and a land holding of 272 hectares or 673.74acres.
Cast your mind back 140 years, once you enter the property you will see why the mansion home is built in the location it is!
The 2 storey homestead will command your attention as you enter the property and as you drive closer to the home, only then will you understand its size and grandeur.
Enter the formal entrance to the formal central entry and to the left is a magnificent formal lounge with open fireplace, timber floors and a beautiful outlook. On the opposite side of the hallway is the fomal dining room and another open fireplace, also featured are a 2nd meals area or music room, library, kitchen and kitchen dine.
Upstairs is the master quarters with 5 bedrooms, bathrooms (all rooms are triple size)
Whats a mansion without a balcony alfresco area overlooking the stunning property?
A separate cottage or servants quarters with 2 bedrooms is adjacent the main home!
You may ask does the property have a coach house and stable? It certainly does, with accommodation!
The property is a magnificent land holding, horticulture, viticulture as its primary production together with beef cattle/goats, the life blood of any farm is water, yes and we use plenty , bores, dams, tanks, (300 megalitres) the property is irrigated and features header sprinklers.
Perfectly bounded by 5 roads.
Highway 1 is on the far western boundary, the early settlers may have had some insight as to the future road systems!
Sitting on the balcony you can see Adelaide City, Mount Lofty & the Ranges.
This is a stunning land holding and a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase.
Fabulous site for a Function Centre, (stcc) this property offer the perfect setting for a wedding reception/function centre!
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The property will be taken to Auction on Saturday 21st September 2013 at 11am