A historic homestead and dairy farm linked to the famed Australian cheese firm Bega Cheese has been listed on the market after being held by the identical household for 168 years.
‘Daisy Financial institution’, on 163ha features a granite constructed bacon manufacturing unit and smokehouse in addition to a homestead that has housed six generations of the D’Arcy household.
Considered one of many unique farms within the Bega valley, the land was bought by the household patriarch John D’Arcy in 1854 and was used as a dairy and pig farm earlier than the bacon and ham manufacturing unit was established in 1870.
In 1899, John D’Arcy was certainly one of a number of native farmers within the space to band collectively as a co-operative butter manufacturing unit, D’Arcy proposing “That an organization, to be referred to as the Bega Co-operative Creamery Firm, be originated,” in response to the Bega Cheese Heritage Centre.
The co-op later grew to become often known as Bega Cheese.
The homestead was constructed 133 years in the past and was modelled on the household residence in Eire, albeit with the addition of an iconic Australian wraparound veranda which is alleged to have been added to guard the constructing from the harsher Australian components.
Constructed from handcrafted bricks that had been shipped from Sydney to Tathra after which transported by river to the property, the home is partly rendered on the Japanese aspect with a galvanised iron roof.
The within of the 5 bed room home is sort of a time capsule and options unique ceiling roses, cornices, skirting boards and 7 working fireplaces.
It additionally has etched glass in a number of of the inner doorways and home windows and carved cedar surrounds.
There may be additionally a separate 4 bed room supervisor’s residence.
The property remains to be run as a dairy farm and has a Lely Astronaut milking system.
David Nolan from Webster Nolan Actual Property Surry Hills mentioned he has obtained curiosity from native and interstate dairy farmers in addition to interstate and abroad consumers within the property’s potential as a way of life property.
The home is being offered along side Gerry Tarlinton from LJ Hooker Bega and is scheduled to go to public sale in Sydney on October 11 with a value expectation of round $8m.