Distinguished Australian businessman Mark Selway has put his rural South Australian acreage property available on the market once more.
The 2019ha riverfront property at Sunnydale, a couple of one-and-a-half hour drive east of Adelaide, is listed with a $3.25 million asking value.
It’s the second time the previous chief govt of constructing materials firm Boral Ltd has tried to promote it – it was listed in 2016 however he took it off the market as a result of he wasn’t able to half with it.
Often known as Devon Downs, Mr Selway purchased the sprawling property at 198 Christians Rd with 4km of Murray River frontage in 2010.
It was developed as a sheep station within the early 1900s, with previous Cobb & Co stone ruins and stays of the stagecoach observe that transported mail, provides and passengers in the course of the early pioneering days nonetheless on the positioning.
Right this moment it features a six-bedroom trendy homestead in-built 2012, a second three-bedroom house that was the property’s authentic farmhouse, a concrete boat ramp, floating river pontoon, safety monitored eight-bay automobile and storage storage and a 12ha jojoba plantation.
Mr Selway, who has additionally been chief govt of worldwide engineering firms Weir Group and IMI Plc, mentioned it had been an excellent retreat to entertain household, mates and enterprise associates through the years, so it was with a heavy coronary heart he was promoting it.
“I’ve spent a number of my life abroad … so this was at all times the spot the place the household would congregate,” he mentioned.
“My children and their mates grew up on the river at Devon Downs, it’s an incredible a part of my reminiscences of the place.
“The youngsters realized their water sports activities, path biking, four-wheel driving and out of doors and mechanical expertise at Devon Downs.
“As they have older, they actually get pleasure from spending time with their mates on the authentic cottage on the property, which they’ve branded ‘The Occasion Home’.
“The distinctive native flora, historic relevance and in depth wildlife present the right getaway from the burden of metropolis life.”
Colliers Worldwide Adelaide brokers Jesse Manuel and Tim Altschwager are promoting the property.
They have been anticipating curiosity from Australian and worldwide households looking for both a part-time or everlasting way of life property, in addition to traders within the tourism sector.
“The present homeowners have preserved the pristine pure atmosphere at Devon Downs, whereas including magnificent lodging, native gardens and river actions,’ Mr Manuel mentioned.
“And the previous Cobb & Co ruins on the clifftop are a definite reminder of the pioneering Australians who first ventured into the area and developed our agricultural trade.”