Selling Houses Australia

Bass farm house makeover in Victoria: Before and After

Take a closer look at the transformation of this beautiful 118-acre dairy farm near Melbourne.

Dairy farmers John and Mary Morgan have been working in the dairy industry for 45 years, and for the past 20 years have worked their own farm, snug in the rolling hills of the Bass Coast. Just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne, this 118-acre dairy farm is in a beautiful location only 15 minutes from Phillip Island.

The house is solid, but dated. In fact the lack of a spruce up is a testament to how hardworking Mary and John are – that their 4 bedroom farmhouse remained in its original condition, while they worked to keep their farm afloat.

A well loved vegetable garden and orchid greenhouse are proof of the love they have for the land. But for John and Mary, being dairy farmers wasn’t what it used to be. The price slashing that affected the industry country-wide was the final straw, and it prompted the couple to look at retirement, which means giving up their home of 20 years.

It’s a difficult time to sell with the dairy industry struggling, possibly scaring any potential buyers. So it was obvious that if someone was to invest in this gorgeous slice of Victoria, the farmhouse had to become the centrepiece and an inspirational country cottage.

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