A trophy Murray River property with a history dating back to colonial times will go under the hammer next month in what promises to be one of the Riverina highlights of the autumn sale season.
Elders has listed for sale the Mayfield property of former veterinary surgeon, David Harding and his wife Francien, to enable them to take their retirement to the next stage.
Situated on the Riverina Highway at Bungowannah, 20 kilometres west of Albury, Mayfield is today a property of 274 hectares (678 acres) with a 2.75 kilometre frontage to the Murray River.
The present owners have held the property since 2004.
During that time, they have extensively renovated the 165-year-old homestead while lifting the farm’s overall grazing productivity to a…