PUFFING BILLY'S ORIGINAL ENGINE SHED + HOUSE, POSSIBLE OPPORTUNITY FOR ACCOMMOD
Phone enquiries - please quote property ID 03066 Whitfield steam locomotive engine shed built in 1898 at the end of Victoria's first narrow gauge railwayline where puffing billy once ran. Later converted to a garage in 1934 this building is the only one left of it's kind in Victoria. Inside the shed is the original brick lined service pit, tracks and four timber flues suspended from the large oregan roof frame. Besides this unique feature the property is situated in the King valley a premier wine growing region with eight cellar doors within a fifteen kilometer radius. For outdoor enthusists the King river offers excellent kyaking on white water and plentiful public forest to walk, drive or hunt. The house is constructed of fibro cement, basic but livable with a reverse cycle airconditioner installed last summer, gas cooking and hot water. Tourism is ever growing with many houses being converted to accomodation just as this property could.
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