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Our property

Our new property is on 53 acres and is on the Seaspray Road at Seaspray, Victoria. 
It is only 15 minutes drive from Sale and approximately 10 Kms from the Ninety Mile beach
It is approx 230 km from Melbourne, a driving time of around 2hr and 40 mins.




The property is divided into numerous paddocks all with electric wire and safe horse fencing.
We have 2 tanks, 3 dams and a bore with excellent quality water.
All horse paddocks have automatic water troughs.
We have a barn with 2 boxes. feed storage, a crush and hot wash.
We have added a round yard and an alley system between most paddocks.
We will progressively be improving our horse facilities as funds permit.
 

     

 

 

If you are interested in coming to see us or our horses, why don't you make it part of a holiday or trip to the area.

See below for details of local attractions

Seaspray  Ninety Mile Beach Sale

Seaspray

Located 248 kilometres from Melbourne along either the Princes Highway or South Gippsland Highway,
Seaspray is approximately 33 kilometres south of Sale.

Seaspray is a small village located on the magnificent 90 Mile Beach about 2.5 hours drive from Melbourne.
It is predominantly a holiday resort for seasonal and casual visitors; however, Seaspray is attracting increasing numbers of
permanent residents owing to its unique seaside location and its proximity to the nearby commercial centre of Sale.

 

Surf lifesaving club



   

Seaspray is highly regarded for its leisurely beachside lifestyle offering at the same time
excellent surf swimming, beach walking and fishing opportunities.
Horse riding is permitted on the beach on the west side of the surf club, or at
McGaurans beach which is just 10 minutes further down the road.

Seaspray is a popular destination for lovers of nature. The sheer vastness and the untouched beauty of the beach,
the clean white sands, the sound of waves and a natural bush environment, make it a great place for a holiday.

Accommodation in Seaspray is plentiful, with B&Bs, cottages and a large caravan park located behind the sand dunes
and within a safe traffic-free walk to Ninety Mile Beach.

Swimming, surfing, fishing and boating are popular activities along the Gippsland coastline.
The Surf Lifesaving Club patrols the beach during the busy seasons and you can
join the social activities held at the licensed Surf Life Saving Club House.
Merrimans Creek offers a safe swimming alternative as well as boating and fishing.
The angler can enjoy both surf and creek fishing year-round and hope to catch salmon,
snapper, flathead, bream, whiting and shark. 
There are also picnic and BBQ areas, playgrounds and tennis courts. 
There is a licensed general store with take away food, post office
and Ronnies Tea Rooms which is an ideal place to enjoy a Devonshire Tea.

Ninety Mile Beach

It is believed to be the third longest uninterrupted beach in the world
(behind Praia do Cassino on the Brazilian southern coast and Padre Island on the US Gulf Coast)
The beach sits at the edge of the Gippsland Lakes, the largest inland water system in the Southern Hemisphere.

From the shallow inlets near Port Albert to the wide open lakes of Lakes Entrance,
it is a 90-mile long stretch of pristine golden sand that separates the Gippsland Lakes from Bass Strait.

This is one of the most natural and unspoilt beaches in the world and is ideal for any number of beach activities
from beach fishing and swimming to walking, whale and dolphin-spotting or just lazing in the sun.

The beach lies on the edge of a long slender sand dune and the absence of rocky outcrops or headlands
results in a vista of endless sand that stretches as far as the eye can see.
Offshore, the sandy plains are only occasionally broken by low ribbons of reef which formed as
shorelines or sand dunes during ice-ages when the sea-level was lower than today.

  

Beneath the waters, the sand plains harbour a vast array of marine life.
Bird life is prolific all along the coastal parks and includes Crimson and Eastern Rosellas,
Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo, Swamp Harriers, Hawks, Blue Wrens, Silver Eyes,
Red Browed Finch, Eastern Spine Bill and many other honey eaters.
The Rainbow Lorikeet would normally fly north for the winter but it remains along the beach coastal parks area
all year - attracted by the temperate climate and the plentiful coastal banksia.
Other wildlife which can be spotted include:  koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus and echidnas.
The Ninety-Mile Beach area has been found to have the highest species diversity anywhere on the planet.
In ten square metres 860 species were discovered living in the sand and in one square metre a staggering 187 species.

The beach can be reached from the South Gippsland Highway via the towns of
Woodside Beach, Seaspray, Golden Beach or Loch Sport and Lakes Entrance.
Unspoilt and offering clean white sand, wonderful crashing waves and a natural bush environment,
these seaside towns create the perfect holiday location.
Both Woodside and Seaspray have life saving beach patrols during the summer season.

Sale

Sale is central to the high country areas of Dargo and Licola and the spectacular ocean wilderness of Ninety Mile Beach.
The city of Sale stands at the gateway to the Gippsland Lakes and Ninety Mile Beach, 213km east of Melbourne.
The city’s emblem is the black swan and this is not surprising as this majestic bird rules the roost on the local waterways.
Sale is a small, prosperous city where peoples livelihood stems from regional agriculture, port activity, commerce,
the riches in and under the Bass Strait and an eco-tourism industry based on the sea and the area's rivers, wetlands and wildlife.

Sale has a range of accommodation to suit all budgets - motels, bed and breakfasts and caravan parks.
During our property search and the when preparing our new place, we stayed numerous times at the
Comfort Inn King Avenue and were very happy with the rooms, the food and the service from the very obliging staff.
(Address: 20-26 Prices Hwy, Sale.  Phone: 03 5143 2222) 

The historic Port of Sale first opened to shipping in 1890 as the westernmost port in the Gippsland Lakes.
The cutting of the Sale canal in 1898 linked the town to the Thomson River and established Sale as a busy port for steamers.
Its prosperity grew from nearby mountain gold rushes and its strategic location on the route between Port Albert and the gold diggings.
It developed from being declared a borough in 1863, to a town in 1924, to finally a city in 1950.
Latter day prosperity has stemmed from its proximity to the offshore oil and gas fields of Bass Strait.
Sale is also home to a large military airfield - RAAF Base East Sale which is home to the
RAAF Roulettes aerobatic team, often seen training in the skies over the city.
(We frequently see the Roulettes practising right over our property - A free air show.)

Sale has a rich collection of heritage buildings and attractions.
Below is a guide to some of the more significant ones in the area.
Sale’s historic swing bridge - built to allow steamers and barges to negotiate the canal linking
Sale to the Latrobe River and Lake Wellington - was designed by John Grainger, father of celebrated composer Percy Grainger.
Sale Powder Magazine, whose floor was fixed with timber dowels to reduce the risk of explosions.
Sale Historical Museum occupies a charming colonial building and houses a collection of paintings, photographs,
fabrics and artefacts relating to the early days of the Gippsland area.
Gippsland Armed Forces Museum in Sale has over 3,000 items relating to the history of the armed forces in the area.
Gippsland Art Gallery which focuses primarily on temporary exhibitions in its three display spaces.
It is housed in purpose-built premises at the Port of Sale Civic Centre.
There are numerous wineries in the surrounding area and some of the local wines can be purchased from
the Wellington Visitor Information Centre.

Sale Common Wetlands is an internationally important wetland area, comprising mainly freshwater marshes
with areas of grassland and woodland.
The area supports a huge population of resident and migratory birds.
There is a boardwalk through some of the different habitats and a public bird hide.

Bataluk Cultural Trail starts in Sale and continues throughout the region,
highlighting various sites of cultural and historic importance to the Koorie people of East Gippsland.

To the east of Sale, the Lakes National Park protects 400 sq km of lakes,
estuaries and coastal lagoons and 2390ha of low-lying land.
The park's plant life is widely varied and includes marshland species such as sedges, rushes and swamp paperbark,
while the woodlands of banksia, manna gum, peppermint and but-but also carries
an understory of tea-tree, fringe myrtle and sweet wattle.
Much of the park bursts into colour with the wildflower bloom in spring.
There are many walks and for great views of the lake system, head to the Lookout Tower.
 


 

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