— Lower Macdonald NSW —
Cross Park is a landmark historic estate renowned for its 1830s residence, convict heritage, horse and cattle facilities and prime agricultural land on the banks of the Macdonald River.
The luxurious sandstone estate sits on approximately 150 acres of prime river side land, enjoying the extraordinary balance of beautiful, landscaped grounds, lush green pastures and versatile paddocks.
The house and facilities are all positioned on the hillside providing panoramic views over the paddocks and surrounding natural bush escarpments.
Uniquely, the property also benefits and enjoys approximately 3km of river-frontage, private sandy beach, boat launch ramp and pontoon on the river.
Cross Park has excellent water security via its 20 megalitre irrigation water licence, paddock troughs, tank system, bores and receiving a high annual rainfall of approximately 850 – 1,000 millimetres.
Melding tradition and modern conveniences, the homestead itself comprises of four bedrooms and sleeps eight guests comfortably. Further to this, within the grounds there are also two self-contained manager’s or guest quarters – leaving you in complete privacy if you wish. And endless outdoor entertaining areas are a paradise for families and guests alike.
Cross Park has an array of impressive facilities, impeccable infrastructure, including a 20m stone-lined pool and gardens designed by Paul Bangay; an intimate, private sandy beach, boat ramp and pontoon, and of course access to the river for all your water activity. This hidden sanctuary in its private setting is ready to move into, just unpack and relax.
For the adventurous, hiking in your own bush land, swimming and water sports abound or alternatively just sit and enjoy the peace and tranquillity that this idyllic lifestyle provides.
The substantial infrastructure that Cross Park offers also embodies an exceedingly rare opportunity of both owning of a slice of Australian history in the heart of the Hawkesbury and exploiting the potential for commercial opportunities such as livestock, equine, location film shoots or functions.
State-of-the-art improvements include timber post and rail fencing, water troughs to every paddock, impressive horse facilities, horse round yards; multiple machinery sheds; vet crushes, mare and foal holding crush, hot water wash bay and tack and storage rooms.
Wisemans Ferry is located approximately 70-minute drive from the City CBD and Cross Park is a short 5-minute drive from the Wisemans Ferry turn-off. The Ferry operates 24 hours, 7 days per week and is a free service.