Gold Rush-era village

Gold Rush-era village up for sale

PHOTO: The site was used as a tourist attraction for central Victoria during the 1990s called the Porcupine Pioneer Village

A colonial-era village of 40 buildings spread over six hectares has been put on the market in Victoria.

The estate at 8 Allans Road in Maldon near Bendigo features structures that are more than 150 years old, offering an incredibly unique time-warp property for prospective buyers.

The abandoned village comes complete with a dance hall, general store, jail, hotel and a restaurant that can hold 60 diners.

There’s a bowling alley on site, as well as an undertakers with coffins in a combination of historical buildings and replicas made using techniques and materials consistent with the 1850s Gold Rush era such as wattle and daub, mud brick and slab construction.

A Gold Rush-style village (pictured) in Maldon in central Victoria has been put on the market

A Gold Rush-style village (pictured) in Maldon in central Victoria has been put on the market

The site boasts 40 unique buildings over six hectares and is being offered for $1.75million

The site boasts 40 unique buildings over six hectares and is being offered for $1.75million

Twelve bedrooms and nine bathrooms feature across the slice of Australian history.

Carthew Real Estate director Edward Carthew told RealEstate.com.au the rare property would be impossible to replicate in modern times.

‘You would never be able to build this kind of property now with today’s restrictions and permits,’ he said.

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