For the first time in 165 years, the historic Hunter Valley homestead property Bickham has been sold.
- Bickham homestead in the NSW Hunter Valley has been sold for the first time in 165 years
- The price has not been disclosed, however, bids around $2.7 million were expected
- The property has been bought by a young Sydney family
The property at Blandford, near Scone, was offered for sale by the Malone family, with the drawcard for the property a grand homestead that was progressively built during the mid-1800s and completed in 1875.
It boasts seven bedrooms and four bathrooms, and its grounds include a tennis court and an in-ground pool.
The 133-hectare (330-acre) grazing property, which features a winery, has 4 kilometres of…