Lot 202 “Shaddow Downs Estate”

Gingin Lot 202 - Part "Shaddow Downs Estate"

Gingin Garland International






Western Australian Premier Rural Lifestyle Investment
2 Residences – Main Residence and Manager’s Residence

Lot 202 245 Cheriton Road Gingin

236.867 Hectares

Portion of “Shaddow Downs Estate”

Once in a Generation  

Western Australian Premier Rural Lifestyle Investment

Located In Gingin

236 Hectares (585 acres) FREEHOLD


William Locke Brockman was the first English farmer pioneer in 1842 to select 4000 hectares of prime agricultural land,now one and a quarter hours North of Perth, in the Cheriton Valley on the Darling Range Escarpment.

Shaddow Downs Estate is today the selected heartland of that property sought out by Brockman, and illustrates improvements, infrastructure, and soil and water standards potentially unparalleled within Western Australia.


Initial Points of Interest:  

When excellence and minimal labour input were the driving factors behind Shaddow Downs Estate, it has been ensured that all improvements embraced the best commercial engineering design and working practices not normally associated with Australian rural holdings. 

 The elevated uniqueness at the head of the renowned Cheriton Valley, an unknown and unexpected oasis so close to Perth, provides maximum privacy and security from the main homesteads Eagle Nest location.  

The low maintenance property design has created a unique lifestyle and manageable property that requires minimal labour input for maximum return. 


The two adjacent locations are available with individual titles:  

Lot 201 – 151.6854Ha Prime for Livestock and Cropping 

Multiple homestead sites all with outstanding uninterrupted rural vistas.


Lot 9500 – 78.7321Ha – Subdivision Potential , Third Residence



Residence Information:  

  1. Octagon House (main homestead) – an architecturally designed octagonal 1000sqm, 4 bedroom open-plan home enjoying an unparalleled location, providing 300 degree views forever over the property, to the east over the Cheriton valley, to the south Gingin townsite and Perth beyond, to the west the Coast. 
  2. The Lodge – 800sqm Manager’s 5 bedroom residence with pool 


Farm buildings include:  

Extra Large fully lockable Workshop 

Stables for three horses 

Machinery Shed 

Sheep Shearing Shed 

Hay Shed 

Full set of cattle yards 

Full set of sheep yards 



Water is a predominant feature in the near Indian Ocean location.  

Over thirty kilometres of contour banks and subsequent aesthetically appealing dams, ensure storm water dissipation and capture of 85% of all rainfall on the property is retained on the property.  

Dams total 24  

Rainfall 632mm annually  

1.3 kilometre Gingin Brook Frontage– this has an historical water licence. The 30 million litres a day fresh water supply from the nearby spring source is adjacent to the property. 


Colin Walker, a highly respected agronomist, was retained by Shaddow Downs Estate owners to advise on retaining and enhancing the water and soils involved with the farming property. 



Further Information:  

The work carried out over some 24 years has achieved strong pasture growth and elevated pH factors, increased nitrogen levels and has created a Lucerne growing opportunity.  


Established within unique Parkland settings, the infrastructure costs to the improvements done over the last 20 years have an estimated capital cost of $2 to 3 million, and will benefit future son and daughter, owners of the Estate.  


Bituminised and gravel fenced raceways  

Tree Groves  

Security access  

Conservatively running 120 breeding cows, 100 heifers and 1000 breeding ewes plus progeny  

The approximate arable area of 62% allows for cropping alternatives 


Gingin,  nestled alongside the Gingin Brook and enjoying natures aesthetics in a rare valley location,  will soon have ease of access to the Northern Link Freeway therefore onto the Freeway into Perth, the airport and all main suburbs.  


This is the first time this property has been offered to the market since the major upgrading has occurred.  


Livestock, Plant together with management are available to provide a complete package with few equals in Australia.


More detailed information or inspection can be arranged by contacting

John Garland on 0418 923 347.

We recommend organising a private inspection for a complete understanding of this property.

For additional information, please contact Garland International.