One of Tasmania's most prestigious properties is on the market.
The historic property at Chudleigh - known as Bentley - is set amongst 395 hectares of premium farming land and comes with a storied past.
The expansive property was part of a land grant to John Gardiner in 1829.
Born at Pougill in Devon, England, in 1800, Gardiner got married at Bickleigh, north of Chudleigh in Devon.
It is this connection to Chudleigh that suggests that he was the person who named the nearby village.
However, Gardiner did not stay long and sold the land to businessman Philip Oakden in 1836.
It was Oakden - the founding director of the Launceston Savings Bank- who named his newly acquired property Bentley after his family home in Derbyshire.
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Knight Frank Northern Tasmania Partner Sam Woolcock said with Tasmanian agricultural land in such high demand, the combination of one of our finest residences and prime farming land presents a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Bentley has maintained its heritage features whilst upgrades have ensured modern-day comforts.
"The outbuildings have been painstakingly restored, preserving the rich heritage values associated with the property," he said.
Mr Woolcock said the main residence is set between three large lakes and possesses one of the finest man-made landscapes in Australia.
Bentley comes with ample room for guests, with a potential six bedrooms and six bathrooms.
Additionally the property boasts dining room, drawing room, two libraries, morning room, billiard room, conservatory, kitchen laundry and drying room.
In addition to stables and a barn, Bentley comes with it's very own clock tower featuring a clock by James Ritchie & Son in Edinburgh.
"There are two fully restored timber staff cottages, each with three bedrooms," Mr Woolcock said.
"All the estate buildings are fully restored and in first class order."
Known as the 'village of roses', Chudleigh is located 65 kilometres north west of Launceston in the Meander Valley and 19km from Deloraine.
Bentley is being offered for sale by offer.
For further information or to arrange a full inspection of the property please contact Knight Frank.
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