The Victorian Western District is joining the Wimmera with some sensational selling prices for farm land.
A showpiece farm near Hamilton sold for an amazing $22,287/hectare on Friday.
Charles Stewart Hamilton director Andrew Dufty believes the price is a district record.
A large crowd attended the onsite auction of the 153ha Tarellar Park property at Strathkellar just east of Hamilton.
Five bidders competed to see the property sell well in excess of the reserve to a winning bid of $3,410,000.
Only a few weeks ago, a block of 179ha near Ararat sold for $23,582/ha, also a district record.
Wimmera cropping country has been sold for a high of $19,140/ha this year.
This latest sale just east of Hamilton included a two storey architect designed home, undercover sheep yards, top pastures, fencing and water infrastructure.
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The prime lamb property was sold by Ian and Kay O'Connell who are downsizing to a property close to the coast.
Mr O'Connell is a highly regarded working dog trainer.
The property was bought by well known Cavendish local Tony Astbury.
Mr Dufty said the country was located in the tightly held district of Strathkellar.
He said it was ideal for a number of pursuits including the production of prime lambs, cattle and cropping.
The 13-year-old home has an established garden with views of the Grampians from all principal rooms.
There is also a two bedroom cottage on the property.
"This property is one of the best improved that we have had the pleasure to offer," Mr Dufty said before the sale.