Former minister’s lavish country estate up for sale

Former Queensland National Party identity and one time Local Government Minister Di McCauley and husband Ian are putting their impressive Kilcoy property on the market.

"Valinor Park" is a sprawling 204 hectare country estate in the stunning Mount Kilcoy Valley just ten minutes drive from Kilcoy and only one hour from the Sunshine Coast.

The McCauleys are well known Queenslanders who have made significant contributions to the state, investing in the mining industry and enjoying considerable success in the racing industry as well.

 

Former National Party MP Di McCauley’s sprawling country estate near Kilcoy is up for sale.
Former National Party MP Di McCauley’s sprawling country estate near Kilcoy is up for sale.

McCauley, 74 today, was born in Wondai, studied at The University of Queensland and entered state politics in 1985 as the Member for Callide before becoming Local Government Minister in 1996 and retired from politics in 1998.

 

The property covers 204 hectares. Image: Ray White.
The property covers 204 hectares. Image: Ray White.

 

 

Inside the Kilcoy property
Inside the Kilcoy property

 

The couple's impressive property, "Belmont House" was designed by Kelly Gray of Sparc Architect and built with both family life and entertaining in mind but is also well established as a grazing property.

 

 

The McCauley’s sprawling Kilcoy property.
The McCauley’s sprawling Kilcoy property.

It includes a guest wing which can be easily sectioned off from the rest of the house to give guests privacy or when not being used.

 

The outlook from the pool isn’t all that bad. Image: Ray White.
The outlook from the pool isn’t all that bad. Image: Ray White.

 

 

 

Former National Party Minister Di McCauley. Picture: Stacey/Ann/McCrohon
Former National Party Minister Di McCauley. Picture: Stacey/Ann/McCrohon

 

Originally published as Former minister's lavish country estate up for sale

The McCauley property features a guest wing to the house.
The McCauley property features a guest wing to the house.

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