WORKING AND LIVING in New York at the time, the owner bought his new property -- on the other side of the world -- sight unseen. It would be a further year before his hectic schedule allowed him to travel to Australia and view his purchase first-hand.
Visiting friends in the area 20 years ago he had first been introduced to the a remote corner of the world known as the Monaro plains and had fallen utterly in love. The Monaro's rich grazing lands and undulating hills -- a six-hour-drive from Sydney -- would pull at his heart strings until he purchased his own piece of it many years later.
“Even though I was ensconced in my life on the othe[...]