So goes the exhortation from land sharks and speculators and estate agents! Look at the map. They are right, of course. Wedged in by greenery, this estate appealed to doctors, to lawyers, to statesmen (huh?), to mercantilists. This is where the landed gentry who ran merino studs outside Wagga Wagga housed their family (or mistresses).
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Remember, we are talking here about the professional class, the landed gentry, and merchants. We are not talking imported aristocracy, we are not talking inherited wealth. For the most part, these investors were self-made men. Self-made, with pretensons, of course.