Arrandoovong, Chrome Road, Branxholme, Victoria
The Arrandoovong Homestead, Branxholme was built in the 1850's. The two-storey bluestone homestead has iron lace double verandahs. The garden is a mix of domestic farm garden and grand 19th century pleasure garden. It may have been part of an original holding belonging to a Thomas Best. In 1845, that part now known as Arrandoovong was taken up (sub-division?) by Patrick Lynch (1845) and then Angus Cameron (1853) which is presumably the current homestead It is now operated as a B&B establishment.
Wm Armstrong is cited as an owner from 1922.
Sleatbank, Hamilton, Victoria
Sleatbank was owned by Alexander Armstrong who retired to Toorak and died in the early 1970's. He was probably the nephew of Mary Ann Bell (nee Armstrong) and Jean Stewart (nee Armstrong). Bob Bell, son of Alan Victor Bell and Janet Bell, managed the property until its sale in the 1970's. It is now owned by the Blue Gum Company.
Spray Farm, Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria
Robert Carstairs Bell lived at Spray Farm, Bellarine Peninsula. The homestead was built in 1851, and is situated about one hours drive from Melbourne. It is now called the Spray Farm Historic Homestead and incorporates a vineyard. It is situated at Portarlington, Road, Bellarine. It boasts magnificent views of the You Yangs and the Melbourne skyline and is open for dining. Cellar door facilities are also available.
Once an 8000 acre property owned by John Calvert Bell, who moved there in 1886 at the time of the original land sales. In 1978, following the death of his daughter, Naomi Bell, much of the land was cut up and sold. Bells Beach is named after the family.