12 May 2014
After 5 years on the market, the Forrest
General Store is set to have a new owner in August. Rose McAlpin
and Jim Fell took over the property 26 years to the day before the
sale was finalised on May 1. ‘I woke up and thought, “If it’s going
to sell, it’s going to sell today!”’ said Rose.
Interest was sluggish when the store first went to market, but has
increased dramatically over the last two years.
Rose puts it down to the popularity of the bike trails and...