Police have confirmed a man has been charged with setting fire to the house in Wahgunyah he owns with his wife after handing himself into police.
The Wahgunyah man, 57, handed himself into police on Friday morning and he was charged with arson.
The family has lived at the house for several years and have adult children.
The man appeared in Wodonga Magistrates Court on Friday afternoon for a brief hearing.
He appeared in court again on Tuesday and was granted bail.