"Wangaratta Farm" (5,911 Ha / 14,606 Ac)

"Wangaratta Farm" is a quality property, being offered for sale by Expressions of Interest.

The original farm has been in the same family for 86 years, and expanded upon and developed to become a highly efficient and viable farming unit. Soils types are mostly excellent, with a large percentage being desirable loam and medium type soils.

The farm is well suited to mixed farming operations, currently utilised for grain and sheep production with cattle being farmed in the past.

The cropping program has included wheat, barley, lupins and canola in recent years, with sub-clover pastures also sown and established in several paddocks.

The percentage of the farm cropped each year has remained conservative and excellent agronomic practices undertaken, ensuring the land is in great heart and set up to produce in coming years. The estimated arable area is 4,729 hectares (11,685 acres).

"Wangaratta Farm" is also home to the well regarded Dorper Sheep Stud, "Milrose Stud" and a commercial Dorper flock with current numbers approximately 6,000 head. Fencing is well maintained, much of it equipped with an electric wire if required.

The property consists of two separate parcels, "Wangaratta Home" (3,258 hectares) which is adjacent to the Hyden Townsite and CBH facility with bitumen road frontage and "Wangaratta North" (2,642 hectares) some 16km North of Hyden.

A reliable water supply is provided via 31 dams, two scheme water meters and four bores equipped with air-well pumps. Many dams have either granite or graded catchments, and are well maintained. Tanks are strategically positioned over the farm for spraying and watering stock.

Improvements on "Wangaratta Home" include a four bedroom character homestead with polished Jarrah floorboards, high ceilings and high quality kitchen set amongst pleasant gardens.

There is also a second home with three bedrooms which has also undergone significant improvements and renovations in recent years. The houses are well located, being approximately 8km from Hyden.

An open front machinery shed (10.5m x 28m x 6m) has been recently constructed, and features four bays, two of are drive through with sliding doors and one bay has a concrete floor.

There is also a workshop (8.5m x 15m) with concrete floor, modern machinery shed (22m x 12m x 5m with lean to of 12m x 6.5m) Two Bay fertiliser shed (7m x 21m) and an older shearing shed (9m x 18m) with well functioning yards with undercover area and sprinkler system.

Grain storage consists of 21 Silos in total, which include 4 x 72 tonne Moylan Silos, 1 x 40 tonne Moylan Silo, 3 x 50 tonne Sherwell Silos and 1 x 60 tonne Sherwell Silo plus smaller seed and other silos.

"Wangaratta North" features the main shearing shed, being a four stand, raised board shed of galvanised steel construction with extensive sheep yards designed to work large mobs with ease and a second two bay fertiliser shed (8m x 24m).

"Wangaratta Farm" is an exceptional property with a lot to offer prospective buyers.

It is difficult to secure farms of this calibre in the current market, with interested parties encouraged to contact Exclusive Selling Agent Simon Cheetham at Landmark Harcourts for further information or to arrange an inspection.

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Main Property Features

Listing Number: LEP32426

Property Type:
Grazing, Rural Land, Sheep & Cattle, Specialist Livestock, Arable, Cereals, Lifestyle / Rural, Cropping, Mixed Farming
Land area
  • Land Area Ha: 5911
  • Land Area Acres: 14606
Location & services:
Km's to Nearest Town: 1, Nearest Town: Hyden
Tenure:
Freehold: 100%
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