34.6* hectares (85.5* acres)
- Situated 14* kilometres North East of Ballarat.
- 5.2* kilometres from the Western Highway.
- 110* kilometres from the Melbourne CBD (or 1 hour and 20 minutes via train).
Features first-class fertile and productive farming and grazing country, primarily heavy red volcanic soils well suited to pasture establishment, cereal cropping, intensive horticulture and/or vegetable production.
Soft arable (approximately 84%) gentle sloping well-drained country suitable for intensive farming, approximately 1 hectare of gardens.
There are 2.5* hectares of dams, water courses and tree guards. The country has a gentle slope to the south west and is generally well-drained and predominantly cleared.
The property features 3 dams including 1 larger spring fed dam. An electric bore supplies tanks and troughs through the farm. 3 x 5,000 gallon poly tanks are connected to the machinery shed. An additional 2 x 5,000 gallon poly tanks plus a 6,000 gallon plastic tank. Water is reticulated around the farm via an electric pressure pump. 8 megalitres of groundwater irrigation & 12 megalitres of surface irrigation water. Total: 20 megalitres.
Subdivided into 8 paddocks with largely new hinge-joint and electric fencing throughout. The fencing is a feature and has been largely replaced with predominantly new fencing including treated pine, 7 line hinge joint and an electric wire.
Consistent with the Pootilla area, the farm is well suited to prime lamb and merino sheep production along with beef breeding and fattening. The country is largely developed to annual rye grass and brassica enjoys a long growing season and abundant Spring growth. The owner estimates the carrying capacity at 25* dse/ha in peak periods.
Renovated 3 bedroom house – established gardens, solar equipped.
- 2 car garage. Modern kitchen and living room. 2 bathrooms.
- Large steel colorbond machinery shed – fully enclosed, lockable with three large roller doors, power. 160sqm.
- Large Steel machinery/hay shed
- Large vegetable garden
- Cattle yards
For Sale via Expressions of Interest.
Also available with properties 'Ralstons Block' (30.29* hectares/74.84* acres) and 'Roundabout Block' (30.41* hectares/75.14* acres).