Renowned low cost beef production

SOLD - This listing was sold in March 2017
Location:
Whiterock is located approximately 7km south of the village of Bunnan, which is located 32km west of Scone, 32km east of Merriwa and a comfortable 3.5 hour drive from Sydney via the new Hunter Expressway.

Area:
1,635ha / 4,042ac of unrestricted freehold.

Services:
- Power and phone available and connected to the property
- Schooling available at Scone, Aberdeen and Merriwa
- Livestock selling facilities located at Scone, Singleton, Tamworth, Dubbo, Mudgee and Dunedoo
- Rail and air services available in Scone
- Mail delivery service available 3 times weekly or daily in Scone

Access to the property is via Ridgelands Rd of which there is approximately 8km of gravel all-weather surface. This road is a public access, Council maintained road.

Topography:
The property has approximately 323 ha of rich arable area, the remaining 1312ha would be best described as gently undulating to soft rolling hills, with a very small portion of steeper grazing country.

Soils:
The soils consist predominantly of heavy dark/chocolate basalt soils. 85% black/chocolate basalt, 15% red basalt loams.

Pasture:
The property has a good cover of established native subclovers and medics with an area of approximately 350acres sown to improved pastures and fodder crops.

Grasses:
The native grasses include wire grass, red grass, plains grass and danthonia. Annual grasses include barley grass, rye grass, liver seed grass along with the natural medics and clovers.

Water:
The property is watered by way of a trough reticulation system, which can be fed from either the Wybong Creek or from the reliable subterranean well. This system is also complimented by 8 dams.

Timber:
The property has been cleared to shade timber only and comprise of yellow box, white box and apple box.

Roads:
All internal roads are unsealed but well maintained. Access roads are Council maintained and all-weather accessible except during local flooding.

Fencing:
The property is subdivided into 12 main paddocks with the majority of the fencing being in stock proof condition.

Rainfall:
The average annual rainfall for the district is 700mm per annum.

Carrying Capacity:
The property is currently carrying approximately 450 breeding cows and progeny along with 200 heavy trading steers. These figures are based on a year in, year out basis under its current management.

Property Improvements:
Include a tastefully renovated 4 bedroom original homestead with open plan living, indoor and outdoor entertaining areas, wood fire heating and reverse cycle air conditioning. This home is set in an established landscaped garden setting.

Other improvements include a 1 bedroom fully self-contained cottage, 2 large steel framed 4 bay machinery storage sheds, workshop, 2 sets of good cattle handling yards, both with loading facilities, along with numerous other farm storage sheds and buildings.

For further information, please contact Gavin Beard at Landmark Harcourts Scone on 0438 452 810.

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Main Property Features

Listing Number: LTD3744

Land area
  • Land Area Ha: 1635
  • Land Area Acres: 4042
Property Type:
Rural Land
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