Just 3-4 minutes from the coastal town of Ulverstone with all the benefits of prime agricultural farming and lifestyle options in the one package. Rich fertile productive red basalt soils, plentiful water; spacious, bright, quality residence and outbuildings comprising a total of 85.7 acres. A comfortable 209 square metre period weatherboard home Circa 1920 with 3 bedrooms, office, open plan kitchen and dining area, two living rooms, bathroom and laundry. This home is bright and flooded natural light from generous windows and aspect to the daylight sun.
Set on undulating slopes, very sheltered from prevailing south westerly winds, with irrigation allocations of dam storage 18.5 megalitres and irrigation scheme 15 megalitres to underground mains and 8 hydrants that provide predominantly gravity fed irrigation, along with gravity spring fed domestic supply this property is blessed with water resources including potential to increase substantially if desired. Ample shedding completed this package which is sure to be sought after. This would have to be of one of the best lifestyle farming opportunities to currently become available on the market. Positioned idyllically just inland from central Ulverstone between Devonport and Burnie and only a few kilometres (by road) from Ulverstone’s Beaches for further recreational opportunity it really does tick all the boxes both for lifestyle and professional convenience.
This property has so much to offer yet so private you would hardly know it was there! That makes it so attractive; it is hidden away yet has just a couple of kilometres from the Leven River and Bass Strait among the heart of surrounding premium farmlands of Gawler. Boasting a rural setting and high level of privacy, it has generous indoor areas for family and friends to relax. The homestead features spacious rooms, comfortable settings, generous amenities, quality fixtures and furnishings.
The main homestead is pleasantly set back and accessed by a sealed laneway; the residence, outbuildings and infrastructure are situated in a convenient central position into the property and features easy to maintain lawns and gardens with generous yards. The homestead (circa 1920) features bright elevated ceilings, a spacious open plan kitchen and dining area, ample cabinetry, island bench, electric oven and dishwasher. Formal dining area and connected lounge rooms look north over the patio and front paddocks of the property. Three generous bedrooms are a feature of the home; the vendors currently utilise what could be a fourth as an office and sitting room. All bedrooms feature built in cabinets, while the master features a walk in robe. The bathroom features separate bath and shower along with separate WC, a generous size laundry also allows plenty of space for boots and all-weather attire that goes along with rural life. The homestead is heated in winter with options of an inbuilt fan forced electric or a freestanding wood heater. The homestead has had regular maintenance and renovations since built keeping the home fresh and bright.
Domestic and stock water for the property are sourced via natural spring feed from a subterranean aquafer and is gravity fed. Water for commercial use in irrigation is provided by a 15 megalitre water right from the Kindred North Motton Irrigation scheme supplementing the properties two dams with combined licenced storage allocation of 18.5 megalitres, 4 inch underground mains are established with hydrants for irrigation of the property by travelling soft hose irrigators and is also predominantly gravity fed. The property is predominantly comprised of the prime red basalt soils common to the premium cropping belt of the farming lands of the North West Coast.
The property has a rich history of running livestock and periodic cropping on the highly fertile soils. The livestock are afforded shelter in the lee of the slopes and established native shelter belts from the prevailing south-westerly elements during the winter months, those same shelters enhance the privacy of the property from surrounding properties that many other properties do not have.
This is a property that due to its position, commuting options by road (including access to the Bass Highway only a couple of kilometres) and the town centre of Ulverstone really does fit the real estate cliché of Location, Location. It is a very pleasant and productive property as is where is, but coupled with its further potential it can only appreciate in quality and value for an astute purchaser.