A Legacy of Sustainable Farming
This sprawling 226 acre approx. block of land in Sassafras is a remarkable opportunity for both seasoned farmers and astute investors. With the potential to achieve a return on investment exceeding 10% (approx.), this property’s income generating capabilities are substantial. It’s driven by impressive crop yields and diverse agricultural opportunities, promises a steady and substantial revenue stream.
The property boasts a varied terrain, including gently sloping sections for optimal sun exposure and rich soil types, providing a versatile canvas for your agricultural vision. This farm has the capacity to produce at least average or above average vegetable crop yields. With having achieved crops like peas up to 13 tonne per hectare (>8 tonnes over last 4 year average) and beans up to 19 tonnes per hectare, underscore its potential for profitability and ROI.
Notably, it features two dams with a combined capacity of 45 megalitres and an underground bore licensed for 206 megalitres with a capacity of 1 megalitre per day, this bore is equipped with a lay flat hose that supplies water back to the dam and there’s 2 x 50 hp electric motors – 100x65x300 supported by VSD’s ensuring consistent irrigation. Additionally, the property benefits from water sourced from Tullamona Creek in winter and an upcoming allocation of 20 megalitres from Swiss.
With a historical of success that includes having produced award-winning Pyrethrum and grain crops, ranking in the top 5 in the region multiple times for various crops, and a legacy dating back to 1970’s in poppy cultivation, and the last two seasons cutting over 1000 silage/hay bales. This land represents more than just an investment – it’s your gateway to a thriving farming legacy.
This property comes equipped with essential infrastructure, including 3 Pivot Irrigation Systems, 1 Linear Irrigation System ensuring efficient irrigation coverage. An extensive underground system to 90% of the land to water areas that the Pivots do not reach. There is also 7 hard hose irrigation runs and several soft hose runs for crop management. Additionally, there’s a 3 bay machinery shed and a hay barn that can hold 200 bales. Last two years achieving 1000 silage and hay bales. There is also some native bush for stock shelter.
Furthermore, the property has a successful history of livestock operations, including 700 sheep with lambs, alongside other livestock, all while maintaining robust crop production. With proactive soil health practices, efficient irrigation systems, abundant water resources, and ample room for expansion, this block of land is your gateway to a thriving farming legacy. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to make it your own!
• Positioned 226 acres of prime Sassafras land
• 2 pivot x 5 spans and 1 pivot x 4 spans Irrigation Systems
• 1 Linear Irrigation System extending 125 meters
• 7 Hard hose irrigation runs and several soft hose irrigation runs
• 2 Dams holding 45 megalitres plus Tullamona Creek in winter
• 1 Bore run 24/7 with daily capacity of 1 megalitre per day with a lay flat hose for water return
• There are 2 x 50 hp electric motors – 100x65x300 driven by VSD’s for consistent irrigation
• Extensive under ground irrigation system covers 90 % of the farm, ensuring water reaches areas beyond the Pivot’s reach
• Yields over 1000 Silage & Hay bales annually, 200 kept in the hay barn & 800 bales sold off the property each year
• 3 Bay Machinery Shed in a central location
• Will be water and power easements
• Capacity to produce at least average or above average vegetable crop yields
• Ranked in the Top 5 in the region multiple times for various crops
• Successful history of livestock operations while sustaining robust crop production
Roberts Real Estate have obtained all information in this document from sources considered to be reliable; however, we cannot guarantee its accuracy.
Prospective purchasers are advised to carry out their own investigations. All measurements are approximate.
- Land is 226 acres