'Ellisvale' 178 acres with Lucerne & Fat Lamb Production Mixed Farming - Property ID: 749602
'Ellisvale' is an outstanding 178acre property, situated only 10km from Tamworth, that ticks all the boxes for the discerning buyer looking for a well developed lucerne farm. With frontage to the Peel River, red and black alluvial river soils, a large irrigation licence, well laid out blocks for ease of management, good storage facilities and an excellent four bedroom home to compliment a very comfortable lifestyle 5 minutes to town .
Turning into McCarthy's Lane the property stretches out before you, looking an absolute picture after the recent rain, all the way down to the Peel River, A tree lined drive leads to the cement rendered, brick veneer home which features four bedrooms, all with built-ins, (the main with an ensuite) A spacious modern kitchen and lovely open living area are ideal for family living. Overlooking the enticing pool is an inviting undercover entertaining area, ideal for the family BBQ, and a couple of beers well deserved after a hard days' work!
Over the years of present ownership the forward thinking management can be seen with the development of the irrigation system. A 178 metre Valley Lateral irrigator covers 60 acres of prime lucerne (armchair irrigation!) This is powered by a 48hp diesel pump from the Peel River. 6" underground mains service the whole property. Two side rollers, 180 metres each, and an Upton Travelling irrigator water the healthy crop of oats and the remainder of the lucerne. Last season produced 25,000 bales of top quality hay.
Storage includes 3 large haysheds (18 X 20, 20 x 9 and 20 X 9) and a 20 x 9 machinery shed. Timber and steel cattle and sheep yards with crush and sheep handling facilities and an old single stand shearing shed complete the infrastructure
The majority of the fencing is ring lock and barb and is all in good condition.
Irrigation licences on the property total 563 mega litres which adds to the security, plus for the last three weeks there is an 'off allocation' flow from the Peel River.