Rural for sale
112 Safety Cove Road,
Port Arthur, TAS
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Expressions of Interest
An opportunity worth looking at !This working cherry farm is situated on 4 titles (27.9ha) and is zoned rural landscape / rural general and is within the Port Arthur Historic Site buffer zone. There are approximately 4 ha (3000) of netted cherry trees of mixed varieties including, Lapins, Sunburst and Simones. There are also a small number of walnut trees and apples. The property is suitable for mixed farming, including stock, fruit and hay. Planning has been undertaken for starting berries.
The property is well supplied with water through natural rainfall and an elevated 5 mega litre dam with gravity feed to the orchard at 63psi pressure. There is a permanent creek on the property including water licences.
Improvements include a large metal machinery shed (141 m2) with concrete floor, power and mezzanine storage area. A second large metal shed (359 m2), with concrete floor and incorporating two cool rooms, office, bathroom and laundry. The shed also houses a cherry cooler, conveyer and farm gate sales area. Part of the machinery shed has been set up for picker accommodation
Lot 3 also has a large metal shed housing a solar powered automatic pump / fertilizer station for the orchard.
The historic residence is in fair condition and would benefit from internal refurbishment and external board and roof maintenance and painting. Alternatively the building could be removed to provide a prime site for a new dwelling.
This property is being sold WIWO with all plant and equipment and would suit a commercial fruit grower or tourism operator.
- Working cherry farm (27.9 ha approx.)
- 4 ha approx. (3000) netted cherry trees
- 5 mega litre gravity fed dam.
- Fully equiped WIWO
- Suitable for a tourism development
Last updated: 01:18PM on May 30th 2016