Rural for sale

1220 Donnybrook - Boyup Brook Road,

Lowden, WA

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Expressions of Interest

"Atherton's Orchards" 121.40 hectares (300 acres) on two titles

"Atherton's Orchards" is situated approximately 13 kilometres from Donnybrook at the corner of Attwood Road and the Donnybrook Boyup Brook Road in the locality of Lowden. The property is now offered as a whole or in two separate parcels. The main orchard area consists of 214 acres or 86.6 hectares and has all the infrastructure on it plus one large dam and bores. Adjoining Lot 7 - currently under offer - being 34.37 hectares or 86 acres that has access off Attwood Road is a bare block that has outstanding views over the surrounding countryside, has the power running through the property along with a large dam.
This well renowned property is offered to the market for the first time since the property was purchased as a bush block in 1938. Today the property has approximately 17 hectares or 42 acres of various varieties of high producing apples and there are several other areas that have the main water lines in place to do other orchard or horticulture pursuits.
Most of the non-orchard area is used to graze cattle and in the past marron were harvested from the two main dams.
The water supply to the orchards comes from two large dams (with a licence of 278 mega litres) which are also supplemented by 3 bores that can produce in the region of 14,500 litres per hour. There are also several other smaller stock dams. The irrigation is automatic with 50 hp electric motor with a pump capacity of 130,000 litres per hour. The micro sprinklers deliver 70 to 90 litres per hour.
"Atherton's Orchards" has 3 phase power connected to the property. The infrastructure can only be described as in excellent condition throughout, consisting of 2 in very good condition 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom homes with many many features.
The five sheds all have concrete floors and power, these being:
* Irrigation pump shed - fully enclosed.
* Vehicle shed - fully enclosed.
* Three sided machinery shed with Work Safe specification chemical room.
* General Purpose shed with lean-to.
* Fully enclosed Cool Store shed including 2 fully enclosed engine rooms.

The cattle yards consist of Cyclone all steel yards with loading ramp and crush.
The stand area around the sheds is all bituminised, being approx. 3,630 sq m.

The property itself runs from fertile loamy river flats to hilly to undulating granite loams that is divided into 7 paddocks with most of the fencing in good sound order.
"Atherton's Orchards" is offered for sale by "Expressions of Interest" which closes on the 27th October 2017 . It is worth noting that an inspection now will show the large yields of the varieties of apples yet to be harvested.
For a full Information Memorandum please call Elders Real Estate Bunbury on 08 9726 5277 or email

Contact: John Wilson 0428 866 033 or Jeff Heath 0429 311 223
Last updated: 09:11PM on Oct 10th 2017
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