Rural for sale
1220 Donnybrook - Boyup Brook Road,
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"Atherton's Orchards" QUALITY THROUGHOUT 86.48 Ha (214 Ac) on 1 title"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. 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 large dam.
The water supply to the orchards comes from one large dam (with a licence of 227 megalitres) which is 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:
• 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.
All water lines are still in non-orchard areas.
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 5 paddocks with most of the fencing in good sound order.
"Atherton's Orchards" is offered for sale at $2.6M (This is considered well below replacement value).
Plant and equipment, which is in good order not included but could be available by negotiation.
Suit avocados or other horticultural pursuits. Avocados are grown on the adjoining property.
For a full Information Memorandum please call Elders Real Estate Bunbury on 08 9726 5277 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: John Wilson 0428 866 033 or Jeff Heath 0429 311 223
Last updated: 05:28PM on May 18th 2018