Rural for sale

149 West Nook Road,

Sheffield, TAS

3 2 0

Modern dedicated equine property

It is not very often that a property of this calibre and nature becomes available for sale, particularly so soon after establishment and therefore needing very little maintenance or further development. Ready to go 26.35 hectares (approximately 65 acres) right on the edge of Sheffield town boundaries for absolute convenience, all easily managed arable pastureland other than facilities and waterways.

So in a snapshot you will be the proud new owners of 65 acres with a near new dwelling and All facilities between 3 and 7 years old.
3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom home, fully re-fenced boundaries and new internal electric high visibility internal electric fencing, new internal gravel laneways, purpose built undercover round-yard, American colourbond barn with stable complex, 3 bay colourbond machinery shed, colourbond shed - tackroom - 8 bay tie up and washdown facility, in ground horse aquasizer, 750 metre dedicated training track, 19 Megalitre water licence, new pumps and filtration system, Water reticulation - troughs to each paddock and K-Line irrigation pods.

Breaking down the snapshot - follow the photographic tour

As new designer three bedroom, two bathroom colourbond clad home built in 2010 situated to look over the entire property and afford the maximum views and privacy. The home features open plan kitchen to dining and living room, the kitchen features top end Smeg appliances induction cooktop, stove, rangehood and Miele dishwasher. Expansive views over the property with double glazed windows and full deck for lifestyle and entertainment. Master bedroom features walk in robe and ensuite, bedrooms two and three with built in Robes, linen closet and compact laundry, two way ducted heating and cooling for climate control, fully insulated floors, walls and ceilings and NBN wireless broadband. The floors feature carpets to the living areas and tiles to the kitchen production and wet areas. The home is 155 square metres not including balconies.

The property has been re fenced with post and rail to roadside boundaries with high visibility electric outriggers. The property has been divided into approximately 39 paddock from day paddocks to rotational grazing paddocks. All paddocks are divided with high visibility equine electric cable, star pickets with high visibility insulator sleeves. The gateways have cyclone mesh gates, and straining sets are protected with mesh against damage from livestock. New permanent gravel laneways have been established for ease of access and livestock movements.

Purpose built training and management facilities include an all weather undercover round yard for training and education including lighting for evening work and sprinkler system for moistening surface and avoiding dust.

American Barn 10.5 metres by 10.5 metres with two stables and feed storage facilities with secure roller door. Three bay colourbond 12.5 metre by 8 metre machinery shed for tractors, work vehicles and farm implements.

Colourbond 24.5 metre by 5 metre Horse tie up and wash complex with Crib room and ensuite for staff, 8 tie up bays for preparation and grooming and wash down bay with hot and cold water for horses coming out of work depending on time of year.

A 40metre x 9metre in ground aquasizer pond complete with walkways for resistance training or for remedial work with horses needing low concussive training due to muscle injury or lameness.

A fully surfaced 750 metre oval training track has been established for track training and race simulation including undulation for hill work, fitness and strengthening and a 60 metre X 20 metre fenced sand arena for groundwork complete the dedicated equine training and management facilities.

A new pump facility has been established to provide water throughout the property from irrigation to livestock reticulation and domestic purpose. The water system has a dedicated filtration system to ensure the highest water quality. In addition modular stockyards, drafting and load facilities have been established for cattle as the property is also used as the base of operations for the vendors Wagyu beef breeding programme.

This is a beautifully situated property both from a lifestyle perspective as well as from a commuting radius to its core business destinations and markets, it features very productive soils and has been established with fastidious attention to detail. While the property has been established predominantly for use as a thoroughbred training and breeding facility, the facilities could easily be used for other stud breeding activities or the balance of those operations adjusted by a potential purchaser. From an equine operation perspective it is ideal for continued operation whether it be Thoroughbred or Endurance, which are the two main sports using these standard of facilities, however it could be utilised as a facility for a combination of endeavours such as eventing with Arena for dressage and show jumping, track and potential for cross country training in addition to the abundance of tracks available for trail riding and training in the surrounding area, which has a strong and thriving horse community.

Property Code: 488
Last updated: 11:10PM on Aug 16th 2017
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