Rural for sale
301 Gilberts Road,
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"Falcon Ridge" 200 AcresFALCON RIDGE HISTORY: The lovely homestead was first built around 1920. The property was, and still is, known as some of the best undulating grazing land in the Bega Valley. In the past a successful dairy and pig operation has been run, with the dairy now converted to a sheep shearing shed. The cattle and goat/sheep yards run beside and can only be described as excellent.
SERVICES: Mains power plus solar power, telephone and internet, good mobile reception, school bus to primary school at Cobargo, Quaama or Bega and high school in Bega with pick up from the front gate. Bega provides infrastructure by way of education, shopping and medical facilities including a new Regional Hospital. Daily return air services to Sydney and Melbourne from Merimbula.
AREA: 200 acres unrestricted freehold in one title within Bega Valley Shire.
COUNTRY: The property has approximately 500m of Creek flowing through the farm and is cleared except for the tree lined plantings along the boundaries with good shade areas for animals. The property has only been lightly grazed in recent years and was pasture improved in 2016.
OLIVE GROVE: Property boasts 240 Olive trees, 200 used for producing oil and 40 are table olives.
WATER: The permanent creek provides quality garden water supply to the home and troughs in surrounding paddocks. This is also supported by 5 medium size dams in total and one large dam and approximately 70,000L of rainwater tanks.
RAINFALL: Annual average rainfall is around 900mm (36 inches) per annum.
IMPROVEMENTS: The "Falcon Ridge" homestead is a spacious, 4 bedroom home plus study and rumpus room, originally built around 1920, has been restored and maintains its original period architecture. An open plan living area, new kitchen, main bedroom and ensuite have all been added. It features 10" ceilings, wide timber floor boards, sweeping verandahs on all sides and a carefully designed garden. This gives the feeling of a true country home. The solar heated inground pool will impress the owners and visitors alike. Other improvements include old style timber garage with attached shed, 4-bay colourbond shed, chicken pen, vegetable garden, orchard and an excellent set of cattle and goat yards.
FENCING: The property is fenced into 11 paddocks with mostly new materials suitable for cattle, sheep and goats.
AGENTS COMMENTS: "Falcon Ridge" is well placed in an elevated picturesque natural setting in the beautiful Verona Valley with easy access to the beautiful beaches of Bermagui 25 minutes away and 30 minutes drive to Bega being the hub of the Far South Coast. It enjoys its own privacy where many species of birds frequent the garden and it's surrounds. The property is a well presented rural acreage with permanent creek and springs. It's an historic and peaceful home, an easy property to care for and would be well suited to any person seeking the quiet and tranquillity of a rural lifestyle with the option of a diverse selection of nearby activities.
Last updated: 08:16PM on Mar 5th 2019