Rural for sale
3973 Murray Valley Highway,
3 1 0
A highly regarded cattle breeding, cattle fattening property in a very convenient, high exposure location. The gateway to all the Upper Murray districts and providing a combination of quality land, high rainfall and sound improvements that would seem ideal as highly productive, extra land to compliment an existing holding or a property that you sustain a single cattle breeding enterprise. The key to the property is the convenient location, making the property potentially most suitable as a cattle stud enterprise.
“Nuwarina” is a Laverty property that has been in one family ownership for generations. “Nuwarina” in fact has never been previously sold.
Berringama is an attractive district noted in former times for consignments of prime bullocks forwarded to the Newmarket saleyards via the now extinct rail system. J. B. Laverty and Sons of “Nuwarina” were constantly among those consignments,
“Nuwarina” consists of five (5) individual allotments allowing for easy multiple ownership.
An easily accessed property with some 1.5km of direct frontage to the Murray Valley Highway, 90 km’s from Albury-Wodonga and only 30kms to Corryong. The Murray Valley Highway is the main arterial roadway commencing in the far west of Victoria and broadly following the Murray right though to Corryong. The Murray Valley highly continues to a point just north of Corryong and merges into the Alpine Way at Towong.
This main truck road carries a high amount of tourists and commercial traffic throughout the whole year all of which must pass “Nuwarina”. For those that require exposure this is a prime location. Melbourne only 4hours (390kms), Snowfields/NSW alps only 1.5 hours (120kms)
“Nuwarina” Land description
The whole property is cleared (shade tree retained) pasture country. Red and grey loam soils with a smaller area of decomposed granite soils on high points. Topography is best descried as soft undulation with a small area of low hill country. The whole property enjoys an open north easterly aspect. The property is bounded on the eastern side by the permanent Cudgewa Creek. The property straddles the Murray Valley high at one point with approximately 30 acres (12.5ha) of prime land with a direct frontage to the Berringama Creek at the point where it enters the Cudgewa Creek.
“Nuwarina” Pastures – Fencing – Water
- The whole property has been sown to pasture over time and presents with principally clover and rye grass species with some established areas of phalaris.
- The property is subdivided into eight (8) main paddocks which supplies ease of management and full utilisation of all sections of the property. Fencing is substantial throughout the property and regarded as very good to excellent fencing.
- Water is supplied by access to both the Cudgewa Creek and the Berringama Creek. In addition, dams are placed strategically over the property both catchment and spring fed. Rainwater catchment supports the house while spring water gravity fed supplies water to all the surrounds and toilet.
Annual average rainfall 800mm (32”)
It is usual that the majority of the rainfall commenced with an “autumn break” during the months of April/May and continues into the spring months of September/October.
An older style family type country residence originally of weatherboard fibro constructions (circa 1950’s). A neat attractive cladding has been put in place over more recent times.
This well maintained residence comprises three (3) main bedrooms, large lounge/living area and a large country style kitchen/meals area. A home displaying all the features of the era in which it was built.
Outside boasts an attractive garden setting among long established trees and native shrubs. Low maintenance gardens and lawns.
“Nuwarina” Farm improvements
- Open front machinery/utility shed 25mx12m
- All steel hay shed
- Various smaller farm buildings/shedding
- Steel cattle yards with crush with wooden holding/forcing yards attached
“Nuwarina” Property Utilisation
Cattle breeding and fattening has been for generations and remains today the traditional enterprise as relates to “Nuwarina”. The set program has been a breeding program with the steer portion of each drop together with the surplus heifer portion being run on to prime condition stage at approximately 18-20 months and sold as trade cattle or prime bullocks.
The property will readily adapt to any cattle program whether it be breeding fattening, backgrounding or finishing or in particular a stud enterprise to gain full advantage of the location. Geography is a key party of any cattle enterprise and “Nuwarina” is so well situated.
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Property Code: 1351
Last updated: 05:36PM on Nov 15th 2017