Semi-rural Acreage for sale

65-85 Sherwell Road,

Dulong, QLD

4 2 10
Reduced to $1.88M

Exclusive Horse and Cattle Property Sunshine Coast

'Forest Views', on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, incorporates 38 lush acres with house, a separate guest quarters, spectacular views and home to the 'ABC Equine' Equestrian Centre. The property is zoned as rural agricultural of which 32 acres is cleared, usable land. Just 3 minutes from Mapleton township and 10 mins from the Nambour train station and medical hub, 15 minutes from the Bruce Highway, 20 minutes from private schools, 25 minutes to Sunshine Coast airport and beaches, offering the benefits of both bush and beach lifestyle.
The income potential ranges from equestrian, cattle, weddings, small agricultural, vet practice or Air B&B. Services at the property include broadband, mobile phone service, postal and courier service plus sealed roads and concrete driveway catering for a variety of home based businesses. This immaculate property spares no expense with the current owners investing over a million in renovations and facilities during their 7 year residence.

MAIN HOUSE:
On entering the property through the solar powered entrance gates and driving down the 400m concrete driveway you pass the impressive equestrian facilities and arrive at the very stylish, renovated low set house, studio and offices surrounded in manicured hedges and shrubs. The home is perfectly positioned on the knob of a hill, with lovely panoramic views. A feature of the house is the magnificent stone island bench and breakfast bar in the kitchen. The large glass doors and windows throughout the home allow for enjoyment of the beautiful forest views. Step outside and delight in picking the fruits of the established citrus trees and herb garden, or simply sit back and enjoy the tranquillity of the amazing panorama and the aroma of the bush gardenia and orange blossom.

Features Include:
210m2 floor area in main house
Low set, rendered brick, steel frame on slab
Renovated 2013
Panoramic views and privacy
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms (one ensuite)
Kitchen
Lounge
Dining
Casual sitting area
Outside covered entertaining area
Laundry
A/C, ceiling fans
Solar hot water system
Wood fire with enough fire wood to last 20 years!
Broadband
Mobile phone service
Postal and courier service
Concrete driveway and sealed road access

STUDIO/OFFICE BUILDING:
This cute Queenslander styled building, currently functioning as 2 offices, has been cleverly designed to convert into a second liveable dwelling. The dividing wall between the 2 offices is demountable and has water, power, phone, computer, stone bench tops and cupboards for kitchenette plus 2 A/C units. This 64m2 raised steel framed, timber clad building with Jarra deck, French doors and a separate wheelchair access door and timber ramp would make an excellent granny flat.

GUEST ACCOMMODATION/ GARAGE:
A 20m2 extension added to the existing 2 car brick garage, has a kitchenette, toilet, shower, vanity, wall mounted TV and fold out sofa bed, currently used by staff but also functions as separate guest accommodation.
The adjoining garage, currently used for business and storage, has A/C, phone and computer points, and can easily be converted into a teenage retreat, games room, gym or larger accommodation.
The garage has a single roller door allowing parking for one car plus an adjoining carport for additional under cover parking.

SHED:
The saying, ‘A shed’s never big enough’, is not true in this case. This massive 31m x 14m shed with a ceiling height of 4.5m can accommodate the largest of horse trucks, boats and farm machinery.
In fact it houses another shed which has been converted into a tack room, feed room, gym and storage area and cleverly adjoins the two stables. The monster shed has 3 phase power, 15 amp and 20 amp power points for the largest of power tools, a work bench, huge sawdust and wood bay, and room for another 6 horse portable stables.

EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES:
The equestrian facilities are set up for the professional equestrian enthusiast with top of the range facilities including 2 x olympic dressage arenas, 20m diameter round yard, and a 70 x 30m showjumping arena. All arenas are floodlit with excellent drainage and enough car and float parking for small equestrian clinics and training days. In addition, the equestrian centre has toilet facilies, coffee facilities and is far enough from the main house for facilities to be leased.

The facilities include:
2 x Olympic Dressage Arenas
Round Yard
Show Jumping Arena
Float and parking area
Toilet, Tea & coffee facilities,
3 lockable tack rooms in equestrian area
Wash-bay with roof and concrete base
4 day yards
4 paddocks
5 large grazing areas for horse and cattle rotational grazing.
Water to all paddocks, and yards
Tack room – in shed
Feed Room – in shed
2 x Stables each 4x4m adjoining shed

CATTLE FACILITIES:
Property typically runs 20 head of grass fed drought master beef cattle.
5 large fully fenced grazing areas gated for paddock rotation, and all with water.
Beef Boss cattle crush, loading ramp and yards.

WATER:
4 x concrete water tanks with storage capacity of 120,000 litres.
Huge roof area from house and shed means all water tanks fill from minimal rainfall.
1 x spring fed dam approx. 500,000 litres
2 x rivers – Echidna Creek and South Maroochy River
High rain fall area approx 1200mm per year
In a nutshell, you will never run dry on this property!
AND no flood plains on the property either.

PASTURE & FENCING:
This 38 acre property is zoned as rural agricultural of which 32 acres is cleared, useable land.
The rich volcanic soil with a ph of 6 and high rain fall supports lush green pasture all year round.
Grasses include Rhodes, Setaria, Kikuyu
Lugumes include Clover and Shaw Creeping Vigna
Hot-wired black timber post and rail fencing borders all horse yards and paddocks with quality electrified ‘horserail’ fencing subdividing land for pasture rotation.
Pasture improvement methods applied include: soil aeration, lime, microbes, seaweed fertilizer and oversewing with equine pasture seed mix.

PLANT & EQUIPMENT & LIVESTOCK (Not included with sale but are optional extras)
Walker zero turn mower
Kawasaki Mule 310 diesel
Liquid Fertiliser equipment
Tractor 50 hp Kioti Daedong, fully enclosed with a/c plus accessories:
4 way bucket
Forklift tines
Slasher
2 x Augers
1500 litre chest freezer
10 x Drought master beef cattle
10 x Show jumps – uprights, wings and poles
White PVC dressage arena rails and letters
Round yard rails.

INCOME POTENTIAL:
Equestrian
Beef Cattle
Weddings
Tourist Industry – Air BnB, farm stays, horse holidays.
Vet Practise
Small agriculture
Home Based Business

SUITABILITY:
This property is suitable for families large or small looking for a healthy, relaxed, country lifestyle but still wanting the beaches, schools and all amenities.
It’s ideal for the small farmer, equestrian enthusiast, vet, wedding planner, Air B&B buff or home based business person who would like to make a living from the land or business.
The property can cater for a part-time or live-in groundsman offering the medical or business professional a relaxed lifestyle close to the Sunshine Coast medical hub, CBD, and public air and rail transport.

The vendors are motivated to sell and property is priced accordingly.
Inspection by appointment only.




Disclaimer: We have been furnished with the above information, however, For Sale For Lease gives no guarantees or undertakings concerning the accuracy, completeness or up-to-date nature of the information provided. All interested parties are responsible for their own independent enquiries in order to determine whether or not this information is in fact accurate.
Last updated: 04:58PM on May 31st 2017
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