Rural for sale
Rural in Alloway, QLD
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Bundaberg Horticultural OperationThis is truly a diverse horticultural operation being a combination of heated greenhouse and external crops. Typically the current owners have increased the fig production in combination with Avocados.
19.8Ha - 48.92Ac - Being Lot 3 on RP 910789.
240 & 3 phase power, 30 kw Solar panel system, STD & mobile phone reception.
A good balance of Red & Grey forest loam's.
The Harford Design Greenhouse was erected in December 2002 and has state of the art features:
10,000 m2 of floor area.
Priva Integiro computer system.
Priva Nutriflex irrigation system.
High pressure fogging system.
4 meters high to gutters.
Office consisting of control room & storage shed.
The LPG Boiler system has been designed to accommodate an additional one hectare of greenhouse in the future development plans.
300,000 litres of hot water storage.
Hot water floor rail system which also accommodates the work platforms.
15,000 litre LPG gas storage.
The irrigation supply is supplied from 2 bores with a combined allocation of 50 Megalitres and a 29 Megalitre allocation from the IWS surface water system. Additional water allocation is readily available in the Bundaberg region to accommodate future expansion. All irrigation pumps are electric with 1 bore having a generator backup. Additional water storage consists of 2 x 100,000 litre concrete storage tanks. An on farm storage dam covering 2 hectares is partly constructed.
Greenhouse Crops: The advantages of the internal figs will allow for year round picking during the winter months capturing the increased prices.
Figs: 6,000m2 of winter Figs (12,000 trees) currently picking until January 2018.
Cheery Truss Tomatoes: 4,000m2 currently picking until January 2018.
Figs: 15,000 trees covered 3 years old.
15,000 trees un covered 2 year old. Can be covered with tunnel.
15,000 trees un covered 1 year old. Can be covered with tunnel.
1,600 13 years old mounded with under tree sprinklers.
500 5 years old mounded with under tree sprinklers.
Variety split 75% Hass & 25% Sheppard.
This is truly a diverse farming enterprise an worthy of an inspection.
An Information Memorandum is available upon request.
Last updated: 05:38PM on Jun 8th 2017