Rural for sale
Rural in Copmanhurst, NSW
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WHEN ONLY THE BEST WILL DOLocated on the banks of the mighty Clarence River near Copmanhurst, is this magnificent 610 acre mixed farming opportunity.
Here are some of the key features:
The property is located in the Northern Rivers Region, approximately 25km north west of Grafton and 3km from the village of Copmanhurst. The village of Copmanhurst provides all the conveniences such as bread and milk with the larger regional town of Grafton providing additional employment, education and a variety of retail options
The total area is 246 Ha or 610 acres. There is an additional 'beach' area adjoining the river which is also utilised for the grazing of cattle.
The estimated carrying capacity for the property is up to 400 breeders.
At present the current owner is grazing approximately 220 breeders whilst conducting an extensive cropping operation and operating a Charolias Stud. .
The current owners have conducted cropping on a large scale over a number of years with some years cropping over 250 ares of corn and beans. Complementing the cropping is the ability for storage of the product on farm. This includes a 1500 tonne silage pit and 250 tonne silo capacity.
The property contains a large four bedroom home which has been beautifully renovated to provide an enormous open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area as well as keeping the charms of the original farm house. The wide verandahs provide fantastic views over the property and an attached double carport and town water are very convenient.
Supplementing the key features of the property are the following infrastructure and capital improvements:
Soil and Pastures
The property has a combination of fertile river flats and gentle rolling hills. The soil types are mainly an alluvial loam on the river flats and a lighter loam on the gentle hills
Pastures include Rhodes grass, kikuyu, bahia grass and a variety of legumes.
There are two sets of cattle yards. The main yards are located in a central position near the machinery sheds on the river side. These yards are sturdy timber yards containing a vet crush and a loading ramp. The second set of yards are located on the western side of the homestead. Although slightly smaller they provide a very useful set of yards
An abundance of sheds which include a four bay machinery shed with workshop area. Another machinery storage shed, a hay and silo storage shed and another shed which also contains a mechanics pit and workshop area. All sheds having power.
Fencing throughout the property is in very good order. The property has been divided up into 12-14 paddocks with the majority of fencing being rebuilt in recent years whilst the older fence lines remain in good to excellent condition. There is a main laneway (Amos Lane) which facilitates safe and efficient stock movement as well as providing easy vehicular access to the property.
There is excellent water availability on this property. There is approximately 1.6km of direct Clarence River Frontage. A 160 megalitre unregulated irrigation licence is attached to the property. There are several dams on the property including a 3 megalitre dam and natural lagoons.
The river side paddocks contain two irrigation points. The irrigation points are a 10 inch suction line which adjoins several hydrants which enables irrigation of both the eastern and western sides of the river bank paddocks.
You will be very impressed with this property and you would have to look long and hard to find a better farm than this one anywhere on the North Coast.
Last updated: 05:30AM on Dec 13th 2017