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Rural in Dorrigo, NSW

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Cedar Tops - premium cattle grazing

281acres/113.7ha of reliable grazing country with breathtaking views to the north east, just a 7.5km drive from Dorrigo township on a tar sealed road - all the way to your doorstep. We are in a high rainfall area with 63"/1584mm per year the 25 year average.

This unique home was imported from Canada - built of cedar with tallowwood floors and exposed Oregon beams. Offering 4 large bedrooms upstairs - all with built in robes, master with ensuite plus family bathroom. Downstairs you have open plan lounge and dining, large kitchen, separate sunroom and office/study, 3rd shower and toilet off the laundry. There is solar hot water, a wood burning fire for winter warmth and opening skylights upstairs that assist in cooling for summer. Water is supplied from a 5000gal/22,500ltr rainwater tank, supplemented from fresh water bore if needed.

Outside is an inground pool (registered and fully approved) set in lovely established gardens. Nearby the house is a concrete block single garage, woodshed and garden shed. On the topside of the circular driveway is a 3 bay machinery shed with lockup workshop, dog kennels and run on one end.

11 Paddocks feed onto a central laneway system, taking livestock to a timber set of cattle yards with all steel gates, loading race and ramp, accessible by double trucks. The yards are equipped with Ruddweigh scales, vetcrush and dry shedding supplied from an old farmhouse. A small yard, race and headbail is available in the laneway. Fencing is barbed wire and electric.

Depending on your management, carrying capacity could be 100 cows plus calves or the equivalent in feeder steers, approx. 175-190 head. Pastures consist of kikuyu, fescue, rye and clovers with around 140 acres of highly productive red basalt soils, fertilized annually with superphosphate. Water to these 8 paddocks is supplied from a bore in the house yard which pumps up to a 5000gal/22,500ltr concrete tank and gravity feeds to water troughs. The remaining 3 paddocks consist of basalt topped hills and clay based forest soils with good stands of blue gum. An unnamed permanent creek runs south to north the length of the property and supplies water for these large paddocks, which provide excellent winter warmth and protection for livestock.

Dorrigo supplies all necessary services with doctors, hospital, primary and secondary schools. Mail and school bus at front gate.

Airports and major shopping available at Coffs Harbour (1 hour) and Armidale (1.5 hours). Cattle sales conducted fortnightly at Dorrigo.

The property is freehold title in Bellingen Shire Council with annual rates of $2,362., zoned RU1 and RU2.

If you are looking for a little piece of paradise where you can listen for the calls of lyrebirds echoing up from the gullies, watch for brush turkey, wallabies and even the odd koala - all in a private setting, but still within a short drive of all the necessary amenities - come and look over CEDAR TOPS.
Last updated: 03:37PM on Jun 1st 2017
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