MANGO/CITRUS ORCHARD - ROOM TO EXPAND
MAGO/CITRUS ORCHARD AND ROOM TO EXPAND
Located in a prime agriculture region, famous for it’s mangoes and citrus is an opportunity to buy a property with a proven history of production with enough undeveloped land to expand the existing crop or introduce something new. The rich “Dimbulah Red” soil and the 61 mega litre channel water allowance are desirable commodities for any new farming venture. Approximately half of the 36HA property is not developed. The near level well drained area would suit agriculture or cattle. Eureka Creek forms the rear boundary.
The farm was originally a tobacco farm and some of the drying sheds still exist, this is historical interest only and not included in the farm value. The area is in a valley surrounded by hills that forms part of the Great Dividing Range and the scenic outlook is stunning.
65249 Burke Development Road 10kls west of Dimbulah on the Dimbulah Chillagoe Road
36.23ha (89.5 acres) with 2 boundaries to the Burke Development Road and a third boundary to Eureka Creek. Just less than half under cultivation, mangoes, lime and lemons. Land is flat with a gentle slope to the creek, makes this a well drained block. Soil type “Dimbulah Red” Northern Gulf valuation to be advised.
House 1 – 2 storey timber home approximately 65 years old mostly silky oak
House 2 – 2 bedroom masonry block with basic bathroom and kitchen
Packing shed with fruit grading machine and cold room, especially insulated under the cold room floor that cools the temperature down to 7 degrees in an hour.
Forklift, Fiat 90-90 tractor, slasher, disc, rake harrow, UV filtration system to wash citrus, 45hp pump motor, Davey direct drive pump, and approximately 20 acres of solid set aluminium irrigation pipe, 2”,3” and 5”. A more comprehensive list is available.
2 types of mango, Kensington Pride and Keitts, Tahitian limes and Lisbon lemons. In 2017 over 100 tonnes of mangoes were sent to the Sydney market. Produce is road transported to Sydney markets and sold via an agent.
61 mega litres of channel water, (783.2mm)2 holding water tanks and an annual rainfall of approximately 783.2mm (30.8 inches). In the past if more mega litres were required a temporary transfer has been arranged from surrounding farms.
An average of $150-$160,000 gross income but accountant’s figures are available for
Less than half the land area is producing with the balance able to be cultivated or run stock, uncultivated area is predominately under Rhodes grass. Suitable for horses and cattle.
A very attractive grassy area by the creek with a swimming hole will appeal to children
RATES LICENCES ETC
Rates $860.00 half yearly , $555.00 for licence and associated costs not including usage
REASON FOR SALE