2000+m2 Ben Lomond Village Block, adjoining Crown Forest with creek at rear
The phone enquiry code for this property is - 0598
Situated in the picturesque village of Ben Lomond which is located in the Northern Tablelands just off the New England highway approx 25 mins South Glen Inness and all its amazing annual international festivals + modern conveniences & 10 mins from Guyra for groceries, petrol, pub meals, markets etc. This great block has its Northerly aspect, rural views + a running crystal clear creek ALL at the rear of the land with a level picnic area & a small natural pool that with a little bobcat work to make it deeper, could be a fantastic swimming hole if desired. Crown land forest runs right along its Western boundary eliminating any future neighbours + helping to blockout any hot afternoon sun. These trees combined with the creek encourages all sorts of wildlife to your sanctuary. The front 2/3 of the land is naturally elevated and has had prior excavation to remove 2 dead trees + all large rock boulders to create a relatively level building area avoiding major unexpected footing obstacles + a 3 x 3m hole for a bio-septic sewage system has already been pre-dug -total cost $3500+. Driveway access to the block has already been created with a culvert drainpipe under -cost $1800 + the piping for the 'unique FREE Ben Lomond town residents water supply' has already been brought from across the road and is now directly accessible the block frontage -cost $800. This will be perfect for all lawns/gardens + could also be connected for grey water use. Power is available to the block. You will need a water tank for cooking/drinking/bathing ( ie- the cost of a generous 32.000 litre tank approx $3800 with pump supplied/installed ) We can provide the new owner with local quotations to supply/install a water tank, septic system & earthworks for their future use if they should choose. At no charge we will also provide a fully detailed soil test & survey of the block both done prior to excavation- value $5000+ This unique land represents incredible value and is perfect for anyone wanting to create an off the grid lifestyle, park a Tiny House, for any retiree's wanting a county change, artist/musicians looking for a location to build a peaceful inspiring retreat still only 40mins from Armidale International Airport OR even a first home buyer in the area needing cheap land to be able to apply for the $10,000 FIRST HOME OWNERS GRANT and build.
Please note- Within the greater New England region, according to Elders Real Estate’s Armidale-based Frank Spilsbury, there are three discrete areas noted for their superiority of livestock production. They are the districts of Ben Lomond and Ebor, and the country south-east of Walcha. All three are characterised by quality soils, high rainfall and consequent high-quality pasture performance. Average rainfall ranges from 900mm to 950mm and an elevation of over 1300m above sea level the area is green year round.