Versatility plus - 278.5 mL Water - From Seed to Grazing
Auction Thursday 28th of March 2019 at 2.00 pm in the Padthaway Bowling Club
7 kms directly north of Padthaway and fronting the Riddoch Highway
142 hectares (351 Acres Approximately) 2 Freehold Titles
Including 278,560 kL of Taking Irrigation Allocation from the Padthaway unconfined aquifer
This standout property has been owned by the Vendors since 1984 and has a proven track record in diversity and production. The opportunity to acquire such a property in this prime area is becoming rare and the large Water Allocation is a scarce resource which is seldom available.
Padthaway is well known for the production of quality fruit for some of South Australia's leading wines. Until the 1960's the area was famous for Hereford cattle and Lucerne. Today we see a Cornucopia overflowing with the produce of a vast range of produce. Padthaway has a well run Primary School with a bus service passing the property. In keeping with country communities, the sporting facilities are not only for sport but create community hubs with football, netball, golf and lawn bowls all keenly supported and providing good facilities. Rural supplies, engineering and the Ambulance Service serve the community. The local general store, deli, post office and licensed premises are very important to the town. Secondary schooling is located in Naracoorte with convenient bus transport.
The topography is a flat to gently undulation with rising land to the eastern end, being the low slopes of the Padthaway Range. The majority of soil types are from Terra Rosa soil to medium loams, while the rising land includes sandy loam and some scattered
Fencing and Watering:
Fenced into 13 paddocks and watered from a central pressure system equipped pump
reticulated to the 12 main paddocks. In addition there is ease of access to numerous paddocks via a fenced lane-way and also from Hills Road which runs the full length of the property.
There is 20 ha of lasered flood irrigation which has been leased for horticulture and seed crops. In addition a further 18 Ha has been bayed and previously irrigated mainly by flood irrigation and at times supplemented by a travelling irrigator for specialised crops. There are 6 bores for irrigation purposes with 3 currently active.
A feature of the property is the brick veneer home which has excellent indoor and outdoor
features. Of particular note is the spacious lounge which opens via archway to both the
kitchen/meals area and the family room. The kitchen has ample cupboard space, a ceramic glass cook top and oven. Appliances include a dishwasher and oven. The lounge is well served by an efficient slow combustion heater and a reverse cycle split system air conditioner. All internal living areas have desirable views of the surrounds. There are four bedrooms, plus an office while the bathroom includes a shower alcove and vanity. The toilet and laundry are separate where entry is gained from the main lobby. There are extensive verandas and in particular, an attractive patio extending the full length of the eastern elevation. A two car garage is adjacent to the home, very attractive lawned surrounds, 5 kw Solar panels, Solar HWS.
18m x 9m steel framed implement shed/workshop with power and part concrete floor. 21m x 9m steel framed header and hay shed enclosed 2 sides. Steel and weldmesh cattle yards adapted for use as sheep yards.
- Secure Parking
- Formal Lounge
- Separate Dining