3 2 6
The property is situated approx. 5km south of Karridale and 10 km north of Augusta with good exposure to the highway. There is a mix of lighter sand soils, gravel and loam soils with water from a large winter creek that crosses the property from east to west. This property is an excellent location for a range of rural uses.
The property 60.52ha (149ac) in area with some areas of natural vegetation, 13.9 ha of blue gum plantation and the balance being pasture currently running cattle. The zoning of the property, obtained from the Shire of Augusta Margaret River website, indicates the property to be Priority Agriculture.
There is an appealing 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home situated in a clearing amid natural vegetation and well shielded from the highway. The home is constructed using brick veneer downstairs and hardiplank upstairs with a zincalume roof. The home is approx. 20 years old and is in good condition. There are wide verandas on two sides, a large 8m x 10m lock up shed with concrete floor and mains electricity, a 30,000 gal steel rainwater tank and ancillary buildings. The home is fitted with a two panel solar hot water system with an electric booster on a timer. Chattels staying in the home are a pigeon pair fridge and freezer in the kitchen and the satellite TV connections.
A second residence, older with charm and character, is situated close to the highway but is in need of quite a bit of renovation work. On first inspection, it appears to be worth the effort of renovation if a buyer had a use for the building.
In the centre of the property, and away from the houses, is a large set of sheds. These sheds are in two parts each 8m wide x 18m long. The western side of the sheds has concrete floors and mains electricity and the eastern side has earth floors. A 20,000gal steel rainwater tank is filled from these sheds with this tank being connected to the tank at the house by a poly pipe.
The blue gum contract runs until 2031 and returns $3549 (in 2019) per annum with annual increase each year tied to CPI.
The property is fenced into 6 paddocks using a variety of materials. The condition of the fences on the property range from near new to being in need of replacement but are generally in need of attention. There is an older set of stock yards on the property which need maintenance.
There are two dams on the property and a winter soak. Water is pumped to 5000gal concrete tank and gravity fed to stock water points. There are two separate power meters, one to the new house and one to the old house and middle sheds. The owner advises the power line coming into the main house is owned and maintained by Western Power to the transformer.
Some machinery will be left with the property- a small tractor with slasher; a fire fighter trailer with tank and petrol pump; ride on mower and trailer. Shire rates in 2018-2019 were $2771.00 and rubbish and recycling bins are collected by the shire each Wednesday.
This property is well located with good infrastructure and a good mix of farming land. There are extensive sheds and ample water for a range of rural pursuits.