Located on the lifestyle-friendly Fleurieu Peninsula in a steady rainfall area, this stunning property of 24.2Ha (approx 60 acres) was a dairy farm until the late 1980's. It has since undergone a long-term revegetation project with approximately half of its area planted to farm forestry and conservation species. 'The Farm' has previously been used by
Australian Forest Growers as a
'benchmark' site for other forestry projects. Its remaining area is currently used to run a small herd of Angus cattle and grow the Australian Food Awards winning 'Fleurieu' garlic, which is sold through the nearby Willunga Farmers Market.
Now matured, the forestry and the property's fertile pastures has created a well-sheltered property of balance and immense appeal. The forestry, which comprises of various species, is a source of potential income, but when you walk through the forest of tall trees and experience the beautiful atmosphere it creates; one wonders where the true value really is.
is divided into approximately 8 paddocks and watered by 3 catchment dams and various troughs.
The fencing is generally in good condition and most internal fences are electrically assisted.
Nestled amongst the forestry and surrounded by predominately native gardens is a 1930's solid brick home which like the rest of the property has substantial appeal.
The comfortable and well-insulated home features high 10' ceilings with ornate cornice and ceiling roses, is solidly built, and retains much of the original character of the era.
The home comprises 3 spacious bedrooms, a formal living room with combustion heater together with a spacious games/rumpus room, which has a second combustion heater and complete with a very serviceable bar.
The kitchen with adjoining meals area features excellent bench and storage cupboard space and incorporates normal appliances.
Two sunroom areas offer further flexibility and, in the past, have been used as office and/or sitting room areas.
Two functional bathrooms and a laundry/utility room complete the homes versatile floor plan.
Other improvements of this beautiful property include a large SF iron clad implement /hay shed measuring approximately 19m x 9m with a further 3m x 12m lean-too and incorporating a fully lockable workshop/chemical room with concrete floor, power and lighting.
A double garage with concrete floor, power and lighting provides under cover parking for 2 cars and a solid brick dairy building with associated stock yards provides for further storage and cattle handling facilities.
has been held by the same family for
45 years and it is with a heavy heart that it's time to move on.
Your inspection is highly recommended.