Rural Mixed Farming Property for Auction
"Loloma"-Stylish Living / Absolute Water Security
Property ID 1998270Loloma is a well located property positioned just 29 kms from the Walcha township, 68 kms to Tamworth and 72 kms to Armidale.
There are two residences on the property. The grand Loloma homestead completed in 2008 offers a very spacious open plan design; featuring attractive modern finishing's plus a desirable sunlit north easterly aspect harnessing the fantastic rural vista. The home features 5 spacious bedrooms and three bathrooms; the expansive master bedroom is complete with a large ensuite and walk in robe. The large amazing kitchen features a breakfast bench, stainless steel appliances, gas cook top and electric oven. Underfloor heating is fitted to the kitchen and bathroom areas. The homestead is very well insulated with double insulation in the roof cavity plus all windows are fitted with comfort glass. Attached to the homestead with direct access is a large 3.5 bay garage with plenty of storage. The oversized verandah's, draped with grape vines cater for a multitude of outdoor entertaining and relaxation opportunities. The home is complete with its own games room and bar. The total area under roof is approximately 746 m2.
The second dwelling is a renovated 3 bedroom cottage with modern kitchen and attractive polished timber floors. The cottage features external decks and a designated BBQ area. The current owners utilise the cottage to run a successful farm stay business. Adjacent to the cottage is a 2 bay garage and workshop approx. 9m x 6.4m.
The outbuildings and working infrastructure comprise 2 sets of cattleyards. The main yards are a modern steel design complete with a vet crush, weighbox and forcing tub. A small set of fixed steel panel sheepyards, timber horse yards, 3 stand electric woolshed, 3 bay steel machinery shed approx. 19m x 9m, modern steel hayshed approx. 20m x 11.8m plus a 2nd older hayshed approx. 10m x 8m, enclosed workshop shed approx. 19m x 8m 2 x silo's 60t & 30t storage, tack shed approx. 6m x 5.6m, chemical storage shed, meat house, old shearers quarters garden shed / chook house and 5 bay dog pens.
Loloma is well fenced and subdivided into 19 main paddocks. Approximately 70ha is currently sown with an oat crop. The balance of the property is subject to an ongoing perennial pasture renovation programme. Loloma has received 125kg/ha of single super annually since 2006.
A unique feature of Loloma is the outstanding water security with approximately 5 kms of double frontage to the Macdonald River, renowned for its reliability of fresh flowing water. Not only does the river provide assurance for stock and domestic purposes it is well known for it's Trout fishing, families of Platypuses, swimming and a range of recreational activities. Additional stock water is provided by approximately 18 surface flow earthen dams. On farm records show an average annual rainfall of 820mm since 2006.
The vendors advise they have carried between 450-550 breeding cows on an annual basis in a self replacing herd plus 100 crossbred ewes. Loloma is a highly arable parcel of land, with select paddocks utilised for hay making. There is great opportunity to further develop the cropping and pasture work completed to date.
Loloma is considered a most suitable property to successfully operate either cattle or sheep grazing enterprises or a combination of both. There is an opportunity for future subdivision given the central location and 27 portions.
Auction: Friday 14th December, Level 17, 135 King Street, Sydney - 10:30am