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TAS Country : September 16th 2010
26 Tasmanian Country Friday, September 17, 2010 Fingal Valley property solid as a rock ROCK House, in the Royal George Valley on the St Pauls River, supports prime lamb production, cropping under pivot irri- gators and grazing wool sheep and beef cattle. Historically this whole farming district has sup- ported wool growing and beef. Today these waterways also provide irrigation for poppies, vegetables and cereals. Rock House has been held by one family for more than 50 years and the lovingly maintained c1850 homestead and gardens are testimony to the occu- pants today. The property is situated 20 kilometres from Avoca and is only 100 kms from Launceston. About 65 per cent is arable and about 20 per cent is healthy run country. Merinos form the nu- cleus of a self replacing ewe flock and first and second cross lambs are bred from Suffolk and Wh- ite Suffolk sires for the prime lamb industry. Merino wethers have held a place in the wool growing enterprise and along with an Angus cow herd were dispersed a number of years ago after a run of dry seasons. Today, trading cattle numbers are less than 50 head. There are two Bauer fixed-centre pivot irri- gators, installed in 2006 --- a six-span and a four-span. They cover 67 ha with a water entitlement of 297.5ML . There is suitable country available to double the area under pivots, lim- ited by the need for more water storage. Poppies, winter wheats, barley, oats and potatoes have all been grown in recent years. Lucerne and perennial pastures sustain grazing. The homestead of stone and render boasts four spacious bedrooms, lounge and family room, formal dining room, a large kitchen, pantry, bathroom, laundry (which includes second shower and bath- room facilities). There is a four-stand, timber framed , iron clad shearing shed for 650 woolies. Timber sheep yards incor- porate a raised drenching/ classing race. An iron-clad machinery shedof18mx9mhasa cement floor, three-open bays, two bays for a lock-up workshop. A vehicle shed has a cement floor, Colorbond ex- terior, two open bays and one lock-up bay. There are two Dutch hay barns, two 1400-bushell grain silos and a slaughter house. AVOCA Rock House 2021 Royal George Rd Cropping and wool sheep and cattle grazing property with 1850s stone homestead Land area: 647ha $2.4million Roberts Real Estate. Refer Peter Stackhouse. 6237 1522 Rural property 2008949-100917 Elders Launceston 50 Invermay Road, Launceston 6331 2022 FOR SALE OR LEASE Vendors will consider all options 471 EVERCREECH ROAD, MATHINNIA 243.94 HA -- 9 TITLES * Evercreech Rivulet and Robinsons Creek flow thru property. All house & stock water accessed from them. * 3 BR weatherboard farmhouse, hay & machinery sheds. * Approximately 60% in pasture, 40% in native vegetation which includes disturbed remnant patches, regrowth eucalyptus, flood plains and riparian vegetation. * Has carried 180 head of cattle but could carry more. * Over 20 paddocks & a number of smaller house paddocks. * Low usage of chemicals over recent years, would suit conversion to Biodynamic or Organic enterprise. * "Native Vegetation and Farm Forestry Options" report available. DETAILS ring: GORDON CUFF 0408 500 444 Launceston 6337 1522 Hobart 6235 1451 rura ro ert 2085015-100827 Dysart ti "Mauri Park" at Dysart, 50km north of Hobart, 11km from Midlands Hwy on sealed road. 2km of frontage to the Jordan River. Currently grazing sheep and cattle, irrigated crops of poppies, peas and cereals in the past. A good royalty from the sale of landscape gravel and sand. Grazing, cropping, fishing or tourism venture or just a secluded country property. . hectares or acres David 0 0 Andrew 0 0 05 2 100 meg dam, meg water right Good areas for hunting, spectacular valley views Auction 1st ctober, 12 noon, Roberts Hobart ti 2057401-100917 Grow some new business PH: 6230 0640 Fax: 6230 0766 email@example.com DON T MISS THE SPECIAL ADVERTISING PROMOTION ON OCTOBER 8TH 2010 IN YOUR TASMANIAN COUNTRY Promoting Rural Property Sales Real Estate
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