“South Fyans” - 606 Acres / 245.23 Hectares
• High profile highway location 13km east of Mortlake - 135km Geelong - 60km
• Currently an established sheep grazing enterprise - subdivision of 15 paddocks - 3 stand
GI woolshed and yards.
• Huge potential for high rainfall cropping - a blank canvas.
• Comfortable, well maintained, spacious 4 bedroom home with sunlit north facing large
lounge, set in a picturesque, private and well manicured established garden surrounds.
• Potentially additional non-agricultural income streams.
“South Fyans” is a long-standing family-owned property in a highly desirable, versatile & sought after farming location.
Expression of Interest Closing Monday 26th July
Nick Adamson 0418 571 589
Full Listing Details:
606 Acres / 245.23 Hectares
3868 Hamilton Highway, Mortlake – note, dual road access on northern boundary of property to Prices Lane.
High profile highway location 13km east of the rural service centre of Mortlake, 135km from the major city of Geelong & 60km from the regional hub of Warrnambool.
Mortlake is home to the Western Victoria Livestock Exchange, which is a new state of the art cattle livestock selling centre. Other livestock selling centres are located at Camperdown (41km) & Warrnambool for cattle, and Hamilton (100km) & Ballarat (110km) for sheep. There is a major abattoir situated at Warrnambool (Midfield International).
Mortlake is the local hub of the district and provides primary and secondary school services, supermarket, petrol station, take away food / café and butcher shop. Sitting at the bottom of one of Victoria's most recently active volcanoes, Mortlake is rich in both natural and early settlement history. Mortlake is a great example of the Volcanic Lakes and Plains region's country charm. Peruse the shops and you'll come across antique and vintage treasures, some lovely cafe's, one of Victoria's best butchers (with regional produce in store) and charming country pubs.
A comfortable, well maintained, spacious timber and conite clad four bedroom home featuring a sunlit north facing large lounge, kitchen with walk in pantry and separate study. Easterly facing kitchen also features electric stove and range hood and meals area. North facing lounge features built in slow combustion wood heater with brick mantle surrounds and electric wall heating. Family bathroom with shower recess. Basic master bedroom features delightful garden views. The home is set in a picturesque, private and well-manicured established garden surrounds and features established English trees, lawn area and raised bed vegetable garden. Separate single garage with power connected.
Farming improvements include a 3 stand extended galvanised iron woolshed with large wool room area. Sheep yards are steel and mesh with large holding capacity and three way draft and drenching race. Fully enclosed galvanised iron machinery shed / workshop with power connected. Second galvanised iron machinery shed, hay shed and other utility shedding.
Stock water is provided by two windmills on bores equipped with large tanks. Additionally there are two large catchment dams. Fresh water catchment tanks at house.
Well subdivided into 15 main paddocks, plus holding paddocks.
Conventional fencing suited for sheep purposes.
Principally perennial ryegrass and clover pastures with some phalaris.
Mortlake has an average annual rainfall of around 25''/625ml
Principally grey loam soil types over clay base.
Principally flat, although the property naturally drains both to the south west and south east.
Currently leased as an established sheep grazing enterprise – vacant possession available at point of sale.
ADDITIONAL INCOME STREAMS:
Potentially additional income streams could be available from Darlington Wind Farm with one turbine and power substation planned for property (Darlington Wind Farm in initial planning stages only and no permit granted by Moyne Shire at time of listing). Further information is available in the Vendor Statement.
“South Fyans” is a long-standing family-owned property (purchased 44 years ago) in a highly desirable, versatile & sought after farming location. Although currently set up as an established sheep grazing enterprise, there is huge potential for high rainfall cropping - a blank canvas. Potential for additional non-agricultural income streams.