LAWD are pleased to present for sale Francesdale (the Property), a quality grazing property of 132* hectares set in a premium location on the Yass River, only 52* kilometres north of Canberra, featuring an expansive six-bedroom homestead.
Francesdale is located 13* kilometres north-east of the Barton Highway at Murrumbateman providing convenient access to Canberra and 23* kilometres south-east of Yass. Yass provides the full range of farm, retail, education, and health services.
Spanning 132* hectares (326* acres) of which 106* hectares is undulating cleared grazing land with the balance being natural timber and wildlife refuge.
Pastures comprise mainly native perennial grass and sub-clover pastures, although Phalaris is strongly populated along the Yass River corridor.
The property was destocked in 2016; prior to this the vendor ran a successful superfine merino operation. Running approximately 400* DSE. As a result the property is carrying a strong body of feed to the benefit of the incoming owner.
Fit for purpose working improvements include; the original circa 1900 three stand, unequipped shearing shed, original sheep yards, various storage shed and 25* tonne cone bottom silo.
Water is secured by a 727* metre single frontage to the Yass River, two dams and the permanent Corregans Creek. A pump on the creek provides garden water.
The circa 1990 mudbrick homestead provides the ideal country lifestyle with six-bedrooms, open plan family/dining and kitchen plus expansive games/rumpus area. Open plan kitchen with Everhot cooker, under bench oven, electric cooktop and walk-in pantry. The main bedroom has an adjoining study or nursery, ensuite and walk-in robe. Four additional bedrooms and two bathrooms, laundry, mud room, indoor garden and screen, enclosed entertaining area with stunning views down the paddock to the creek. The residence is privately situated and secluded from Corregans Road, surrounded by mature established trees with a tranquil rural aspect. The homestead has been designed in such a way that it can easily be split into two living quarters, perfect for extended families.
Additional features include American “sequoia” raked timber ceilings, two slow-combustion wood heaters, rainwater storage, double carport, and children’s cubby house.
Francesdale is being offered for sale by Private Treaty - $1,480,000
For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact the below personnel:
+61 409 524 901
Senior Director| LAWD
+61 428 481 243