LAWD (Land, Agribusiness, Water & Development) in conjunction with Delta Agribusiness are pleased to present Ferndale (The Property). A large-scale breeding and grazing property, in 879* millimetre rainfall area. The Property comprises a total area of 404* hectares (998.28* acres) and provides the incoming purchaser genuine scale as an entry level investment or expansion opportunity for existing enterprises.
Ferndale is located 11* kilometres south of Bookham, 42* kilometres west of Yass* and 41* kilometres east of Jugiong within the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. Yass is a progressive rural community with quality education, health, sport, agricultural services and facilities, including weekly prime sheep and cattle markets at SELX (south eastern livestock exchange), approximately 39* kilometres from Ferndale.
TITLE PARTICULARS & ZONING
Address – 1248 Childowla Road, Bookham NSW 2582
Title Details – Lot 2 DP 1212306; Lots 88-90, 104, 121 DP 753629; & Lot 1 DP 849714
RU1 – Primary Production
Minimum Lot size – 40* hectares (Yass Valley Local Environmental Plan 2013)
SOIL & TOPOGRAPHY
The Property offers a productive balance of land classes with creek flats & gently undulating land - suited for pasture improvement (27%*), native open grazing (38%*), light grazing steep / rocky (23%*) & sheltered timber areas (12%*).
Elevation varies from 405* metres above mean sea level (AMSL) in the southwest of the Property rising to 737 metres* AMSL, in the centre of the Property. Soils are predominantly of granitic nature with clay alluvial types in the lower elevation areas.
WATER & RAINFALL
Ferndale is well watered by the semi-permanent Oak Creek, which boasts a number of permanent water holes and running water during the autumn, winter and spring months of the year. Additional to the creek systems are five* surface dams supplied by runoff water from large catchment area.
The Property is situated in an 879* millimetre rainfall area (Bureau of meteorology site – Woolgarlo).
SCOPE OF ENTERPRISE
Currently utilised as a cattle breeding enterprise with other land holdings, Ferndale has an estimated carrying capacity of 4.4* dry sheep equivalents (DSE) per hectare, equivalent to 100* cows plus progeny.
Pastures are predominantly native, with creek flats and arable areas are well suited to grazing cereals and improved pastures.
The Property is subdivided into seven* main paddocks with four* kilometres of internal fencing having been replaced in the last 18 months. Fence construction is predominantly seven* line hinge joint, plain wires and top barb wire. Boundary fencing is similar to internal fences, with some netting. All fences are in excellent condition.
Ferndale is being offered for sale by Private Treaty – Asking $3,100,000 ($7,673 per hectare / $3,105 per acre).
Tim Corcoran Director
+61 407 893 935
Bill Frew – Delta Agribusiness
+61 428 482 686