SIZE 910 ha
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms 3

7245 Bylong Valley Way, BYLONG NSW 2849

Property Features
  • 7 bed
  • 3 bath
  • Land is 910 ha

LAWD is pleased to present Wingarra for sale, a jewel of the prized Bylong Valley, located in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales. A property with an enviable balance of irrigation, summer and winter responsive pastures providing the ability to produce high-quality forage across the year.

Key investment highlights
Scale and Topography: Total area of 910.31* hectares (2,249.4* acres), situated on the western side of the Bylong Valley rising from alluvial flats through arable slopes to areas of timbered sandstone escarpment creating a superb, protected microclimate and a remarkable landscape. Elevation rises from 300* meters Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) to 580* metres AMSL along the escarpment.

Soils and Pastures: Soils comprise of a mixture of non-calcic brown soils and solodic soils which naturally provide a favourable pH for plant growth. The property has benefitted from long term fertiliser application.
Pastures consist of 110* hectares being available for irrigation in combination with 481* hectares of improved temperate and sub-tropical perennial grass and clover pastures in combination with 158* hectares of native perennial grass and clover pastures. Winter and summer forage crops have been grown in the past; however current management has been moving to establishing productive perennial pastures to remove the cost of annual crop sowing while producing more fodder over the year.

Water: The property benefits 419* megalitre ground water entitlements (Bylong River Water Source) that is sourced from a network of shallow wells that supply a 150* millimetre main line to an 18* hectare centre pivot and hydrants for hard hose travelling irrigators. The irrigation area total 110* hectares. In addition, a bore supplies five* head tanks that store over 600,000* litres of water that reticulates to a network of concrete water troughs, the gardens and can fill the five* dams. The nearest Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) site indicates an average annual non-seasonal rainfall of 596.40* millimetres.

Fencing: The property is well fenced for both sheep and cattle and incorporates an extensive laneway system that connects most paddocks to the sheds and yards. Traditional fencing has been enhanced with electric offsets and bottom wires.

Scope of Current Enterprise: The property is equally suited to any combination of sheep and cattle.
Currently the property is supporting 1,000* ewe self-replacing Suffolk flock representing the largest Suffolk flock in Australia, producing trade and export lambs. In addition 260* angus cows and heifers calve in June with the steers generally sold as weaners in April and all heifers retained and classed at pregnancy testing.

Operational Infrastructure:
Two-stand raised board wool shed connected to covered steel sheep yards with water laid on and dust suppression system. Power to the shed is provided by a generator which is included in the sale.
Large steel cattle yard complex featuring a drafting pound, bugle force, curved race, covered vet crush, weigh box and loading ramp.
Timber outpost cattle yards with curved race and vet crush. Machinery shed (11.7* x 28* metres), four bay, enclosed on three sides with gravel floor.
Machinery shed (17.5* x 6.1* metres), three bay, enclosed on three sides with concrete floor and power.
Hay shed (12* x 32* metres), enclosed on three sides with gravel floor.
Circa 1850’s historic stables and day yard (15.2* x 10* metres) of sandstone construction with eight stables and timber loft in immaculate condition.
Stables (11.8* x 28* metres) concrete block construction with concrete floor and power, comprising 12* stables and workshop space.
Silos – 80* tonne elevated silo, 40* tonne elevated silo and 70* tonne flat bottom silo.

Main residence – three-bedroom, sandstone and timber construction, large open plan kitchen, large family room, one bathroom, slow combustion wood heater and RC/AC with covered outdoor area set in easy care grounds with inground pool.
Cottage – two-bedroom, weatherboard cottage with open plan kitchen and living area, one bathroom, laundry with slow combustion wood heater and RC/AC.
Cottage – two-bedroom, hardi-plank cottage with open plan kitchen and living area, one bathroom, laundry with RC/AC and front verandah.

Convenient location being 51* kilometres from Rylstone, 69* kilometres from Denman, 75* kilometres from Mudgee, 98* kilometres from Muswellbrook, 208* kilometres from Newcastle and 293* kilometres from Sydney.

For Sale by Expression of Interest closing 12pm (AEST) Thursday 16 May 2024.


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Col Medway
+61 428 481 243
Daniel McCulloch
+61 429 613 332

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