Bulk of Grass - Ready to Yield
Property ID 1633144
NOTE: NEW AUCTION DATE 19 MAY 2017 - 11AM RAFTERS RESTAURANT
1171ha or 2894 acres
Glenfield is located 29km from Guyra, 66km to Armidale and 70km to Inverell.
There are two homes on the property, a farm stay cottage and a restored original stone cottage built-in 1860's. The main home is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom design with recently renovated open plan spacious dining, lounge and entertaining rooms. A modern large kitchen features as new appliances and a large island bench. The second home is a spacious five bedroom, 1 bathroom design with 2 large living areas, a separate office and attached garage. The farm stay cottage is a 2 bedroom, fully self contained with regular clientele.
The property is extremely well fenced and comprises 33 main internal paddocks and 4 holding paddocks of mostly plain and hingejoint. Almost all of the fencing has been renewed in the past 10 years. Water security is an absolute feature with both the Limestone Creek and Jones Swamp Creek traversing through the property. 38 earthen stock watering dams, some of which are spring fed, plus a large storage dam with an expansive catchment area holding approximately 50 mega litres.
The working infrastructure comprises a modern set of all steel cattleyards with drafting pound, adjustable curved V race, catwalk, weighbox and vet crush. There is a 5 way draft off the scales. 3 stand electric woolshed with shedding capacity of 1200 woolly sheep with internal and external skillon, with attached sheepyards. Second set of centrally positioned sheepyards. 2 x machinery sheds, one with attached skillion, silo's - 50t & 40t, car sheds and storage sheds located at the main house.
The terrain is flat to gently undulating and considered most suitable for ground spreading of fertiliser and pasture improvement. The current owners have maintained a solid fertiliser history on the property. Chicken manure having been utilised in recent years. Rural airstrip is located on the property. The property is well suited to running either sheep or cattle or both.
There are some excellent stands of native timber on the property, with yellow box, stringy bark, peppermints and snow gum trees of significant size considered an asset. There are excellent protected shelter belts and shade for livestock.
Glenfield is a very well presented property, with excellent capital infrastructure and well maintained soil fertility. The property carries a bulk of feed and is well set up, ready to yield for the next owner.