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3127 Lachlan Valley "Cucum South" COWRA, NSW 2794

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  • Land: 1,459 ha (3,605 acres)
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Prime Cropping and Fat Lamb Country

  • Land: 1,459 ha (3,605 acres)

'Cucum South' Cowra

SITUATION:
Approximately 30 kilometres south of Cowra with frontage to Lachlan Valley Way.
Eastern side of property accessed via Springvale/Cocomingla Lane.
Cucum South is approximately 1.5 hours drive from Canberra.

AREA and TITLE:
Approximately 1,458 hectares (3,600 acres). Freehold!

SERVICES:
Cowra has a population of approximately 8,500 and is situated on the banks of the Lachlan River. High schools and primary schools at Cowra. Daily air services to Sydney from Orange. A selection of private schools at Orange.

Cowra has an enviable reputation for reliability of rainfall, the production of prime quality fat lambs, lucerne and cereals and is a renowned locale for the production of quality wine grapes.
Sale yards at Cowra and Central Tablelands Livestock Exchange (CTLX) at Carcoar. Grain receival at Cowra. School bus to front gate a few hundred metres from the homestead. Mail three times weekly.

RAINFALL:
Approximately 614.8 mm. (24.2 inches) per annum.
Source: Bureau of Meteorology, Cowra Agricultural Research Station site.

COUNTRY:
Cucum South is reputed to be one of the best properties in the Cowra/Boorowra district featuring Kenyu Red Basalt soils particularly at the western end of the property. Country runs from higher undulating country on the western side to grey granites and extensive fertile creek flats on the eastern side of the property.

Timber consists of White and Yellow Box and Blakeney's Red Gum.

Extensive laneway system to facilitate economical stock movement.

Pasture improvement consisting largely of establishment of Sub Clover, Phalaris, Cocksfoot Rye Grass and Lucerne pastures.

A history of sympathetic management is witnessed by a Landcare covenant on 30 hectares of Grassy Box woodland and lush growth along fenced off creek banks.

STOCK and DOMESTIC WATER SUPPLY:
Reliability of stock water supply is a feature through the combination of Reedy Flat Creek Dam
with an excellent catchment, numerous smaller dams and a series of spring fed dams and springs in creeks.

Equipped with a mains powered electric pump, Reedy Flat Creek Dam is the source of much of the stock and domestic water supply reticulated to many parts of the property.

Breakfast Creek runs along the eastern edge of the property and Quigley Creek running east west is a source of several springs with a long history of producing reliable stock water supply.

Approximately 23 stock dams, several of which are spring fed.

DRYLAND FARMING:
Approximately 1,000 hectares (2,470 acres) of arable dryland.

The arable land runs from well drained undulating lands on the higher side of the property to a wonderful series of picturesque fertile creek flats on the eastern fall along Breakfast Creek.

IMPROVEMENTS:
Four bedroom timber and stone bungalow homestead with additions in stone set in a landscaped garden featuring stone walls, extensive lawn and mature shade trees.

Open plan kitchen/dining and family room with slow combustion stove in a double fronted fireplace. Formal dining room with original timber walls, farm office. Paved outdoor entertaining area with northern aspect. Wine cellar, in ground pool and clay tennis court. Garage and stable adjoin the homestead.

Three bedroom cottage.

Three bay workshop and shed adjacent homestead.

3 bay open machinery shed.

4 stand shearing shed with bugle yards and double race.

'Wean' design steel cattle yards with watered 17 acre holding paddock.

Steel cattle yards at homestead, set of paddock sheep yards.

1 x approximately 270 tonne self emptying silo.

1 x approximately 60 tonne self emptying silo.

1 x approximately 40 tonne self emptying silo.

1 x approximately 80 tonne silo.

2 x approximately 8 tonne self emptying silos.

Approximately 600 large lucerne bales in silage pits.

DISCLAIMER: The information and figures contained in this document have been compiled from information provided by the vendors and other third parties. No warranty or representation, either express or implied, is given to their accuracy and all figures are subject to change without notice. The information is passed on merely for the sake of convenience. Purchasers are urged to rely on their own enquiries. The reader accepts the document subject to the conditions of this disclaimer.

Land:

1,459 ha / 3,605 acres

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