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ARMIDALE 

Sold on 24 Feb 2009
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2 Cars
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Acreage/Semi-Rural in ARMIDALE

Complete Rural Package

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2 Cars

Situation and Access
Main road frontage, conveniently located North West of Guyra and halfway between the major regional towns of Armidale and Inverell.
Travelling time is approximately 15 minutes to Guyra, 45 minutes to Armidale and 45 minutes to Inverell.
There is a school bus to Guyra from the front gate as well as a school bus from Guyra to Armidale.

Houses
The main homestead is an Australiana style circa 1864, 4 bedroom weatherboard design that has been tastefully maintained to retain its character. The master bedroom is complete with a dressing room, ensuite, built in wardrobes and a sunroom or study. There are separate formal lounge and dining rooms each with open fires, conservatory off main dining, entertaining room equipped with bar and slow combustion wood fire, second bathroom and a games room with slow combustion wood fire. The country style kitchen is spacious and comprises timber cupboards, a large walk in pantry, gas stove top, oven & grill, slow combustion wood stove, dishwasher and a breakfast bar.
There is a second 2 bedroom cottage with an office. It is complete with bathroom, kitchen and lounge. This cottage would lend itself as an ideal B&B or farm stay house.

Outbuildings and Yards
2-car garage with attached storage room. A fully equipped meat house including 1.8m x 1.8m cool-room, bandsaw, mincer, chopping block and various tools. Garden/tool shed. Woodshed and tack room. Single stand shearing shed equipped with overhead gear, wool table, pack holders, grinder and wool press. Undercover storage and a small set of sheep yards. Functional timber cattle yards with steel gates and crush.

Rainfall
'Strabanne' is the official site for the Wandsworth rainfall recording and the long term average annual rainfall is 832mm or 33.25 inches.

Carrying Capacity and Soil Type
The current owners have consistently run 70 to 80 feeder steers.
There are 4 internal paddocks.
Predominantly basalt soil type with heavy black soil on the creek flats.

Terrain and Fertiliser History
Estimated to be 95% arable land that is flat to gently undulating. The property has a long superphosphate history. The land is very fertile and would lend itself favourably to cultivation, haymaking or the development of high performance pastures.

Water
Water is a real feature of the property with excellent frontage to the reliable Limestone Creek. Water from the creek is pumped to a 5,000 gal. tank and utilised for stock and domestic purposes. In addition there are 4 stock watering dams.

'Strabanne' is located in the Wandsworth village across the road from the community centre and tennis courts where tennis is played weekly and several community functions are held throughout the year.

Contact
Andrew Starr 0428 792 466
andrew.starr@raywhite.com

Features:
  • Double Garage
  • Fire Place
Land:

66 ha / 163 acres

Bedrooms:

4

Bathrooms:

2

Suburb

ARMIDALE

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