Rural Mixed Farming Property

Swallowfield/1704 Rockvale Road Armidale, NSW 2350

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    Rural Mixed Farming Property in Armidale


      Swallowfield, 1704 Rockvale Road, Armidale
      294 ha or 726 acres
      Swallowfield is conveniently located just 17 kms north east from the Regional City of Armidale. The property offers the astute buyer a great combination of grazing production and a wide range of recreational and lifestyle opportunities with high quality working infrastructure and two substantial homes.
      The recently renovated main homestead is magnificently presented where retention of the original character is tastefully combined with the modern finish, fixtures and fittings. Fully renovated in 2014 the homestead offers 4 spacious bedrooms, ensuite to main (underfloor heating) and a separate w/c. Separate office. The large open plan kitchen / dining offers a separate pantry, breakfast bar and is equipped with a De Longhi 900 gas cook top / electric oven and a Miele dishwasher. The 2 separate living areas are considered ideal in catering for the requirements of the modern day family. The main bathroom is spacious and has a very modern finish. Large laundry with significant linen storage. A striking feature is the original, centrally located, wide hallway and the polished hardwood timber flooring. Winter warmth is assured with a Lopi combustion wood heater and the option of a restored original open fireplace. The house is considered a warm home with insulation in the ceiling, under the floors and in a percentage of the external walls. A desirable northerly aspect with plenty of glass harnesses the natural sunlight. The north facing deck is a picturesque spot for enjoying that morning coffee. NBN satellite internet, 4.75kw solar hot water with gas back up, external 4 bay carport, 18,000 gal domestic water storage, established country garden with numerous taps equipped. The perfect picnic spot is located near the homestead and overlooks the on property lagoon.
      The second home on the property is a well presented 4 bedroom plus office design, 2 living areas, modern bathroom with underfloor heating, north facing deck, combustion wood heating, NBN satellite internet, 16,000 gal domestic water storage, established shrubs and garden. 11m x 11m lockable car shed and work shop on slab and skillion bay.
      The outbuildings include a well maintained 3 stand wool shed with attached all steel Atlex sheep yards, 13m x 8m lockable workshop / machinery shed on slab with power connected, hayshed approx 24m x 9m, 2 x storage sheds. The cattle yards are a combination of steel panel and timber design complete with a v race, catwalk, vet crush and chin bar. Included in the offering is a silo and dog run / chicken house and yard.
      Both the boundary and internal fences are in very good order. The property is subdivided into 7 paddocks with small holding paddocks located of the stockyards. The property boast outstanding water security with frontage to well renowned Gara River, substantial surface catchment dams. The large main dam is located in close proximity to the home and is utilised for a range of recreational activities. Reticulated water is pumped to a header tank that is fed from the Gara River. There is an onsite gravel pit with a considerable volume of quality gravel pushed up.
      'Swallowfield' is a very well presented property, the infrastructure is highly developed and the hard work complete.







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