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"Barton Hill Homestead" BLACK SPRINGS, SA 5413


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    First Class mid-north property - 697.45ha

      The property is available as a whole or in 4 lots.

      Lot 1 Barton Hill Homestead
      Comprising 272.18 hectares( approx.674 acres) arable land apart from infrastructure area. Includes 32 hectares of irrigation area and approx. 32 ha tall wheat grass. 13 paddocks, 4 dams, equipped irrigation bore. Main Homestead, 2nd 3 bedroom brick home, shearing shed and steel yards, multi purpose shed, grain storage system and sundry shedding.
      Lot 2 Arb West
      Comprising 172.26 hectares ( approx.426 acres) with approx. 155 ha arable balance grazing and shelter, 5 paddocks, 2 dams, bore with windmill. Attractive 3 bedroom stone cottage.
      Lot 3 Arb East
      Comprising 90.15 hectares ( approx. 223 acres) all arable, 4 paddocks, 2 dams.
      Lot 4 Carter's Flat
      Comprising 162.1 hectares ( approx.400 acres), approx. 60 hectares planted to tall wheat grass, 4 dams with 2 fed by springs.

      Barton Hill is very well located approx. 130km North of Adelaide and approx. 30 km South of Burra in the highly regarded Black Springs-Manoora area. A feature of the location is the fact that the property is adjacent to the Barrier highway, the main Adelaide-Broken Hill road, providing ease of transport access and prominent position. School bus passes the front gate.

      The property is watered by dams and bores with an irrigation bore on Lot 1. This bore is equipped with a helical rotor Southern Cross pump and 15 hp 3 phase motor pumping at 7,000 gph. The bore has been tested at 280 grains and 14,000 gph and the vendor advises potential supply of 20,000 gph.

      The property is generally well fenced with an ongoing fencing maintenance program in place with new fencing undertaken in the last 2 years.

      The highly recognised Barton Hill Homestead is located on Lot 1. Set in a magnificent parkland setting this imposing stone homestead comprises 5 bedrooms (3 with ensuites), 2 lounges, a formal dining room, casual family room and comfortable farm kitchen. The homestead is surrounded by mature trees and shrubs with a tennis court in the gardens.
      Lot 1 also offers an attractive 4 bedroom brick home, substantial multi purpose shed 30m X 12m (previously used as ram sale shed), ram shed 24m x 21 m, stone seed shed 18m x 6m, 2 implement sheds, hay shed 24m x 9m and sundry farm shedding. A feature is the historic Barton Hill shearing shed, a unique 4 stand sawtooth roof shearing shed with excellent shedding capacity. This is complimented with a large set of well planned steel sheep yards and ablutions block. A further feature is a grain storage system comprising 4 x 100 tonne steel silos with a central auger system and good road access.
      Lot 2 has a most attractive 3 bedroom stone cottage in a delightful tree setting.

      The property comprises flat to gently undulating fertile cropping soils which have been well managed with advanced cropping practices. Soil types range from red-brown clays to darker chocolate soils.There is approx. 32 ha of irrigation area laid out on Lot 1. Barton Hill provides a wide range of enterprise options with cereals, legumes, oilseeds and hay production and livestock enterprises.

      The property is currently leased with the present lease to expire 31st March 2010. Settlement therefore will be 1st April 2010.

      The offering of Barton Hill provides a lifetime opportunity to invest in a substantial parcel of highly regarded farming land with a unique and
      respected history. The Black Springs Manoora area offers a wide range of enterprise options including cereals, legumes, oilseeds and the rapidly expanding hay industry. With a long and successful background in livestock production, Barton Hill has all bases covered. The property also has MN3 status. Available as a whole or in 4 lots, the property would ideally suit neighbouring farm businesses for expansion options but also is equally
      suited to an outside farming business looking to invest in a substantial holding in one of the premier farming areas of South Australia.
      Your inspection is highly recommended.

      Geoff Schell 0418842421
      Expressions of Interest closing 30th October 2009


      697 ha / 1,723 acres



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