3584 Kings Highway Mount Fairy NSW 2580
- Rural / Farming
- 679 ha
- For Sale, $6,600,000
Quality Grazing on Canberra's Doorstep
LAWD is pleased to present Abbotsford Farm (the Property) for sale. A highly productive and well-appointed livestock breeding and grazing property situated on the eastern fall near Bungendore, New South Wales.
Key investment highlights include:
Scale and Topography
Total area 679.5* hectares (1,679.0* acres), rising from creek flats through arable undulating land to timbered grazing. The Property is benefited by a temperate climatic zone, characterised by cold winters and warm summers, with non-seasonal rainfall reinforcing the area as an ideal location for livestock grazing pursuits.
Productive soils comprise a combination of Yellow Podzolic Soils and Siliceous Sands.
The Property is securely watered a network of surface dams with large catchments, supported by the seasonal Sandhills Creek.
The enterprise has benefitted from significant capital expenditure, with approximately 21* kilometres of new fencing completed including a 5.5* kilometre laneway facilitating livestock movements to the operational hub, along with the construction of a new shearing shed and homestead.
Currently, 150* hectares have been sown to grazing crops including oats and brassica. The balance comprises a mix of native perennial grass and clover pastures. A strong fertiliser history has been adopted enhancing overall productivity of the crops and pastures.
The current livestock enterprise comprises 2,400* Merino ewes, with 80* percent joined to Border Leicester rams, and 20* percent joined to White Suffolk rams. First Cross ewes are grown out to joining weights, with the First Cross wethers and White Suffolk cross lambs grown out to store/trade weights. The Property currently supports approximately 6,300* Dry Sheep Equivalents (DSE).
Quality operational improvements to support the grazing enterprises include:
- Newly constructed four-stand raised board shearing shed (fully equipped) with associated sheep yards
- Machinery shed with earthern floor
- Steel cattle yards
The Property benefits from superior accommodation options for both owners and staff including the new weatherboard homestead (constructed in 2023) comprising three bedrooms and two bathrooms with open plan kitchen/living set in grounds of mature trees. Additional accommodation includes the recently renovated shearer's quarters featuring two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Both these dwellings are rented.
Convenient location being 13* kilometres from Bungendore, 39* kilometres from Canberra, 99* kilometres from Batemans Bay and 224* kilometres from the M5/M7 intersection Sydney.
Abbotsford Farm is a turnkey grazing operation that has been meticulously developed through a targeted investment program focussed on enhancing land productivity, operational efficiencies and superior accommodation. A rare opportunity to secure a property of commercial scale within an enviable proximity to both Canberra and Sydney.