528 Jones Road Mount Bruno VIC 3675
- Rural / Farming
- 94.7 ha
- For Sale, Offers above $1.95mil
Mt Bruno- Great North East Location, Excellent Soil Types with Major Water Rights
CURRENT PRODUCTIVE ORCHARD, ADAPTABLE INFRASTRUCTURE, QUALITY FAMILY HOME, AND SCOPE TO EXPAND OR DIVERSIFY.
Its big, its productive, it has valuable annual water licences, there is substantial orcharding infrastructure, and it offers an extensive range of orcharding, horticultural, or other farming potentials.
Situated in north east Victoria and its located 24 km west from Wangaratta, 20 km north of Glenrowan and 250 km from Melbourne.
The land area is 62 hectares (or 153 acres) and it held in two titles with the house situated on its own block.
The property is currently planted to about seventy acres of peach trees on highly arable red or brown loam and granitic soils where the peach trees were progressively planted from the late 1980s and are still highly productive with their fruit marketed under the prominent Mt Bruno brand.
This is an ideal and visually attractive site and has the full package.
It has location, productive soil types and significantly high reliability water rights.
These include an annual 130 megalitre high security water right from the Broken River system, another 42 megalitre low security annual water right from the Broken system, plus a surface water entitlement to another 145 megalitres, and a groundwater licence for 17 megalitres.
The property is one of only half a dozen private pumpers licenced to source the Broken system water from Lake Mokoan.
The water infrastructure includes an electric pump station at Lake Mokoan, with eleven kilometres of 200mm diameter pvc pipe direct to the orchard.
There are a further three pump stations that provide for the micro irrigation under tree delivery system throughout the plantings.
On the property as well are three substantial dam storages with capacities of 105 and 85 megalitres.
Then there are the substantial orchard or farm improvements, including the fruit packing centre inclusive of two cool rooms with their own staff amenities.
There are also two multi-bay machinery sheds for tractors, implements and farm vehicles.
The home consists of a brick veneer homestead comprising four bedrooms, main with en suite, and an office.
This quality home, with all internal facilities and services, has an area under roof of 343 square metres inclusive of extensive veranda areas.
Ducted evaporative cooling, with wood burners and two split systems provide the personal comforts with an extensive domestic rain water harvesting system.
Originally built in 1989 the home is considered ideal for a family lifestyle, although it is currently occupied by the orchard's farm manager.
The location of the Mt Bruno Orchards property is ideal with easy access from either Wangaratta or Glenrowan and being within a two and a half hour drive from Melbourne.
The Mt Bruno Orchard property is a fully functional producer of keenly sought peach fruits with its high replacement value of farming or orchard infrastructure, plus the quality family home.
Then there are the extensive and virtually irreplaceable water licenses.
The property is open to many opportunities:
You could continue the operation of the 28 hectares (or seventy acres) of productive peach trees and the cash flow that this crop generates with its established brand name.
Then there are the options to increase the peach operations with additional plantings, or to make a diversification into other orchard crops, or some new horticultural venture.
An inspection of Mt Bruno Orchards will quickly reveal the evident value.
It is both a desirable and attractive north east location in an established farming and orcharding district (including cherries nearby).
All within easy reach of the major regional centre of Wangaratta.
An Additional 30ha (74acre)grazing/lifestyle block with 19meg dam is also available.
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|Land Area||94.7 ha|
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|Last updated||27 Nov 2020|