Beechworth VIC 3747
- Rural / Farming
- 22 ha
- For Sale, Expressions of Interest closing 25/02/2022
HIGHLY RATED BEECHWORTH VINEYARD & WINERY
Every Australian winemaker aspires to have his or her wines achieve a high rating in James Halliday's annual Wine Companion.
Beechworth winery and vineyard "Serengale" which holds this distinction with its wines rated in Halliday's 92-97 point range is for sale on a walk in walk out basis. In 2020 the winery was also identified by James Halliday as one of the top ten new wineries and a notable vineyard.
Located in the Beechworth wine region the property boasts a vineyard, winery and a delightful family home with a small bed and breakfast cottage style accommodation facility.
The property is located ten minutes south of Beechworth township and twenty minutes east of Wangaratta and the Hume Highway.
On offer is a freehold area of 22.5 hectares (or 55 acres) held in two titles. The Beechworth area and this premium site were selected for the right aspect, ideal soil type great air flow and access to water resources.
There is a well-established vineyard of 7.0 hectares (or 17 acres) principally planted to Chardonnay and Shiraz vines plus small portions of other complementary varieties.
The vineyard area could be expanded with additional planting sites available on the property, or a conversation to organic although the vendors have already implemented sustainable practices.
There is a modern, highly efficient, and very professionally built winery with a crush capacity of twenty-five tonnes. The winery building is inclusive of a fully insulated barrel storage area including a mezzanine level tasting area, a small storage area and laboratory plus a separate fermentation area. It is adjoined by an alfresco area, substantial office, workshop and machinery facility..
The grapes are used in part for wine making under the owners' own label with the balance sold to other local winemakers for a premium price.
Then there is the substantial rendered double brick homestead of about forty squares which offers four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a quality kitchen and extensive living and dining areas with a double garage and carport. On its western edge is a substantial under roof alfresco or entertaining area which in turn abuts a delightful inground swimming pool of the highest quality. The home is placed within an established landscaped garden with extensive rock borders.
There is also a separate studio cottage with open plan kitchenette, bedroom and living area plus separate bathroom and equestrian facilities.
This is an outstanding lifestyle property in a highly scenic, accessible and desirable location set amongst Beechworth's foremost tightly held vineyards. The purchaser will have the option of leveraging on the work the current owners have done or develop their own brand using the exceptionally well-equipped winery. Or as an alternative there is high demand at premium rates per tonne from other local wineries to purchase the grapes produced by this vineyard.
There are so many other appealing physical features - two on property dams, a fully equipped bore, three phase power and all necessary telecommunications, the supplementary automatic vineyard drip irrigation system, plus the potential ability to subdivide off and/or build on the second title.
• Established 7 ha Vineyard
• Winery and Cellar Door
• Large Homestead with pool, alfresco area
• Separate studio cottage
• Established landscaped gardens, orchard, shedding
• Separate office, workshop and machinery shed
• 30 ML ground water and 17.5ML winterfill license
• 22 ML over 2 dams, 160,000 ltr rainwater storage
• Equestrian facilities
• Land Area: 55acre
• Excellent views to the south and west
For Sale by Expressions of Interest closing 25th February 2022
A comprehensive Information Memorandum is available on request.
Inspections only by appointment only.
Michael Everard 0408 653 161
Nick Myer 0427 610 278