LAWD is pleased to present for sale Forth Farm, a premium grade horticultural opportunity, benefitted by first class irrigation and significant water entitlements, located in the Central Coast region of Tasmania.
KEY INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
Operated as an irrigated vegetable/market garden enterprise, currently focusing on the production of leafy greens, beans, onions, cauliflower and beetroot. Favourable land types lend the property to an array of horticultural or vegetable opportunities.
105* hectares with 71* hectares (68%) developed to best-in-class solid set irrigation, 13* hectares (13%) developed to pivot circle irrigation and the balance (22* hectares) considered support.
Secure water entitlements totalling 196* megalitres including Tasmanian Irrigation Kindred North Motton Scheme water entitlements as well as via Jones Creek and River Forth. The property is further benefitted by a series of dams that capture seasonal gully flows.
Highly fertile soil types (predominately free draining alluvial sandy loam river flats), excellent climatic conditions (940mm* average annual rainfall) and efficient remotely controlled irrigation systems provide outstanding production capabilities, regardless of seasonal conditions.
Internal gravel laneway system allowing for efficient and effective farming practices.
Residential accommodation includes a three-bedroom, one-bathroom weatherboard dwelling. Further infrastructure includes various sundry shedding and cattle yards.
Strategically located in the tightly held Central Coast region of Tasmania, an established vegetable growing region, 8* linear kilometres west of Devonport and 80* linear kilometres north-west of Launceston, benefitted by extensive frontage to River Forth.
Currently leased to an established vegetable producer (lease expiring October 2026).
For sale by Expression of Interest closing 12pm (AEDT) Thursday 21 December 2023.