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Gorton Timber, Mill Creek Road Stroud NSW 2425

  • Rural / Farming
  • 3,932 ha
  • For Sale, For Sale by Expression of Interest

LARGE-SCALE HARDWOOD TIMBER FOREST

  • Sydney Blue Gum & Grey Gum associations
  • Net harvestable area of 3,400Ha*
  • Biodiversity stewardship opportunities

CBRE Agribusiness is pleased to present for sale Gorton Forest Estate (GFE), one of the areas larger privately-owned native forests on the North Coast of New South Wales. Offered after 90 years of family ownership, with significant volumes of hardwood timber and complementary development opportunities for biodiversity stewardships and carbon farming.

KEY INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS
LOCATION
Ideal location 11* linear kilometres north of Stroud, 89* linear kilometres north of Newcastle and 229* kilometres north of Sydney and 44* linear kilometres north of the Pacific Highway at the Bucketts Way junction. The strategic location positions GFE logistically convenient to the Port of Newcastle.

SCALE
Spanning 3,932* hectares (9,716* acres), GFE provides Freehold scale with elevation ranging from 100* metres Above Sea Level (ASL) to 500* metres ASL.

RAINFALL
High rainfall area, boasting a long-term annual average rainfall of 1,114* millimetres along the western boundary and 1,325* millimetres eastern boundary of the landholding.

TIMBER STOCKS
The forest was fully surveyed in 1997; a current estimate of stocks includes over 100,000* cubic metres of merchantable sawlogs and a net harvestable area of 3,400* hectares (subject to New South Wales code of practice for private native forestry; current PVP expires 2029).

TIMBER SPECIES
Commercial hardwood species comprising Sydney Blue Gum, Grey Gum associations including white mahogany, grey ironbark, tallowwood and turpentine.

ROADING
Fully roaded for timber harvesting including 50* kilometres arterial roads.
WORKING IMPROVEMENTS
- Various machinery sheds
- Workshop
- Three-bedroom residence

UNIQUE OFFERING
Gorton Forest Estate provides the incoming party to secure a quality asset which offers unique opportunities from its natural resources and complementary development opportunities including biodiversity stewardships and carbon farming.
For full details and information memorandum, please contact the exclusive selling agents.

GFE is being offered for sale by Expression of Interest closing Thursday 12 December 2019 at 4.00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

Property Highlights

Property ID2015713856
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Land Area3,932 ha
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Building TypeWhole building
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AvailabilityVacant
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Last updated  19 Nov 2019
Map for Gorton Timber, Mill Creek Road Stroud NSW 2425
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