"Hinkleys" Powers Creek-edenhope Road

Powers Creek

Auction 4 February 2022 at 2pm on site

Property Description

Outstanding Opportunity - Standalone Sheep Block

Auction Location: on site.

957 Acres / 387.24 Hectares

Situated with Powers Creek-Edenhope Road frontage. 19 kms from Edenhope. Dual road access. Power connected - 26" / 650mm rainfall country.

Substantial GI 3 stand R/B woolshed (100ft x 40ft). Large woolroom/machinery storage with u/c sheepyards & holding paddocks - B double access. Powered GI machinery shed.

Excellent subdivision of 14 paddocks - central laneway for ease of management. Stock water supplied by submersible pump & windmill on bores plus numerous large dams.

Strong annual fertilizer application over phalaris & clover based pastures.

Due to its water security, farm layout and infrastructure "Hinkleys" provides an outstanding opportunity as a standalone grazing block.

Refer full details below:

AREA:
956.89 Acres / 387.24 Hectares comprising of 3 Titles with 5 Lots

LOCATION:
Approximately 3km north of Powers Creek on Powers Creek-Edenhope Road with bitumen road frontage. Powers Creek is situated 19 km south east from Edenhope, 60km from Casterton, 71km from Naracoorte 112kms from Mt Gambier, 112kms from Horsham, 61kms from Penola, 157kms from Portland. Rear access to Olive Grove Road.

SERVICES:
Power connected with 240/440 volt power outlet (for woolpress) in woolshed. Electric pump on bore.

IMPROVEMENTS:
Galvanized iron 3 stand raised board Woolshed (100ft x 40ft) with wool area and/or machinery storage area of 40ft x 40ft approximately. Accessed by 3 large sliding doors for machinery storage purposes. 240v and 440v power outlets Internally floodlit. 450 sheep undercover capacity not including sheepyards. Undercover sheep yards with 3 way draft and adjustable separate sheep handler race. Dedicated single drenching race and large footbath. Yards have a working capacity of approximately 600 700 ewes & lambs plus 4 to 6 holding paddocks. Notably 2 closer paddocks have native shelter ideal for off shears sheep. All weather b double access to yards with provision for b double off road parking bay at entrance. Second open fronted GI machinery shed (36ft x 45ft) with power connected, near Woolshed. A second smaller unequipped galvanized iron crutching shed (no power) is located at the eastern end of the property with access to Olive Grove Road. Adjoining sheepyards are occasionally used.

WATER:
Sub pump on bore (pump at 40') pumps to header tank (2000 gallons) and reticulated to 5 paddocks including holding paddocks. There are further 12 dams on the property, two of which are reticulated via a Windmill.

PADDOCKS:
Excellent subdivision of 14 main paddocks with central laneway for ease of management through western half of property.

FENCING:
Excellent fencing for sheep with ringlock and plain wire. Easily adaptable for cattle.

PASTURES:
Predominately phalaris based pastures with sub & ballansa clovers. Eastern end of property sown to phalaris, cocksfoot and ryegrass during current owners tenure.

FERTILISER:
In recent years, an annual application of 150 kgs per hectare of super potash 5in1 with trace elements of copper, zinc, cobalt & selenium applied.

RAINFALL:
Edenhope's long term average rainfall is around 500m/20 per annum. However the Vendor advises that at Powers Creek the unofficial long term average is around 650mm/26 plus which has been confirmed by neighbours.

SOIL TYPE:
Predominately grey sandy soils over clay base with some bucketshot banks, over the majority of the property. Sandy soils under and around the scrub area. Heavier clay type soils towards eastern end.

CONTOUR:
Flat to slightly undulating country draining to the south. Estimated 150 acres of native scrub country.

STOCK:
Has run up to 1400 breeding ewes. Recent stock numbers are:
2021 1044 ewes producing 1199 lambs
390 replacement ewe hoggetts
314 Weaner ewes retained

2020 - 980 Ewes producing 1030 lambs
290 replacement ewe hoggetts

COMMENTS:
Ideally established property for prime lambs and wool sheep, yet easily adaptable for cattle or other agricultural purposes. Due to its water security, farm lay out and infrastructure Hinkleys provides an outstanding opportunity as a standalone sheep block, alternatively for consolidation purposes.

Auction: Friday 4 February 2022 at 2:00pm on site if not sold prior

Property Features

Land Size

957 Acre

Airconditioning

no

Built-in Robes

no

Dishwasher

no

Ducted Cooling

no

Ducted Heating

no

Open Fire Place

no

Solar Panels

no

Study

no

Water Tank

no

Location

Agent

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Nick Adamson

Director, Branch Manager, Real Estate Consultant
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Andrew Dufty

Director, Real Estate Consultant

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