Phone: 08 8553 2688
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Century 21 on Kangaroo Island
66 Dauncey Street,
KINGSCOTE, SA 5223
Phone: 08 8553 2688
Fax: 08 8553 3005
6351 Playford HIGHWAY, GOSSE 5223
Rural/Farm/Acreage for sale
6351 Playford HIGHWAY, GOSSE SA 5223
OFFERS OVER $800,000
WATER, WATER, WATER! Farming & Lifestyle Combine in High Rainfall Location!
Located in the picturesque and high rainfall 'Gosse Lands' this 101.6 hectare property (250 acres) offers a balanced opportunity for mixed use farming together with environmentally unique & pristine heritage bushland with winter creek.
The productive farm land spans an approximate pastured area of 50 Hectares (125 acres) of which is currently farmed for the lucrative seed potato and cattle. There are 4 rotational seed potato plots totalling 26 hectares accessing underground irrigation from a 35 Meg council approved dam. Vermin proof fencing surrounds the perimeter of the pastured area. Equally attractive is the high rainfall area, particularly in these drier climatic conditions, listed below is the past 5 years rainfall collections.
In addition to the farming operation, the property includes various infrastructure and a large quality architecturally designed homestead. The family sized home provides up to 8 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, beautifully updated kitchen with exposed beams, s/steel appliances, Caesarstone benchtops and a woodstove that also heats the hot water!
Year round climate comfort with split system air conditioning and slow combustion heater, also many years worth of already cut firewood! Mains electricity costs are offset by the 6.2 kw solar system (24 panels) input to the grid.
A Large master bedroom, has access to a modern en-suite and dressing room, the remaining 3 large double bedrooms have quality built in robes. The large office could be utilised as a 5th bedroom if required and currently has shelving and built in cupboards. There is also a huge rumpus room, with room for a pool table and table tennis.
Detached from the main home, accessible via the undercover pergola, is a 4 bedroom 'bunk house', well suited to visitors or farm stay/workman accommodation.
Surrounding the home are well established gardens including numerous fruit trees of lemon, fig, passionfruit, cherries, berries, apricot, nectarine, peach, apple and a veggie patch. The immediate yard is securely fenced to ensure young children and pets are kept safe.
In addition to the 35 meg irrigation dam, there is ample rainwater and various stock dams with one of the dams accessible to the house. Additional water onsite includes 7 marron ponds and natural lagoon.
Other Improvements include vehicle garage, 3 stand shearing shed, implement sheds, chook shed, Armco shed, cattle yards and crush.
Currently being run as a successful seed potato and cattle venture with a farm Implement package optionally available for purchase or negotiation on a walk-in walk out basis.
Items referred to are;
1 x John Deere tractor with FEL, row crop tyres, forks and buckets (6310)
Southern Cross PTO pump and Chamberlain pump tractor.
Idrofoglia travelling irrigator
Rainfall measurements since 2014;
2014 754 mm
2015 706 mm
2017 766 mm
2018 902 mm
In all this property is well established and strategically located on the 'tourist ring route' offering many opportunities for diversification, subject to council consents. The property is captured on the school bus route to the local R-10 school at Parndana (approx 25km) , and is centrally located to both the north and southern coasts of the Island.
A stunning lifestyle location, this property presents as a terrific opportunity to combine farming with lifestyle in a high rainfall location!
Inspection is welcome, contact Michael Barrett on anytime.
Property Summary »
- Listing Type: Rural/Farm/Acreage
- Bedrooms: 8
- Bathrooms: 3
- Garage Spaces: 1
- Other Parking: 2
- Total Parking Spaces: 3
- Council Rates: 1700.00