491 Durdins Road, TUMBY BAY
Land Area 391.4 hectares
Hills Grazing and Cropping
Located at 491 Durdins Road, approximately 8km west of Tumby Bay on the Lower Eyre Peninsula is 1 freehold title, Allotment comprising of Pieces 9 and 10 Hundred of Hutchison. The property is a total of 391.4 Ha (967.1 acres) with approximately 133.9 Ha (331.0 acres) well cleared and arable. The cropping program is leased to a local farmer on a yearly basis. The property is cropped with mainly cereals that are under minimum tillage practices with modern farming equipment.
The property is mostly cleared of vegetation of undulating to steep hilly red/brown loam with granite outcrops on the hill tops. The cropping areas are red/brown loam's with some buckshot gravels and small granite rocks. Fantastic district views are unmatched from numerous locations across the property. The property overlooks the coastal town of Tumby Bay to the west. Numerous water courses run between the hilly terrain and multiple soaks are located in the natural water courses that serve as reliable watering points for livestock in all paddocks.
The property is fenced into 6 main paddocks with cyclone and mainly wooden post in good to average condition. There is a council water reserve that has a windmill on a bore on the northern boundary of the property in which the vendor has a one third share in. This water is pumped to a poly tank on a hill in the front paddock as a water supply to residences on the Foothills Road rural lifestyle properties.
Other infrastructure includes 2 stand shearing shed with small adjoining workshop/storage garage, steel sheep yards & loading ramp, 20' insulated shipping container used as an office, round shape toilet/shower block and 1 seed silo. A 16 panel solar system is installed on the shearing shed providing reliable off the grid power supply. Two 5,000 gallon (22,750Lt) poly rainwater tanks catch rainfall from the shearing shed for the toilet/shower block and outdoor sink.
Grain delivery is nearby at Tumby Bay silos and main bunker facility (6km east); with major port facilities at Port Lincoln approximately 55 km to the south. Good road access to the property is via well-maintained unsealed roads. The region receives a reliable 350mm (14") annual rainfall and is well serviced by the rural townships of Cummins (38km west) or Tumby Bay with both towns having a choice of agricultural suppliers for inputs and multiple machinery dealers.
This property is a solid mixed farming block ideal for livestock production in the current wool and meat markets in a well established farming district well known for grain production. To arrange a personal inspection and further information contact Darryn Johnston 0428 837 262.
|Land Use:||Grazing, Cropping, Mixed Farming|
|Annual Rainfall:||350 millimetres|
|Other Improvements:||Sheep Yards, Shearing shed|
|Number of Paddocks:||6|
|Water Supplies:||Tanks, Springs|
|Distance from Centre:||50.00 kilometres|
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