20 Acres of Superb Land with Extensive Features
Cropping Sold - GLASS HOUSE MOUNTAINS QLD
24 Scotts Road has an area of 8.3 ha (20 acres). The same family has lived in this pocket of rural acreage since 1957. During that time it has been used as a tobacco farm and recently a pineapple farm. Today all the pineapples are gone and it now offers a unique opportunity to acquire this excellent acreage property for your own specific use.
Fully cleared the land is 100% usable. The soils are a rich and fertile volcanic red to brown sandy loams suitable for growing numerous crops and ideal for the grazing of animals such as horses and cattle. The property is elevated at the northern end (approximately one third of total area) and then gently slopes down to Coonowrin Creek which forms the southern boundary. The land is well drained and flood free.
The property boasts ample water to cater for virtually any use as there is a water licence to pump water from Coonowrin Creek for commercial and irrigation purposes. A water well is located in the center of the property that pumps water up to the tanks at the shed. Three 5000 gallon rainwater tanks give ample water for both house and farm use. For those who require irrigation, there is an underground concrete pipe that runs from the creek up the center of the property to northern boundary with 4 outlet valves situated along the way plus a large supply of irrigation pipes and fittings available.
The house is a spacious two story 3 bedroom renovated home. Downstairs has the main living area which incorporates an open plan kitchen, living and dining with a study or reading nook. The attractive timber kitchen is fully equipped with gas appliances. There is a laundry with a shower, a separate toilet and a single garage that has direct access to the home.
Upstairs, via the timber staircase there are 3 double bedrooms, a sleep out, an office off the main bedroom, and second living area and bathroom. Sliding doors lead out to a wide verandah that looks out over the entire property plus capturing majestic views of the surrounding Glass House Mountains. The home boasts solar heating, a wood heater for those chilly winter nights and for summer, there are high ceilings with ceiling fans and air conditioning. The extensive use of beautiful timber floors throughout give the house a warm and pleasant feeling that you could quite easily call home.
At the rear of the house is a fenced inground pool plus a large Colorbond steel frame, concrete floor shed with two roller doors. Ideal storage for up to 4 vehicles or boats. This shed has fulfilled many uses over the years including as a garage, workshop, fruit packing and preparation area and as a venue for family celebrations. The large roof surface area has been used for a pool heating system and the shed has full power and excellent lighting.
The original machinery shed is steel and corrugated iron cladded and has ample room to accommodate numerous large farm machinery. In one section there is a farm workshop area with the appropriate power outlets and storage.
There is also a large shade shed to give even further storage for such things as horse floats or trailers.
Surrounding the home and shed complex are numerous established fruit and nut trees which include banana, citrus, mango, fig, persimmon, mulberry, lychee, custard apple, macadamia and pecan.
The property is serviced by a bitumen road and is only 800 metres to the Steve Irwin Way, a couple of minutes’ drive to the village of Glass House Mountains, 6 minutes’ drive to the hinterland commercial hub of Beerwah plus easy and quick access to the Bruce highway. Caloundra is only a 30 minute drive away.
School bus pick up is only 200 metres from the property for both primary and secondary schools.
For those who require farm machinery then the owner is willing to sell a comprehensive list of machinery by separate negotiation.
This sale represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a superb parcel of land with an extensive list of features giving that extra value. Whether you wish to grow your own specific crops, graze animals, establish a horse farm or just enjoy the peace and quiet of rural living then this property is one that you definitely must inspect.
This property will be sold by Auction on Saturday 27th June at 2 pm and will be open for inspection each Saturday 6th,13th,20th and 27th from 1 to 2 pm.
For a full property report – contact the selling agents Greg Young 0488 238 988 and Alan Broder 0409 553 877
All paddocks are clear and grassed. Various established fruit and nut trees (non-commercial) including banana, citrus, mango, fig, persimmon, mulberry, lychee, custard apple, macadamia and pecan.
Rich fertile volcanic red to brown sandy loams suitable for numerous crops or grazing
Coonowrin Creek forms the southern boundary 2 x 5000 gallon poly rainwater tanks (house supply) 1 x 5000 gallon fibreglass rainwater tank (farm use) Irrigation via creek using underground concrete pipe with 5 outlet valves runs to centre of property.
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