One of the best developed rural properties in the respected Kyeamba Valley is on the market and likely to attract genuine interest.
Boasting fertile soil, rainfall and climate combined with the extensive capital investment in fencing, water, fertiliser and lime, Wirralie is in optimum condition.
Situated in the renowned Kyeamba Valley, Wirralie is located 29km from Wagga Wagga and holds an illustrious reputation as a productive and very well-developed rural asset known for producing high quality commercial and award-winning stud cattle.
It has been home to the successful Cotswold Simmental Stud and in recent years run a 680 cow Angus beef herd joined to Wagyu Bulls producing F1 weaners for domestic feedlots in NSW and QLD along with export to Japan.
The sale represents a rare opportunity to secure a leading cattle, sheep and cropping asset in a reliable rainfall region.
The property offers excellent economies of scale with 1,040 hectares (2,571 acres) of 95 per cent arable heavy red fertile, soft rolling farming and grazing country.
It is ideally located halfway between Sydney and Melbourne, only 10km off the Hume Freeway and 11km from the village of Ladysmith.
The farm features soft rolling accessible paddocks and an extensive pasture and cropping program.
It offers ideal mixed farming country with an impressive carrying capacity of approximately 13,000 dse.
The country has been progressively developed as a high return pasture-based production unit with hay/silage cut annually to supplement annual feeding programs along with approximately 200 hectares of Moby Barley and grazing oats planted in 2019.
Aside from the 200 hectares of grazing crops, the property is entirely improved with perennial pastures including phalaris, winter active phalaris, sub clover, chicory, lucerne, prairie grass, fescue and cocksfoot and it is estimated that in an average 650mm rainfall year, pastures would generate 6000-8000 kg/ha of dry matter per hectare per year.
Permanent water is supplied from two reliable ground bores (flow rates of 10 - 12 litres/second), electric and solar pumps supply elevated tanks, which reticulate to 32 concrete troughs.
This is bolstered by a network of 46 surface dams.
Most paddocks have two sources of water which are further supported by three seasonal creek systems.
Wirralie's great location allows it to benefit from reduced transport costs to and from livestock sale yards.
The excellent access to the Hume Freeway allows management to freely capitalise on opportunities in livestock markets.
Excellent working improvements include a full spectrum of high quality facilities including a substantial undercover cattle complex with working area, 3-4 stand shearing shed, modern Prattley all-steel sheep yards, two hay sheds, two excellent machinery sheds with incorporated workshop, as well as a second set of cattle yards, five silos and four silage pits.
Fencing is also a feature with the property being fenced into approximately 46 main paddocks with 25km of new fencing.
The flagship homestead is an architect designed brick homestead built in 1990.
There are five large bedrooms, three bathrooms and open plan living, dining room, sitting room and entertaining areas.
The property is being offered for sale via auction, exclusively through Inglis Rural Property with the auction to be conducted on-site on Tuesday, July 2, at 12pm.