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Warradarge, 542 Garibaldi Willis Road

"Warragai Park"

Expressions of Interest

Listing Number: LEP29892
About this listing
For Sale by Expressions of Interest, closing Thursday 28th November (if not sold prior) 2019.

1997ha Total, approximately 1200ha considered arable.

Agent: Yves Beagley, 0438 326 608 Landmark Geraldton

Graze and Grain - Mixed farming opportunity in reliable 450mm rainfall zone

Located 23km east of Warradarge and 63km south west of Coorow, this versatile property provides an opportunity for new owners to diversify their farming locations and take advantage of the reliable west midlands rainfall.

'Warragai Park' comprises of 1997ha in total, with 1200ha considered arable. The soil types consist of gravelly loam, gravelly loamy sands, sand over gravel and lesser areas deeper sands. The property receives approximately 450mm rainfall annually, with the vast majority received in the growing season from April to September. The 15 main paddocks are subdivided by ringlock and steel post fencing in good to fair condition.

Despite the property having a conservative cropping history, the current owners indicate that approximately 1200ha are croppable, with some of this area being parkland cleared. The 2019 cropping programme consisted of 310ha of barley, with a further 200ha sown to oats and Santorini/ Eliza hard seeded serradella.

All cropping paddocks received 12-13kg/ha P in 2019, with 50kg/ha MOP topdressed on lighter sands pre seeding. All pasture paddocks received 150kg/ha Super CZM/MOP mix prior to opening rains.

Water supply is secure, of sound quality and in plentiful supply. The main bore supplies 5 water points at a rate of 3,600l/hour and is suitable for livestock, spraying & domestic purposes. This is supplemented by shed catchment into 3 x 50,000litre concrete tanks. A windmill equipped bore feeds a small dam on the north eastern side of the property.

The well-appointed brick and iron homestead features 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, an open plan kitchen & dining area. The residence has pleasant surrounding with verandas on all sides, established gardens and a tree lined driveway. The adjacent 2 bedroom transportable unit provides additional accommodation for seasonal workers and sits alongside a 2 bay utility shed.

Infrastructure includes a four stand shearing shed (in need of minor refurbishment) with accompanying 800 head sheep yards and shaded race. The adjoining 14m x 12m machinery shed and 140t of grain storage over 3 silos complete the fixed improvements. Two new 43,000L liquid fertiliser tanks and a 60,000 fibreglass water tank complement the cropping enterprise and can be included or excluded from the sale.

The property's location just 23km from the Brand Highway, 2 hours to the Muchea sale yards and less than 250km to Perth's northern suburbs complement 'Warragai Park's obvious agricultural value and production potential.

This property presents a great opportunity to purchase a quality self-contained satellite property to increase scale, a perfect add on for local farming businesses or an accessible grazing property for northern pastoralists.

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  • Property Type: Mixed Farming

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Landmark Harcourts WA

32 Farrall Rd
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