“Glen Leigh” is situated in the Balala district, approximately 26 km south west of Uralla. Armidale is within commuting distance approximately 51 km to the north and Tamworth 80 km to the south (via Green Valley Road).
Land Area: 517.5 hectares or 1,279 acres
Country Type: Mostly gently sloping and undulating open granite country running to lightly timbered slopes and sheltered ridges. Approximately 60% to 70% of the property is considered arable, with scattered shade and shelter timber being mostly Yellow Box, Apple, Gum and Stringybark. The country has received applications of lime and poultry manure under current ownership, and has history of carrying over 100 breeding cows plus progeny.
Water: Excellent water supply from Lana Creek (seasonal), trough system supplied from equipped spring fed hole, approximately 20 dams and spring fed gullies – this country is renowned for its springs and availability of permanent water. Average rainfall is in the 775mm to 800mm range.
Fencing: Approximately 15 main paddocks in addition to 11 smaller holding paddocks. Fencing presents in very good order, being mostly steel/hingejoint/barbed wire and electrified in smaller holding paddocks.
Residence: Circa 1930’s rendered brick homestead with French Provincial external influence. Provides very comfortable 5 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom accommodation including new kitchen with walk in pantry and adjoining dining area, separate lounge and family rooms with double sided slow combustion wood heater, and covered outdoor areas. Set in established and landscaped gardens with privet hedging, shrubs and mature shade trees.
Shedding & Yards: Double carport; workshop; two machinery sheds; 3 x shelter sheds/stables; tack room; 18m x 9m steel frame hay shed; two stand equipped wool shed; steel sheep yards; sweating shed; steel & timber cattle yards with crush; and chook pens.
“Glen Leigh” represents a very well improved grazing holding with outstanding presentation, providing park like country suited to any grazing enterprise, whilst offering a peaceful rural lifestyle. The property is available with vacant possession or on a walk-in walk-out basis.