“Pretoria” is situated in the Currububula / Piallaway district, centrally located between Tamworth, Gunnedah and Quirindi.
The property comprises creek flats to gently sloping country, providing approximately 200 acres of open and part arable grazing, rising to timbered mountain. Soils are heavy chocolate to red on the lower slopes, ideal for cropping or pasture improvement. The hills are suited to recreational activities including hunting, trail riding etc
Water is provided by an equipped electric well, dams and semi-permanent Washpool Creek.
Fencing is a feature of this property, having been renewed in recent years to improve stock management. Boundary fencing is steel/barb/hingejoint and internal fencing is steel/barb/plain wires in very good condition.
The property is improved with an early 1900’s cottage that has been renovated whilst maintaining its character and charm. Accommodation includes two bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, lounge room, office area, walk in pantry / store room and laundry. Features include polished floorboards throughout, split system air conditioning, slow combustion wood heater, timber slab breakfast bar, Canberra fuel stove plus conventional gas stove, and updated kitchen and bathroom. The cottage is surrounded by expansive covered timber deck with high table and servery attached to the kitchen, also providing covered car parking.
Stock facilities include an excellent set of steel cattle yards with loading ramp and crush.
The property is for sale on behalf of the NSW Biodiversity & Conservation Trust. All NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust rural properties for sale have been identified as important for their natural value and are sold with conservation agreement in place over part of the property. The purchasers of “Pretoria” will be eligible to apply for grant funding to assist with the management of the conservation area for things such as fence and track maintenance and the control of pests and weeds.
Properties of this scale within half an hour of Tamworth are seldom available, particularly in this price range. Inspections recommended and available by appointment with agent.