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Holbrook, 8349 Hume Highway

Historic Holbrook property with 140 Mgl Irrigation Licence.

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Listing Number: LAB3253
About this listing
The historic "North Billabong'' property is located in the Little Billabong district, just 30 kilometres north of Holbrook; extensive frontage to the Hume Highway offers a prime location for a stud or other enterprise. The picture perfect setting showcases the homestead on the banks of the Little Billabong Creek; currently listed with Airbnb and is perfectly suited to farmstay, B&B or Horse Bed n Shed.

The 'North Billabong' homestead was built in 1865 and has had renovations through the years, enabling it to provide an ambience and modest home that transcends time.
The homestead houses a large modern kitchen, formal lounge and dining rooms, sitting room, laundry, central bathroom, large office, complete with two inbuilt combustion heaters and ducted reverse cycle air conditioning throughout.
Situated on the southern end of the homestead is the master bedroom which features an ensuite and built in wardrobes.
Two large bedrooms capture the afternoon sun on the western side of the homestead and a beautiful outlook over the established garden.
The original wing of the homestead which is now joined by a formal dining area, houses three bedrooms, lounge, office and bathroom which is currently listed with Airbnb; other possible income streams such as Farmstay or Horse BednShed await the new owner.

Working facilities include:
- Vehicle shed (13m x 6.5m) with concrete floor, power & storage rooms.
- Machinery shed (24m x 18m) with power (one bay is a lock up workshop with concrete floor).
- Machinery/horse shed (18m x 9m) with power.
- Hayshed (28m x 9m).
- Former blacksmith shop/shed (30m x 6m) with power.
- Five stand shearing shed, no power connection.
- Ancillary small shedding.
- Two sets of steel sheep yards.
- Two x 40 tonne Kotzur silos & two x 60 tonne Macey silos.
-16Kw solar system.

Fencing is predominantly in excellent condition with a central lane way giving access to most paddocks. Soils are a mix of alluvial creek flats and red granite loam with some areas of grey/brown loam.

Abundant water is a feature of 'North Billabong' and is both reliable and accessible with 3.5km double frontage to the Little Billabong Creek traversing the property from north to south, dams, springs and excellent infrastructure to troughs ensuring that livestock do not need to travel too far to watering points.
140 megalitre Irrigation Licence from the Little Billabong Creek is available for development on Lot 500/DP634374 and Lot 14/DP261930 allowing for the alluvial creek flats to produce feed all year round.
Rainfall records show the annual average rainfall is 700mm (28 inches).

The Kentish Downs Poll Dorset Stud has been the main focus of the current operation, along with a commercial sheep flock.
Property Information
  • Land area
    • Land Area Acres: 1694
    • Land Area Ha: 685.55
  • Location & services: Km's to Nearest Town: 30, Nearest Town: Holbrook, Location / District: Little Billabong, Schooling Primary: Holbrook, Bus Primary (Yes), Schooling Secondary: Culcairn, Albury & Wagga Wagga, Bus Secondary (Yes), Mail Service (Yes)
  • Property Type: Mixed Farming

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Landmark Harcourts Albury Rural

20 Catherine Cres
Lavington

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