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LARGE MACADAMIA FARM, BANGALOW AREA, NORTHERN RIVERS NSW

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LOCATION/AREA

Eureka near Bangalow and Lismore, Northern Rivers NSW

PROPERTY TYPE/SIZE

“Westerfolds” is a large income producing macadamia plantation on the famous Eureka Plateau between Lismore and Bangalow.  It has approximately 5,378 trees and a 3 bedroom home, sheds, ample power and large dam with an irrigation licence

PRICE RANGE

SOLD

PROPERTY INFORMATION

This very productive rural property is in Goremans Road and has 90 acres (36.42 hectares) of level and sloping ground.  There are Tallowwood windbreaks on most boundaries

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PlantationPlantationPlantation

Production:

“Westerfolds” produces 90 to 100 tonne of quality nut in the shell per annum.  Kernel recoveries are above average i.e. excellent.  The farm was planted in 1978 and has had the same manager since.

Tree Varieties

The main varieties include:

  • 246
  • 660
  • 508
  • 344
  • 741
  • 333

Most trees are 15 to 28 years of age and in good health and row spacing is up to 10m x 10m.

Macadamia NutsNut BinsNut Shed
Macadamia NutsNut BinsNut Shed

Fixed Plant and Equipment Included:

  • Dehusking shed with efficient dehusker
  • Receivable bin
  • Trommel
  • Sorting table
  • Water sorter
  • Elevators
  • Plus other equipment (nut bins)

There are 4 silos with approximately 45 tonne of storage capacity.  All equipment is fully maintained and operational

Fertilizer Program

The plantation is maintained in a healthy condition by a regular fertilizer program.  Leaf and soil analysis ensure the efficient application of the desired nutrients

SilosProcessingOptional Machinery
SilosProcessingOptional Machinery

Management

This farm currently has a full time manager who is available for employment as are other casual staff

Optional Machinery

There is quality equipment available with this farm

The House

There is a 3 bedroom older style weatherboard home in good condition.  It includes an above ground pool and is quiet and private.  There are other suitable home sites, most of which would require clearing of trees.  These would have excellent views and power with a bitumen road nearby

DamTallowwood WindbreakDriveway
DamTallowwood WindbreakDriveway

General

This farm is very well maintained and managed.  The trees are regularly skirted and hedged and the wide spacing make it easy to harvest, spray and operate machinery. There is a permanent spring that has never run dry in 80 plus years and underground irrigation mains  throughout the property. No irrigation is needed or utilized currently

BEST FEATURES

  • North Coast climate and lifestyle
  • Character filled 3 bedroom home with pool
  • Proven production with above average kernel recoveries
  • Excellent income stream
  • Close to Lismore (20 minutes), Bangalow (10 minutes) and Byron Bay (20 minutes)
  • Easy access to the Gold Coast (1 hour) plus Brisbane (2 hours)
  • Large dam and irrigation licence
  • Extensive windbreaks
  • Large shed and processing equipment

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HouseSwimming PoolMacadamia Nuts

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

“Westerfolds” is a proven performer that is on the market for the first time in 28 years. It is highly regarded for its above average kernel recovery, layout and overall operation. It would be an ideal family farm or investment for the astute buyer. The Northern River lifestyle and climate is the best in Australia, and with great beaches and tourism at Byron Bay and Ballina it is prime real estate



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