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Land Agribusiness Water Development (LAWD) is pleased to present for sale the Vaucluse Portfolio (the Portfolio), a high quality irrigated and dryland cropping/grazing opportunity located on the banks of the South Esk River at Conara, within the Northern Midlands region of Tasmania.
Comprising approximately 4,448* hectares, the Portfolio is highly developed to irrigation and benefited by substantial water entitlements.
First class irrigation with 2,151* hectares developed to centre pivot/linear irrigation, 447* hectares developed to hard hose traveller irrigation with the balance comprising dryland cropping and grazing/support.
Secure irrigation water including an extensive nine* kilometre frontage to the picturesque South Esk River with substantial water entitlements (15,273* megalitres) further supported by excellent pumping infrastructure and newly constructed water storages (9,052* megalitres), providing ample opportunity to harvest winter and summer take entitlements and opportunistic flow events.
Currently utilised as an intensive double cropping and grazing program with the rotation including high yielding crops such as poppies, potatoes, hemp, carrot seed, cereals, oilseed and legumes. The grazing enterprise runs in conjunction with the cropping program and is currently utilised for both sheep and cattle, underpinned by improved pastures.
Benefited by highly fertile soil types, excellent climatic conditions and highly efficient irrigation systems, providing outstanding production capabilities, regardless of seasonal conditions.
Features the prestigious and recently refurbished 10 bedroom Vaucluse Homestead (circa 1830s), set within established gardens and surrounded by historic outbuildings (stables complex and refurbished barn). Further accommodation includes the circa 1832, five bedroom Glen Esk Homestead, manager's dwelling, two cottages and office.
Fit for purpose rural infrastructure including a modern six-stand raised board shearing shed and covered yards, cattle yards and array of new rural shedding.
Includes the Powranna Grain Storage Facility (18* kilometres from the Vaucluse Portfolio and 28* kilometres from Launceston) incorporating newly developed grain storage with capacity of 5,424* tonnes.
Strategically located 10* linear kilometres from Campbell Town, 50* linear kilometres from Launceston and 115* linear kilometres from Hobart, as well as being close key infrastructure supporting the operations.
LAWD is offering the Portfolio to the market by Expression of Interest with the first stage closing Thursday 28 April 2022 at 4pm (AEST).
is located within the suburb of Conara, which has a population of 130, a median age of 39 and an average household density of 2.6 people.