'Karoonda Park'

Rare opportunity in the tightly held Keith lucerne growing and livestock production region!

‘Karoonda Park’ is located 10km West of Keith in the Upper South East of South Australia.

This is an opportunity not to be missed as this property is only being offered to the public for the second time in more than 75 years.

The property comprises 69 hectares of laser levelled flood irrigation land and 1,389  hectares of dryland Lucerne. The balance being made up of rubble laneways (which access all 50 paddocks) and cereal crops for grain and hay. Generally, the property is sandy loam soils over limestone with undulating sandy rises.

’Karoonda Park’ primarily grows lucerne for both seed and hay production. Long term yields are typically 200 kilograms per hectare on dryland lucerne stands and600 kilograms per hectare on irrigatedareas. Incorporated within the Lucerne enterprise are annual cereal and canola crops when land is spelled from Lucerne production.

In addition, a sheep breeding and fattening enterprise is operated, in what is a well-known area for early prime lamb production.

 ‘Karoonda Park’ is located within the Hundred of Laffer in which water entitlements are unmetered and largely unregulated. This is a major point for the property offering unlimited irrigation potential. The Bureau of Meteorology weather station at Keith has recorded an average rainfall of 462 mm per annum from 1906 to 2014.

Improvements at ‘Karoonda Park’ offer a timber frame, 3 bedroom main home with double garage, polished floors and ducted r/c a/c. A separate three bedroom cottage can also be found on the property amongst well established trees and yard. Shedding on the property includes; machinery, machinery/workshop, stud shed, grain shed, storage shed, sheep shed and 6 shaft shearing shed with yards. Other features include a newly installed 8m weighbridge, good quality fencing and all-weather laneways.

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Expressions of Interest close July 27th at 5pm. Contact Mark De Garis 0428 372 124 or Tom Pearce 0427 642 138 for an EOI form, property memorandum or to arrange an inspection.

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Suburb Keith
Address 172 Cantara Rd
State SA
Price Price on application
Property Type residential
Property ID 582
Category Rural
Land Area 1,530.60 ha

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