228 Wicks Road, KEITH SA 5267

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228 Wicks Road, KEITH SA 5267

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WELL REGARDED CATTLE GRAZING PROPERTY - "DAVALACK DOWNS" KEITH 523 HA

Mixed Farming Sold - KEITH SA

LOT 3 – “Davalack Downs” is approximately 27 kms. s.w. Keith with driveway access off Wicks Road, which is approx.2.28 kms. west of the bitumen Cantara Road.
* Approx. 1/2 flats, and 1/2 undulating to hilly grazing, ideal shelter.
* Previous owners ran as a mixed cattle and sheep property, current owners only running a few cattle whilst
undertaking a major development/pasture improvement program. Almost 50% of the property, sown to Lucerne and
Chicory, and a Rye Grass/clover mixture on flats, mostly Vedlt grass on hills, has been very lightly stocked
during this period, and as such the new and established pastures are growing well, with a good body of feed.
* Some undeveloped saline flats, with area scrub in s.w. corner.
* 100 kg/Ha. of single super every other year on improved pastures, (not old Veldt grass).
* Up to 175 kg/Ha. Scrub Mix + zinc, when renovating pastures, plus up to 3t/ha Gypsum and 2.5 t/ha Lime as
advised by Agronomist.
* Approximately 450-475 mm. district average rainfall.
* All mains, one meter, newer 1 1/4″ blue band Poly pipe laid on ground, approx. 10,000 gallon concrete tank on
hill, with double acting float, and sand filter, virtually all paddocks with concrete troughs.
* Homestead has rain water connected from an approx.10,000 gallon concrete tank and pressure unit.
* Some 22 main paddocks including 2 wide raceways, plus holding paddocks, rubbled track, and portion raceways,
generally fenced to soil types.
* Currently only 22 cows and calves, had been 85 breeders + heifers, bulls, and up to 400 ewes, (prior to
pasture renovation/development program). Vendor estimates 100 cow unit with increased improved pasture.
* 4 b.r. Blunts transportable, prominent position with views to n.e. Renovated kitchen, dining, lounge w/-
wood fire and a.c., w.i.r ensuite, b.i.r’s
* Approx. 60×30′ t.f. Implement shed w/- pt. raised floor, 40×20′ Imp shed, c.f., part old quarters/workshop,
c.f. and power. S/Roof bulk Super Shed.
* Large set of old timber rail and steel gate cattle yards, crush, timber ramp.
* Approx. 60×30′ 2 stand curved raised board shearing shed, equipped, and attached good set of steel pipe bugle
sheep yards.

The sale of “Davalack Downs” provides options for smaller graziers or those looking for a large lifestyle retreat with facilities to handle either cattle or sheep, or as an ideal addition to “Mossdale” only 4 kms away, which would enhance the flexibility of sheep/cattle facilities, and further capacity. The incoming owners will take advantage of great cover of feed due to being lightly stocked and the huge amount of renovation and pasture development/renovation which is benefiting from great seasonal conditions.
Expressions of Interest close on the 27th Oct 2016. Inspections strictly by appointment with the agent – Greg Window 0417 582 177.

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An inspection can be arranged by contacting the listed agent.