Spence Dix and Co are currently offering for sale “Southern Cross” – 8215 Ha located approximately 30 kms North East of Tintinara.
“Southern Cross is situated in the highly acclaimed Upper South East Region,
approximately 215 kms drive from the state’s capital providing as easy commuting journey for
business purposes and for off farm proprietors.
The property is very well suited to grazing with pastures of Lucerne, primrose, clovers ,veldt and
Approximately 4,7223 Ha (10,434 Ac) cleared land under pasture with shelter belts (included in
10,434 Ac) Balance native vegetation under a heritage agreement.
Past cropping practices have been to grow Barley and Lupins in conjunction with a pasture
renovation programme. Cropped cereal paddocks are often under sown with Lucerne.
Ashrose and Southern Cross previously consistently de-pastured 6,000 + Merino sheep including
stud ewes and rams plus a beef cattle herd of some 230 + cattle, mainly Herefords
Past 5 years average DSE = 9,350 (approximately ) utilising centre pivots periodically .
Current vendor runs Merino ewes joined to Suffolk rams and a pure Suffolk flock.
Over the last four years 56.2 kms have been refenced and 55 kms of original fencing has had an
electric wire placed on the bottom.
Stock and domestic water is supplied via 7 bores – 2 mills, 3 solar submersible pumps and 2 electrical submersible pumps.
Pivot 1 and 3 can also be used to back up stock watering systems. Windmills are all 25ft towers.
There are 2 x 10,000 gallon 1 x 22,000 gallon and 2 x 30,000 gallon tanks plus 3 new troughs.
Ashrose is predominately rural B class poly pipe with 11/2 supply line to tanks. 11/4 main line and
11/4 second line with some 1 line on final troughs.
Swimming Pool is a 10,000 gallon (approx) in -ground fibreglass.
A major feature of the property is the 4 centre pivots (1 x 125 ac, 1 x 105 ac, 1 x 95 ac and 1 x 50 ac)
irrigating certified Lucerne for seed, hay and fodder crops.
The soils are well drained with several new or extra irrigation sites available.
Included in the sale is the water licence 25020-01 with an allocation of 1709 megs. There is a 1 x 12
bore and 2 x 10 bores plus unmetered bore all fully set up and operating. Quality water tested in
2007 – average 1,000ppm.
All pivots and irrigation infrastructure are in excellent order.
100 kg/ha plain Super has been spread on some of the pastured country and 200kg/ha of 1:1 PK has been spread four times per year on the irrigated lucerne and 100kg/ha of DAP if cereals are sown in winter.
Pivot 1 98 ac sown to Sardi 7 lucerne in 2012.
Pivot 2 105 ac sown to Sardi 7 lucerne in 2012.
Pivot 3 125 ac is currently out for rennovation – to be sown in 2014 to Lucerne. Pivot 4 50 ac sown to mixed varities lucerne in 2013.
Ashrose Homestead is a substantial double brick home consisting of 5 good sized bedrooms
all with built in robes, orderly study, formal dining room, formal lounge with open fireplace,
comfortable family room, bright kitchen with walk in pantry and dishwasher, 2 full sized bathrooms with shower, bathtub, toilet and heater with fans, 3rd toilet and
laundry ( washing machine included). Walk in linen cupboard. Air conditioned office and family room.Slow combustion heater. Separate 2 car garage. A fully fenced in ground fibre glass swimming pool is situated
adjacent to the home.
Ashrose and Southern Cross have exceptional working improvements including:
Ashrose 3 bedroom besser brick cottage with carport and all modern conveniences.
Good condition (not renovated) Fridge and washing machine included. Has new
carpets and lino and painted.
Besser brick shearers quarters in fair condition with 5 bedrooms, kitchen and dining room
(fridge and washing machine included) Showers, toilets and electric HWS.
Southern Cross represents an opportunity to purchase a property with scale and diversity. The current management staff may consider remaining on the property ( subject to discussion) Southern Cross is priced to sell at $4 million including large water licence.
For inspection and further information contact Peter Taylor 0418 794 293
An inspection can be arranged by contacting the listed agent.
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