Cropping with river frontage
KOJONUP-DARKAN ROAD Price $3.8 million Size 1187ha (2933 acres) Agent Ray White Rural WA Contact Mike Batchelor, 0427 948 447
Riverbends is 42km north-west of Kojonup and has frontage to the Arthur River on its eastern side.
The property has been digitally mapped, with abut 902ha considered croppable with the remainder being grazing and areas of tree plantation.
The country is undulating with the soil types being mainly medium gravelly loams and some lighter sandy loams.
These lighter loams are where the majority of the plantation trees have been planted.
Original vegetation for the area is wandoo, jam, red gum, river gum and sheoak.
There are 23 main paddocks and the property is fully developed with the fencing in fair to average condition.
Stock water supply comes from 20 dams and three soaks and is considered very reliable.
Average annual rainfall is 550mm.
Various rainwater tanks provide an adequate supply of water for spraying and domestic use.
The main homestead is comfortable and overlooks the river. It is constructed of weatherboard and brick with a new tin roof and has four bedrooms, kitchen, lounge, office and laundry and has a veranda on four sides.
The second residence is a three-bedroom transportable, constructed of Hardiboard with a tin roof.
This is in good condition and would be suitable for staff or extra family/friends.
Infrastructure includes a four-stand shearing shed with new steel sheep/cattle yards and a working capacity of 1500 head (sheep).
Various silos include three 500 bushels, a 200 bushel silo and a 2500 bushel, all with a cone base.
The property has plenty of sheds of varying sizes.
The vendors have been concentrating on sheep and wool production for the past few years with a minimum of cropping.