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Cherry farm sale prime for picking

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A MAJOR cherry farm just 34 kms from the Adelaide CBD, Kersbrook Cherry Farm spans over 41 hectares and is planted with 17 cherry varieties across more than 17,000 trees.

The horticultu­re operation also boasts 2200 pear trees and a 1.2 hectare vineyard planted with merlot and sauvignon blanc varieties.

CBRE’s Phill Schell said the sale represente­d a unique opportunit­y to gain a strategic footprint in South Australia’s horticultu­re industry.

“A high performing operation such as this will no doubt attract a strong pool of buyers,” Mr Schell said. “The Adelaide Hills is a tightly held region, with landholdin­gs of this size and locality being highly sought after.”

The property has a packing shed with modern processing facilities, automated grader, cool room facilities and the capacity to process other crops throughout the year.

FAST FACTS KERSBROOK

Address: Kersbrook Cherry Farm Type: Cherry farm Agent: CARE, Phill Schell 0418 809 849 and James Beer 0416 859 565

Kersbrook Cherry Farm also benefits from excellent irrigation infrastruc­ture, including two storage dams with a 75 megalitre capacity, pumping infrastruc­ture and a drip line servicing the operation.

CBRE’s James Beer said the property’s developmen­t and export potential would be a key selling factor. “With developabl­e land available, there is significan­t scope to expand the existing operation and/or pursue other agricultur­al opportunit­ies,” Mr Beer said.

The property is priced at offers over $2,750,000 and is offered by registrati­ons of interest by 4pm on August 25.

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