Beckworth Court, Ballarat
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Outstanding Western Districts Pastoral Holding - Beckworth Court
Beckworth Court (c1858)
Clunes via Ballarat - Victoria
"Offered for sale only the third time since settlement"
The epitome of modern 'on-farm' agribusiness; economies of scale, high level of productivity and extensively developed allowing greater labour efficiency and multiple farming enterprises.
Area: Approximately 6,000 acres (2,400 hectares) unrestricted freehold title
Location: 9km From Clunes, 42km from Ballarat and 145km from Melbourne.
There are few properties which offer the reliability, performance, consistency and dynamic appeal of Beckworth Court. The property boasts an excellent balance of soft open arable valley country and highly fertile, arable farming paddocks. The natural strengths combined with the extensive level of development and outstanding improved pastures offers high productivity.
Highly developed farming and grazing country, Beckworth Court has been described as one of the most dynamic mixed livestock (Merino and beef cattle) and farming operations in the respected Western Districts of Victoria. A large percentage of the property is arable and boasts an enviable track record of professional management and fertiliser application. Significant investment in pasture establishment and renovation has improved the carrying capacity substantially. Perennial pastures now comprise lucerne, rye grass, fescue and clovers including approximately 700 acres of well established lucerne.
The country ranges from mostly flat arable alluvial creek flats along the double frontage to Mccallum and One Mile Creek ranging to gently undulating valleys including open slopes and low hill country.
The property is subdivided into over 100 paddocks with laneways linking most paddocks.
The soils comprise a mixture of highly productive orange granites and volcanic red and brown basalt types, well suited to the pasture production and cereal cropping that has been implemented.
BECKWORTH COURT HOMESTEAD (C.1858) - Completely renovated with 4 bedrooms, dining room and open plan kitchen.
REDESDALE HOMESTEAD (C. 1854) - Recently renovated with 3-4 bedrooms
Several staff cottages.
Extensive working improvements including two shearing sheds (8 stand and 3 stands), three hay sheds, machinery shedding ,10 box stable complex.
Productivity - Beckworth Court is highly productive and suitable for both sheep and cattle. Owner estimates approximately 30,000 dse livestock capacity or 1,200 breeding cows and progeny
|Property Type:||Mixed Farming|
|Land Size:||24281100m² approx.|
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