Purchased in 1991 by the present owner Alkoomie has a 3km main road frontage and 15 titles. It’s approximately 45 minutes from Oberon, 30 minutes from Lithgow and 2 hours from Carcoar Livestock Selling Centre and is 600 acres or 243 hectares in size.
The country style weatherboard and Colorbond roof home comprises 3 large bedrooms, 2 modern bathrooms, an office, lounge/dining room, cellar, large laundry, and screened and open verandas, all set in an established garden. It features reverse cycle air conditioning, a slow combustion heater, new Colorbond roof about 12/14 years old and new vertical and horizontal high quality insulation installed during re-roofing.
Further improvements include a large 41.5m x 15.5m all steel farm shed with earth floor and security container for small plant and tools within the shed. There are double sliding doors at each end of the shed for easy access. There is also an older style shearing shed with timber floors and a large secure chook run.
The property is connected to town water from the Oberon Dam to the Blue Mountains pipeline. No new connections to the pipeline have been allowed since 1990. There are also two fresh water tanks, one at the farm shed of approximately 84,000 litres and one at the old shearing shed of approximately 20,000 litres. Water is pumped up from the farm shed tank to the shearing shed tank which can then be used as required in conjunction with the town water supply by adjusting control valves. The town water supply is metered and controlled by three concrete tanks on the farm. Annual average rainfall for the district is 649.7mm or 26 inches.
The property is connected to power, bottle gas for cook top stove, NBN Sky master Satellite Internet which provide access to TV, Wi-Fi and mobile phone and there is talk of a new tower being built in the valley to provide a broader coverage.
There are 14 paddocks, 9 large and 5 smaller, on the property with a laneway system for ease of stock handling. A poly water main through the centre of the property supplies stock water to troughs in 7 paddocks. There are 11 dams on Alkoomie and a long double frontage to the permanent Ganbenang Creek.
An excellent set of steel and wooden cattle yards with covered race and crush provide safe working conditions for both livestock and workers. These enjoy good access from main road with water connected.
It is estimated in a normal year of rainfall and seasonal conditions the property is capable of running between 150 and 170 breeders and taking their progeny to weaner age. All fencing and gateways are in good stock proof condition. There is some electric fencing in smaller paddocks and bull paddocks.
Pastures are mainly native with some clovers interspersed. Some years Lime and super have been spread over portions of the property. Areas of oat cover crops have been sown in good seasons.
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