80 Oakleys Road Colac, Vic 3250

Sale by Negotiation
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80 Oakleys Road Colac, Vic 3250

Sale by Negotiation

Perfect Soil, Water, Climate for Vegetable Growing on Victorian Organic Farm for Sale

- Colac Vic

• Certified Organic Farm with highest quality certified
• Market Leader Vegetable Grower
• Perfect Family or Group Enterprise with jobs galore and a great mix for family members

This farm and business is now ready to pass on to the next generation of farmers committed to growing food for Australians. It provides excellent employment opportunities for the full range of skills and expertise within a family and business.

It also provides the opportunity for group buying and financing around legal structures to support innovative farming as we move in to the 2020s.

On 20ha the property has 2 dams, 4 paddocks and 6 sheds and the house.

The farm has been established with specialised intensive use of the land with specialised agricultural improvements and infrastructure creating an excellent monthly turnover supplying Melbourne markets. Complemented by a roadside stall providing fresh and local produce.

All the land is certified organic with NASAA with extensive set (underground) irrigation.

Situated within the well-regarded rural location, proximity to town and city services mean excellent labour supply with Colac’s population of 12,000, as well as plenty of other regional centres within easy reach.

Located only 10km from the large regional centre of Colac, easy access to major arterial roads including the Princes Highway on to Melbourne, 2.15 hours to the Epping markets or to the Melbourne CBD. Two major airports, 2 hours to the Melbourne International airport or 1.15 to Avalon airport.

Water is one of the major strengths of this property with extensive irrigation infrastructure, dams with the two largest 6 meg and 8 meg, plus spring fed creek. Town water is available for washing and further irrigation if required.

Cedar weatherboard house with timber and iron of 148m2 with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, open plan kitchen and living, laundry in bathroom, verandahs

Electric cooktop, dishwater, electric hot water, split system AC, slow combustion wood heater
CCTV system

Farm infrastructure includes:

• Machine workshop 81m2 with suspended concrete slab. Includes kitchen, shower and bathroom and sitting room for workforce
• Wash shed 156m2 with electricity connected
• Truck shed on concrete slab 409m2 with electricity connected. Includes 44 bin capacity cool room using a Freon refrigerant system. The shed has a 4.65m height access door.
• Bin shed 196m2
• Tractor shed 73m2
• Staff amenities area 79m2 with electricity, shower, sinks, kitchen
• Machinery shed 147m2 with electricity connected and secure took shed of 41m2
• Fuel tanks
• Irrigation and irrigation pumps
• Fencing, mostly post and wire incorporating plain, barbed and electric wires
• Farm gate shop with security camera, air conditioning and fridge.
• Purpose bought equipment and machinery

Current crop rotations include broad beans, broccoli, cabbages, leek radish, parsnips and silver beet and there is usually around 15 varieties currently over 7 areas. Fertilisers include a mixture of Organic Life fertilizer and green manure crops.

Further capacity of the farm and expansion of customers and markets awaits the new owners.

The soils are mainly sandy loam, with no salinity or erosion, excellent pest management for this ideal horticulture farm.

All located in a cool temperate climate with a longer term average rainfall of approx. 780mm.

Please note on the video, the 40ha title adjacent is no longer part of this sale, nor available.

Property Features
  • 2 bed
  • 1 bath
  • 2 Parking Spaces
  • Land is 20 hectare
  • 2 Garage
  • Road Map
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