Morley Downs Exceptional Property With Exceptional Infrastructure
Morley Downs is a picturesque 1690 acres comprising of gentle rolling grazing hills, 5km Isis river frontage, fertile alluvial river flats, a centre pivot for hay production and some of the best infrastructure you will find. Located 25 km from Murrurundi & 50 km from Scone this is a well-managed and productive property. Morley Downs gives you the opportunity to run a multifaceted enterprise - cattle, hay production and equine pursuits.
-683.92ha (1690 acres approx.) rolling basalt grazing country, fertile alluvial river flats. The property has an extensive history of pasture improvement and fertiliser application.
- Divided into 23 paddocks with many lane ways for ease of use plus 7 horse yards. The fencing is in excellent condition with wire and solar electric dividing the paddocks.
- The property is well watered by 5 kms Isis river, and Green Creek thru the centre, 23 dams, water troughs with a 28-inch average rain fall. The 4-span centre pivot which waters a 230m radius providing irrigation to the lucerne & other crops. The adjoining flats can also be serviced by a traveling irrigation. The property will be sold with a 125 Meg water licence pumping from the reliable Isis river. The river not only provides water for the property, it is a great place for the family to cool off in the many swimming holes.
- Current ownership has a history of running 260 cows and calves. Calves are weaned and grown out and fattened to domestic (450-500kg) weights. Morley Downs consistently produces exceptional cattle mostly sold to prime grass-fed markets. The lucerne production has also been profitable along with the ability to breed and comfortably care for exceptional horses.
- Improvements & infrastructure
2 x houses, including the recently refurbished 4 bed 2 bath main homestead. The homestead has stunning views out over the flats to the surrounding hills. The second house is a 4 bed 1 bath property with a pool and gym.
Adjacent to the homestead is the large 6 box stable barn & horse complex with a tack room and a feed room parking bay for horse trailer and trucks. From the stables you enter the sensational halogen lit undercover arena approx. 70M x 30M - Large enough for jumping and ample space for dressage. On the large surface area of the arena roof is a 10kw solar system ensuring minimal electricity bills. For those who don't have the need for the arena it could be used to store enough hay to support the farm for years!
-Large undercover stock yards with crush (electronic NLIS tag reading and weigh bars) and holding yards. -Large hay shed. -Large machinery shed. -Series of older sheds - + more....
This really is an exceptional property that has been well cared for and well managed. Perfectly primed for the next person to step in and prosper. Continue with the current model or bring your own ideas. Due to the characteristics of the property and the proximity to some of the region's most successful and recognised horse studs Morley Downs would be ideal for a serious thoroughbred or equestrian enterprise.
The owners have set the Auction date. The property must be sold at Auction if not prior.
Stephen Johnston, Davidson Cameron Real Estate, is proudly representing this stunning property. Please call for further information or to organise your inspection.
*Property was photographed March 2020. The wet start to the year will ensure a bumper spring at "Morley Downs"