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SKYE FARM - EUREKA, NSW

Skye Farm

LOCATION/AREA

Eureka, just 20 minutes to Byron Bay, Lismore & Mullumbimby, 10 minutes to Bangalow and 25 minutes to Ballina. Easy access to Gold Coast and Brisbane.

MACADAMIA FARM WITH WHOLESALE NURSERY

Total Area approx 60 acres

Featuring:

  • Fully restored and renovated 4-bedroom farmhouse with air-conditioning and pool
  • Macadamia plantation
  • Propagation nursery
  • Irrigation licence

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Set high on a hill, Skye Farm has 360 degree views and is 300 metres from the nearest road, via a bitumen and gravel all-weather driveway.

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This property offers a great lifestyle in a most sought after region, with a very comfortable climate.
World class restaurants abound in nearby Byron Bay, Lennox Head and Bangalow.
This is living in a good, local community with a selection of schools and facilities.

PRICE RANGE

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MACADAMIA PLANTATION

Skye Farm
Skye Farm

Approx 35 acres planted with proven varieties, with 2,000 trees (approx) 11-13 years old, and about 500 trees that are two years old.

Planted 10M x 5M (new trees 10M x 4M)
Mostly north/south rows

Production currently 30 tonnes and rising
Current price on average $3,200 per tonne

Skye Farm
Skye Farm

  • Three silos (two new)
  • Nut receival bin
  • Nut dehusking and sorting plant included
  • Full machinery to operate efficiently
  • New shed, 9M x 9M
  • Elevators, waste blower, cable forks
  • 12 x Nut handling bins

Shed
Shed

The macadamia plantation suits owner operation. Currently uses a consultant,and sub-contractors for spraying, harvesting and hedging functions when required.
Owner does mowing, slashing, weed spraying and nut grading and sorting.
The macadamia orchard is easy to operate and maintain, and is very profitable.

Tractor
Tractor

Plant & Equipment for Macadamia Operation:
  • Kubota M4050 4WD Tractor (4000 hours)
  • Toro 6 ft wide mower with fuel-injected 26 hp Kohler motor (2002 model)
  • Polaris 4WD four wheel farm bike, 325 cc (2002 model)
  • Elko 6' slasher (heavy duty)
  • Elko 6' blade (front mount)
  • Elko 6' bucket (rear mount)
  • Elko front forks
  • Elko spray boom
  • Spray tank 700 litres
  • Rhino under tree mower
  • 100-litre spray tank
  • 2 x Landcruiser table top utes

Machinery
Machinery

Machinery
Machinery

NURSERY OPERATION

Propagation of Murraya Paniculata

Skye Farm
Skye Farm

Huge Igloo (48M x 16M) with:

  • Heated beds for tube stock
  • Irrigation and auto misting system
  • Roll-up sides
  • Large access doors

Skye Farm
Skye Farm

Skye Farm
Skye Farm

Propagation Area:

  • Shed 12M x 6M incl covered annexe
  • Gas hot water system for heating beds
  • Water pumps for irrigation, misting and bed circulation

Skye Farm
Skye Farm

Nursery equipment includes trolleys, benches, spray equipment, irrigation misting system, 2 x firefighter pumps, large concrete water tanks, etc.

Customers are wholesale nurseries (sound businesses who pay promptly) and who purchase large quantities of top quality

  • Tube stock
  • 140mm potted plants

Markets are well established and only two full-time staff are required, with casual employees required only at peak times.
Consignments are despatched direct from the property (no delivery worries).

Turnover approximately $300K per annum, with good net profit.

HOUSE & SURROUNDS

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House

  • Original homestead built in 1915
  • Restored and renovated home, including new Colourbond roof
  • 4 bedrooms, large living areas
  • Office (optional bedroom)
  • Air conditioned plus Coonara woodstove
  • Timber kitchen including Ilve gas/electric stove, Miele dishwasher
  • Original high ceilings and beautiful timber floors in living spaces
  • Excellent bathroom and laundry
  • Good water supply
  • Fully fenced (approx one acre), suitable for children and pets
  • 11M fibreglass pool with filter (easy maintenance), fenced, and pool shed
  • Quality gardens, verandahs, paved area

This character-filled home is complementary to the expected lifestyle, and is a good
" entertainer" residence for a family. The views are superb, the ambience is peaceful and the residence is sited clear of the macadamia and nursery operations.

PoolPool Shed
PoolPool Shed

The location is only a few minutes from general store and post office facilities at both Clunes and Federal villages, and close to Eureka school and playing fields. Quality restaurants are nearby and major shopping centres are at Lismore and Ballina, each about 25 minutes' drive.

The Gold Coast is one hour away (Coolangatta airport 45 minutes via new freeway) and Brisbane city centre is less than two hours' drive.



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