Rural Lifestyle or Small Acreage Farming Opportunity
Peaceful rural unique allotment with 2 dwelling permits, one complete with footings, on well elevated areas that overlook the gullies, the dams and the valley. Situated on 160 acres of slightly undulating chocolate, red and sandy loam soil, with 3 dams, 3 paddocked zones with boundary fencing. Change in use of land from 100 acre peanut/bean cultivation and cattle breeding operation by previous owners to the beginnings of an establishment of a permaculture, rural lifestyle property for 2 families, and with plans for multi-roomed attached farm stay rental accommodation. The property has an established orchard, herbal and vegetable growing areas with over 100 fruit trees that have been planted amongst several native species to support the studio residence, all watered by 200m, 180m & 50m swales and 3xponds capturing natural rainfall and road-runoff.100% of the land is zoned white on the vegetation maps. vegetative to the west has new growth of Ironbark, Red Gum, Shea Oaks, Belah and other native flora, with increasing fauna. The land has underground water,3 large dams in place with large water catchment. Current accomodation is at the northern end of the property at Cants Rd, that is flexible in its design to be extended into a larger 3 roomed residence with wrap around verandah, or utilised as a complete care-takers residence. The current residence was designed for a couple without children, and is currently 6mx9m in size, elevated, fully equiped, open spaced, modern studio design, complete with kitchen, fully walled tiled bathroom (with vanity, shower, bath, floor to ceiling cupboard), laundry, toilet, bedroom with double sliding wardrobes, 3 wall mounted book shelves, 250L reinforced roof mounted evacuated tube solar hot water system, 5 burner gas cooktop, electric oven, range hood, air-conditioner, combustion stove & heater with a water jacket connected to the solar hot water system, cooling fan, 2x exhaust fans, LED lighting throughout, tap system that operates on gravity fed water and pump water, and the studio is fully insulated. Power is supplied by a stand alone solar system with 3kW single axis solar tracker, 4.4kW german inverters and batteries. Water is supplied either by gravity from a 5000L tank on a 6m tank engineered stand or via low start grundfos pump sourced by 5x25,000L storage tanks. The studio is enclosed by 11mx17m open shed that also covers 1x refrigerated 6m food and supplies storage container and 1x new storage 6m shipping container with single vehicle covered access. The property includes a 12mLx16mWx6mH lockable modern American ranch style shed and workshop, complete with concrete base, 2 standard and 1 high access roller doors, 1 glazed sliding door, 1 single access door, 4 sliding windows, complete with firebox & exhaust, 60m2 mezzanine flooring storage area, 4x25,000L water tanks and 1x5000L water tank on 6 meter engineered tank stand. All fixtures throughout the property have been over-engineered in its construction for strength and longevity. If you would like to live sustainably, off the grid, and build your home and farm stay accommodation with rental potential, in a peaceful rural location, look no further. The property is next to neighbouring re-forestation properties and within walking distance to the Cushnie Learning Centre. The property is within 1km to power lines if you seek to be connected to the grid; and is within 20 minutes access to Kingaroy or the Murgon township, 1 hour to Toowoomba and 2.5hours to the Sunshine Coast or Brisbane.
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