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Ross, 1758 Tooms Lake Road 'Mount Morriston'

Grand scale, history, and extensive improvements

Expressions of Interest

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Listing Number: TNM1758
About this listing
Comprising 9,341.65 ha (23,083.68 ac) approx. in total, "Mt Morriston" represents a scale and diversity of operation difficult to match in Tasmania.

In addition to the natural environmental benefits, Mt Morriston has been extensively improved by the present owner with a focus on its irrigation capabilities, to include the benefit of a significant irrigation storage dam, and nine pivot circles with underground mains. The pivot circles cover approximately 530 ha (1310 ac) in total. The property also extensive frontage to the Macquarie River.

The main homestead is a Georgian homestead circa 1849, updated to combine the historical characteristic elements with modern convenience. The 10 bedrooms are complimented by 8 bathrooms, all extensively renovated and finished with period features including Portuguese tiles. Dormer windows throughout the property provide light and height to the upstairs bedrooms. All bedrooms have walk-in wardrobes.
Outstanding additional improvements include 9 farm cottages including Manager's residence, and the extensively renovated 5-bedroom "Honeysuckle" cottage. Magnificent stone stables and garage.

14 silos capable of storing 72 cubic meters each (38 tonne maximum load) with 3 phase power outlet.
Outstanding shedding, incl 4 powered machinery sheds (one with workshop), a chemical shed and 12-stand shearing shed with holding yards.

All inspections by appointment with the agent.
An Information Memorandum of 'Mt Morriston' will be available to approved registrants.
Please contact Nick Hay at Landmark Harcourts Northern Midlands and/or Mark Brooke at Landmark Harcourts.

For Sale by Expressions of Interest Closing 5pm Friday 14th June 2019 at the Harcourts Northern Midlands Office, 2/30 Marlborough Street Longford Tasmania 7301.
The vendor reserves the right to accept offers prior to the closing date.
Property Information
  • Property Type: Grazing, Sheep & Cattle, Arable, Cereals, Mixed Farming, Cropping
  • Land area
    • Land Area Ha: 9341.65
    • Land Area Acres: 23083.68
  • Property Features: Average rainfall (Average Rainfall/Climate: 490mm), Allocation MI: 470
  • House style: Georgian
  • House Details: Lounge Room, Family Room, Kitchen and Laundry
  • Heating / Cooling: Heating / Cooling
  • Additional rooms: Billiard / pool
  • Outdoor living: Pool, Tennis court
  • Fencing: Fencing - Type & Condition: Good
  • Soil Types: Dolerite hills to fertile river flats
  • Water supply: River and dam
  • Dams: 7500
  • Shedding and Improvements: Silo storage: 3x 65000 tonne 3x 40000 tonne 2x 30,000 tonne Outbuildings: 40m x 15m 9-bay Machinery shed. 30m x 10m Chemical Shed. 50m x 20m Machinery Shed (Bikes Shed) 50m x 10m Machinery Shed with workshop 25m x 15m Machinery Shed 50m x 25m 12 Stand Shearing Shed.
  • Yards: Stockyard and holding yard suitable for sheep & cattle 12 stand shearing shed
  • Managers / workers housing: 9 farm cottages throughout property

Contact Details

Harcourts Northern Midlands

2/30 Marlborough Street
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