500 ACRE RETREAT/CATTLE PROPERRTY, URBENVILLE, NORTHERN RIVERS NSW
Tooloom near Urbenville and Woodenbong, Northern Rivers NSW
“Wallaby Creek” is a 500 acre (202 hectare) rural property with a 3 bedroom farmhouse plus a 2 bedroom tourist cottage. Included are sheds, dams and 45 hectare farm forestry plantation. This property has the potential for eco tourism or recreational vehicle park (4WD and trail bikes, subject to Council approval).
Previously operated as “Wallaby Creek” for a few years with the cottage being leased on a nightly/weekly basis, this property has great potential.
It currently receives a passive income from:
The property has:
The Main House
This is a weatherboard farmhouse in good liveable condition and is ideal as a family home.
The house features:
The Tourist Cottage
This is a modern 2 bedroom self contained building with great valley and mountain views plus privacy.
The cottage features:
The Farm Forestry
This is approximately 45 hectares (111.19 acres) and utilizes the highest country. It pays a quarterly royalty payment and is managed by National Parks. Cattle graze all year round in this area where there are access tracks and dams for stock water. The trees are currently 6 years old and there is 29 years left to run on the agreement (C.P.I. based).
There are stands of millable timber ideal for making cabins etc. These include Blue and Grey Gums, Stringy Bark, Pink Box, Ironbark plus other varieties with some Red Cedar and rainforest trees in the heavily timbered valleys.
The price includes a variety of equipment including:
This property is in a lovely valley between Tooloom and Legume with Urbenville and Woodenbong close by for shops, schools, hotel, hospitals and other town facilities. There is a great community spirit in these areas with employment opportunities in the timber mill at Urbenville.
The property is approximately:
This property is ideal for eco tourism or other uses.
Eco Tourism/Nature Resort
There is potential for more cabins/accommodation for:
It is an ideal venue for 4WDriving or trail motorcycling with camping areas included. Other nearby properties have already invested (and are successfully operating) in this growth market. Both activities could utilize the creek flats for camping/cabins plus use the high areas for camping/cabins near to where the dams are located.
Horse Riding/Rural Retreat/Farm Stay
These uses could fit in well with excellent riding trails and tracks and stunning views from the high ground. For the non riders and the more mature, the use of 4 wheeler motorbikes could also be an option using the same trails and tracks as the horses. These activities would still allow for grazing of cattle, an ideal lifestyle.
The owners are prepared to swap or exchange for other real estate in or near the Lismore area (for family reasons). A small acreage would be preferable.
“Wallaby Creek” is a unique property that has great potential. It is in a beautiful and peaceful valley with abundant birdlife (brimming with bellbirds) and wildlife. The cleared area is first rate beef cattle country with good shade trees plus decent stands of millable timber. The property has the power connected and all weather gravel road access with the bonus of 2 residences.
Contact the owners for more information and to arrange for an inspection.