Held under the ownership of the same family for 47 years, ‘The Island & Wilderness’ properties represents a sound ultra fine wool producing grazing and native Tasmanian bushland property in the tightly held Midlands/Eastern Tiers region of Tasmania.

Set upon the banks of the Macquarie River & Tooms River, the holding comprises of 1217.4ha (3007.2 acres) spread across five separate titles of light loam river flats through to undulating native bushland carrying approximately 500 - 1000 superfine Saxon Merino sheep producing on average 20 bales per year with a 15/15.5 microns.

‘The Island’ comprises of a two-bedroom manager’s cottage, a two-stand shearing shed with sheep yards & a three-bay machinery shed.

‘Wilderness’ offers a combination of fenced runs with holding yards and open undulating native bushland. Stock water for both ‘The Island/Wilderness’ is sourced from creeks, dams and/or neighbouring Macquarie and Tooms Rivers.

Situated within the Tasmanian Midlands/Eastern Tiers, ‘The Island/Wilderness’ is 30 minutes drive south-east from the Midlands village of Ross, 2 hours south of Launceston and/or a similar distance from Hobart

‘The Island’ has approximately 10km of frontage along the Macquarie River and 1.7km along the Tooms River.. ‘Wilderness’ has approximately 3.5km of frontage along the Macquarie River. There is no irrigation right attached with the sale of the property.

‘The Island’ & ‘Wilderness’ is sold under Expressions of Interest campaign. To obtain a copy of the Information Memorandum, feel free to contact Nick Hay at Howell Property Group.


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