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Rylstone, Waterdale Homestead Bylong Valley Way, Ilford

Tranquil & Picturesque Australian Homestead on 200 acres

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Listing Number: NLA2287
About this listing
Shut your eyes and just image sitting on the front veranda and watching the world as it passes you by! A breeze blowing through the character filled homestead keeping it cool, nestled on the side of a hill. Hidden in the trees is the most picturesque rural property you could ever imaging, well this is it.

On the practical side It has 22 000L of permanent fresh clear spring water running through the property each day which is available for stock. Add over 88 000 litres of stored fresh water and you have no water worries at all.

The original character filled 1870 homestead is a delight to inspect and makes for a perfect rural getaway or a permanent farming home. A sympathetic blend of the modern conveniences and a respect for the historical significance have resulted in a fantastic farming property or Sydney weekend retreat.

Over 200 acres of freehold rural land nestled amongst the rolling hills, boulders, escarpments and native bush. In between, your 200 acres - a mix of cleared agricultural land bound by new fencing and well-watered suitable for running livestock, and some native bush offering extra grazing value.
Within 2.5 hours of Sydney Metro and close to Rylstone this is an opportunity to get out of the rush and enjoy life. Priced to sell - Please call to arrange a private viewing.
Property Information
  • Land area: Stock Arable Ha: 30, Stock Arable Acres: 45
  • Land area
    • Land Area Ha: 84.12
    • Land Area Acres: 207
  • Location & services: Km's to Nearest Town: Approx 18km to Rylstone, Approx 200km to Sydney., Nearest Town: Rylstone, Location / District: Rylstone, Schooling Primary: Ilford and Rylstone, Schooling Secondary: Kandos, Mail Service (Yes)
  • Tenure: Leasehold Details (N/A, Leasehold: None associated), Freehold: 100% Freehold Land
  • Approx year built: 1870
  • Property Type: Grazing, Rural Land, Sheep & Cattle, Lifestyle / Rural
  • House style: Australian Colonial
  • Construction: Timber Slab
  • Roof: Iron
  • House Details: Lounge Room, Family Room and Kitchen
  • House Comments: This 1870's homestead has been lovingly restored, with over $300K being spent on the renovation. All windows in the Kitchen, laundry and middle lounge room have been replaced in line with the age of the property. Slow combustion fire, Eat in kitchen with island bench and bathroom (including hot water and piping) respectfully restored & updated in keeping with the house. BBQ area on the Front Verandah. Beautiful sheltered courtyard at the rear and the wrap around verandah has been partly enclosed. Extensive landscaping around the house puts the finishing touches to the property.
  • Heating / Cooling: Heating / Cooling
  • Property Features: Average rainfall (Average Rainfall/Climate: 700 mm Average Annual Rainfall (Mudgee) which is Spring & Summer dominant.)
  • Chattels remaining: Fixed floor coverings, Dishwasher
  • Outdoor living: BBQ
  • Fencing: Fencing - Type & Condition: Very good condition which much of it new rural fencing - 7.5Km of new metal fencing
  • Present Condition: Extremely dry Winter seasonal conditions do not detract from the beauty of this property. Certainly, mild Spring conditions will see renewed pasture growth and it will present very different to the present.
  • Topography: Undulating to hilly, running to steeper timbered country. Views from the property of Fitzgeralds Mount and Bradleys Head which are 1000m ASL. Rocky outcrops feature adjacent to the driveway where the 1994 Australian Movie - 'Spider and Rose' featuring Ruth Cracknell was filmed.
  • Subdivision - No Paddocks: Main: Approx 6 paddocks
  • Soil Types: Predominantly medium granite soils running to a medium to heavy alluviate soil along the permanent Rocky Waterhole Creek.
  • Shelter Trees: Native Box and Gum species, Stringy Bark
  • Water supply: Permanent Water in Rocky Waterhole Creek, with 3 x 22500 ltr water tanks and new stock troughs
  • Yards: Cattle yards
  • Shedding and Improvements: Original Shed - which has been totally rebuilt by the current owners. Shearing Shed in its original condition - leading to a great opportunity to transform to farm stay accommodation. Barn Machinery Shed
  • Land Usage: This is a working rural property and is an absolutely fantastic rural lifestyle property, being on 2.5 hours from Sydney.

Contact Details

Landmark Harcourts Adlington

81 Louee Street
Rylstone

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