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Bishopsbourne, 363 Liffey Road

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Listing Number: TNM1146
About this listing
Properties which offer the rural lifestyle; but still be only a leisurely 35 minutes' drive to Launceston CBD and Launceston Airport are rare and aren't offered to market very often. Established in 1978; this 16.19ha (40 acre) property operated as a successful equine agistment business. In more recent times; the property worked as a boutique thoroughbred and standardbred stud farm and agisted beef cattle. Immaculately kept by the current owner; this property has been a labour of love for there passion for gardening and equine interests. The brick veneer color bond roofed home offers accommodation for four bedrooms and recently has received number of improvements. These include the following:
- Modernisation and re-designing of the kitchen and lounge area. A number of new appliances have been installed and re-designing with a walk-in pantry and additional cupboard space.
- The open plan lounge room offers a sunny outlook to the garden and rural surrounds; complete with Blackwood timber build-in wall unit man
- All bedrooms are finished with build-in wardrobes. The master bedroom has received a completely new ensuite with separate shower and modern vanity.
- The main bathroom has also received a 'makeover' with new bathtub and wall tiles.
- Internal and external paint work throughout the home.
- Freshly painted and carpeted throughout this 21 squared house.
- Enclosed sun room/back pouch; ideal spot during the cooler months to sit with a book and take in the views of the Great Western Tiers and established gardens this property has to offer.
In addition to the recent improvements; the home offers a large separate laundry; quiet office/study area and lock-up double garage which is complete with craft/storage room. Overall; the house was built before it time with a serviceable flowing floor plan and northern aspect towards the rural surrounds.
Externally; the property has been divided into 12 separate paddock; each with a 4 by 4m aluminium shelter shed and laneway access directly through the middle of the farm. Fencing is in good working order and design of the property provides easy movement of livestock and bloodstock throughout. The following outbuilding and added are featured:
- Three bay lock-up machinery shed.
- Four box stables with tack/feed room.
- Equine horse wash bay.
- Tire-up stalls with vet crush.
- Round yard and day yards.
- Stockyard facilities with cattle and horse loading ramp.
- 'L' shaped aluminium hay shed.
- Double-lock 6 by 7m garage.
A 70,000 litre above ground tank; underground holding tank; naturally feed dam are the water storage options for this property. Water supply can also source from the nearby Liffey River. The house is connected to septic sewerage system.
The established country gardens has been beautifully kept and maintained by the current owner. Featuring a mix of Tasmania native eucalyptus trees; conifer and pines around the boundary line of the rectangular 40 acre allotment. A well designed vegetable garden and fruit trees provide the opportunity to 'live off the land'.
Within 5 minutes' drive to Bracknell or 15 minutes' drive to Longford; this property offered the equine enthusiast or astute rural business person to operate a business from the property and/or enjoy the 'hobby farm lifestyle' it has to offer. Feel free to contact Nick Hay to arrange a private inspection.
Council Rates: $1604p/y approx.
Year Built: 1978
Land Size: 16.19 Ha (40.00 acre) approx.
Building Size: 188m2 (21 squares) approx.
Zoning: 26.0 Rural Resource.
Council: Northern Midlands Council.
NBN satellite is connected.
The information contained herein has been supplied to us and we have no reason to doubt its accuracy, however, we cannot guarantee it. Accordingly, all interested parties should make their own enquiries to verify this information.
Property Information
  • Floor Area: 188 sqm
  • Land Size: 16.19 Ha
  • Approx year built: 1978
  • Property condition: Good
  • Property Type: Acreage/semi rural, House
  • House style: Contemporary
  • Garaging / carparking: Double lock-up, Off street
  • Construction: Brick veneer
  • Joinery: Aluminium
  • Roof: Colour bond
  • Insulation: Ceiling
  • Walls / Interior: Panel sheeting
  • Flooring: Carpet
  • Window coverings: Drapes, Blinds (Vertical)
  • Heating / Cooling: Reverse cycle a/c, Ducted
  • Electrical: Satellite dish, Smart wiring
  • Property Features: Security system, Other (NBN)
  • Chattels remaining: Blinds, Drapes, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Stove, TV aerial, One (1) Fujitsu Reverse Cycle, One (1) Whirlpool Oven, One (1) Westinghouse Rangehood, One (1) Simpson Hotplates, One (1) Beko Dishwasher, Two (2) Atlantic Wall Heater, Two (2) IXL Tastic, One (1) Clothesline.
  • Kitchen: Modern, Open plan, Separate oven, Double sink, Microwave, Pantry and Finished in Laminate
  • Living area: Open plan
  • Main bedroom: King and Built-in-robe
  • Ensuite: Separate shower
  • Bedroom 2: Double and Built-in / wardrobe
  • Bedroom 3: Double and Built-in / wardrobe
  • Bedroom 4: Double and Built-in / wardrobe
  • Additional rooms: Office / study, Conservatory / sunroom
  • Main bathroom: Bath, Separate shower
  • Entrance: Rear & Front Door Access
  • Laundry: Separate
  • Workshop: Separate
  • Views: Rural
  • Aspect: North
  • Outdoor living: Entertainment area, Garden, BBQ area
  • Fencing: Fully fenced
  • Land contour: Flat
  • Grounds: Tidy, Landscaped / designer, Backyard access
  • Garden: Garden shed (Number of sheds: 4)
  • Water heating: Electric
  • Water supply: Tank (size: 70000L)
  • Sewerage: Septic, Bio cycle

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Harcourts Northern Midlands

2/30 Marlborough Street
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