Part “ALSBY VALE“ comprises 600 acres approx in three Titles with frontage to both Nagambie – Locksley Road and Williams Road at Locksley, approximately 124 ks north of Melbourne via the Hume Freeway. It was originally settled by the current vendor’s grandfather in the 1890s and gradually aggregated over the ensuing years. It enjoys an excellent reputation for wool, heavyweight mutton production and quality grain and hay production. Over the last 40 years a continual rotational cropping and pasture improvement program has been in place. This year 450 acres have been sown to Matika oats and under sown to pasture. There is a long history of superphosphate application over the whole property in two out of every three years. Over the last 20 years upon soil testing the required lime & gypsum has been applied with crops. It is reliably watered by 3 dams and seasonal creeks.
Alsby Vale was formerly home to Lochdoon Shorthorn cattle stud.
CARRYING CAPACITY :
Vendor advises 7 dse per hectare.
Property is subdivided into 3 paddocks and comprises mainly concrete posts and 10 wire construction in excellent condition.
Sandy loam running to clay. Property is intersected on its eastern boundary by seasonal tributaries of the Burnt Creek.
$2,200.00 per acre.