This established winery has 5 acres currently under vine with the infrastructure already in place to increase the vineyard. Grape varieties (mostly well established, some new plantings) includes Shiraz , Cabernet, Merlot, rare varieties of Borrocal for Cognac, Petit Manseng, as well as being one of only two wineries in the region to produce the variety Fiano, a grape primarily grown in southern Italy. Yields have been steadily increasing with a projected forecast of 15 tonne of grapes annually.
The property offers a unique combination of lifestyle & income with potential for so much more! Situated 6 kms from Ballandean village this property is centrally placed in the wine tourist area of the Granite Belt. Bitumen road access & being close to the New England Highway means it is in the perfect position to establish a cellar door/café and accommodation. The lovely meandering approach through the vines to the elevated house and shed with views over the vineyard are an ideal setting to establish a cellar door.
But its not all about wine! An estimated 60 acres of bushland and 27 acres of cleared & fenced paddocks complete with animal housing, makes the perfect opportunity to run sheep, goats or even a horse stud, rounding off what could be your new quiet rural lifestyle.
There is plenty of water with around 100,000L of current rain water tank storage + 2 dams, perfect for irrigating vines & fruit trees. Expansive roofing of the house & sheds means that even more water can be harvested with the installment of more water tanks.
The original farm house has had many improvements over the years while still maintaining its original charm. 4 good sized bedrooms, central living area with wood burning fireplace, original 12 ft ceilings and air-conditioning, & large dining area allows for plenty of living space.
The modernized kitchen is complete with gas stove top & electric oven, dishwasher, wood fire combustion stove & walk in pantry. There is also separate 2 bedroom accommodation complete with kitchenette, bathroom, gas hot water - ideal for staff or extended family visits.
The 5 bay tractor shed has plenty of room for storage or to be converted back into the original barn. The impressive extra large 12m x 22m packing shed has been divided to utilize space. Incorporating a workshop & ripening room, the sliding door opens up to north west views of distant mountains making it ideal for the Cellar Door deck and sitting area.