Property of the week: Strawberry fields in Catani

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Nothing could be sweeter than this strawberry farm in Gippsland, Victoria.

Located only an hour away from Melbourne in the town of Catani in South-East Gippsland, this 36ha (88-acre) property is currently operating as a highly successful strawberry growing business.

The farm, which is only a 10-minute drive off the M1 freeway, is, according to the agent, "a golden opportunity to acquire a well presented and professional market garden with everything in one place".

The strawberry crops are currently in full production and offer the prospective buyer a lucrative opportunity to walk straight into a profitable and highly functioning business, he says.

In addition, there is scope to expand the farms enterprise to include other forms of produce production which could include crops like other fruits, vegetables and flowers.

The property also has the distinct advantage of having peat soil, accompanied by extensive drainage, a massive water supply and storage and a state-of-the-art irrigation system that has been designed specifically for this property.

Among the property’s many benefits are:

  • 35.6ha of excellent peat soil, fully drained with efficient and complete water re-circulation which has been fully developed for ease of management with an extensive staged drip irrigation layout.
  • A 120-megalitre water license and two dams with a total capacity of 235 megalitres with high-pressure PVC mains.
  • Aforementioned mentioned state-of-the-art irrigation system featuring Bermad sand filters and solenoid control units.
  • The strawberry crop is currently under harvest and can be offered with a flexible settlement and a farm manager.
  • An extensive shedding complex which includes machinery and a large, modern cool room.
  • An amenities unit, office, ample car parking, easy truck access and domestic water tanks.

The property also has a large four-bedroom, two-bathroom weatherboard home in great condition with a garage.

If you are sweet on the idea of this strawberry farm then be prepared to fork out $2,995,000.

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