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HERE was a buzz at the sta-
tion for the word had passed
around -- the owners of the
best horse yards on the Fleurieu
Peninsula had gone to find a new
location, opening the door of oppor-
tunity to secure a top facility.
The post and rail entrance leads
on to the 28-hectare property
known as Ravenswood, formerly the
home of the first horse stud in
Australia to import the world-
renowned Lipizzaner performing
Apart from the superb scenic
countryside, the standout attraction
is the all-weather, high-clearance
42-metre by 20m indoor horse
arena with a viewing gallery for
about 200 spectators.
The arena is complete with light-
ing and three-phase power, provid-
ing ideal riding conditions all-year.
Equine accommodation features
11 stables, all with automatic water
troughs, in-built feeders and hay
racks. Facilities include a tack room,
two feed rooms, and plumbed hot
and cold water washbay.
Additional livestock features
include yards, 25 paddocks with
water, raceways, round yards, work
arena, six stallion yards, breeding
facilities and good electric fencing.
Ravenswood has excellent pas-
tures, which have been organically
fertilised. Last season, 6ha were put
aside for hay, producing 120 round
Additional improvements include
canteen facilities with a fully func-
tioning kitchen, dining areas, male
and female ablution blocks, five
bunkrooms for overnight visitors, a
solid double garage suitable for
addition accommodation, and an
Ravenswood also offers a comfort-
able colonial-style, 130-square-
metre three-bedroom manager's
residence built in the 1970s and
located a short walk through the
gardens from the indoor arena.
Features include an updated bath-
room with separate toilet and laun-
dry, built-in wardrobes, a linen
cupboard, tiling and floating floor-
boards, open-plan kitchen with
pantry, dining room and lounge area
and a slow-combustion heater.
The property has a broad selection
of fruits including apples, stone
fruits, citrus and various berries in
the orchard, along with the chook
Water is in abundance, with three
concrete tanks each holding 90,000
litres, and two poly tanks, springs
Not only is this property a won-
derful lifestyle choice, it also has lots
of income-generating potential.
Previous enterprises include the
aforementioned horse stud, agist-
ment for horses, sheep, cattle and
Subject to council consent, there
is further scope to capitalise on pass-
Victor Harbor is about 15 minutes
drive, Adelaide an hour, Mount
Compass five minutes, with an area
school starting at primary right
through to Year 12, sporting, shop-
ping and banking facilities.
Livestock saleyards and various feed
merchants are all close by.
Inspection is by appointment.
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The indoor arena provides seating for up to 200 spectators
no matter what the weather, and (inset) 11 stables provide
comfortable accommodation for the horses.
28 hectares at Mount Jagged
Abundant water supply
Income potential high
Ravenswood at Mount Jagged is just a few kilometres south of Mount
Compass on the main Victor Harbor road.
Hills Rural Land for Lease
187.6ha -- 463ac
by Expression of Interest
As a Whole or in Lots
Lot 1 112HA (277ac)
Lot 2 37HA (91.5ac)
Lot 3 38.5HA (95ac)
All watered by mains and spring fed dams. SHEEP ONLY. Lease for 3 years commencing 17th April 2012. All Expressions
of Interest in writing marked.
MT PLEASANT SA 5235.
Expressions of Interest close 14th March 2012.
Trevor Anderson -- RLA1973
Landmark Harcourts Real Estate Mt Pleasant
134 Melrose Street Mt Pleasant Office: 08 8568 2201 Mobile: 0407 609 295
www.landmarkharcourts.com.au -- ID: lmp2254
Lot 1 Hillview & The Diggings
Lot 3 Three Corner
Think how great it would be,
to be living here...
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LTD 29 Cadell Street, Goolwa
P: 08 8555 2214
F: 08 8555 3709
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13 fully serviced residential allotments (STC) prime location close to
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