THE properties of “Aberdeen” and “Redbank” at Yerong Creek have been held by the Yates family since 1925 and are now available for sale by tender.
This sale represents a lifestyle and farming opportunity with 1279 acres in total being offered, but tendered in four lots - 412 acres, 387 acres, 160 acres and 320 acres.
The properties are the original home of Aberdeen Dorset Horn and Poll Dorset Stud.
“Aberdeen” covers 412 acres with improvements of a substantial four-bedroom brick home, excellent three-stand woolshed, ex stud/machinery shed, sheep yards, hay shed and utility shed providing a great opportunity for a farm build-up or lifestyle parcel with income.
For those looking to extend into a larger holding, “Kubura” (387 acres) joins to the north.
This property is a grazing parcel with a cereal option and about 300 acres has been farmed in the past. Pastures comprise sub clover and areas of natives
“Redbank” (160 acres) has gently undulating red loam soils and is principally all arable and on town water.
Improvements include a woolshed and yards, as well as a neat three-bedroom home set in a pleasant garden with sweeping views of the valley.
The 320 acres that joins the home block comprises quality red loam soils watered by dams.