Hobby farms for sale review
If you're looking to escape the crowded cities and take advantage of the remote working opportunities brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, buying a hobby farm may be right for you. Hobby farms are blocks of land are primarily used for residential purposes. Farming may occur on the blocks but is usually conducted on a small scale, more as a recreation activity than for serious commercial gain. Farmbuy.com has a great selection of hobby farms for sale to choose from.
When you start looking for a hobby farm you need to make a short list of your key selection criteria. Be clear on the region, the climate, the acreage and the budget before you start your search. If you're a first-time farm buyer, be sure to check out our beginners guide to buying a lifestyle farm or farmlet for some helpful tips.
When you've begun looking, remember that hobby farms can be categorised under various different names. Many agents and vendors categorise these properties as a lifestyle farm or farmlet, so be sure to include these categories in your searches.
There are limitations on what you can earn for tax purposes from a hobby farm, so make sure you visit the ATO if you plan to produce anything in volume.
Below are some of our favourite Australian hobby farms for sale to help you get started!
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If you have been dreaming of moving to a small hobby farm with fresh air and plenty of space, then look no further! This superb small farmlet is situated in beautiful Gladysdale on 4.8 acres (approx.) of useable land and would be ideal for horses, sheep, chooks etc. The brick veneer house was originally built by prominent local Ernest Lloyd whom the local recreation reserve is named after. It has some original features including sash windows, ornate cornices, high ceilings and a delightful front porch to have a cuppa on. Further features include four light and bright bedrooms, two living areas, a study and two bathrooms. The kitchen has plenty of cupboard space, a gas hot plate and electric wall oven. It overlooks the main lounge which has polished timber floors, a wood heater and split system. The house is surrounded by established gardens and there is a large under cover entertaining area. The property has multiple quality lock up sheds on the property including a large workshop with power and concrete floor. The paddocks have excellent pasture, are fully fenced and shelter is available in most of them. There are four stables and a tack and feed shed and plenty of space to install an arena. The property is surrounded by huge hedges creating a very private atmosphere with beautiful views to the nearby mountain ranges. There is a fire pit in the central paddock and an established orchard. It has a concreted basketball area for the kids to play on and even an original cricket pitch from when it was used by the early township of Gladysdale. The local tennis courts and community hall are across the road and the local primary school is close by. This property would be perfect for a family wanting their very own hobby farm and some space to run and play. If you think this may be your next home, contact us today for your private viewing.
All private inspections are by appointment only in 15 minute blocks, with a maximum of 5 people per one household at a time. Masks must be worn & hand sanitiser applied. Please social distance and refrain from touching surfaces in the property. Please do not attend your appointment if you are feeling unwell. QR codes & a Covid Buyer Declaration will need to be completed. Thank you from the Team.
35 Reservoir Rd Stalworth Q 4613
40 acres | 3 bed | 2 bath | 3 car | Packing Shed | Machinery Shed | Boondooma Water Connected
Set on a stunning 40 acres overlooking Proston you will find this immaculate farm. Neat as a pin it has a 10 year old council approved modern steel constructed 3 bed 2 bath home with good bench space, pantry, gas cooking and hot water. The main bedroom has an ensuite and walk in robe while the 3rd bedroom is a large 5 meters x 3.45 meters wide! There is an open plan kitchen / dining / living area and an internal laundry just off the hall on the right hand side and the home is fitted with fans throughout.
The packing shed comes with a cold room, plus a one bedroom, kitchen with gas stove, bathroom, separate toilet and laundry. This is an added bonus for guests to use or to supplement your income and use it as an Air bnb. Also at the packing shed you will find solar tube hot water, a septic tank, garden sheds and a 5000g tank.
Planted in this rich red soil are 125 Healthy well kept Bowen Mango trees established and producing fruit. The next harvest is coming up in the beginning of February 2021! On a separate orchard you have an array of fruit trees: Figs, Mandarins, Lychees, pomegranate, Jackfruit, Tahitian Limes, Avocados, Ruby Grapefruit, Lemonade tree, Keffer Limes, orange, custard apples, finger limes, macadamia nut trees, neem trees, peach trees, nectarine , pears, peachcot, plums, choc pudding kiwi fruit, grapes- flame seedless and muskets,acerola cherry, brazillian cherry, bush lemons, cumquats, soursop, mulberry, rosella and more… All trees are irrigated with Boondooma Dam water.
A fenced veggie garden is set up for you to grow your own veggies plus there a three large plots where melons, pumpkins and other small crops have been grown for sale at the local markets,
Bring your horses! Yes there is a 20 acre cleared fenced paddock for you to keep you horse, cows or alpacas plus there are some cattle yards. A steel 20m x 15 m machinery shed or "Man Cave"as it has been called lives down the other end of the property it has 2 water tanks there 12500 litre and 3500 litre.
This whole property is fully fenced and is connected with Boondooma Dam water, main power, you will enjoy excellent phone service and you are only 5 minutes from Proston, 40 minutes to Kingaroy and 15 minutes to fishing, swimming, kayaking and picnicking at Boondooma Dam.
Presented at $490,000
This is a hobby farm and has not been run as a commercial venture
Please book an appointment for your private viewing of this beautiful property
The award-winning Lake Boondooma Caravan and Recreation Park http://www.lakeboondooma.com.au/
South Burnett Regional Council https://www.southburnett.qld.gov.au/
Proston School https://prostonss.eq.edu.au/
Contact Kylee Bassett | 0434 431 353
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