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104 Saddleworth Road Auburn, SA 5451


104 Saddleworth Road,
Auburn, SA 5451

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Simpson Rices Creek - 104 Saddleworth Road Auburn, South Australia. 5451

Property Overview:
Situated in the beautiful Southern Clare Valley Region, this 25-acre block is approx. 100km from Adelaide CBD. The block has a number of commercial enterprises such as; a Cellar door / Café, Function area, 18 Hole Mini Golf course; 1200 well established and productive olive trees; 3.5-acre vineyard of Shiraz and Riesling grapes; and approx. 2500 wood lot trees used for fire wood. Next to the main shop are facilities and infrastructure for a plant nursery propagation business.
There are a number of dwellings and storage facilities including six bedroom architecturally designed homestead; a smaller two-bedroom cottage; substantial shedding for storage, manufacturing and workshop. There are well-established gardens and grounds surrounding the main house and business area. The main house has a well maintained and landscaped in-ground swimming pool.

Simpson Rices Creek has been operating as a successful business for the past 17 years, firstly as a plant nursery and garden shop, it developed the cellar door with estate wines and olive products produced on-site. The beautifully landscaped 18 Hole mini-golf course started 8 years ago and is a well-known activity within the region. Recently the plant nursery closed and has been redesigned and rebuilt as a multi-function event space for up to 100 people.

Commercial Property Details:
The vineyard is situated on the Rices Creek flats and produces beautiful Shiraz and Riesling grape that are made into estate wine by a local winemaker. 2019 will be our twelfth vintage. There is still scope to further expand and develop the vineyard. Our wine is sold at our cellar door and is also the house wine for the cafeteria.
The 1500 tree Olive Grove is approx. 20 years old and is in full production. There are 6 main varieties of eating and oiling olives; Manzanillo, Kalamata (oiling and eating); Frantoia (oiling); and California Jumbo, Spanish Queen and Giant Kalamata (pickling/eating). Our best yield to date has been approx. 18 tonne; however, there is still scope on the block to expand the orchard further. Our olive products are made into extra virgin olive oil, sold in bulk, in 20 litre containers and or in a variety of bottle sizes. A variety of eating olives are pickled on-site, packaged in a range of tub sizes and sold through the cellar door and through a number of vendors within the Clare Valley area. We also make olive tapenades (green and black) which are sold in jars in the cellar door.

The 15 - 23 year old woodlot clustered along the Rices Creek and throughout the block is a mixture of hardwood eucalypts; mainly River Red gums, Sugar gum and SA Blue gums. We cut approx. 5 -6 tonne every year to use as firewood to heat the main house. There is substantial opportunity to grow and development the woodlot further,
The Cellar Door / Café have evolved over the past 10 years; the café has a fully functioning commercial kitchen with ample preparation, storage and refrigeration space. There are a number of indoor and outdoor eating spaces; the main café area can house 30 seated diners, with additional smaller spaces for up to 10 people. The cellar door has two large shop counters and a bar facility for functions and events. The 150m² shop floor space provides ample room to showcase the wines, olive products and locally made condiments range.

The 18 Hole Mini Golf course is a local favourite for families, groups and tourists. It is set in a beautifully landscaped native garden; the well maintained course was designed and built to provide challenge and fun for all ages. The course can cater for up to 90 golfers and has seating and shelter in and around the course area.

Residential Property Details:
The main house has a living space of 235m², with the return veranda the whole house has over 400m² under roof. The Steel framed house has 6 bedrooms, two lounge areas, large galley kitchen, separate vanity, shower/ bath and toilet areas, large pantry room. The house has 9' ceilings throughout with a 5.4m Cathedral ceiling in the main living room. The house has an open living space from the elevated front through to the large in-ground pool area at the back. A Beautiful native garden surround the house providing a tranquil and private space. The front yard has a deck leading to the pergola and lawn area, with beautiful views of the vineyard and woodlot.
The long gravel driveway to the twin carport and 360-degree driveway access. The house has 16 solar panels on the roof, with a 3kw invert-er; mains water and approx. 100,000 litres of rainwater storage.
The two-bedroom cottage on the top side of the block, it also has a return veranda and a large elevated deck out the side which looks over most of the block. It has a separate driveway and extensive shedding at the back. The house is well maintained with all amenities needed and is ideal as a potential rental, granny flat and or a home for extended family.

This is a unique property which offers an amazing lifestyle. It's country living at its best with beautiful vistas of rolling hills, tall gums, and wildlife in abundance. The heritage village of Auburn in the Clare Valley has beautifully restored bluestone houses, elm tree-lined streets and adequate facilities, for the young and the old. This property combines country lifestyle with a well-established business and a beautiful place to call home. Please book an inspection time and allow at least an hour as there is much to see and take in.

Please note: Salvage for the business (e.g. all bulk wine, olive oils and fruit stocks in storage, tables chairs, store stock etc) is negotiable with sale. Financial records of business also available on request.

To enquire, please email or call 1300 815 0... and enter code 3112

Property ID: 503401866Last Updated: 14 Nov 2021

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104 Saddleworth Road
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