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MOUNT MORRISTON, 1758 Tooms Lake Road Ross, TAS 7209


MOUNT MORRISTON, 1758 Tooms Lake Road,
Ross, TAS 7209

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CBRE - Melbourne

CBRE - Melbourne

Level 34, 8 Exhibition Street
+61 429 557 0...
CBRE - Melbourne
MOUNT MORRISTON, 1758 Tooms Lake Road
Ross, TAS 7209

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  • A large scale & highly productive
  • Comprising approximately 9,342 hectares
  • Significant water entitlements
CBRE Agribusiness is pleased to present for sale Mount Morriston, one of Tasmania’s most historic and versatile broadscale pastoral holdings.

Comprising approximately 9,342 hectares (23,085* acres), Mount Morriston offers a craftsman-built Georgian sandstone and bluestone homestead dating back to the mid 1840s, set majestically against the Macquarie River in the renowned Midlands region of north-east Tasmania.

Key features of the opportunity include:

• A large scale, highly productive agricultural enterprise comprising approximately 9,342 hectares.

• Benefitted by significant water entitlements (4,034* megalitres), the property is highly suited to grazing, cropping, intensive horticulture and eco/adventure tourism pursuits.

• The fully renovated and heritage listed Georgian homestead comprises nine bedrooms, six bathrooms, a formal dining room, lounge, sitting room, country style kitchen and meals area with butler’s pantry, set over two levels and approximately 696 square metres.

• Historic and contemporary outbuildings include a Coach House with further accommodation, converted stables a Managers’ residence and seven cottages.

• Structural improvements include two shearing sheds (eight-stand and three-stand), machinery shedding, workshop, barn, ram shed, an abundance of ancillary shedding and significant grain storage (14 x 40 tonne silos).

• Irrigation development has included the construction of a joint venture 7,000* megalitre irrigation dam, 297* hectares developed to pivot irrigation and another 222* hectares plumbed for hard hose irrigation, setting the property up for annual cash cropping and potentially perennial tree crops such as stone fruit.

• An extensive 30* kilometre frontage to the Macquarie River provides numerous pumping points to service the irrigation infrastructure with additional dam sites with development potential (subject to DPIPWE approval).

• A 514* hectare portion of the property holds a conservation covenant, protecting the habitat for Tasmania’s iconic flora and fauna including the endangered Wedge Tailed Eagle.

• Mount Morriston has historically been renowned as a wool growing enterprise, having won the prestigious Zegna trophy eight times. The property was also owned by Mr. Kenroku Fujii, of the Japanese textile firm of Fujii Keori.

• Strategically located 17* lineal kilometres south of Ross, 88* lineal kilometres south of Launceston and 84* lineal kilometres north of Hobart.


Shane McIntyre
+61 429 557 0...

David Robertson
+61 407 697 797

Property ID: 503705074Last Updated: 13 Jul 2021

CBRE - Melbourne
Level 34, 8 Exhibition Street
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