Australia, Queensland, Sunshine Coast Cooroy, $770,000
by Liz Hanson
(Australia, Queensland, Sunshine Coast Cooroy,)
Ringtail Creek Farm.
Permaculture Organic Lifestyle Farm For Sale
Located just 20 minutes from Noosa in a lush green valley is a peaceful and private 7 acre, self sufficient, food filled organic paradise.
Energy efficient and abundant in delicious organic food, water, and wildlife, this beautiful permaculture/organic property also boasts a delightful modern 4 bedroom 2 bathroom open planned, sun filled home with glass abound, framing the beautiful lush green outdoors and bringing it inside, making it look and feel like a tropical paradise.
Twenty years in the design and development, everything thought of for an easy care, relaxed, minimal energy input and maximum output of healthy food it easily feeds the family plus friends!!
Either relax and eat healthily and enjoy this property or it has the proven added income potential through lifestyle improvement/permaculture education.
With a record of featuring in several TV lifestyle shows, education videos, magazines and newspapers both in Australia and overseas, this property has been used as a teaching design medium for permaculture and lifestyle 'tree change' education, with literally hundreds of different interest groups touring the property or using its design to teach others over the years.
Land- approx 7 Acres of quality improved, productive mixture of mature fruit trees, food plants and pasture, all usable flat land, excellent easy work soil with high humus and mineral content, with ample water including 3 dams, a permanent and seasonal creek plus 96 000 litres of stored fresh drinking water ( in cement tanks, not plastic).
This is a home with a walk-in Wow factor! Surrounded by beautiful gardens is a modern brick home, quality built, bright and airy, north- east facing open planned 4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 220m2, well appointed home, including
Quality Miele appliances
Walk in Robe in master
2 way main bathroom into 2nd main size bed room
Large bedrooms including two double rooms and BIR's in each bedroom
Fireplace (supplied by own firewood on property)
2.1 kW Solar panels
Solar Hot Water
Fans in every room
Additional Outdoor Features
- A framed 5.5 x 5 m screened entertainment room from main
living area and overlooking the swimming pool
- an ionised fresh water swimming pool surrounded by tropical
- a professionally built double brick Pizza Oven
- pergolas on 3 sides, grape covered for summer insulation
- a Barn Shed -A new 9x12m, 3 bay barn shed with high parking for caravan/boat and automated car door.
- a Workshop Shed - 9x6m three door workshop
- 3m high double carport attached to workshop
- a 5x3m garden/ feed shed with attached wood shed.
- a colourbond 7x4m cow dairy/animal shelter
Soil - Our soil is our GOLD. 20 years of improving, adding tons of manures and a mass variety of other organic matter, compost worms and minerals to vegetable gardens, fruit trees and paddocks have created a black friable, humus filled soil that grows large, near perfect, flavour packed organic fruit and vegetables.
Vegetable gardens - Established extensive Permaculture system including a 1/4 acre of tank vegetable gardens and banana and fruit trees, wildlife fenced.
Irrigation - Fully automated timer irrigation system from main bottom dam including taps and risers and sprinklers to vegetable gardens, orchard trees (food forest), and house.
Fruit trees - Approx 1 acre of orchard (food forest) some irrigated 100 plus mixed fruit trees with associated Swale and Support Species systems and mulch crops.
Cows - 4 plus acres of fully fenced paddocks including a new 7x4m animal shed including cow bail, calf enclosure and weather protection section. Also a number of additional cut fodder systems to boost winter and dry season feed.
Chickens - 1/4 acre dog proof fenced chicken run including fruit trees and pumpkin and sweet potato patch with solid, well built dog/wildlife proof designed chicken house (houses up to 20 hens) plus 2x3m vermin proof chicken raising shed.
Pigs - 1/4 acre fully fenced 3 sectioned pig enclosure.
Bees - a shed for honey extraction and housed bee equipment for our beehives.
Mulch - additional to the on farm lawn/forest mulch clippings whole mulch crops for ongoing harvest for vegetable garden and fruit tree mulching and/or animal feed.
Wild Zone - a beautiful permanent and a seasonal rainforested creek and wildlife system on and bordering the property including large hardwoods, epiphytes, a birdwatchers and wildlife paradise. Only one neighbour and public forest reserve on three other sides.