Gleneagle Gardens is a private, beautifully landscaped property situated in the Central Coast Municipality 12 km south of the township of Penguin on the beautiful North West Coast of Tasmania. The rich soils of the area produce dairy, beef and wide variety of intensive cropping. Riana Primary School and the local store and post office are within 1 km. An IGA supermarket and liquor outlet are a further 6 km to the south. The major city of Burnie is 25 km by road and has all facilities including Public and Private Hospitals, TAFE College, private and public schools and University.
Airports are located at Wynyard (Burnie), Devonport and Launceston. The Bass Strait Passenger Ferry operates out of Devonport and Toll shipping out of Burnie. Many major tourist destinations are within half day drive by car. World renowned trout fishing, bushwalking, boating, trail bike riding, mountain bike riding are all within easy driving distance.
The property is 46 ha. in area comprising 4 ha. cleared class A agricultural soil. This is currently down to pasture running Angus beef but also ideal for cropping of vegetables, poppies, hothouses, olives, walnut production etc. and is protected by wallaby proof fencing and tree lined shelter belts. A 14 megalitre water license allows for irrigation of the property.
Another 3 ha. of cleared land surrounds a landscaped lake area with the remaining property covered in eucalypt forest, blackwood, wattle, native pepper etc. and huge tree ferns bordering the State Forest Reserve into the Dial Range.
The two storey brick veneer residence is surrounded by a quality garden environment, outdoor entertainment, many outbuildings with paths and walkways around the garden and to the lake.
One and a half kilometres of good quality gravel roads give excellent access to the bush and remainder of the property. Bushwalking with many great rural outlooks and views to the sea, bird watching, trail bike riding and horse riding all within the property boundary. Magnificent wedge tailed eagles reside in the Dial Range and are frequent visitors.
The Penguin Creek runs through the property with giant freshwater crayfish, trout, platypus and galaxia in residence winding its way from the lake through the forest and ferns on its way to the seaside town of Penguin. Check the website for more details.