The perfect rural retreat with an olive grove is ripe for harvest in Strathalbyn.

Located at 39 Huntingdale RoadJust 5km from historic Strathalbyn, ‘Talinga Grove’ offers buyers a rare opportunity to enjoy a quiet rural lifestyle as well as business potential.

Offering a slice of the Mediterranean, the property covers over 22 hectares of which approximately 12 hectares with a thriving olive grove.

Planted in the early 2000s, the olive grove includes Corregiola/Frantoi, Leccino, Picual, Kalamata, Pendolino, Hardy’s Mammoth and Manzanillo tree varieties.

The well-maintained property offers “excellent infrastructure” for agriculture with frontage on the Angas River and a generous water allowance. Irrigation is pumped to the “Turkey Nest” dams and distributed through a fully automated filtration and fertigation system with dual drippers.

To store machinery and other tools, the property has a 35.3m x 10.45m shed with concrete and electrical connections.

The property also has a spacious three bedroom house with a separate office/fourth bedroom adjoining the garage. The living areas offer views of the lush landscape.

The brick family home comes with its own cellar and ample space for entertaining. A huge outdoor covered area has a built-in barbecue and is perfect for hosting large gatherings of friends and family.

Sales agent Paul Clifford of Raine & Horne, who is bringing the property to market, said the property would appeal to those looking for a lifestyle change and entrepreneurial opportunities.

‘The property is located in a quiet dead end street and despite being so close to Strathalbyn it feels remote,’ Mr Clifford said.

“Planting olive trees is also an added benefit,” he said.

Price: Contact agent.

Agents: Raine & Horne Strathalbyn | Grasslands | Rural SA, Paul Clifford 0427 796 144.

Originally published as The bounty of nature at your doorstep