935 Bullock Mount Rd, Glen Innes NSW

For Sale



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‘Three Waters’ is located 15 kms northwest of Glen Innes, a major New England town which is the Celtic Capital of Australia. Set high on the New England ranges and on the flanks of Bullock Mountain at 1,172 metres where ‘you feel you can touch the stars at night’ and enjoys an air conditioned summer.

The property consists of 560 acres of undulating grass lands and light to heavy forested country. It is extremely well watered by the permanently flowing Reddestone Creek, the Beardy Waters River and the Furracabad Creek. There are five dams on the property with three dams that can be filled from a pumping system from the Reddestone Creek with ensures a drought proof property for grazing horses. The horse holding yards have troughs which can be filled by the pumping system or from water tanks. The homestead and ‘Gunyah’ camping facilities’ water tanks can be refilled with the same pumping system in times of drought. ‘Three Waters’ enjoys an annual rainfall of 34 inches.

This property has been the base camp for the last 5 years for the Annual Crackin' Cancer Horse Trail Ride, held over 5 days and raising funds for the Cancer Council.

The on-site camping area is approximately one (1) kilometre along the banks of the Reddestone Creek and approximately 300m wide. The Reddestone Creek is famous for blue sapphires. It is the ultimate destination for customers and guests offering Sapphire fossicking, fishing and swimming in the waterholes. Guests can also enjoy horse riding on the 560 acres of forest, river and creek crossing.


Three Waters High Country Holidays & ‘Horstel’ is a well-established business of 10 years, offering a unique experience with accommodation, horse riding, camping and sapphire fossicking. It has been operated for seasonal times only with a huge opportunity to expand, growth and further develop.

It is a very popular holiday and celebration location for birthdays, weddings, general functions, parties and ‘Horstel’ Camping. It is also popular for couples along with small, medium and large groups. Most groups self-cater but catering can be organised onsite.

Functions are held in and around the ‘Gunya’ building. It is a unique rustic facility built from timber milled from the properties forest and comprises a huge interior camp kitchen with refrigerators, bar, reading library, toilets and showers. The facility is equipped with a dining area, dance area, 2 kitchen cooking bench tops, food preparation areas and 2 sinks. ‘The Gunyah’ has a 4m wide verandah on the western side of the building with excellent views to the Reddestone Creek and the range country beyond. The verandah is fitted with gas BBQs and seating areas. The toilets and showers can be accessed from the verandah. A short distance from The Gunyah there is a large wood fireplace, seating and a large wood BBQ.

* There is a two bedroom cabin which is permanently rented,

*2 ensuited cabins.

* Powered and unpowered camper trailer and caravan sites.

The business and all its infrastructure is included in the freehold purchase. The business has a well- established website and facebook presence. It is a well-known business and destination with many repeat clients and referrals by word of mouth. It is well entrenched on the internet and accommodation and council sites and is very well respected within the community. It is the ideal lifestyle business to say the least offering much enjoyment for a family to run. The current owners choose to run the business in the holiday and festival seasons, but it could easily expand to offer full year-round accommodation and riding camps, if you wish. The potential for growth is enormous along with the option to build many more cabins and a bunk house overlooking the riverbank. (Council permit would be required).


The Western Red Cedar timber clad Homestead (146 square metres) has three comfortable bedrooms, the main with an en-suite and all bedrooms have large built-in wardrobes with easy access to the second bathroom. The kitchen, dining and lounge room open onto the large partly enclosed entertaining verandah (135 square metres) which enjoys sweeping views of Bullock Mountain. The kitchen has a walk-in pantry with a large gas/electric stove/oven and a dishwasher. The internal floors are polished wood in the living areas and carpeted in the dining room and bedrooms. A large central combustion heater in the lounge room heats the home in winter. The lounge room has a diagonal pine wood feature wall and an original wagon wheel chandelier.

The business office is situated off the front verandah with a horse riding apparel fitout room off the back verandah. A two-car carport is attached to the western side of the Homestead with easy access to the covered back verandah. The Homestead water supply come from two water tanks with 67,000 litre capacity.


Additional outdoor buildings are a large 3 bay steel shed with an additional enclosed workroom / tool storage which is 117.5 square metres. Attached to this is a timber saddle and horse gear room which is 26 square metres. A 6 metre shipping container provides additional storage on the property.

In addition, there is a 60 x 40 metre fenced arena and sand bottomed round yard. Suitable for holding horse clinics and breaking and training horses. The property is well fenced and has suitable well watered horse holding yards for the 'Horsetel' travelling business.

Situated near the saddle shed is a saddling yard and round yard which is suitable for holding 20 plus horses for the horse riding business. Suitable riding horses, saddles and all associated gear will go with the business, plus extra brood mares and unbroken horses, if required.

The property is secluded in scenic and superb horse riding country with access to vast areas of the neighbouring regions, and yet only 15 kms from the major regional centre of Glen Innes on the New England and Gwydir Highways.

This freehold property and established business is offered for your consideration, first time on the market. Your expressions of interest are welcome.

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