Reforestation Business 92.9 acres freehold land Laulau, Naitasiri Province and Deuba 5km north from Pacific Harbour
Reforestation business for sale, including a total of 37.6 Ha (92.94 acres) of freehold land. 58 acres comprising 8 titles are located at Laulau, Naitasiri Province. All blocks have frontage onto the Rewa River frontage and road access via Wailase and Sawani. These blocks has been planted with high value timbers including mahogany, acacias, Thai rosewood, sandalwood (Santalum yasi) and pou and native tree species including dakua/kauri, yaka and many others.
The block are ideal for weekend retreats or hobby farms, being located only 15-20 km from Nausori and Suva. Each freehold block has excellent site(s) for buildings with elevated views over Rewa River. Local foods are abundant including rourou and ota, and the richest kai beds in Fiji. These attractive blocks have an abundance of birdlife including rare birds such as the Friendly Ground Dove, could be an ideal location for bird watching tours.
An additional 35 acres of freehold land is located at Deuba, about 5 km north of Pacific Harbour. This hillside block is covered with secondary forest and has a natural, unspoilt creek as one boundary and nearby waterfall but being an elevated site is not prone to flooding. This land has trial plantings of Thai rosewood and sandalwood. The Thai rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) also known as hong mu in China is an exceptionally valuable timber with even small branchwood used for turnery. The FOB price is FJD 20-50,000 per m3 for squared log (which is more than 10 times the value of teak timber). The Thai rosewood has grown very well and is adapted to site - some trees are now 7-10 m tall and will be ready for harvest in 15 years. The forested slopes are ideal for kava production.
A further 30 acres of I-Taukei leasehold land is available at Naila near Nausori airport. There is about 8 years remaining on the lease. This block has a small planting of teatree producing teatree oil which could be expanded, as well as exceptional quality lemon-scented teatree oil and other oil producing species. The stainless steel distillery equipment is included in the sale.
- Property Type: Rural
- Property ID: 11572
- Price: $1,570,000
- Land Area: 376000.00sqm
- Title: freehold
- Close to Parklands
- Tourism Friendly