Fog Creek, breeding with 2000 cattle included!

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Price: $ $4.4M Offered with Guaranteed cattle and plant. ex. GST

Price is negotiable
Listing Added Wed - 18 Apr 2018
Listing agent
Luke Westaway (31)
Mobile Number: 0413 408 953
Fax Number: (07) 47 413 084
Office Number: (07) 47 413 085

Agent Comments

“Fog Creek” is offered with a gaurentee of 1600 head of quality Droughtmaster and Brahman cows 300 calves and 35 bulls. There are also a number of first round weaners available to be included in the sale. The property is a fully operational breeding property with excellent improvements, resulting in a low-cost operation. Over 70% mixed sex calves and weaners removed from the property over the past 12 months. The property will deliver immediate cash flow to the successful purchaser. “Fog Creek” boasts quality, reliable water, grass and good access which is 132 km of bitumen intermittently spread throughout the 198km road. With further water development “Fog Creek” can comfortably carry 2,500 breeders. Currently there are available paddocks for immediate stocking for up to 900 cows.

Listing details

Status Available
Selling Method Type Private Sale
Property Name Fog Creek
Area 87,541 HA or 216,320 acres.
Tenure Pastoral Holding – PH23/4655. Term 40 years Expiring 31 March 2058 Lot 4655 on Crown Plan PH235. County of GLENORA. Parish of BARBARA Local Authority: CROYDON SHIRE COUNCIL.
Location Located 198 Km north of Richmond, with 133km of bitumen access. Approximately 170km south of Croydon, with 120 km of bitumen access. The majority bitumen access gives nearly all year round options for marketing and services.
Improvements The homestead complex includes a neat two bedroom weatherboard main house with outside cemented living area in an attractive easy care garden setting. The home has outside toilet, laundry and bathroom. Staff quarters located inside the complex is a single room building and verandah. Single room atco Donga Single room 4 x4 timber building 5 bay Machinery shed and cement floor skillion located adjacent to house. Workshop 8m x 10m. Cement floor and mezzanine floor for storage.
Country Type Open forest country along the Clara River, Fog creek and Spring creek frontages featuring box, bloodwood and ironwood timbers with wattle and quinine under storey, some ti tree running to areas of lighter sandy soils generally more heavily timbered. Well grassed throughout with black and white spear plus annuals, also Spinifex and numerous edible shrubs with seca stylo and wynncassia well established in places. Approximatly 30% of the property is of limited grazing value being foothills of the Gilbert Range with rocky outcrops, lancewood tops and scattered small open spinifex areas.
Water Abundance of underground water is a feature of “Fog Creek”. Water can be found within 30 metre from the surface at most locations where cattle run on the property. 13 bores service the property. 12 of the bores are equipped with Solar panels and submersibles. The Solar system’s have all been installed within the past five years. In summary some waters reticulate into troughs via tanks, while others are pumped directly into excavated holes in the ground to allow for security of water and capacity to water larger numbers of cattle when required. 1 equipped spear & 8 earth dams. Numerous seasonal springs and swamps complimented by Spring Creek, Fog Creek and Clara River systems and frontages.
Rainfall 27 inches district average. Received over 15 inches 2018 wet
Fencing The property is boundary fenced on the south and west, bounded by the range on the western boundary and fenced internally into 7 main paddocks with laneways plus holding paddocks.
Carrying Capacity/Stock The vendor estimates the adult equivalent carrying capacity of fog creek is 2200 currently. With the development of at least 3 more watering points this could be lifted to 2500 and carry the cattle over a larger area of available country with less pressure on existing water and country.
Plant & Equipment WCM938K Loader. Bucket, Forks & Stick rake - 1980 Mercedes Benze Truck, 4WD 8T. - Nissan Ute 4x4 2005 - Honda 4x4 ATV 2013 - 10,000 L diesel Tank - 3,000 diesel tank - 3 box trailers - Bore pulling equipment - 6 submersible 240v pumps - New 3000L av gas tank - Air compressor - Mig welder - Cut off wheel - Still chainsaw - Yanmar genset 8 kva - Megajet genset 6 kva - house generator for lighting plant 30 kva 2014 - Solar plant that runs house - John Deer Loader (Not in working order) - Panels near hay shed at yards
Services No Mains power, Lighting plant and solar system supply power to the Station complex. STD telephone, satellite TV & broadband internet. Twice weekly mail service from Richmond. The Towns of Croydon and Richmond both support a Hospital, Doctor’s surgery, mechanics, sporting facilities, supermarkets and essential services. Availability to stock marketing options from selling off live weight scales at Richmond, live export to Townsville and Karumba, saleyards at Charters Towers and Mareeba along with coastal abattoirs.
Number of Dwellings 1
Bedrooms Breeding property including cattle and plant
Features Multiple creek & river systems, tidy infrastructure, good quality herd of predominantly Droughtmaster cattle. Guaranteed number of cattle and Plant included in the price.
Sheds 5 bay shed
Pricing Type List Price


North of the Tick line

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