Selling Method Type
87,541 HA or 216,320 acres.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
27 inches district average. Received over 15 inches 2018 wet
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.
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
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
Breeding property including cattle and plant
Multiple creek & river systems, tidy infrastructure, good quality herd of predominantly Droughtmaster cattle. Guaranteed number of cattle and Plant included in the price.
5 bay shed