"SAVANNAH", BREEDING & FATTENING, MOUNT SURPRISE

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Listing Added Wed - 05 Jun 2024
Listing agent
ashley (23)
Mobile Number: 0400 448 679
Fax Number: (07) 47 413 577
Position: LIVESTOCK & PROPERTY SALES
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Available for Private Sale

Savannah offers premium location on the doorstep of Mount Surprise with 8,801 acres of open savannah grazing. The property boasts fertile heavy carrying black basalt soils renowned for their nutrient rich composition and providing optimal conditions for pasture growth. 

Well set out for ease of management with 4 main paddocks and a centrally located set of cattle yards (to be installed prior to hand over). Water security is a premium feature of Savannah with 5 x bores supplying 16 troughs backed up by 2 x dams. 

With excellent access via a bitumen highway, Savannah is perfect as an addition to an existing grazing operation or as a starter block with significant scale.

Please contact:

Ashley Naclerio 0400 448 679 [email protected]

Luke Westaway 0413 408 953 [email protected]

James Coates 0427 333 007 [email protected]

Listing details

Status Available
Selling Method Type Private Sale
Property Name Savannah
Area 3,562Ha (8,801.98 Acres)
Tenure Freehold
Rates Approximately $4,592.65 annually.
Location Located on the outskirts of Mount Surprise with bitumen access via Savanah Way highway or 5km of built-up gravel road on the Springfield/Almaden Road. Offering secure access throughout the wet season. The property is centrally located between Cairns, Charters Towers, Normanton and Hughenden. The major service centre of Atherton is 220km from the station that offers all major requirements. Savannah offers easy access to a variety of services and supply areas as well as numerous cattle marketing options.
Country Type Savannah is comprised of picturesque lightly timbered Savannah grazing. Predominately gentle sloping red and black basalt soils with rocky outcrops scattered throughout the property. Elizabeth creek run through the western boundary against the Mount Surprise township and offers terrific, sweet frontage grazing. There is a small seasonal creek that runs through the property. No other internal creek or river systems traverse the property which allows ease of management and secure grazing. Timber species on Savannah include Box, Ironbark, Bloodwood and Cabbage Gum. Whilst pasture species include Black Spear, Forest Blue, Golden Beard, Plum Sorghum and Giant Spear Grass as well as Couch and Grader Grass. Secca Stylos are also prevalent throughout the property.
Water There are several bores located on Savannah. Bores: 1. Teds Hole Bore (Powerline Bore) – new solar power with mains power back up, submersible pump, 800gals/hr, pumps stock water to a 20,000-gal tank and multiple troughs. 2. Jeds Bore- new solar power (mains power back up), 40mtr deep, SWL 25mtr, 1176 gal/hr. Pumps to 20,000-gal tank and multiple troughs. 3. Withers Bore – solar power, unknown depth, recently blown out, good supply. Pumps to adjacent tank and to several troughs. 4. Old Bore behind Radar Hill was cleaned out in 2022 and set up with solar power, submersible, tank and trough (trough still needs connecting). Feeds to a new 6,000-gal tank and multiple troughs. Good supply. 5. A new bore was drilled in 2021 in the Town Paddock to 54m depth. Not yet set up but there is a solar system ad tank ready to be installed. Situated in Savannah paddock, Railway Dam serves as a favoured watering location for cattle. In late 2023, a complete fencing was implemented, enabling immediate exclusion of cattle should water levels drop by the year’s end.
Rainfall 760mm (30 inches)
Fencing Savannah has a triangular property shape and is bounded to the north by the Railway line and Springfield Station, to the east by Byramine Station and to the south by the Gulf Development Highway and Rocky Springs Station. Savannah is fenced into four paddocks. Fencing is stockproof 3-barb fencing on the Mt Surprise and Springfield boundaries with a new 4-bard fence on the Byramine boundary and sound 3-barb along the Rocky Springs highway boundary. Internal fencing is a mix of older and newer 3-barb with new steel gateways and gates having been installed in some locations.
Predominant Use Cattle breeding & fattening
Carrying Capacity/Stock 1500 good quality Brahman Cross cows and heifers including calves are included in the sale of Savannah. 100% of livestock included are young breeding stock ranging from joiner weight heifers through to mature breeders.
Plant & Equipment Available in IM.
Services Savannah is intersected by rural power connected to the accommodation and bore as well as the added advantage of next G mobile coverage across the property. Due to the close proximity of the Mount Surprise township all general services are easily obtained right on the doorstop of the property.
Number of Dwellings 2 x liveable dongas
Features Bitumen access, water security, great location.

Location

Mount Surprise

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Advert ID: 21670
Displayed: 1570
Expires: Thu - 05 Jun 2025
In categories: Pastoral/Stations

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