257 Fgg Couper Road,
Westbrook HomesteadIconic Property Steeped in History Registered for Weddings, Homestays, Coach Party Visits & Heritage TrailsSituation: 19 Kilometres from Toowoomba, 10 kilometres Toowoomba's new Airport.
Facilities: 3 Phase power, mail, rubbish bin service, school bus service at gate, internet available & phone service.
Area: 23.28 Hectares - 57.52 Acres in 2 Freehold lots.
Country: An extremely well balanced property with fall frontage to Westbrook Creek. Country runs from soft fertile creek flats gently rising to an elevated Basalt Grazing Country.
Cultivation: Approximately 20 acres of soft alluvial chocolate soil, currently fallowed.
Water: 2 Bores, 1x equipped 3 phase stock & domestic bore, fitted with a pressure pump delivers water to gardens & watering points. Equipped bore with a 25' Southern Cross 'R' pattern windmill & a 50' water tower beside. Rainwater storage of approx. 12,000 gallons.
Irrigation: Water Lic. 83249R - 19Meg & 46710R Westbrook Creek Lic. For 10Ha.
Fencing: Property fenced with 2 or/& 3 bard wire with sheep netting, fenced into 3 paddocks.
House: The homestead as it stands today was built by Mclean and Beit in 1867, using local Blue Metal rock for the internal walls, imported slate from England for the roof, cedar & hardwood for the timber work. On entry, you are greeted by wide hallways, which provides access to the 4 bedrooms, fitted with fireplaces, 3 bathrooms, modern spacious kitchen which has excellent bench & cupboard space. The kitchen has been positioned to enjoy the views out over the garden, family eating area is adjacent. The home is designed to entertain, there are 3 rooms, formal dining, banquet & games room, all fitted with fireplaces. The rooms open onto the large 3 sided verandah, ideal for large events. The original kitchen & staff quarters building is adjacent the home and was built in the 1840's. Outside entertaining is catered for, as a fully enclosed pool & entertaining area is adjacent the tennis court. This quality package is positioned in an elevated shaded setting which has established trees, such as bunya trees, jacarandas, silky oak trees, rose garden, a delightful pond & sweeping park like grounds.
Improvements: Enclosed workshop storage shed, 28m x 10m. An enclosed lean to is attached 3.5m x 10m and 25m x 3.5m 1 demountable toilet building.
Remarks: Westbrook Homestead is a property that is steeped in Darling Downs history. Properties such as this rarely come to the market. Wherever your interests lies, this property is truly unique. The owners have taken delivery of their new property and are keen to start their new venture. All serious buyers are invited to inspect.