Rural for sale

Rural in Thallon, QLD

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UNDER CONTRACT

GOOD CASH CROPPING COMBINED WITH STOCK BREEDING OR BACKGROUNDING, BACKED UP BY EXCELELNT IMPROVEMENTS

AREA & TENURE:
Total area 3,873Ha (9,570Ac) -
Homestead Block 2,465 Ha (6,091Ac), Lot 17 on BLM1084, Parish of Dareel, Balonne Shire, rates approx $1,380 half yearly.
Bullock Block 1,408Ha (3,479Ac), Lot 32 on RP213580, Parish of Collyben, Balonne Shire, rates approx $750 half yearly.

SITUATED:
16km south Thallon via Carnarvon Highway, 23km north Mungindi, 93km south St George, 146km north Moree, 190km west Goondiwindi. All weather access to both houses.

SERVICES:
Single phase power connected, 3 phase available. 2 telephone lines, broadband internet & satellite tv connected to both houses. Mail service 3 times weekly from Thallon. Primary school at Thallon, school bus from Thallon to St George for secondary school. Medical, shopping etc in Mungindi, Moree & Goondiwindi. Grain depot & rail at Thallon. Cattle selling centres at Roma, Dalby & Goondiwindi. Local Swifts feedlot 5km from eastern boundary.

COUNTRY:
Generally flat to gently undulating country with deep red chocolate loam soils. Timber consists mostly of Brigalow, Belah, Wilga, Box, Sandalwood & Kurrajong. With pasture improvement, 70% of Minoo currently carries a dense sward of Buffel grass with small areas of Qld Bluegrass. Burr & Barrel medics are well established over all of the pasture paddocks, and combined with naturally occurring soft winter herbages, livestock performance is further enhanced, especially during winter months.

RAINFALL: 500mm annual average.

WATER:
Capped and piped bore scheme supplies water to at least one trough in each paddock, plus several dams. Total 11 x 5,000gal tanks & 14 x 12' concrete troughs with aprons. The main house has 120,000L rain water supply & 17,000 cubic yard dam. The second house has 40,000L rain water supply & dam water for garden. Bullock block is fully watered by the piped bore scheme with 4 x 5,000gal tanks & 4 concrete troughs with aprons.

CULTIVATION:
Approximately 1,140Ha (2,800Ac) presently farmed for cash cropping & forage. Currently the cropped paddocks comprise 1,200Ac established oats, 300Ac established forage sorghum, 1,300Ac prepared for wheat. A further 3000Ac of remaining 6,770Ac has been cultivated at one time, either for cropping or for pasture improvement purposes.

FENCING:
On the Homestead Block the old fencing has been replaced over time so that practically all of the fencing is less than 10 years old. New boundary fencing is 3 barb and 4 plain wire construction, with internal fencing of 4 barb, all with concreted steel end assemblies and steel posts 5m apart.
On Bullock Block there is one near new internal fence & both grids have been upgraded. New internal fences have been designed so that, with 2 additional plain wires, they would be sheep proof. Property subdivision provides 13 paddocks on Homestead Block & 3 paddocks on Bullock Block.

CARRYING CAPACITY:
At present carrying 1075 cattle plus cultivation. The vendors will be purchasing more backgrounding cattle to put on oats crop.

IMPROVEMENTS:
Homestead Block (east of highway) -
Main homestead of beautifully presented rammed earth construction, set in large established gardens. It consists of 5 bedrooms, study, 3 bathrooms, open plan kitchen & family room, large formal lounge/dining room with open fire, cold room, large gauzed verandahs.
Steel machinery shed (79' x 40' x 17' high). Aircraft hanger (45' x 40') and airstrip. 2 x 60t silos.
Managers Residence (west of highway) - 3 bedroom, chamferboard construction, fully renovated with new kitchen, polished floors, air conditioning & outdoor pergola.
2 bedroom staff accommodation plus shearers quarters for 12 people. 120t silo. Steel cattle yards with vet crush, branding cradle & loading.

PRICE:
Homestead Block $2,050,000
Bullock Block $1,100,000
TOTAL $3,150,000

The vendors would consider retaining the homestead area (approx 120Hc) west of highway if not required as part of the sale.

The above report has been prepared by us on information we have obtained and while we trust it to be correct, it is not guaranteed by us and prospective purchasers must rely on their own enquiries.
Last updated: 01:18PM on May 30th 2016
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