Rural for sale
Wongalee Station via,
St George, QLD
4 2 3
"RECENT RAIN ENSURES A GOOD SEASON AT WONGALEE" - RENOWNED QUALITY GRAZING & FATTENING!Location: 80 kms west of St George, 90 kms north Dirranbandi, 23 kms to Boolba Community centre, off the Balonne Highway. 280 kms to Roma or 380 kms to Dalby.
Services: School bus from Kullinjah mail box to St George. Mail twice weekly from Dirranbandi, Rural power connected, limited mobile coverage, telephone & internet connected to house, mostly all weather access to highway, Cattle selling centres at Roma or Dalby etc. Grain depot 150 kms at Thallon.
Area: 15967 freehold hectares or 39,454 acres. Lot 3, SP 192340, Parish Kirk. Balonne Shire rates $6956 per half year.
Rainfall: 18" rainfall per annum
Country: Although mostly a cattle operation in the present ownership, Wongalee has been a traditional cattle and sheep grazing property. The country is generally flat, predominately red loam soils (Box, Wilga, Sandlewood, etc.) with areas grey, some with melon holes (Brigalow, Belah).
Cultivation. No current cultivation although some neighbouring properties have substantial farming areas.
Goat Paddock: 1600 acre securely fenced goat paddock with yards. Substantial feral goat income.
Water Supply: Stock water comes under pressure (no pumping) from three separate capped artesian bores. The original Wongalee bore (32 lb pressure) located on property was drilled in 1985. This system feeds 44 tanks and troughs. The south Tippendale trust bore feeds a system of cream tanks and troughs at the front of Wongalee. The new Chippeway Trust bore feeds a system of tanks and troughs on the original Wirrininna section. (Observant water meter in place on system). Again mostly 63 to 45 mm poly pipe lines, Bore water and rainwater connected to house. No yearly water fees.
Fencing & Subdivision: The property is well fenced into 16 paddock plus 6 holding paddocks. All grazing paddocks connect to two separate sets cattle yards via a lane way system. Fencing is all steel suspension fencing of 6 wires including two barbs or 4 barbs. Steel end assemblies etc.
Structural Improvements: Large comfortable Timber/hardiplank homestead of 4 bedrooms, two bathrooms, two separate screened verandas, air con, heating etc. Established lawns and garden in fenced yard with separate 8 x 18m workshop/garage. Adjacent to house is the large fixed steel cattle yards with vet crush, pound and water connected. Additional set steel cattle yards on southern end of laneway. These yards services adjoining paddocks plus four Wirrininna paddocks (works 400 c & c). 4 stand woolshed, (one portable stand in place) not used for some years. Good sheep/goat yards along side. Shearer's quarters in good working condition.
Vegetation Status: Excellent veg map, PMAV locked in, mostly white, good results from pulling some regrowth recently.
Plant: A list of plant is available (subject to change)
Livestock: A list of livestock is available (subject to change). All weaner cattle treated with 5 in 1 at weaning, cows and heifers treated yearly with 7 in 1.
Livestock: A backgrounding steer to 250 - 300 kg to 10 acres or a breeding cow to 20 to 25 acres in normal seasons, could dramatically increase numbers with fodder cropping.
Comments: The property is well developed with a good cover of Buffel and native pasture - again mustering is a breeze with easy access to yards via laneway system. The property has a good balance of red and grey soils and is well suited to grazing cattle or sheep.
Last updated: 11:41AM on Mar 13th 2018