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Lydia – 200mm Rain March 2018

Close proximity to Winton with all weather road

$2,000,000

ID #301

Land Size

8152.393 hectares

Property Description

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Tom Brodie

  • T: 07 4657 0694 Winton Office
  • M: 0428 712 095

Photographs were taken in February, 2014. Location: 32kms South of Winton (30km bitumen) and 2km all weather road from turnoff, 1km is gravelled. Tenure: Lot 20 G24939 GHPL, Parish of Bladensburg Area: 20136.4 acres Services: Rural power, telephone, twice weekly air services to Townsville and Brisbane. Medical facilities and Prep to Secondary School education at Winton. Ideally situated for the live export market, southern meatworks and fat and store markets. Country: A good mixture of pulled gidyea with established buffel grass (4,000 ac), open Mitchell downs (7,000 ac), open red gidyea, creek channels with buffel grass and clay pans. Rainfall: 400mm district average Water: Well watered with 3 dams (10,000 to 50,000 cubic yards), the house dam has not been dry in 16 years. Water is pumped through poly pipe from the house dam to 5 tanks and 10 troughs. A spare electric pump is set up at the dam ready for use. Semi permanent watering holes in the creek system after a wet season. Improvements: 3 bedroom homestead, large living area, cold room set in established lawn and gardens. 5 stand shearing shed in good condition, 2 machinery sheds. Good workable sheep and cattle yards with laneways into both. The cattle yards have a crush/head bail and branding facilities with portable panels. Fencing consists of 6 main paddocks and 3 holding paddocks. The majority of the dual purpose sheep/cattle fencing is in very good condition with a large portion of the internal and boundary fencing renewed during the past 12 years. Carrying Capacity: Vendor estimates 600 breeders or 800 backgrounding cattle in an average season or sheep equivalent. Plants & Machinery: Nil Agents Comments: Following recent rainfall of 200mm in March 2018, the pasture growth is coming away quickly although not yet as good as these photos that were taken 2014. Photos will be updated at the end of March. Lydia is presently unstocked and will be available for immediate access for livestock following the signing of an unconditional sale contract. Lydia is in close proximity to Winton with an all weather access road.

Please note that the photos of the fresh green grass were taken a short time following the rain and the photos of the hayed off grass were taken on 24th April 2018.

Location: 32kms South of Winton (30km bitumen) and 2km all weather road from turnoff, 1km is gravelled. Ideally situated for the live export market, southern meatworks and fat and store markets.

Tenure: Lot 20 G24939 GHPL, Parish of Bladensburg

Area: 8152.393Ha or 20136.4 acres

Rates: $2726.00 per half yearly       Rent: $810 approx. per quarter                                                                      Local Authority: Winton Shire Council

Services: Winton offers primary and secondary schooling to year 12, hospital and medical facilities, rural businesses, government agent and personal shopping. There are cattle saleyards and rail trucking facilities located in Winton. Twice weekly air services to and from Townsville and Brisbane as well as a daily bus service to and from Brisbane. Lydia is connected to rural power, telephone.

Country: A good mixture of pulled gidyea with established buffel grass (4,000 ac), open Mitchell downs (7,000 ac), open red gidyea, creek channels with buffel grass and clay pans.
Rainfall: 400mm or 16 inches long term district average. Over 200mm in March 2018.
Waters: Well watered with 3 dams (10,000 to 50,000 cubic yards), the house dam has not been dry in 16 years. Water is pumped through poly pipe from the house dam to 5 tanks and 10 troughs. A spare electric pump is set up at the dam ready for use. Semi permanent watering holes in the creek system after a wet season.
Improvements: 3 bedroom homestead, large living area, cold room set in established gardens. 5 stand shearing shed in good condition, 2 machinery sheds.

Yards: Good workable sheep and cattle yards with laneways into both. The cattle yards have a crush/head bail and branding facilities with portable panels.

Fencing: 6 main paddocks and 3 holding paddocks. The majority of the dual purpose sheep/cattle fencing is in very good condition with a large portion of the internal and boundary fencing renewed during the past 12 years.
Carrying Capacity: Vendor estimates 600 breeders or 800 backgrounding cattle or sheep equivalent in an average season.
Plants & Machinery: Nil

Agents Comments: Lydia is very well grassed and following the recent rainfall of 200mm in March 2018, the pasture growth has come away very well. There is a good mix of sweet fattening summer herbages such as button grass and pig weed as well as a good coverage of Mitchell grass on the downs and Buffel grass along the creek channels. Vendor estimates that Lydia will carry 500 cows or sheep equivalent through to Christmas without any trouble. Lydia is very lightly stocked and will be available for immediate access for livestock following the signing of an unconditional sale contract. Lydia is in close proximity to Winton with an all weather access road and is a dual purpose sheep / cattle property.

“Lydia is currently carrying 800 head of mixed cattle.  These cattle would be available to purchaser at valuation.”

(Please note that the photos of the fresh green grass were taken a short time following the rain and the photos of the hayed off grass were taken on 24th April 2018).

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