AREA & TENURE:4,458.00 ha(11,011 acs) 13km bitumen road frontage.
L6-7/RP183918: PAR CASHMERE (NEW CASHMERE).Balonne Shire Rates $5,727 1/2 yr with discount
SITUATED:25km NW St George on western side Mitchell Road, St George. Road train access.
SUMMARY:Freehold mixed grazing with developed dryland and flood irrigation. Balance improved Buffle Grass pastures. 2400ML water lic. Crops grown- cotton, wheat, barley, oats, sorghum, sunflower, beans.
SERVICES:Rural power available,mobile phone,TV reception,mail twice week via St George. Medical,hospital,nursing home,professional,agricultural service,recreational & all necessary facilities associated with a major regional township at St George. School bus at front gate.
COUNTRY:Near level to gently undulating with mixed soil types including soft red loams timbered with Poplar Box,False Sandalwood,Ironbark,Cypress Pine,Kurrajong,isolated Mulga and Brigalow.Country transitions into grey to brown Brigalow clay loams with minor melon hole influence & areas of alluvial country associated with natural drainage lines rising to sandier ridges.
DEVELOPMENT:Approx.500ha of the better soil types developed to cultivation including 410ha irrigable area & 90ha additional dryland farming.Balance semi open to timbered grazing country well established to Buffel,native pastures,seasonal herbages. Favourable vegetation status -approx 89% identified as Non-Remnant Cat X on Regulated Veg Management Mapping. PMAV "locked in".Light to moderate regrowth in parts
CULTIVATION/LAND USE: Approx hectares:- Av irrigated cotton area 259; Other irrig area 150:Dry land cultivation (currently irrigation not in use) 90. Total cultivation in use 499 ha approx. Support land 51 ha; Improved pastures 1,732ha;Improved pastures with light regrowth 592ha; Native pastures open grazing 512ha; Remnant timber & shaded grazing country 1,072ha - TOTAL LAND 4,458hectares
WATER: Stock water - unmetered & unlimited.Supplied from registered shared artesian bore with Bellevue (Gasbi plan) under its own pressure (no pumping costs),piped to storage tanks supplying drinking troughs throughout property. Pipe work -75mm poly pipe,feeding into poly tanks,12x 22,500L(5,000gal)Poly Tanks,9x 3.6m concreted troughs.Other- small holding dams filled from overflow & pumped from bores. Old bore drain runs through NE side along with overflow drains.
IRRIGATION - 49422Q LIC 2400ml. Licensed underground water Balonne R Alluvium,consists of 6 diesel powered bores(4 equipped & in use).Large earth channel banks & 2 water recycle system holding dams.Water storage overflow 105MGL/10.9HA. 43.7MGL day water supply and delivery from licenced bores
CARRYING CAPACITY:800-900 back grounding cattle greatly increased with use of irrigation country for fodder crops.
FENCING:Well fenced-approx 75% boundary new High Exclusion fencing.9 main internal grazing paddocks,several smaller paddocks around irrigation area& cattle yards.Central lane way connects main paddocks to N end of property & the cattle yards. Majority of internal fencing in fair to good stock proof condition.
CATTLE YARDS: Good set permanent heavy-duty steel yards at the N end property close to the bitumen road. These yards incorporate larger receiving yard, watered cooler yards, races, covered vet crush, round yard, multiple drafting yards, forcing yards.
RAINFALL:500-525mm (20-inch annual average)
IMPROVEMENTS: Permanent steel cattle yards, 468sqm machinery shed,enclosed concrete floor bulk storage area. 55sqm amenities with shower & toilet. 2 x 100 t grain silos on concrete slab. Bulk commodity storage concrete bunker,large bulk fuel and oil waste storage tanks concrete wash pad, above ground tank bulk water filling point.
"New Cashmere" is well situated with highway & road train access. A diverse and well located property with scale, unique water resources, new secure fencing infrastructure, favourable vegetation status and excellent body of feed. Ideally suited to a back grounding feedlot operation & depot. Inspection recommended
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.