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"WYOMING STATION" - Mt Garnet, North Queensland

A¢a‚¬A"Wyoming StationA¢a‚¬ A¢a‚¬" Mt Garnet
A¢a‚¬A"Offered for sale just the second time since 1918A¢a‚¬
Located
Wyoming Station is situated 70 klm south of Mt Garnet on the Gunnawarra Road, which is accessible via the Kennedy Highway. It is approximately 178klm from Atherton, 212klm Mareeba and 419 klm north of Charters Towers.
Area & Tenure
8090 Hectares or approximately 20,000 acres GHPL
RPD: Lot 2 GU3, GHPL 22/1233
Rates
Rates approx $3848.80 per Half Year

Rainfall
Average rainfall is 32 Inches or 812 mm per year. Wyoming enjoys consistent and reliable rainfall.
Services
Wyoming has STD telephone, rural power, satellite TV and Internet service. Twice weekly mail service from Mt Garnet. A backup generator is located in the workshop. Weekly cattle sales conducted at Charters Towers and Mareeba Saleyards, Live Export facilities located at Mourilyan, Karumba and Townsville. Clearing Dip facility at Sugarbag Yards Mt Garnet.
Improvements
Improvements include a large comfortable 3 bedroom, open plan homestead with an adjoining 3 bedroom self contained guest accommodation. A large covered veranda with views across the flowing spring and plains is on the main homestead. Two large sheds, one is a work shop with cement floor and power connected the other a large machinery/ hay storage shed. All set in an attractive and established garden and lawn.
Two sets of cattle yards, the main yards at the house are of solid timber construction with 5 way RPM overhead draft, covered vet crush, calf branding race & cradle, sprinkler system and water troughs. Second yard is a portable set covered with poly belting and centrally located off the laneway, complete with loading ramp & draft. An extensive road network across the property gives excellent access to all paddocks.

Country
Predominately flat open plains with the balance being open and lightly timbered basalt country. Wyoming consists of approximately 40% red & chocolate basalt soils with the balance being open black soil plains. It is timbered with Ironbark, Box, Bloodwood and Black Ti tree and heavily grassed with mainly native pastures including, black spear, blue grass, Indian couch, kangaroo grass with some stylo. Areas of Rhodes grass and kikuyu have been introduced.
Water
Wyoming enjoys excellent water facilities with both Leichardt and Lava Springs being pristine permanent flowing springs, flowing at an estimated one million gallons per day. A well distributed water supply is provided through 17 Dams and 4 Bores plus semi and permanent creeks and springs. One bore is equipped with an electric submersible, with the others equipped with windmills or generator plants. Numerous troughs are spread over the property.

Fencing
Wyoming is fully boundary fenced and subdivided into 15 main paddocks plus 5 smaller holding paddocks. All the fencing is in good condition and is mostly 4 barb construction. A central laneway runs throughout the property with access to all of the larger paddocks.

Carrying Capacity
Wyoming consistently carries 2500 adult cattle.

Comments
A¢a‚¬A"WyomingA¢a‚¬ is being offered for sale for only the second time since it was settled in 1918.
It is a very highly regarded property with historic connection to the early Australian explorer Ludwig Leichardt, who camped on the magnificent springs flowing across the property in 1844. A monument commemorating his epic journey is located on the property.
A¢a‚¬A"WyomingA¢a‚¬ is a well improved cattle property located in a safe and reliable rainfall area, it is capable of breeding, growing and fattening and enjoys an excellent all round reputation gained over many years.
A¢a‚¬A"WyomingA¢a‚¬ is a low operational cost property that is easily managed.

Mount Garnet