"Red Hill" Cattle Grazing Property 10,903 Acres Freehold

SITUATION:
676 Lancewood Road Basalt, Queensland 4820

“Red Hill” is located 85 Kilometres South West of Townsville (via the Hervey Range Road) and 126km North East of Charters Towers (via the Flinders Highway)


CATTLE MARKETS:
A Great Location for cattle markets with the meatworks located in Townsville with live-export facilities as well. Charters Towers Saleyards is nearby for local markets.

AREA & TENURE:
Total Land Area: 4,412.50 Hectares {10,903.53 Acres}
Tenure Type: Freehold
Title Reference: Lot 4 Survey Plan 115190
Local Government: Charters Towers Regional Council
Zoning: Rural
Use: Beef Cattle Grazing and Farming

SERVICES:
240 Volt Rural Power
Internet - WIFI
Limited mobile phone reception
Septic Tank
Bottled Gas
Bore Water on Solar Power

CARRYING CAPACITY:
Carrying Capacity 450 Adult Cattle with progeny (700 – 1000 Head) season dependant.

Cattle included:
100 cows and calves
96 dry cows
104 No 7s (36 Steers /68 Heifers)
6 Bulls
COUNTRY:
'Red Hill' is located at the southern portion of the Einasleigh Uplands Bioregion and is bordered by the Burdekin River along 2.5km of the western boundary. The property predominantly comprises a mix of easy to gently undulating forest country in the south west and north eastern portions intersected by numerous lancewood jump ups rising to a tableland in the central eastern portion.
In 2006 the property was aerial seeded with a mix of stylos and it is now quite evident that this initiative is paying off with the recent rain.
This country is predominantly grassed with a mix of Urachloa, Forest Mitchell, Black Spear, Rhodes and Indian Couch with Buffel and Seca Stylos prevalent.
WATER:
Red Hill is a very well watered property offering many watering points for cattle backed up with a very well supplied bore with water supply not being an issue through the dryer times.

Significant expenditure has been invested into water infrastructure with two (2) equipped bores supported by solar power and eight (8) open and equipped dams and a natural spring in Spring Paddock.

2.5km frontage to Burdekin River. The Burdekin River is used for auxiliary supplies via a portable pump linked to the main reticulation pipeline via Yards Bore.

FENCING, SUBDIVISION & YARDS:
Boundary fencing predominantly comprises three (3) barbed wires with steel posts with some boundaries including a dropper post. The property is divided into seven (7) main grazing paddocks together with a central, northern and eastern laneway network.
All internal fencing is in good condition generally comprising of three (3) barbed or four (4) barbed wires with steel picket fencing and droppers.

House Yards
Mixed steel and timber yards with a reported 1,000 head capacity configured to provide 2 x coolers, receiving yard, forcing pens, pre-draft, draft pound, drafting yards, race/crush to covered head bale, calf race and covered cradle, loading ramp and mustering carriage. Weigh scales inside crush.
Laneways
2 separate laneway systems of 6km and 3km each.
IMPROVEMENTS:
Main Homestead (Built 2015)
Newly built Queenslander style home with big wide open verandahs that encompass the building. Parking is available underneath the two story home which is located beside the house dam with the feel of a true rural retreat.
Accommodation includes 2 bedroom/s, 1 bathroom, kitchen, living area,
double bowl sink, gas cook top, shower, vanity, toilet, electric hot water service, split system air conditioner.
Quality fit out, floor tiling, polished timber flooring, laminated benchtops, tiled splashback, laminated kitchen cupboards.
Cottage
This was the original main accommodation and includes 2 bedroom/s, 1 bathroom, living room, study/office.
Single Quarters
Accommodation includes 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, living area, external laundry, outdoor area
Machinery Shed
4 Bay corrugated galvanised Iron shed with earth flooring in 3 bays and cement floor at workshop end. Power and lighting in shed.

PLANT:
An extensive list of plant and equipment will be included in the sale. Everything you should need to step in and continue running the property will be included in list of plant and equipment.
Some of the main equipment includes:
Deutz-Fahr Agrofarm 95c Tractor CRX3600 ( 2 x Buckets, Pallet Forks, Hay Forks)
Toyota Landcruiser 4wd Trayback (93)
Nissan Trayback (Farm Vehicle)
TAADER 0509 Farm Truck with Lift
Chamberlain Tractor with hay forks
Hyster Fork Lift
Tractor with Slasher
Massey Fergusson post hole digger
John Deere ride on mower
Suzuki Kingquad 4x4 Motorbike
Honda 4x4 motorbike with Hardi Spray tank

RAINFALL:

18 inches of rainfall received this year since January 2018.


Inspections By appointment only.

676 Lancewood Road, Basalt, QLD, 4820