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"RIVERSLEA" Riverslea Road GOGANGO, QLD 4702

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    Rural Mixed Farming Property in GOGANGO

    Riverslea - A high quality irrigated mixed farming enterprise.

      Riverslea - A high quality irrigated mixed farming enterprise.

      782 hectares on 2 Freehold titles of katambora rhodes and buffel grass established improved pastures also including 80 hectares of irrigation under two centre pivots within 1 hour to Rockhampton, Queensland.

      Located 80 kilometres West of Rockhampton via Gogango, and 18 kilometres North of Gogango.

      COUNTRY
      The property comprises Brigalow scrub running into softwood scrub along the Fitzroy River frontage. Soils are generally brown to black.

      LAND USAGE/MANAGEMENT
      2 x T&L Centre Pivots irrigate half circles covering approximately 80 hectares (200 acres) with the balance cleared and planted to improved pastures being predominately katambora rhodes.

      WATER
      Water allocation: 600 ML (volumetric limit)- No flow conditions and no water charges.

      IRRIGATION
      The irrigation development comprises approximately 80 hectares (200 acres)under two x 500 metre T & L centre pivots operating in two half circles. Katambora rhodes grass had originally been planted to harvest the seed for commercial production and sale. In recent years the katambora rhodes has been baled for hay.
      Hay Production: average 20 x round bales (4 x 4) per acre per cut.

      IRRIGATION PUMPS
      1 x 200mm submersible pump powered by a 45Kw three phase motor.
      1 x 200mm submersible pump powered by a 55Kw three phase motor.
      300mm PVC mainline direct to the applicable Centre Pivot.

      STOCK WATER
      Supplied from the Fitzroy River by a 1.5' submersible pump to a five megalitre turkey nest and then is gravity fed through 2' poly pipe to 7 troughs. Natural water is also provided by the Gogango Creek.

      FENCING
      The property is fenced into six main paddocks with a lane way to the yards. The boundary fences are four barb with steel and wood posts with internal fencing including laneways the same.

      Cattle Yards
      The cattle yards are in good condition and are a combination of steel and timber construction. There is a Thomson Longhorn steel vet crush, Morrissey branding cradle, steel calf race and Tru Test scales under a steel weighing box. The loading ramp is situated on an all-weather road. Capacity 500 head.

      INFRASTRUCTURE
      Homestead
      Four bedroom modern brick veneer homestead plus study (345 sq mtr enclosed), with open plan dinning/lounge room area, enclosed patio leading to the rumpus/games room. There is patio at the front entrance with pergola off the patio at the southern side of the homestead. There is a colourbond five bay garage with power in close proximity to the homestead and two x 5,000 gallon concrete tanks.

      Home/dwelling
      A highset timber three bedroom house provides a second home on Riverslea.

      Machinery/Grain shed
      This fully enclosed large steel frame shed with Metaldeck cladding has a 1,100 sq mtr concrete floor and has been used as a grain/machinery shed. Constructed in 1997 the electricity is connected also with lighting and 2 x 5,000 gallon tanks.

      Workshop Shed
      Enclosed three sides with Metaldeck cladding this shed is part steel part bush timber frame with the floor half concrete / half earth with power connected and a 5,000 gallon tank.

      Grain Storage
      There are 5 x 100 tonne silo's on concrete pads

      AREA AND TENURE
      Area 782.79 hectares (1,934 acres)
      Freehold Lot 75 Crown Plan PN112 393.759 ha
      Freehold Lot 77 Crown Plan PN112 375.953 ha
      Term Lease Lot 20 Crwon Plan PN112 13.076 ha (Reserve)
      County of Pakington, Parish of Fleetwood

      WATER
      Allocation No: 255 Crown Plan AP6829 -600 Megalitres Volumetric Limit not subject to any flow conditions.

      Services to the property include rural power, telephone, twice weekly mail, Next G phone service, primary education at Gogango. This is supported with the regional facilities offered in Rockhampton - large airport, secondary schooling, university, hospitals and large comprehensive shopping facilities. Gracemere Livestock Exchange selling centre and two export abattoirs.
      18km to the Gogango Primary school and bus service to Rockhampton for Secondary school.

      Fencing:

      COUNTRY The property comprises Brigalow scrub running onto softwood scrub country along the Fitzroy River frontage. Soils are generally brown to black. LAND USAGE/MANAGEMENT As can be seen from the above map two TandL Centre Pivots irrigate half circles covering approximately 80 hectares (200 acres) with the balance cleared and planted to improved pastures being predominately Katambora Rhodes. *Annual Hay Production: average 20 x round bales (4 x 4) per acre with 4 cuts of hay per annum. Possible annual production: 16,000 round bales (4 x 4 size).

      Rainfall:

      700mm average per annum

      Irrigation:

      FENCING The property is fenced into six main paddocks with a lane way to the yards. The boundary fences are four barb with steel and wood posts with internal fencing including laneways the same.

      Carrying Capacity:

      Cattle Yards The cattle yards are in good condition and are a combination of steel and timber construction. There is a Thomson Longhorn steel vet crush, Morrissey branding cradle, steel calf race and Tru Test scales under a steel weighing box. The loading ramp is situated on an all-weather road. Capacity 500 head.

      Services:

      18km to the Gogango Pirmary school and bus service to Rockhampton for Secondary school

      Suburb

      GOGANGO

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