A Rare Opportunity - "Clayfield" - one of three properties being offered
"Clayfield" is a freehold tenure comprising 822.32ha (2031.95 acres) located approximately 28km north east of Baralaba on the bitumen sealed Kokotungo-Don Road. Baralaba is a small town on the Dawson River approximately 77km from Moura and 90km from Biloela. The major centre of Rockhampton is 135km away. This is a rural grazing, mixed farming area and is serviced by a school, hospital and basic shopping. There are three abattoirs located nearby - one in Biloela and two in Rockhampton with live-weight cattle sale yards located at Moura, Biloela and Gracemere. Electricity and telephone are available to the property and a school bus services the area.
The land has been fully cleared and was originally timbered with brigalow, blackbutt and bottle tree, with softwood undergrowth. Soils range from alluvial loams and clays. With an average annual rainfall of 650mm, there are good semi-permanent waterholes in the Don River, which forms one boundary of the property. There are also two open walk earth dams (approx 10,000 cubic metres) and one enclosed earth dam equipped with an electric pressure pump providing domestic supplies. The block is securely enclosed with conventional-style 4 barbed wire and timber post fences which are generally maintained in fair to good stock-proof condition. Internally, the property is sub-divided into 5 internal paddocks of good condition.
The station complex on the property includes:
- Two storey, three bedroom, one bathroom, brick veneer main residence;
- An older second dwelling;
- Machinery Shed / workshop at 414 square metres;
- Storage Shed at 90 square metres;
- Steel cattle yards with drafting compound.
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