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    Rural Property in AUGATHELLA

    'Ashby Downs' - Freehold Grazing Country

      40 kilometres North West Augathella. 6 kilometres west of Old Tambo Road. Approximately 310 kilometres North West of Roma.

      Bitumen road within 10 kilometres of homestead, rural power, broadband internet, satellite telephone and television, twice weekly mail service Augathella, primary school, hospital, sporting clubs at Augathella. Daily school bus from Augathella to Charleville secondary school.

      525 millimeters annual rainfall average (21 inches).

      Balance of gently undulating Mitchell Downs, Buffel grass and Blue grass. Lightly timbered with Gidgea, Coolibah, Whitewood, Myall and Bauhinia, interspersed with local watercourses. Very good balance of Mitchell and buffel grasses with heavy Flinders, Button grass and herbages in season.

      Area and Tenure
      6,122 hectares (15,128 acres) approx Freehold land

      Watered by 5 dams, built in the watercourses ranging in size from 7,000 yards to 20,000 yards. Bore equipped with electric submersible (mains power) flowing from Turkeys Nest into approximately 20 kilometres of poly pipe, with 15 watering points.

      Subdivided into 5 main paddocks, East West laneway and holding paddocks. Internal fencing mostly ringlock and 1 barb. Approximately 25 kilometres of fencing completed over the past 10 years.

      Lowset family home comprising 5 bedrooms, study, open plan kitchen, dining room, sitting room with wood fireplace. Complimented with a large open deck looking over the garden of lawns and shrubs to the inground swimming pool. 4 bay workshop/garage, 4 bay steel frame machinery shed. Butcher shop and store room, cattle yards are constructed of approximately 140 panels with crush, round yard and loading ramp.

      Carrying Capacity
      Estimated to carry 1,500 to 1,800 backgrounding type cattle.

      Located in some of the districts best performing country. Well located with access to the Matilda Highway. Supreme balance of pastures with a mix of Mitchell and Buffel dominating. 'Ashby Downs' is arguably one of the premier 15,000 acre properties in the Augathella district.

      Friday 27th February 10.30am
      Venue - Level 5, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane - Ref No RBR10296

      Charleville 07 4654 2455
      Andrew Adcock 0407 674 972
      Bruce Douglas 0417 602 603



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