'Gleneden' is located 42km West of Augathella via the Biddenham Road, with approximately 26km of bitumen road and the remainder formed dirt road.
Rural power, DRCS telephone, satellite TV and twice weekly mail services from Charleville. There is Primary Schooling and a Hospital located at Augathella, School bus service from
Augathella to Charleville secondary Schools. Daily air services from Charleville to Brisbane.
525mm Annual rainfall average (21 inches).
Area & Tenure
12,001ha (29,654.47acres) approximately
Lot 7, Plan LO66, Parish Murdin, Tenure GHPL, area 4,056ha (10,022.37acres)
Lot 2, Plan RP231476, Parish Oakwood, Tenure Freehold, area 7,945ha (19,632.09acres)
Additional area of permit to occupy stock route
L1 PER 6656: PO 10/6656: Par Oakwood - 1,104ha (2,726acres) approximately
Vegetation Mapping Status
The Certified PMAV (is locked in), from the Department of Natural Resources and Water for both parcels of land.
'Gleneden' has an excellent balance of country comprising of 4.8km of double frontage to the Ward River with Coolabah River flats, 3,874ha (9,572.65acres) approximately of Mitchell grass downs country, a further 3,543ha (8,754.75acres) approximately of developed Brigalow and Gidyea country with excellent stands of buffel grass and 400ha (988acres) approximately that has been blade ploughed and seeded to improved pasture. The remaining 4,056ha (10,018acres) of country is a mixture of Brigalow, Gidyea, Yapunyah, Coolibah, Sandalwood with areas of Mulga ridges. There was recently 1,800ha (4,447.8acres) approximately of
Brigalow and Gidyea regrowth that was pulled in March 2009. The dominant Grasses on the property include Mitchell, Buffel, Blue grass, White Spear, Flinders and Herbages in seasons.
There is access to a bore on the northern boundary of 'Gleneden', located on 'Brumich' that supplies water through 14km of poly pipe supplying 7 tanks and 14 troughs. A water
agreement is in place with 'Brumich' for use of water from the bore. There are 6 stock dams ranging in size from 5,000 to 10,000 yards. 'Gleneden' also has 4.8km of double frontage to the Ward River with semi permanent water holes.
Subdivided into nine (9) main paddocks and three (3) holding paddocks. Internal fencing is in fair to excellent condition consisting of predominantly timber posts with 4 plain and 2 barb wires. All new internal fencing is made up of 4 barbs on steel posts. Approximately 20km of new fencing has been completed in the past 12 months.
Lowset 4 bedroom timber home with ducted evaporative air conditioning, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, laundry, living room, dining room and office. 2 bedroom cottage and 1 bedroom cooks house. 5 bedroom shearer's quarters with meat house and shower room. 4 bay
machinery shed with electricity connected, 1 bay car shed at the main house. 5 stand shearing shed with capacity to shed 600 sheep. 1 set of timber cattle yards with steel gates, head bale and calf branding facilities capable of handling 300 head comfortably.
Estimated to carry 1,800 backgrounding type cattle.
'Gleneden' has a superior balance of country and is located just 42km off the Matilda
Highway in the heart of the Augathella district. 'Gleneden' would make an ideal
backgrounding depot for northern cattle producers only being 321km from the major cattle selling centre at Roma.
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