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    "Tara Station" Barcaldine QLD 4725

      LOCATION
      25 kilometres West of Barcaldine, 81 kilometres East of Longreach on the bitumen sealed Landsborough Highway.

      SERVICES
      Liveweight selling centres Longreach, Barcaldine and Blackall, rail and trucking facilities Longreach and Barcaldine. All services such as hospital, schooling, recreational and business facilities are located in Barcaldine and Longreach. There are also daily air services from Longreach, twice weekly air services from Barcaldine, TV reception, Ergon Energy power, satellite internet and dial-up. Daily mail service from Barcaldine.

      AREA and TENURE
      17,865 hectares (44,145 acres) Freehold.

      COUNTRY
      Comprises a sound balance of flat to gentle undulating Mitchell and Flinders grass downs, lightly shaded with Gidyea, Boree, Bauhinia and Whitewood, an area of Gidyea towards the North-East, alluvial plains adjacent to the braided channels fringed with Coolibah and Red River Gum. Buffel grass is well established in the channels and
      adjacent alluvial flats.

      WATER
      Tara Station is well watered by 26 dams and two sub-artesian bores through a reticulation system providing water to numerous tanks and troughing throughout the
      property.

      RAINFALL
      497.7mm annual rainfall average (19.9inches).

      FENCING
      Boundary is mostly 2 barb and 2 plain wires with ringlock on timber posts, apart from a section of the Southern boundary which is Rabbit netting. Sub-divided into 31 main grazing paddocks and numerous holding paddocks.

      STRUCTURAL IMPROVEMENTS
      The structural improvements are extensive and well maintained. The homestead, built in 1953, comprises of five bedrooms, formal dining room, billiards room, formal lounge, large verandahs, patio and pergolas, set in park-like gardens and trees. There is a tennis court and swimming pool. Substantial guest cottage and extensive shedding and station buildings. 14 stand steel frame shearing shed and quarters, steel sheep yards, fully equipped cattle yards and horse yards.

      CARRYING CAPACITY
      Estimated to carry 2,500 cattle or sheep equivalent.

      AGENTS COMMENTS
      Tara Station with its prime location and infrastructure would make an ideal backgrounding or fattening depot for Northern cattle producers.

      AGENTS
      Bruce Douglas - 0417 602 603
      Wayne Green - 0427 684 981
      Lex Heinemann - 0417 191 491

      Suburb

      BARCALDINE

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