"Tara Station" Barcaldine QLD 4725
25 kilometres West of Barcaldine, 81 kilometres East of Longreach on the bitumen sealed Landsborough Highway.
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.
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.
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
497.7mm annual rainfall average (19.9inches).
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.
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.
Estimated to carry 2,500 cattle or sheep equivalent.
Tara Station with its prime location and infrastructure would make an ideal backgrounding or fattening depot for Northern cattle producers.
Bruce Douglas - 0417 602 603
Wayne Green - 0427 684 981
Lex Heinemann - 0417 191 491
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