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Rural Livestock Property in BLACKALL

"Taurus Hills"

TO BE SOLD AS SEPARATE LOTS

"Elsinore", Blackall

SITUATED
4 kilometres South of Blackall with bitumen frontage on the Ravensbourne Road and only 7 kilometres from the Blackall Saleyards.

AREA and TENURE
5,320.6ha (13,147.20acres) in 14 Freehold titles.
Rates: $3,475.83 half yearly.

SERVICES
Rural power, School bus, Next G mobile service, Next G internet service, hospital and schooling in Blackall, weekly cattle sales.

RAINFALL
Annual rainfall average 512.5 millimetres (20.5 inches).

COUNTRY
Elsinore is predominantly open Mitchell grass downs and Coolabah flood plain interspersed with sand ridges timbered with Gidyea, Rosewood, Leopardwood and Boree with prolific stands of Buffel grass. There are also areas of pulled Gidyea country with well established Buffel grass. Dominant grasses are Mitchell, Buffel, Blue grass, seasonal Flinders and herbages in season.

WATER
There is a capped share bore that is reticulated to the entire property through a poly pipe line system to eight cup and saucers, eight cement troughs and three poly tanks. There is also an Esso exploration bore plus some stock dams and numerous waterholes throughout the property.

FENCING
The property consists of 42 paddocks with a mixture of conventional fencing and grazing cells with single wire energized fences. The conventional fencing is constructed of 5 plain and 1 barb on Gidyea posts and the new fencing is 5 plain and 2 barbs on steel posts.

YARDS
One set of steel cattle yards located at the house with a Breckon V squeeze crush, branding cradle and race, loading ramp, water connected and will comfortably handle 600 head. One set of steel sheep yards.

STRUCTURAL IMPROVEMENTS
Comfortable five bedroom home with verandahs and breezeway consisting of two bathrooms, lounge with brick fire place, family room and air-conditioned kitchen. There is also air-conditioning in the main and two other bedrooms. The homestead is surrounded by established gardens. Other buildings include storeroom/laundry, garden shed, emergency power shed, three bay open front garage and workshop, steel machinery shed with air-conditioned workshop and two lock-up bays and two open. There is also a modern five stand shearing shed with four electric stands and a Lyco electric wool press.

CARRYING CAPACITY
Owner's estimate 900 backgrounding type cattle.

"Taurus Hills", Blackall

SITUATED
8 kilometres North-East of Blackall with bitumen frontage on the Jericho Road and only 7 kilometres from the Blackall Saleyards.

AREA and TENURE
1,279.49 hectares (3,161.60 acres) in 3 Freehold titles and 1 special lease of 25.015 hectares (61.81 acres).

RATES and RENTS
Rent: $191.40 per year
Rates: $838.60 half yearly

RAINFALL
Annual rainfall average 512.5 millimetres (20.5 inches).

COUNTRY
Taurus Hills is a mixture of open Mitchell grass downs with excellent stands of Mitchell grass, Blue grass and some areas of Flinders. The remainder is Bauhinia and Boree country established to prolific stands of Buffel grass.

WATER
The property is watered by Middle Park Bore with a current water agreement in place. Water is reticulated to a 22,750 litre poly tank and cement trough located on a high point of the property. There is also one stock dam of 8,000 yards. There is allowance for further troughs to be installed.

CARRYING CAPACITY
Owner's estimate 300 backgrounding type cattle.

COMMENTS
Elsinore and Taurus Hills will give the astute purchaser the opportunity to acquire two very highly productive properties on the doorstep of Blackall. Testament to this is the fact that the Lane family has held these properties in the family for over 100 years. Both properties would make ideal spelling or backgrounding operations being only 7 kilometres from the Blackall Saleyards.

AGENTS:
Bruce Douglas: 0417 602 603
Paton Fitzsimons: 0427 574 355

Suburb

BLACKALL

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