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"Gowan Station" Blackall QLD 4472

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO WET WEATHER CHANGE OF AUCTION DATE TO: 17TH DECEMBER 2010 AT 10:30AM

LOCATION
70 kilometres South of Blackall.

SERVICES
Ergon Energy power, fax and telephone, satellite TV reception (Austar), twice weekly mail service, all services such as Hospital, Schooling, Recreational and Business facilities located in Blackall. Flights from Blackall to Brisbane twice weekly and weekly liveweight store and prime cattle sales at Blackall.

AREA and TENURE
18,077 hectares (44,669 acres) Freehold in 7 titles.

VEGETATION MAPPING STATUS
The certified PMAV (is locked in), from the Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM).

COUNTRY
An excellent balance of country comprising of fully developed Gidyea country sown to Buffel grass, lightly shaded Mitchell grass, lightly shaded pebbly Gidyea country, flooded Coolibah creek systems and areas of remnant Gidyea. Timbers include Gidyea, Boree, Bauhinia, Leopardwood, Dead Finish, Whitewood and Coolibah on the channels.

WATER
Water is a feature. The Gowan Station artesian bore is capped and piped and provides water through a well designed reticulation system to the majority of the property. This supply is supplemented by two sub-artesian bores and eight dams.

RAINFALL
531mm annual rainfall average (21.2inches).

FENCING
Fencing is generally in good condition with internal fencing into 16 main paddocks plus holding paddocks and a laneway system to the cattle yards.

STRUCTURAL IMPROVEMENTS
Gowan Station is well improved. The homestead is a lowset timber, air conditioned dwelling with five bedrooms, extensive verandahs set in a garden of lawns with a new swimming pool. School room, cottage, garage, hay shed, workshop/machinery shed, six stand shearing shed and quarters, two silos. New steel cattle yards with full facilities.

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

AGENTS COMMENTS
Gowan Station is in the heart of the renowned Blackall Barcoo country. The developed Gidyea country is outstanding and is carrying a very heavy body of Buffel grass pastures. Gowan Station is equally suited to beef cattle breeding, finishing and backgrounding.

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

Suburb

BLACKALL

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