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Linda Downs Station

Location
220 Kilometres south from Mount Isa
170 kilometres north-west of Boulia on the Donohue Highway

Area and Tenure
L2312 PH35 PH13/2312 Pituri Holdings
198,134 Hectares-489,589 acres

Rainfall
280mm (11inches)

Services
Maintained Shire road to within 4 kilometres of Homestead
ISDL telephone, Satellite T.V.
Weekly mail service from Mount Isa
Station generated power - 60 KVA generator
Airstrip
Longreach cattle selling centre to the east.

Country
Mainly open Mitchell plains with Flinders & Button grass. Bluebush and Lignum in swamps. Large flood out areas on the Pituri Creek approx 35km, and approx 12 km on Kelly Creek.
Herbages in season.

Water and Bores
14 Bores, sub artesian, pumping from depths of 20m to 80m, equipped with 17 to 21 foot Southern Cross mills. 3 new 53,000 gallon galvanised Pioneer tanks installed.
Semi permanent water holes ranging from 6 to 10 months in Pituri and Kelly Creeks.
2 dams.

Homestead waters
Supplied from Walkabee Waterhole, 17 miles long (largest in the Georgina River), Spring fed Permanent waterhole, up to depth of 30' in various places.
Homestead supplied by 2 windmills, water in 3inch poly to homestead complex with back up pumps.

Buildings
Excellent Homestead Complex.
Main Homestead has 3 bedrooms with gauzed verandas.
2nd Homestead has1 bedroom.
Married Mens Quarters, all brick.
Single Mens quarters & 2 transportable quarters.
All brick construction, Tiled floors throughout.
Multi purpose - hay storage etc.
Steel shed.
Aircraft hanger.

Fencing
All Steel boundary 75 miles/ Glenormiston, Napco Company (Owners) N T Boundary, joins Linda for 36 Miles with 'Tobermorey'.
Good cattle fence North Side 45 miles.
Eastern side, good fences, dog netting (Headingly AA Company for 45 Miles).
Extra internal paddocks, new all steel in last five years.

Yards
All Steel yards at Homestead, 1,000 head capacity steers and bullocks.
Old Linda steel yards with branding and trucking facilities.
Portable yards set up at Lidsters Bore.
Holding yards at some bores, some with traps.

Carrying Capacity
Vendor estimates 5,000 AE in average seasons.

Cattle Included in sale
Approx 3,000 females, predominantly of Santa base with bulls.

Comment
'Linda Downs' homestead complex is located on Walkabee Water Hole on the Georgina River. The station enjoys access to this hole, which is 17 miles long and spring fed all year round.
'Linda Downs' is regarded as top breeding & fattening Mitchell grass country.

Purchasers will have the opportunity to buy a western stocked cattle property that comes with size/development and access to the eastern market place.

Suburb

BOULIA

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