"Sherwood Park" Charleville, QLD
160 kilometres North West of Charleville and 100 kilometres North East of Quilpie.
Single phase power, phone, satellite TV, twice weekly mail service, 1,600 metre airstrip. Regarded as the regional hub for South West Queensland, Charleville has a Hospital with maternity ward, RFDS base, TAFE College, airport with daily flights to Brisbane and a broad range of commercial & retail businesses.
AREA & TENURE
40,500 hectares (100,075.5 acres) Term Lease.
Annual rainfall average 400 millimeters (16 inches).
"Sherwood Park" is a mixture of slightly undulating Mulga, Box and Gidyea country running back to Lancewood and Bendee range country with good stands of Buffel grass pasture throughout the property. There has been approximately 60,000 acres pulled and aerial sown to Buffel and Sorghum over the past eight years of which 7,000 acres has been stick raked.
Six bores and eleven earth dams are strategically placed on the property with one new 25,000 yard dam at the house. Six dams are equipped with mills and two are equipped with solar pumps and four out of the six bores are also equipped with mills. One share bore is equipped with a mono pump driven by a Kubota diesel engine. The house bore is equipped with an electric submersible pump. Six kilometers of high grade poly pipe services storage tanks & troughs. Black's creek also has permanent and semi-permanent water holes.
The property is subdivided into fourteen main paddocks and several holding paddocks. Majority of the fencing is hinge joint and steel posts and hinge joint with two plain and two barb wires on steel posts. The boundary fence is predominantly dog netting in goat proof condition.
One set of steel cattle yards are located at the homestead with Loading ramp, Vet Crush and branding facilities. There are also another six sets of goat yards located around the property for the purpose of handling the large goat herd.
Three bedroom timber home incorporating Kitchen, dining room, lounge room, bathroom, office, enclosed verandahs on three sides and ducted air conditioning throughout. New steel machinery shed with cement floor, storage shed, garden shed, meat house, amenities block and shearing shed.
Owner estimates 20,000 Goats or 1,500 Breeding cows.
"Sherwood Park" with its capacity to turn off 20,000 to 30,000 goats per year lends itself to goat production and is only 160km from the largest goat processing works in Australia and the world. The structural improvements are also in place for the incoming purchaser to run cattle or sheep if desired.
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