Barambah Creek Irrigation Opportunity
A highly regarded property in a well-established irrigation area with reliable water & development
Located in the highly regarded and fertile region of the Burnett just west of Wondai, with water access to the Barambah Creek is "Marshlands". The property with an approximate freehold area of 501 hectares or 1,238 acres including 400 acres developed for flood irrigation comprises predominantly black alluvial soils, red clay loams and Grey Mondure forest soils. There also 100 acres of dryland cultivation.
Excellent water infrastructure is supported by a 1,000 meg water allocation from the Barambah Creek plus a 650 megalitre licensed storage dam. The first class facilities and license provide for further development of the irrigation area.
Apart from the abundance of available water, the other stand out feature of "Marshlands" is the stunning homestead. Originally built in 1909 for the McConnell Family, the 600 square meter home was designed by acclaimed architect Robin Dods and is one of only six Queensland homes he completed. Sited on a ridge with north easterly views, the residence offers a 20 meter hallway, high ceilings over Mahogany floors, Oak doors , a formal dining room serviced by a modernised kitchen, three huge bedrooms and two bathrooms. Wide wrap around verandahs add to the living and entertaining spaces.
A well maintained workers or guest cottage of Western Red Cedar cladding also has three bedrooms.
Other infrastructure includes
• Shed 15 m x 24m portal frame steel shed 1 bay fully enclosed, lockable with concrete floor with 3 phase power
• Car Shed
• Majority new four barb wooden post boundary fence
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