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MOUNT ISA 

Sold on 13 Jan 2010
  • Land: 599,342 ha (1,481,005 acres)
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Rural Property in MOUNT ISA

Tobermorey Station

  • Land: 599,342 ha (1,481,005 acres)

Location
290 km south west of Mount Isa
240 km west of Boulia
534 km west of Winton
The property's Eastern boundary is the Queensland border, and bordered to the North West by Manners Creek and to the West, Marqua Stations and 'Linda Downs'.
Plenty Highway - Boulia to Alice Springs.

Area and Tenure
599,400 Hectares - 1,481,117 Acres.
Perpetual Pastoral Lease No. 01130

Rainfall
280mm (11 inches) average per annum.

Services
Generator supplied power - 1X40 KVA, 1X60 KVA
ISDL telephone with 3 lines, satellite internet, satellite television
School of the Air available.
Weekly light aircraft mail from Mount Isa on Fridays, supplies service.
Saleyards at Longreach and Alice Springs.

Country
Southern area consists mainly of soft red country with areas of sandhills growing a variety of palatable native pastures and edible timber. The sandhills carry herbages such as Parakelia and Pigweed in season.
Mostly lightly timbered with Buffel grass introduced along the numerous watercourses.
The Northern section comprises of open plains timbered with areas of Mulga & Gidyea, red & brown soils and growing Mitchell, button, Mitchell grass and local native pastures.

Water
There are 29 bores equipped with a mix of mills, solars, and motors pumping from 33m-60m deep, delivering between 2,250 & 5,400 litre/hour. Over the past 3 years there has been 13 new 53,000 gallon galvanised Pioneer tanks installed.
12 dams are located strategically throughout the property.

Improvements
Highset Homestead, built in underneath with approx. 142m2 floor area to each floor including verandas. The Homestead has 6 bedrooms fully air conditioned .
Solar Hot water
Staff accommodation is located at an old Homestead.
Quarters Cottage.
Outstation complex at 'The Gap' - (halfway down the property).
Sheds & workshops at 'The Gap' Homestead.

Fencing
Approx. 280km of Boundary fencing.
Approx. 330km of internal fencing.
10 main paddocks and 6 smaller paddocks on the Northern section.
Central and Southern areas are boundary fenced and block fenced only.
Fencing typically comprises bush timber strainers & posts & mixed barb and 2 plain wires and barb wire and steel posts.

Trucking Yards
4 Sets of permanent steel cattle yards (2 new) and a number of yards used in association with portable yards.
Main yards are constructed principally of steel bore casing posts with steel rails.
Facilities include head bails, calf cradle and loading ramp located at-
Tobermorey House Yard
Tobermorey number 2 yard
Aroota New steel yard complex
Yardida

Carrying Capacity
Vendor estimates 'Tobermorey Station' to carry 15,000 AE in average seasons.

Plant included in Sale
Station plant includes vehicles, graders, machinery and tools.
List available

Cattle Included in Sale
9,000 females of predominantly Santa / Shorthorn Cross with a percentage of Brahman.

Comments
'Tobermorey Station' was previously regarded as a noted bullock fattening property. The current owners have operated as a breeder property and the cattle are presently being mustered with the progeny being weaned. The cattle in this country look extremely well for the large weaners they have been carrying.

Land:

599,342 ha / 1,481,005 acres

Suburb

MOUNT ISA

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