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  • Land: 907 ha (2,242 acres)

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Rural Property in PITTSWORTH

'Ellerby' Clifton, Pittsworth

  • Land: 907 ha (2,242 acres)

This well known Darling Downs property 'Ellerby'is located about 68 kilometers south
west of the City of Toowoomba and similar distance north west of Warwick. The smaller
towns of Pittsworth and Clifton are 38 and 30km from 'Ellerby'.

3 phase mains power, landline telephone and connected to the property and rural mail and
school bus services are all available.

Real Property Description
Lot 19 RP 158486
Lots 24&25 RP18265
Lot 27 RP18266
Lot 47 RP55399
Lots 1&2 RP60276
Parish: Ellangowan

907.24 Hectares (2,241.9 acres)

'Ellerby'is a well balanced versatile mixed farming and grazing operation comprising
approximately 840 acres (340 hectares) of top quality river flats with deep black self
mulching clay soils, of the the total area of cultivation 242 hectares (598 acres) is
developed for flood irrigation with a further area of 52.6 hectares (130 acres) can be spray
About 344 hectares (850 acres) is elevated lighter forest grazing country, well cleaned up
to grass with selective shade areas. The balance is naturally flooded river type grazing

Cropping & Fodder
Summer crops planted after 15PP th
December will be included with the sale of the property
and there is approximately 2,000 tonne of silage comprising 1,800 tonne of 'Mega Sweet'
sorghum and 200 tonne of corn.

Water is a real feature of the property. There is a 501 mg/lt nominal ground water
allocation for the taking of water from Thanes Creek. In addition there is a 90 mg/lt ring
Irrigation bores 1 & 2 are equipped with turbine pumps with electric motors, while
irrigation bores 3 & 4 are equipped with turbine pumps and diesel motors also bore 3
linked to bore 4 via PVC underground mainline. Each bore is delivering about 30,000 gph.
The ringtank is equipped with 2 China 8HB C35 centrifugal pumps driven by 78HP: Perkins
diesel motors.
There is also a 360mm China centrifugal lift pump driven by a Deutz diesel motor and a
further 150mm China pump driven by a 25HP China diesel motor.
In addition there is a 240 mg/lt Class 7B water allocation.
For stock purposes 'Ellerby'is well watered with 4 stock bores. 1 bore is equipped with
electric submersible pump which reticulates water, 2 houses, yard and large 75,000 litre
galvanized iron tank and troughs, there are two stock dams on the property.

Comprises 4 bedrooms, main with ensuite, large renovated kitchen, separate eating area
overlooking timber deck, ducted air conditioning, formal lounge and dining area, attached
triple garage and guest?s room.
Managers Residence
Low set tidy 4 bedroom timber home, well maintained, freshly painted, tennis court, gazebo,
laundry and garage.
Machinery Shed
Approximately 378m2 steel and sawn timber frame corrugated iron walls and double gable
roof, 13,500 litre tank.
Workshop Shed
Approximately160m2 earth floor, sawn timber frame enclosed with corrugated iron walls
and roof.
Comprising 450 tonne storage with 4 x 55 tonne silos with aerators, 2 x 65 tonne flat
bottom silos and 100 tonne silo with gas dryer.
Approximately 220m2 and 60m2 skillion timber frame and flooring enclosed corrugated
iron, 3 stand shearing plant (no motor) 22,500 litre poly tank.
Cattle Yards
Extensive steel portal cattle yards including crush, loading ramp, water connected, plus
several watered holding pens.
Other Improvements
Include 30,000 litre diesel fuel tank fitted with bowser and small chemical shed.
Overall the improvements are well maintained with a neat and tidy presentation.

Refer to attached farm plan map for a breakup of paddocks: generally the fencing is good
quality cattle proof fencing.

Overall Remarks
'Ellerby'is a highly regarded Darling Downs property with the perfect balance of high
yielding black soil farming country to the elevated grazing country. Because of the
versatility and water reliability 'Ellerby'is ideally suited to stud or dairy operation.
There is also a development approval in place for 2867 SCU covered feedlot plus 2000
tonne of silage in storage.

Bruce Douglas - 0417 602 603
Matt Cleary - 0428 987 340
Rob Caton - 0429 309 481


907 ha / 2,242 acres



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