A substantial cattle property located unusually close to Brisbane is now for sale, offering an astute buyer the opportunity to purchase a productive property in the fast growing southeast corner and take advantage of future subdivision of its 10 freehold titles. With an exceptional reputation of turning off quality cattle for the past 11 years under current ownership, ‘St Neots’, Kilkivan Qld is being sold only because of a change in the vendor’s business direction.
Perfectly positioned, ‘St Neots’ is located just 1.5*hours to Noosa, 67 kilometres north west of Gympie and 2.5*hours to Brisbane. Domestic airports are well located at both Maroochydore and Brisbane, along with Brisbane’s international airport situated just 225*km from the property.Spanning 1,670* hectares (4,126.57* acres) with 10 freehold titles, ‘St Neots’ is a ‘real deal’ – not just a lifestyle property, but a business that supports itself as a fully functional cattle property with a property manager. Its current owners have in fact lived and worked in Brisbane for the past 11 years.
The property is divided into 8 main paddocks connected to a laneway system running back to a centrally located set of cattle yards. The yards comprise of loading ramp, drafting facilities, lights, undercover vet crush, plunge dip and branding facilities and are capable of handling 300 head at a time.
The current owners estimate a carrying capacity of 400 breeding cows or 800 dry cattle.
The country comprises black soil flats running into soft undulating hill country with the majority being improved to Rhodes grass. The undulating country has a mixture of natural pastures with areas of improved pasture.
‘St Neots’ is exceptionally well watered; with 12 bores pumping to tanks and troughs plus 10 strategically placed stock dams. Such water security provides a level of confidence in ongoing operation throughout every season, no matter the time of year.
Structural improvements include a high set 5 bedroom home with 3 bedrooms plus office and living area upstairs and separate downstairs self‐contained area with 2 bedrooms plus separate kitchenette. The house also has 2 bathrooms, one on each level.
There is storage capacity for 10,000 gallons of rainwater connected to the house.
Other improvements include a large machinery hay shed combined with huge workshop area with power connected and a second fodder shed. A 20 tonne grain silo is also located near the sheds.
Contact Bruce Douglas for more details on 0417 602 603.