310 Cambooya-Felton Rd Cambooya QLD 4358
For Sale EOI closing 1pm Tuesday 15th February
- Property Type Mixed Farming
- Land area approx 613.99ha
- Region Darling Downs and South West
- Locality Toowoomba
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Willowvale - Blue Chip Cropping and Grazing Country with excellent improvements and position
Situation: 34km Toowoomba, 16km Cambooya and 21 km Pittsworth.
Facilities: 5-day mail service, 3 phase power, school bus service close by.
Area & Tenure: 613.99 ha - 1,517.2 acres in 11 lots.
Country: An extremely well-balanced property, the topography of the land caters for numerous agricultural ventures. Majority of the soil type is the highly regarded soft self-mulching, dark greyish brown to black cracking clays. As the country rises the soil turns from a dark brown to black Basalt which has areas of Ironbark, Box and Gum tree grazing which is renowned cattle and horse country. Grazing country consists of approximately 96 ha - 237.2 acres. 3 laneways are in place which makes stock movement very efficient and user friendly. Hodgson Creek runs through the property providing excellent grazing and water for stock. In the 90 plus years of family ownership, Hodgson Creek has never been dry. The creek is fenced on both sides which has access to a gravelled laneway. 3 fenced elevated shaded knolls, offer excellent higher grazing. A 4th shaded area is available, which is currently run in conjunction with a cultivation paddock, ideal for oat or forage sorghum if an owner was more cattle orientated.
Cultivation: 518 ha - 1,280 acres is farmed on a 2 year long fallow rotation. The highly regarded soil type is renowned for growing numerous cereal or grain crops. Included in the sale 259 ha - 640 acres of Buster and Bazley sorghum.
Water: 3 equipped stock and domestic bores. No.1 equipped with an electric submersible, 70mt deep, 5,000-gallon head tank gravity supply to the garden and home. No.2 equipped with a windmill, 60' deep, 5,000-gallon poly tank (adjacent 5,000-gallon concrete tank not in use) supplies 3 stock troughs. No.3 equipped with a windmill 40' deep, 3,000-gallon poly tank and one cattle trough. Rainwater storage: 24,700 gallons in various tanks.
Fencing: A yearly fencing program has the properties fencing in very good condition. The grazing country is divided into 3 paddocks of various sizes. Fencing is made up of split post and 4 strand barb wire.
Yards: A very good set of watered timber cattle yards which feature 3 yards, forcing yard, race and cattle crush. A gravelled road provides good truck access in all conditions, 2 larger holding pens are adjacent to the entrance of the yards.
Home: Very comfortable 3-bedroom, 1-bathroom home. Features large formal lounge room, good size kitchen which has a gas stove and pantry adjacent to the family eating area. Reverse cycle air-conditioning in the main bedroom and family room, 2 large areas currently used as a sleepout and sitting/office, separate craft room. The home is set in a delightful elevated fenced setting.
Improvements: Main shed, 80' x 60' fully enclosed and lockable, concrete floor, 3 ph. power. No.2: 75 'x 40' fully enclosed and lockable, 40' x 30' concrete floor for a workshop area, 3 ph. power and work benches. No.3: 60' x 40' 3-sided machinery/storage shed, gravel floor, 3 ph. power. No.4: 60' x 40' 3-sided machinery/storage shed; gravel floor not powered. No.5: 30' x 20' raised powered mouse proof barn.
All the buildings have excellent all-weather gravel access.
No 6: 80' x 25' fully enclosed ex grain shed in original condition positioned away from the main complex. Gravelled access to the building.
Grain Storage complex and Dryer: 1,240 tonne capacity (sorghum), 7 interconnected aerated Webster silo's, 2 x 320 tonne, 5x120 tonne silos. Grain movement is made easy via the hopper, bucket elevator and discharge system with 2 out loading chutes. The grain complex has all weather B double access.
Grain Dryer: Fully automated and continuous flow American made Superb gas fired grain dryer. Connected to a 120-tonne silo for grain intake and a 120-tonne grain receival silo. All silos are interconnected. A 2-tonne gas tank supplies the drier.
Included: Fuel storage tanks, 1 x Diesel 16,000 litre tank, 2 x 4,500 litre tanks, 2 x on ground 800 litre tanks. Unleaded overhead, 2,220 litre tank.
Remarks: After 90+ years of family ownership the time has arrived to retire. The sale of Willowvale presents a unique opportunity to buy a renowned property suited to any farming or livestock venture. With the added advantage of having excellent country and improvements, 11 lots, superbly positioned to Toowoomba and a well-established 640 acre sorghum crop included in the sale.
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