GIRU QLD 4809
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- 2 Mar 2017
Fertile River Farm Only 50km to Townsville
This 98.73ha (244 acre) farm is on 5 freehold titles and in an excellent location just 50km from Townsville, on the banks of the Haughton River with Mt Elliot close by. With a permanent creek passing through and the private surrounds this is much more than just a cane farm. Currently growing sugar cane it would be perfect for a number of crops with loam soils and an 1100mm annual rainfall. Part of the property is fenced for cattle although it is all being returned to cane. Email Jack Slaney of Slaney Property on firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Centrally located 6km off the Bruce Highway, 10km from Giru and 40km from Ayr, the 3 bedroom home is in good condition and 6 bay steel shed provides adequate storage. Services to the farm include weekly rubbish collection, 3-phase power, sealed road frontage, Primary School in Giru and a bus run to Secondary Schools in Ayr. Ring Jack on (07)47837522 to find out more.
The 76.54ha (189 acre) cultivated area is watered by two bores with interconnecting underground pipe. One has a new 20hp submersible pumping 45,000ga/hr from 19m and the other 6in x 5in Southern Cross centrifugal pumping 35,000ga/hr- both have 3-phase electric motors. A 5in centrifugal pump and diesel motor pump back into the system from the recycle lagoon capturing runoff from 30.2ha on the Western side of the creek.
The current estimate is 5000t which is included although when fully under cane production increases to over 6000t.
Machinery included is Ford 5000 2wd tractor, IHC 696 tricycle tractor, Allis Chalmers 7010 tractor, IHC 28 plate disc harrows and roller, Silvan 600L boom sprayer, Krone 120in rotary hoe, Howard 80in rotary hoe, Grizzly 5 tyne grubber, hydraulic fluming roller, McLeod cutaway with fertiliser box, McLeod cutaway, Hodge 1t fertiliser box with cutters and rollers, Don Gough cane planter, back blade, Delta 5 tyne ripper and 5 spare tynes, Napier 2 row tool bar, thrash rake, Pioneer multiweeder, mark out bar, single arch bar, strawberry harrows, hillup boards, o/h fuel tanks, 1t bag lifter, 5-6 row 1000L spray tank with hydraulic boom and trailing legs, Ford tip truck.