HORSESHOE LAGOON QLD 4809
Farm and House- $1.4M or Farm- $900,000
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- 2 Mar 2017
Centrally Located and Well Designed Farm
On the Bruce Highway 30kms North of Ayr and 57kms South of Townsville, right next to the Greenacres Service Station. The total area is 50.62ha (125 acres) of which 46.14ha (114 acres) are cultivated and is on 2 freehold titles. The house and main shed are on 1.96ha (4.8 acres) fronting the Bruce Highway and the farm and smaller shed are on 48.66ha (120.2 acres). The farm, crop and machinery are available separately from the house block for $900,000. Burdekin Shire Council rates are $7,500/annum for both lots and both lots have access to the highway.
The farm is well designed with the 114 acres of cultivated area being set out in two rectangular blocks both with 1000m drills making it easy to farm and irrigate. The grey Solidic soils are fully laser leveled and flood irrigated. Gypsum is applied to each block prior to planting.
A modern 3 bedroom plus office concrete block home and a 25m x 12m zinc alum machinery shed are on the house title with the house and shed set at the rear of the block. The home is fully air-conditioned, tiled throughout, has built-in cupboards in each bedroom, a new kitchen and double car garage. There are a variety of fruit trees growing on the front 5 acres. There is a separate bore and submersible pump for the house supply.
The farm has a Sunwater channel allocation of 380ML plus a DERM underground allocation of 20ML.
The channel outlet is equipped with a 10in China pump powered by a 10hp electric motor delivering 110,000gph and a 6in submersible Southern Cross bore pump delivering 35,000gph. Both the channel and bore supply pump into 1.2km of 375mm and mostly 300mm underground poly pipe.
The farm is available on a walk in walk out basis including the sugar cane crop, water allocation and machinery for $900,000. The crop estimate is normally between 4,000t and 4,500t.
Machinery includes a New Holland TS 125 4wd tractor (2170 hrs), Fiat 1000 Super 4wd with forks, 800L 3 point linkage sprayer (6 row), Bonel 1t fertilizer box with trash incorporator, Massey 10 tyne scarifier, 6800L water tanker, 15t trailer for water tank, 1t bag lifter, trash rake, 5 row Hodge reversible, Napier 5 tyne ripper with crumble roller, Blueline 24 plate offset discs with crumble roller, single row cutaway with boards and discs, 3 point linkage 7ft back blade, strawberry harrows, 4 row hill-up bar, 2 row hill-up bar, Maxi Build 2 row multi cultivator.