250 ACRES WITH 2 BEDROOM HOUSE PLUS SHED & MACHINERY
Area and Tenure: 96.36 ha
Situated: 7 km north of Cardwell and only 2 km to the beach.
Country: Gently sloping, coastal rain forest.
Rates & Land Rent: Cassowary Coast Regional Council.
Services: Power is connected to the house and sheds. Landline phone is connected and mobile phone service is available.
Rainfall: Cardwell and surrounds boasts an annual average rainfall of 2,217mm.
Water: Rainwater is supplied by tanks at the shed and house. 3 dams and a 10 foot deep bore, equipped with a petrol pump, supplies a water tank on a high point, then reticulated through poly pipe to the yards and troughs.
Improvements: A two-bedroom cottage with open plan living / dining and kitchen with a large covered outdoor area at the rear. In the shed complex is a one bedroom flat with kitchen / living, bathroom and laundry combined. The shed has a lockup workshop with drive through access and two open bays for storage. The second shed has two raised 20 foot containers under cover and an open front for machinery.
Country: A large part has been cleared with two large clumps in the middle of the property, timbered with coastal Paperbark and rain forest with dark to black soils.
Yards: A set of panel yards capable of handling 150 head with a pound draft, race, crush, and loading ramp with all-weather access.
Paddocks and Fencing: Boundary fence is in good condition. Four barbed wires and steel posts with wooden strainers fenced into seven paddocks with the four smaller paddocks fencing also in good condition. The three larger paddocks currently being run as one with the internal fencing is in need of repair.
Livestock Carrying Capacity: Estimated by the owner to fatten 100 bullocks a year. Currently running a mixed mob of cows and steers.
Plant and Equipment: Included in the sale is a John Deere tractor with 4 in 1 bucket, blade, stick rake, forks, post rammer and offsets. A 20-ton Samsung excavator with grab, tilt mud bucket, rock bucket and a drain bucket. A Ford Louisville tip truck, quad bike and ride on mower and all workshop equipment is included.
Other inclusions: The property is being sold as a going concern.
Remarks: With pastures of Brachiaria and Hymenachne this is an ideal fattening prospect. The house and sheds are set in a nice position on higher ground which gives views over the paddocks. There is building approval for another dwelling also in place.
Inspection is highly recommended.
Contact Rodney Kennedy on 0488 418 577 for more information.