Cambeela - SOLD

Cambeela – SOLD


Area and Tenure: 19236.733 Ha (47,514 Ac), GHPL 45/3671 Rent $1,860 per quarter. Rates $3955.39 per half year.

Situated: 175km South West of Winton on the Diamantina River Road, 220 km east of Boulia.

Services: Satellite TV and Internet, Radio Telephone, Twice weekly mail, Solar Power, private RFDS registered 1200M Airstrip, LatS 2252, LongE 14152, Elevation 400.

Rainfall: 325mm (13 Inches).

Water: Cambeela is securely watered. There are 2 permanent billabongs up to 7km long and 31ft deep and numerous semi-permanent Billabongs lasting 6 to 12 months. Also reticulated water from mono equipped Sub Bore rated at 4,500 gal/hr through the centre of the property, 19.5 km of 2” poly with 9 Poly Tanks and 14 Cement Troughs will water 1,000 head. There is an exploration 14” diameter bore with artesian water potential. The house and yards supplied from Cambeela Billabong with 14,000 gal storage.

Improvements: Solid Queenslander style low-set Homestead, of single sheet hardwood tongue and groove, with colour bond roof it consists of 2 bedroom 1 sleep-out, separate lounge, dining, kitchen with pantry, bathroom and toilet. Wide breezy verandas, overhead fans in kitchen and through wall air conditioners in bedrooms. 2 machinery sheds one 7 bay the other 5 bay with 3 bays cemented.

Stand Alone Solar power unit, new gel batteries, 6 stand woolshed and sheep yards, unused 6 bedroom shearers quarters.

Yards and Fencing: Boundary fence consists of Approx 30klm dog netting fence on Gidgee posts in fair condition, Approx 40 km of new 3 barb, some 4 barb, balance is 2 barb 5 plain wires on wood and steel.  Internal fencing divides Cambeela into 8 main paddocks and 2 holding paddocks with a 6klm Laneway from the channel country to Harrys a 500 Acre holding paddock. Approx 20km has been renewed in the past 20 years, there is some 3 barb, hinge joint, barb and plain wire fencing mostly in fair to good condition. Excellent all steel cattle yards with 1500 head capacity, consists of 5 way pound draft, calf race and cradle, vet crush, loading ramp and are equipped with a sprinkler system and water troughs.

Country: Cambeela is gently undulating to undulating Downs and flat alluvial Channel Country. Being highly regarded by locals, Cambeela has Approx 28,000 Ac (11,336 Ha) of heavy chocolate pebbly downs carrying an exceptional stand of Barley Mitchell grass, it is intersected by broad semi-open Gidgee hollows with good coverage of buffel grass. An open mosaic of Gidgee tress over the area provides excellent shade, while maintaining the ability to easily muster with bikes and horses. There is some 10,500 ac (4,257 Ha) of simular Landscape country with bare stoney ridge areas, some with good coverage of pioneer herbage species on the Downs areas intersected with broad silty channels of fattening soft native grasses and herbage. The remaining 9,000 Ac (3,644 Ha) is the Cadell and Diamantina Channel system, which is renowned fattening country capable of growing fattening feed from beneficial flooding without overhead rain. This system diverts water through the South East of the property providing numerous Billabongs and broad silty flats. Being in a favourable rain path Cambeela is experiencing an excellent season, it is carrying 1200 Head of cattle with only light flooding this year.

Inclusions: Airstrip lights and windsock, Kubota diesel generator and mono pump on bore, Lister mono pump for house and yards supply, Honda petrol fire fighter at Cambeela water hole, back-up generator and 2,000L fuel tank for Solar electricity supply.

Carrying Capacity: 1500 AE on average.

Agents Comments: Cambeela combines nostalgic outback landscapes and efficient production capability with its sprawling Billabongs, high producing flooded Channel Country and Mitchell Grass Downs. Renowned bullock fattening country with secure water and good improvements, Cambeela would be ideal for breeding, backgrounding or fattening. Being sold for family reasons this is a chance in a lifetime to secure some of Queenslands tightly held Iconic Diamantina Channel Country. Early access available. Inspection highly recommended.


Register to Bid – contact the selling Agent:

Jack Kennedy


P: +61 488 418 785 E: [email protected] W: