CATTLE FATTENING, BREEDING OR MIXED CROPPING OPPORTUNITY, INNISFAIL
Area and Tenure: 116 Acres or 46.9ha. Freehold.
Situated: Approximately 15 km from Innisfail and 97km from Cairns International Airport.
Services: Mobile phone coverage.
Rates and Land Rent: Cassowary Coast Regional Council.
Rainfall: Innisfail average rainfall is 2,320 mm or 91.3 inches.
Water: Very well-watered with the head waters of Bamboo Creek forming the northern boundary and a 2-acre dam used for irrigation. Water is also pumped to a 10,000 litre water tank set on top of the hill and gravity feeds all paddocks.
Irrigation: A 2-acre dam with pumps is set up to water 40 acres with underground mains to water bananas on this and a neighbouring farm.
Improvements: A 6m x 9m fully lockable shed with concrete floor that accommodates a 30,000 litre rainwater tank. There is a 10,000 litre molasses tank and a small set of portable panel cattle yards with crush.
Country: Alluvial creek flats gently rising to the shed and 30,000 litre tank where there is a levelled house site with over 180-degree views with typical red soil.
Yards: Portable panel yards with a cattle crush.
Paddocks & Fencing: Fenced into 4 main paddocks with 4 barbed wires and steel posts in fair to good condition.
Carrying Capacity: Currently running a cow/calf operation and estimated to run 40-cow/calf units to weaners.
This property boasts,
- A 2 acre irrigation dam and pumping system with underground mains previously used to irrigate bananas.
- The irrigation water can be sold to a neighbour providing an instant and ongoing income stream!
- A 6m x 9m Shed with concrete floor, rainwater tank, toilet and shower. A good set of portable panel cattle yards and 10,000 litre molasses tank. A prepared, levelled house site with fantastic 180 degree views and fenced into 4 main paddocks.
The whole 116 acres is arable, or, you could grow any crop on the creek flats using the water from the dam to irrigate and still have some grazing on the slopes. The choice is yours.
RODNEY KENNEDY 0488 418 577