*SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION* “KUTCHERA” FOR SALE WITH OVER 4,500 CATTLE INCLUDED
**SOLD PRIOR TO AUCTION**
KUTCHERA 81,000ha 200,151ac
RELIABLE RAINFALL WITH EXCELLENT IMPROVEMENTS & WATER
Area & Tenure
Kutchera is 81,000 ha (about).
Kutchera is located in the Etheridge Shire between the Etheridge and Gilbert Rivers. It is situated 93km West North west of Georgetown, 600km North West of Townsville, 500km West of Cairns and 340km South East of Karumba.
Very good access suitable for triple road trains is provided by 60 km of sealed bitumen road from Georgetown or 90km from Croydon then 33 km of unsealed road north into Kutchera which is maintained by the Etheridge Shire Council. Mail is delivered twice weekly, there is STD Phone & Satellite NBN Internet. Livestock Saleyards at Charters Towers, Abattoirs at Townsville, Mackay and Rockhampton.
Average annual rainfall of 800mm
Kutchera has abundant Stock Watering Points with 30 Dams ranging in size from 5,000 to 15,000 Cubic Metres. There are 17 Bores, of these, about half are equipped with Lorenz Centrifugal Solar Pumps, the balance are equipped with submersible centrifugal pumps and generators. The deepest bore being 60m. There are 5 permanent Lagoons, numerous other permanent Stock Watering Troughs and has the Dismal, Schneider, Jam Tin, Waterloo, and Silky Oak Creek Systems running through the property providing abundant seasonal water along with other natural waters. Most permanent Stock waters are 5 – 6 km apart.
Kutchera has an excellent, modern, recently renovated 3 Bedroom Low set Homestead with Bath, Shower, Toilet, Laundry, Lounge, a large new Kitchen and Dining area all Air Conditioned with Split Systems. In addition to this Kutchera has a near new, 4 Bedroom Donga all with Ensuites, another Donga with 5 Bedrooms and another Donga with 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Toilet and Shower. There is also a smaller Donga used as an office. All are Air Conditioned. All these buildings are located inside a very well fenced compound with attractive and well-maintained gardens and lawns.
Outside this compound and adjacent to the house is a two-bay car garage, then further away from the house is a new large machinery shed, smaller workshop and small machinery shed.
There is an 18 kw Solar System with near new batteries, near new inverters and a 30 kva backup generator for power supply.
Kutchera is Flat to Undulating with a jump up between the Dismal and Jam Tim Creeks. Collectively Kutchera has approximately 5,247 ha of Creek Frontage, 30,745 ha of Sandy Forest, 36,589 ha of Sand Ridges and 8,419 ha of Lancewood. These include Soils of Grey and Black Clays, Iron Stone, Granite and Sand. Kutchera is timbered with Silver Leaf Iron Bark, Box, Quinine, Bloodwood, Gums, Ti Tree, Wattle, Lancewood and Breadfruit. It is mostly semi open forest grazing with small areas of thicker wattle. It is well grassed with Golden Beard, Plume Sorghum, Black and White Spear Grass, Forest Mitchell, Blue Grass, Wire Grass, Fire Grass, numerous herbages and vines when in season and areas have been pasture improved with Seca, Verano other Stylos and Wynn Cassia.
Yards and Fencing
There are two sets of very good yards on Kutchera. The yards at the house are steel, with some portable panels, with a 5-way race draft, crush, branding cradle, loading and wide unloading ramp, with a capacity of 2,000 head of cattle. The yards at the northern end of the property are mostly steel with some wooden rails remaining. It has a 5-way race draft, steel crush, calf branding race, loading ramp and capacity for around 2,000 head. Most fencing is 3 Barb in good condition, with mostly steel end assemblies and double steel gates. Some trees have been used for strainers.
Kutchera is offered with over 4,500 head of Cattle. Please give me a call for further details on Livestock Numbers.
The current owner has previously run 6000 cows on Kutchera. From 2014 to 2019 Kutchera has easily run 4,600 to 7,000 mixed Cattle.
Some of the Plant & Equipment included in the sale, for a full list please give me a call
Caterpillar Grader 140G
Kawasaki Loader 88Z -11
Near New Tractor with Loader, Forks and Bucket
Tractor Implements – Hydraulic Post Hole Digger, King Hitter Post Driver, 3-point linkage Slasher
Hino Truck 177 with 24ft Body and Cattle Crate
3 x Toyota Landcruiser 4 x 4 – Utes
Kutchera presents an opportunity to acquire a reliable rainfall, safe calf breeding property with abundant water, excellent improvements and a sound breeding herd already in place. Well-developed properties with excellent infrastructure, the caliber of Kutchera, are hard to find. Kutchera is set up for easy management and low cost. Inspection is highly recommended.
AUCTION 11AM 8TH OCTOBER 2021 AT THE VILLE, TOWNSVILLE
CONTACT THE EXCLUSIVE SELLING AGENT
MATTHEW KENNEDY +61488 418 788 [email protected]
Kennedy Rural – Qld