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260 ACRES MIXED FARMING WITH RIVER FRONT, NORTH QUEENSLAND

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LOCATION/AREA

Millaroo, Burdekin River, near Ayr, North Queensland. It is approximately:

  • 50 km from Ayr
  • 120km south of Townsville
  • 1.5 hrs from Whitsundays

PROPERTY TYPE/SIZE

Versatile property with Burdekin River frontage. Consists of:

  • 110 acres cultivation with a secure 310 megalitre water allocation.
  • 150 acres grazing lease along Burdekin River.

Property includes a 3 bedroom home with office and 5kw solar system.

Also included are shed with backpacker accommodation, passionfruit packing facility, some machinery, approx 2000 tonnes cane for 2018 and 5 acres passionfruit to be planted by end of 2017 for 2018 harvest.

PRICE RANGE

$800,000

PROPERTY INFORMATION

The property has its own private access to the Burdekin River.

River Front
River Front

House Block

This consists of:

  • 60 acres freehold alluvial river loam soil.
  • 50 acres of which is under sugarcane/mung bean rotation

Watered via 15 inch under ground pipes delivering water to outlets in paddock for flood irrigation. There is 10 acres of v trellis used for production of passionfruit. Rotated annually so each year 5 acres is planted fresh and other 5 acres is spelled. This is watered via drip irrigation from a southern cross 100 x 65 pump coupled to 22kw motor with variable speed drive with netafim sand filters with automatic backflushing. There is a main line from pump that traverses the block allowing extra drip irrigation to be established for other alternate crops.

Young VinesPassionfruitHouse
Young VinesPassionfruitHouse

River Block

This consists of:

  • 20 acres freehold and 30 acres leasehold.
    • These 2 blocks are farmed as one unit and fully fenced from pigs and wallabies with water supplied via 15 inch underground pipes with infield risers.
  • Currently 20 acres is new plant cane
  • 25 acres mung beans. Soil is alluvial river loam
  • 144 acres of grazing lease running along Burdekin River and is fenced.

Farm
Farm

Cane FireBeansCane
Cane FireBeansCane

House

House is a comfortable 3 bedroom home with office.

  • 1 bedroom with built in robes
  • Living and dining areas
  • Walk in pantry
  • Large office
  • Tiled and timber floors
  • Large outdoor living/bbq area
  • Two car large lean to garage
  • 5kw solar system on shed roof that nearly covers power bill

KitchenLoungeMain Bedroom
KitchenLoungeMain Bedroom

BedroomBedroomEntertaining Area
BedroomBedroomEntertaining Area

Shed

There is a general purpose shed with passionfruit packing/grading machine, an upstairs backpacker accommodation with kitchen, toilet/shower etc.

Comfortably house 6 backpackers.

ProducePackingWorkers Accommodation
ProducePackingWorkers Accommodation

Inclusions

Included in the sale is some machinery consisting of:

  • New Holland 4135 4wd air conditioned orchard tractor
  • 686 international tractor
  • 674 international tractor
  • Croplands airblast sprayer 2200 litres
  • 6ft superior slasher
  • 6ft howard rotary hoe
  • Komatsu 2.5 ton forklift gas/petrol
  • 2007 Honda trx 250 quad bike
  • Trash rake
  • 2 back blades
  • Deep ripper grubber tynes
  • V trellis hedger
  • 800 litre Silvan 8 metre hydraulic fold boom spray
  • 7ft mulcher
  • 1200 litre hardi tank on trailer for spraying under vine weeds
  • 2 tonne picking trailer hill up boards
  • Coulter ripper two row
  • Land plane
  • 22 plate disc plough and roller
  • Stock crate (suitable landcruiser ute)
  • Quantity treated pine posts
  • Various workshop items eg three phase welder, bench grinder
  • 3 soil moisture probes which can be remotely accessed to constantly monitor moisture levels in crops two row trash incorporator
  • 2 row deep ripper
  • Fluming roller

GraderCarport
GraderCarport

BEST FEATURES

  • Secure water allocation
  • Alluvial river loam soils
  • Diverse range of income
  • Burdekin River frontage

Additional Information

Options with irrigation infrastructure to grow wide range of crops Machinery and plant included comfortable family home school bus at gate (primary school at Millaroo, 3 High schools in Ayr, Government remote assistancefor baording away eg: Townsville Grammar, Charters Towers) .



Contact Details

Contact:Duane & Pam Storey
Mobile:0447 849 000
Email: Please use the form provided below

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