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800 ACRE IRRIGATION FARM, MONTO, CENTRAL QUEENSLAND

Irrigated Lucerne

LOCATION/AREA

Moonford via Monto, Central Queensland

PROPERTY TYPE/SIZE

A 807 acre irrigation and grazing property with a comfortable 3 bedroom family home in landscaped gardens.  The property has 560 acres of irrigated arable land with the balance (247 acres) being grazing.  The property includes 5 water licenses with a total allocation of 700 mega litres.  The land is on two titles and there are 3 houses suitable as workers accommodation or as rental income.

PRICE RANGE

$0 POA. (machinery available)

PROPERTY INFORMATION

This property is a prime rural show piece. 

It consists of two properties:

  • “Twin Creeks” - 454.6 acres
  • “Wongalee” - 355.25 acres

Will sell separately by negotiation.
The property is currently in the process of under going Bio Dynamic approval and is currently used for:

  • Lucerne
  • Wheat
  • Oats
  • Forage sorghum

Lucerne FlatsOats & LucerneLucerne Flats
Lucerne FlatsOats & LucerneLucerne Flats

There are beef cattle on the grazing areas plus an olive grove with 400 trees.  There is:

  • 500 acres of irrigated alluvial creek flats
  • 60 acres on a plateau area with rich red volcanic soil irrigated by ring tank

Fallow Land & LucernePloughingCut Lucerne
Fallow Land & LucernePloughingCut Lucerne

Property Location:

    • In the North Burnett Region
    • 25kms North East of Monto
    • On the Cania Gorge Road where the dam for irrigation is sited
    • 80kms from Biloela

Water and Irrigation includes 700 mega litres from the secure Cania Dam Scheme.  The property straddles Three Moon Creek which is the main distribution channel from the dam.  This property is second to receive the recharge water released from the Cania Dam

Baling LucerneSorghum/Silage BalesForage Crop
Baling LucerneSorghum/Silage BalesForage Crop

Cultivated 500 acre Irrigation Area

  • 4 electrically equipped bores
  • 2 separate 6” high pressure underground mains
  • 3 wade roll lines
  • 5 sets of irrigation pipes
  • One travelling irrigator

Three Moon CreekCausewayPastures & Creek
Three Moon CreekCausewayPastures & Creek

Grazing Area

This is a mixture of improved pasture land plus timbered country and is ideal for grazing.  It has been stick raked and has stock proof (4 barbed wire) fencing

The Second Irrigation Area

This is 60 acres on the highest land.  Its on a plateau with a dam and ring tank for irrigation.  This are could be used for many cropping or horticulture.   The water supply can come from a new bore or be pumped up from other storage

Farm Buildings

The farm has ample infrastructure including:

  • 2 haysheds
  • Machinery sheds
  • Storage silo
  • Piggery
  • Timber cattle yards with ramp etc for up to 150 head, adjacent to the public road

Three Moon Creek
"Twin Creek" EntranceThree Moon Creek

The Houses

The property has one main house plus 3 other homes.  The main house features:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Open plan lounge/dining and kitchen area
  • Bathroom
  • Office
  • Laundry
  • Double garage
  • Above ground swimming pool

This is an ideal family home with good gardens plus a swimming pool and still have room for a tennis court

Main House/Living Area2nd House/Living Area3rd House/Kitchen
Main House/Living Area2nd House/Living Area3rd House/Kitchen

Other Houses/Cottages

There are 3 other houses which would be ideal for family use or for workers accommodation.  One is a 4 bedroom house and the other two are 3 bedroom homes.  All have power and good water connected.

BEST FEATURES

  • Huge water allocation
  • High yield irrigation land
  • Close to Monto for schools, shops, hospitals and sporting facilities
  • Annual rainfall 27” (675mm)
  • Potential for cell grazing, feed lots etc
  • Comfortable main house plus 3 other homes
  • School bus at gate
  • Ample power
  • Cable TV and Internet connected
  • Property could be used for vegetables, crops or plant more olives
  • Extensive irrigation mains and equipment included

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This property has huge potential for bio dynamic production.  It could be used for dairy, beef cattle, olives, citrus, tea, coffee, market gardens (flowers) to name a few.

It currently cuts lucerne hay 9 times per year with a yield of 30 to 50 square bales in summer and 15 to 25 square bales in winter plus forage sorghum which cuts 10 round bales per acre, 2 to 3 times a year

Rural properties with the potential to fatten cattle, to grow crops or for horticulture are few and far between.  The water alone is the key to this property’s value

For example:

The potential to fatten cattle on 500 acres of irrigated land is:

  • 1500 head can gain approximately 300kgs to 400kgs per head per annum
  • 3000 head can gain approximately 150kgs to 200kgs per head per annum

22 Acre Block
22 Acre Block



Contact Details

Contact:Donald Collard & Rodney Collard
Phone:07 4167 8192
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