Burdekin River Farms Approx 1749 Acres in total area
Burdekin River Frontage. This property fronts onto the Burdekin River and has a total area of approx 1749 acres. Approx 1368 acres are currently under cultivation. Property is currently growing around 37,000 tonnes/yr of sugarcane and a large area of corn but could be also used for a number of other alternative crops The property has a varietly of soils types on the various blocks. The river bank blocks are all alluvial soil with Block 387 being mostly free draining red soil great for seed emergence & can be worked soon after rain. The remaining blocks have grey to black self mulching soils, some of which are slightly sodic & do require some treatment with lime & gypsum from time to time. WATER & PUMPS. Property has a total allocation 3762 mg/ltrs made up of Sunwater Channel and Burdekin River allocations. There is approx 3.5km of inground pipes ranging from 18" down to 12". with outlets at regular intervals. There are approx 190 acres of cultivation ( red soil) under pivot irrigation currently growing corn. There are 2 x 6" Centrifugal pumps with 25 & 30 hp motors pumping out of the river on Lot 101. There is 1 x 4" G&G Turbine with 20 hp motor currently not in use, and 1 x 8" Axial Flow Batescrew Pump on Lot 100. A 4/5 Kelly & Lewis with 25 hp motor on Lot 6. 2 x 8" Mixflow pumps with 25 hp motors and 2 x 4/5 Southern Cross Electric pumps with 40 hp motors used on pivot irrigators on Lot 387. HOUSES. Main property home is a steel frame 5 bedroom on 2 levels fully airconditioned, with office, and large gauzed entertainment area at rear overlooking Burdekin River. There is also a Block Home & Sheds as well as a smaller workers cottage inc in the sale. SHEDS. There are a number of sheds included in sale with Lot 100 having 1 x 18.5 x 13.7 m and 1 x 14 x 12.4m. Lot 6 has a quite new 14 x 12.4m shed with concrete floor. Lot 101 having a 16 x 12.5m and 1 x 3.8 x 10.5m shed. All sheds have lights & single & three phase power. LOCATION. Property is located on the Home Hill side of Burdekin river approx 28 km west from Bruce Highway Agents comments. This property is one of only a few with large acreage and water allocation & would be very suitable for large grain, cotton etc growers with good soil types with the added advantage of being in a good location for chemical applications.
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