For Sale Via Expression of Interest closing Wednesday 15 July 2020, 3pm AEST.
ECONOMIES OF SCALE
A semi-contiguous portfolio spanning 2,549.8* hectares (6,300.7* acres) over 5 landholdings. Currently operated as a beef backgrounding/fattening platform utilising dryland and irrigated grain and fodder crops.
Enjoys a prime location within the Liverpool Plains, 8* kilometres south-east of Gunnedah, 71* kilometres from Quirindi, 81* kilometres from Tamworth, 149* kilometres from Scone and 422* kilometres from Sydney.
SOILS AND TOPOGRAPHY
Characterised by floodplains rising to gentle slopes primarily cleared for modern farming and pasture establishment. Soil types comprise primarily black self-mulching clay rising to red basalts with ample opportunities for production upside through irrigation development. Conducive to winter and summer cropping. 83%* arable.
632mm per annum – Gunnedah 1948-2019 (BOM)
WATER & IRRIGATION
Water is a feature with direct frontage/access to dual water supplies including the Mooki and Namoi Rivers. There are 5 Water Access Licenses across the Portfolio including 500 megalitre General Security Namoi River, 46 megalitre Unregulated Mooki River, 2 groundwater licences totalling 12 megalitres and a 7 megalitre Mooki River Stock and Domestic Licence. There are several bores to underpin stock and domestic supply via solar and electric pumps filling concrete and steel tanks, which then reticulate to a series of troughs.
Boasts 113* hectares of laser-levelled irrigation fields supplied via the Namoi River.
High-quality improvements are fit-for-purpose and include 8 new machinery/feed sheds (10,000 sqm total), 1,000* head capacity steel cattleyards, various grain storage facilities and shedding and efficient paddock design, all assisting in the ease of management of the Portfolio.
The Kilburnie Homestead is a magnificent 5-bedroom, 2-bathroom residence boasting an extraordinary location on an elevated hill geographically positioned at the centre of the Portfolio, with panoramic views along with landscaped lawns, infinity pool, independent office and garage.
Plus 4 additional farm houses
Available in one line or as separate assets on a contingent basis:
Frogmore Irrigation: 307.5*Ha
Phantoms Run: 222.2*Ha
Available as a Walk-In Walk-Out 'going concern' with livestock and plant/machinery.