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Rita Island

Cane and Cattle By The Sea

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Listing Number: LTY9289
About this listing
Total Area: 235.74 ha (582.52 acres) 6 titles freehold. These properties can be purchased as a whole or in separate parcels. Conditions apply.

Cultivation Area: 93.9ha (232 acres)
Cattle Land Area: 136ha (338 acres)

Soil Types Cattle/Cane: Light clays to sandy loams.
Water: This property comes with open water and underground, continuous water from The Burdekin Dam via North Burdekin Water Board. The property has a licence to take from the North Burdekin Water Board of Approx. 574.40 Megs of water that is allocated to the property, plus unlimited recycle pit water and unlimited bore water. The property has a total of 7 pumps.
- 1 x 5" open water electric pump.
- 1 x 4" open water Diesel pump.
- 1 x 5-4 centrifugal kelly & lewis electric pump
- 1 x 5-4 centrifugal kelly & lewis electric pump
- 1 x 5-4 centrifugal kelly & lewis electric pump
- 1 x 5-4 gronfos electric recycle pit pump
- 1 x 2" submersible house supply.
Pipeline: The property has 15" underground pipelines with risers throughout.

Shed: The property has 1 large 3 bay machinery shed with 3 phase power.

Home: Large Queenslander style home with 3 bedroom.

● JD 6910 4wd with blade root rake &
● JD 6170 4wd
● Case 5130 4wd
● 640 Fiat 2wd
● 446 Fiat 2wd

Implements & Plant/Equipement:
- Hydraulic Back blade
- Hodge Trash incorporator
- Bonel 3 row trash rake
- Cropland tank with Irvin 6 row spray boom
- 28 Plate Grizzly disc harrows
- Cuttaway
- Yeoman plough
- Populin 5 tyne ripper
- Spring tyne 10 tyne cultivator
- Howard Slasher 7 ft
- Bag lifter
- 800 L water tank on tandem trailer
- Molasses tank
- 2 x Rain water tanks 5,000 gallon

Cane Crop: This property has consistently produced between 8,000 - 10,000 tonnes of cane and capable of exceeding over 10,000 tonnes.

Cattle Land: The property has one pure bred Senepol bull from 5 Star & one pure bred Brahman Bull from Somerview. The cattle land area is made up of 3 and 4 barb throughout.

Cattle Water: The cattle area has 2 water pits and 6 water troughs.

Yards: The cattle yards are in excellent condition carrying capacity of approx. 100 head plus, with one lane way to the yards, CIA vet crush, loading ramp, 2 x branding cradles, under tree shade, 2 x hay feeders, water troughs, 7 Molasses troughs, 6,000 gal water tank, 6,000 gal Poly molasses tank on a concrete base, 300 gal tank on trailer Molasses mixer.

Rainfall: Average rainfall approximately 35 to 40 inches
The properties currently have a mixture of cattle & cane production, located alongside Hell Hole creek and the Pacific Ocean, these properties enjoy the cool sea breezes all year round. The cattle area has salt water creeks running through the boundaries, giving the astute buyer the opportunity to have his own private landing or throw his lure in to catch a Barra or put his pots in for a mud crab or 2.
This property represents an opportunity to secure a quality property in a much sought after developing area. This property has potential to grow a variety of other crops than sugar cane. The sheer volume of water availability and the flexibility of this property creates an outstanding investment opportunity, with the very best infrastructure and in an above average producing area due to the excellent River loam soils throughout.
Property Information
  • Land area: Cultivatable Hectares: 93.9, Cultivatable Acres: 232, Stock Arable Ha: 136, Stock Arable Acres: 338
  • Land area
    • Land Area Acres: 582.52
    • Land Area Ha: 235.74
  • Location & services: Location / District: Rita Island
  • Tenure: Leasehold Details (Road Lease, Leasehold: Approx. 2 Ha (4.94 acres)), Freehold: 6 Titles
  • Property Type: Grazing, Horticulture, Rural Land, Sheep & Cattle, Cropping, Irrigation, Pastoral, Mixed Farming
  • House style: Queenslander
  • Property Features: Average rainfall (Average Rainfall/Climate: approx. 35-40 inches)
  • Fencing: Fencing - Type & Condition: 3-4 Barb Throughout
  • Topography: Flat
  • Present Condition: Cultivation Area: Approx. 93.9 Ha (232 acres) Cattle Land Area: Approx. 136 Ha (338 acres)
  • Soil Types: Light Clay to Sandy loams
  • Water supply: The Burdekin Dam via North Burdekin Water Board
  • Yards: lane way, CIA vet crush, loading ramp, 2 x branding cradles, under tree shade, 2 x hay feeders, water troughs, 6 molasses troughs, 6,000 L water tank, 6,000 L Poly Molasses tank, 300 L tank on trailer Molasses mixer.
  • Shedding and Improvements: Large 3 Bay Shed
  • Land Usage: Sugar Cane and Cattle Farming
  • Present Stock: Carrying Capacity approx.100-120 Head

Contact Details

Landmark Harcourts McCathies - Ayr

262 Queen Street
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