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Horseshoe Lagoon

High - Yield Producing Cane Farm

$4,500,000

Listing Number: LTY9293
About this listing
Expression of Interest - Closing at 12pm Tuesday 2nd October 2018.
These two properties, one held by the same family for more than 50 years, are perched on the banks of the mighty Haughton River and are secured by the Burdekin River Irrigation Scheme. The farms are currently producing sugar cane, but are capable of producing a multitude of small crops including hay, pumpkins, melons, sorghum, beans, sweet corn, sun flowers etc. This location, at Upper Haughton, presents an excellent opportunity for the long-term investor supported by an immediate cash flow. The location also lends itself to almost any form of agricultural or horticultural production and comes complete with excellent first-class river loams to clay loam soils. It also features a very secure water supply, from both the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, and, open water from the Haughton River. These two properties can be watered within 5 days which provides superb growing conditions. Flood-free, and fed by 6 pumps delivering sheer volumes of water, this property boasts outstanding growing versatility which creates an excellent investment opportunity for the astute buyer.
Location: Upper Haughton Giru.
Area: Approx. 211.73ha (523.20 acres) 4 titles freehold.
- Lot 9 - 42.29ha
- Lot 30 - 51.42ha
- Lot 12 - 70.82ha
- Lot 62 - 47.2ha

Cultivation Area: approx. 193.3ha (477.65 acres)

Soil Types: deep alluvial river loams to deep clay loams.
Rainfall: 35 to 45 inches per annum.
Homes: The property has 2 x block homes:
- 1 x 3 bedroom masonry block home.
- 1 x 4 bedroom rendered home.

Bore Water: 1 x submersible bore for house and shed supply.

Machinery Shed: The property has one large machinery shed with 3 phase power.

Mango Tree's: The property has approx. 400 bowen mango trees and approx. 75 R2E2 trees.

Irrigation: Each of the lots on the properties have the following megs of water allocation.
- Lot 30 - 394 megs (BRIA water)
- Lot 9 & 12 - 780 megs to be shared (river water)
- Lot 62 - 377 megs (BRIA water)
- Lot 9 water harvest - 31 megs.
The properties are made up of 315mm, 355mm poly pipes and some pvc pipes with gates or cylinder rises throughout for ease of watering.

Recycle Pit Pump: The property has one large recycle pit servicing lots 9 and 30, catching 100% of the farms.
- 1 x 5-4 TKL electric centrifugal pump 7.5 KWS.
Open water pumps: This property is made up of 5 pumps:
- 1 x river pump - 6-5 TKL electric centrifugal 18 KWS.
- 1 x river pump - 6-5 southern cross electric 25hp.
- 1 x river pump - 6-5 Southern cross electric 15hp.
- 1 x channel pump - 6-5 electric centrifugal 7.5 KWS.
- 1 x channel pump - 6-5 TKL electric 10hp.

Machinery:
- John Deere 3350 (1990)
- Case Stieger 9250 (1995)
- Case MX 305 (2006) fitted with Farmscan Autosteer.
- Ford 660 (1980)

Equipment:
- 24,000L triaxle stainless steel water tanker with dolly
- 850 spray tank with Irvin spray boom + rate controller
- 5,000L fire fighter trailer
- 3 row Strawberry rake
- 90" Howard rotary hoe
- 4.6 x 0.6 fat roller
- 3.3m land plane
- 5.2m Multi-weeder
- 3 row cutaway
- 2 row ripper
- 2 row trash blanket fertilizer box
- 3.4m trash rake
- 2.7m x 0.6m flat roller
- 9 tyne trailer ripper
- 32 plate hodge disc harrow
- 3 Row hodge fertilizer box with ripper
- 1300 O'Bryan scoop
- 24 plate napier disc harrow
- 8m excel guess row averager
- 8m excel row crop cultivator
- 8m 12 row john deere 1700 seed planter with monitor
- 3 row bed forming toolbar
- 4 wheel pinwheel hayrake
- 2 row hillup boards
- 5 row spring tyne cultivator
- 9m collier miller implement trailer
- hyno truck 6 tonne tipper
- 3 point linkage winch (pump winch)
Property Information
  • Land area: Cultivatable Hectares: 193.3, Cultivatable Acres: 477.65
  • Land area
    • Land Area Ha: 211.73
    • Land Area Acres: 523.20
  • Location & services: Location / District: Burdekin
  • Tenure: Leasehold Details (Lot 1 - 1.76 ha Road Lease; Lot 67 - 17.9 ha Permit to Occupy (option to renew through DNR), Leasehold: Approx. 19.68 Ha (48.63 acres)), Freehold: 4 Titles
  • Property Type: Horticulture, Rural Land, Irrigation, Mixed Farming, Cropping
  • House Comments: 2 x Block homes (*house 1 -3 bedrooms, *house 2 - 4 bedrooms)
  • Property Features: Average rainfall (Average Rainfall/Climate: approx. 35-45 inches per annum)
  • Present Condition: Lot 9 - Approx. 42.29ha Lot 30 - 51.42ha Lot 12 - 70.82ha Lot 62 - 47.2ha
  • Soil Types: Deep Alluvial River Loams to Deep Clay Loams
  • Water supply: BRIA Water and River Water
  • Shedding and Improvements: 1 large machinery shed
  • Land Usage: Sugar Cane Farm

Contact Details

Landmark Harcourts McCathies - Ayr

262 Queen Street
Ayr
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