“Depot Glen” Stonehenge, Qld – SOLD
First time offered in 38yrs, Premium channel/fattening country just south of Longreach on the Thomson River.
12 kms from Stonehenge via unsealed road
143 kms from Longreach via the Thomson Development Road
21,793 acres GHPL plus approximately 9000 acres of stock route.
240V Rural power, internet, phone service.
Primary school in Stonehenge.
Longreach School of Distance Education to Year 10.
Longreach State school to Year 12.
Health facilities in Stonehenge. (RFDS)
Base hospital in Longreach.
Depot Glen has a mix of approximately 70% Thomson River flood out country (23KM frontage)which is fed by several local creeks as well and will back up from a flood in Vergemont creek. This country will grow a number of highly palatable species which include Bluebush and Lignum with several native grasses and herbages such as potato vine, pigweed, flinders grass and channel sorghum. Rain in autumn will bring up Cooper Clover. The balance is semi timbered Gidgyea, Whitewood, Boree with areas of Mitchell grass downs and buffel grass on sandy, red ridges.
Two large dams ranging from 30,000 – 50,000 yards excellently maintained and recently cleaned out. Numerous permanent waterholes along the Thompson River.
Fencing and Yards:
Fencing is in good condition and is a mix of 2 barb, 3 plain construction.
Excellent set of steel cattle yards, bugle shape design with vet crush and calf branding facilities to handle 500 head. These yards have been designed to be easily worked with only two people.
Three stable complex incorporating tack room and feed shed. There are 3 day yards leading to 3 horse paddocks. There is also a 70 X 30 sand arena for working horses.
Solid timber four-bedroom, Air-conditioned homestead with two toilets and one bathroom. The homestead has been recently re-stumped with the large kitchen and lounge room renovated and new flooring installed. Outside single building, lined and sealed with air-conditioning, presently used as a sewing room but could be utilized as an extra bedroom. Internal cold room.
The homestead is complimented by established gardens including a fruit tree orchard.
Workshop and car shed; large machinery shed; hay shed; associated and ancillary buildings.
1000 AE in season.
The flood out country on Depot Glen has consistently recorded weight gains of 1.5 kgs/day which reflects the quality of the pasture. One could say it was almost like a natural feedlot.
Depot Glen would suit the trading cattle man and also be a first-class finishing property for the astute breeder.