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“Garches” Barcaldine QLD – SOLD

SITUATION:
Located 40km west of Barcaldine with approximately 9km of
Landsborough Hwy frontage.
67km East of Longreach.

AREA & TENURE:
7,533Ha or 18,606.5Ac Freehold
Lots 1-2-3 RY4 Parish Brixton- Barcaldine Regional Council
SERVICES
Rural power, STD phone, Internet, Thrice weekly mail service, State
schools in Longreach and Barcaldine to Grade 12. Catholic School in
both towns to Grade 7.
Base hospitals in both Longreach and Barcaldine. Daily Qantas flight
out of Longreach, twice weekly out of Barcaldine. Special cattle sales
in Barcaldine and weekly sales in Blackall 150km freight distance.

RAINFALL:
18 Inches.

COUNTRY:
Quality soft undulating downs country, timbered with Gidyea,
Bauhinia, Whitewood with Coolibah in the creeks and channels. Five
creek systems run through the property. This country would suit
breeding, backgrounding and fattening. Garches is heavy carrying
Bauhinia/Gidyea downs which supports a large body of Curly Mitchell
and Buffel grass with Flinders grass and herbages in season.

WATER:
Garches is considered to be extremely well watered with a GABSI
Scheme capped Artesian bore. This bore water is reticulated
under pressure by pressure pump through approximately 50km of
polythene pipe to 10 tanks and 16 troughs. This recently renewed
water infrastructure reticulates quality bore water around the entire
property giving it security.
There are four dams ranging in size from 15,000yds to 30,000yds
and also four turkey nests complimenting the system. Williams Dam
has not been dry since since construction in 1970. Semi permanent
water holes throughout creek systems.

FENCING:
Garches is fenced into eight main paddocks from 470ha to 1900ha,
and 3 holding paddocks complimenting the circular design steel cattle
yards. The yards are of steel and railway/tram line construction with
a modern vet crush and load out facilities with an 800hd. capacity.
Nine km of new Wild Dog Exclusion fencing is constructed on the
western boundary and the remainder is of mixed barb and netting.

IMPROVEMENTS:
• Basic three bedroom cottage.
• Three sheds and stables and associated rooms with a mixture of
timber and steel construction.
• One large steel hay shed.
• Bore shed.

CARRYING CAPACITY:
Up to 800 breeders plus progeny to weaners or 1000 backgrounders.

AGENTS COMMENTS:
“Garches” is being offered by the Walker Family for the first time
in 47yrs. Garches offers a fantastic opportunity for the established
grazier and astute investor alike. With a prime location on the highway
40km from Barcaldine you would consider access to be 2nd to none.
With 1st class downs country and excellent water infrastructure
‘Garches” offers a low cost operation with the type of country suited
to all cattle operations with a history of breeding weaners which
consistently topped the Roma store sales.

 

The details above are those supplied by the vendor and prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of these details.