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Callide Creek Irrigation and Grazing
5km North East of Goovigen, 42km North West of Biloela and the city of Rockhampton 110km to the North East. Full frontage to Callide Creek, which forms the Western Boundary of the property.
Conveniently located to grain silos, seed grading plant. Rural power single with three phase to irrigation pumps and the machinery shed. STD phone, mobile reception, television, twice weekly mail service, primary school Goovigen (5km), Secondary School bus to Biloela, University in Rockhampton. , daily air services from Rockhampton and Thangool.
Area & Tenure
Total area is 347.5 hectares 858* acres being Lots 42, 43, 44, 45, 46 & 62 on Crown Plan 322.
Situated with full frontage to the Callide Creek, level to gently sloping first class alluvial flats. Originally timbered with Blue Gum, Coolibah , Moreton Bay Ash including some softwood scrub influence. Soil types are in the main self mulching deep well drained, brown silty clay based loams to heavier black cracking clays.
700mm (28 inches) annual average
Groundwater allocation of 369 megalitres plus 19 hectare (47* acres) area licence from Callide Creek.
Water licence 1423 on Crown Plan AP6829 being 369 megalitres supplied by 4 licensed bores.
Callide Creek surface water licence 46167D for 10 hectares maximum extraction rate of at 30 litres per second.
Callide Creek surface water licence 13445D for 9 hectares maximum extraction rate of at 30 litres per second.
The 4 fully operational irrigation bores equipped with 3 phase electric turbine pumps, pumping between 26,000 to 35,000 gph
260 acres laser-levelled for furrow flood irrigation, serviced by 6 PVC underground submains and connected to the bores with 8 PVC mainlines. The ability to harvest run off and recycle tail water.
Now planted to 260 acres of leucaena and improved pastures of rhodes grass and buffel. Large open areas for centre pivot irrigators.
Highset 3 bedroom weatherboard home with an adjoining 2 bedroom demountable donga. 14,000 gallons of rainwater storage. 90' x 20' steel machinery shed with concrete floor. 60' x 30' steel frame hay shed. 30' x 20' timber frame shed.
Steel cattle yards with circular race, vet crush, and pound.
Prime Callide Creek flats currently used for beef production the property can easily be converted to hay, silage or cropping.
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