"SOLFERINO"

76kms North of Clermont on the Kilcummin Diamond Downs Road, Approx. 90kms south west of Moranbah, 180kms to Emerald, 275kms to Mackay.
Total Area - 7,147.93 Hectares or 17,662.91 Acres.
6,850.92 Hectares or 16,928.99 Acres of Freehold
297 Hectares or 733.9 Acres, Grazing Stock Reserve 20 Year Term Lease, begining 2018.
Solferino is in the highly regarded Kilcummin farming area, known for its reliable seasons and high quality farming & grazing country.
Approximately 2,240 Hectares (5,535 Acres) of developed cultivation, the majority being cracking heavy red/brown and black clay scrub soils, with approx. 250 hectares (617 acres) of heavy black soil downs included in the cultivation area.
Approximately 2,157 Hectares (5,330 Acres) of developed Brigalow, gidyea, softwood scrub species, with an impressive coverage of improved & native pastures stands, showing no signs of over grazing.
Approximately 372 Hectares (919 Acres) of open black soil downs country with mainly Mitchell & Flinders grasses.
Approximately 1458 Hectares (3601 Acres) along Logan & West Logan Creeks. Coolabah, Tea Tree Gidyea & Brigalow semi open scrub on black soil creek channels to open softwood scrub.
Approximately 200 Hectares (494 Acres) of ridge country, includes Mt Violet a lightly timbered red ridge with Bloodwood, narrow leaf Ironbark's & Coolabah timbers, with the flats changing to Gidyea, Brigalow, Belah, Beefwood & softwood scrubs of approximately 200ha. Buffel and native grasses well established throughout.
Approximately 520 Hectares (1,284 Acres) of Gidyea, Brigalow, Bauhinia, Yellow-wood, Bottle tree & other softwood scrub varieties which is generally remnant & standing timbers, but has an impressive cover of pastures and herbage right throughout.
Well watered by 2 bores, dams & natural watercourses, connected by 20.3kms of pipe into 13 tanks and 16 concrete troughs, giving the property reliability if one water source or pump fails.
Homestead—Queenslander on timber stumps with 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, office and full wrap around veranda.
Workers Home - Peterson home on stumps originally built in 1976, had a complete internal renovation in 2018, as well as external cladding replaced & painted.
Granny flat & Garage - Granny flat with kitchenette, bedroom & bathroom, connected to shelved storage shed & 2 car garage.
Machinery shed with workshop - High clearance Steel frame shed with iron walls & roof, 1070 m2, with concreted workshop with 2 x 20foot containers attached. Fully enclosed chemical & fertiliser storage area.
Hay Shed - Steel frame & iron roof shed 80 m2 plus 175m2 under timber frame skillions & gravel floor, open frontage, used for machinery storage.
Main Yards - Steel portable panel yards with a capacity of approx. 500 head, vet crush, 5-way draft, branding race & cradle.
Fencing - 22 paddocks which includes 4 holding paddocks & 8 cultivation paddocks with an extra wide laneway system providing 8 additional holding paddocks with water squares connecting each laneway.
Fuel Storage - 1 x 22,000 litre diesel fuel tank plus 1 x 16,000 litre diesel tank, 1x diesel tank and 2 x unleaded tanks on stands.
Grain Storage - 2 x 150t Grainmaster silo's, 1 x 100t Denny silo, 2 x 50t Ian's Engineering silos, 1 x 50t Grainmaster silo.
Liquid Fertiliser Complex - 4 x 20,400L Betapoly tanks, 2 x 9,000L poly silos, 1 x 5,000L mixing tank .
Silage Pit - 1600 tonne of Sugardrip forage sorghum, professionally cut inoculated and rolled - covered with silage wrap and gravel.
Carrying capacity approximately 600-700 breeders or 1250 backgrounder cattle, without interfering with current farming operations.
Solferino has been owned by the Nicholas Family since 1965 and is a highly respected property in the Kilcummin district. It is a true mixed farming block with excellent quality arable soils, well established buffel grass on developed scrub and throughout the remnant scrub. The stock water supply is enviable and can be further extended. The cultivation has been nearly doubled since 2013 and ready for its most productive yields. The successful purchaser will have access from the 16th March 2020 to take full advantage of any farming & grazing opportunities.
Auction
Friday 6th March 2020 11am, Maraboon Tavern, Emerald.

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Main Property Features

Listing Number: LEM2329

Property Type:
Grazing, Finishing, Rural Land, Sheep & Cattle, Cereals, Pastoral, Cropping, Mixed Farming
Land area
  • Land Area Ha: 7147.93
  • Land Area Acres: 17662.91
Location & services:
Km's to Nearest Town: 76kms, Nearest Town: Clermont, Location / District: Kilcummin, Schooling Primary: YES, Bus Primary (Yes), Schooling Secondary: CLERMONT, Bus Secondary (No), Mail Service (Yes)
Tenure:
Leasehold Details (Leasehold: 733.91 Acres), Freehold: 16,929 Acres
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