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Rural Livestock Property

"Runnymede " Bunda Road RICHMOND, QLD 4822

Sold on 26 Oct 2012
  • Land: 20,234 ha (50,000 acres)
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Rural Livestock Property in RICHMOND

Quality Finishing Property

  • Land: 20,234 ha (50,000 acres)

Location
Located approximately 85 km North West of Richmond on the Bunda Road, gateway to the Northern Territory, live export, Townsville and Charters Towers. Approximately 50km of sealed road, the balance good formed gravel.

Services
Include rural power, radio telephone, twice weekly mail, TV and internet are available, current air-strip.

Area and Tenure
The following Lots make up the total aggregation
GHPL 23/16275 approximately 4,046.857ha
GHPL 23/16276 approximately 4,046.048ha
GHPL 23/16277 approximately 4,046.857ha
GHFL 23/16274 approximately 8,092.499ha

Total approximately 20,232.261ha
Which equates to approximately 50,000 acres

Country
The aggregation is made up of open to shaded Mitchell and Flinders grass downs and shaded sandridge with Whitewood Bauhinia Gidgee, Bloodwood and Vine Tree (approximately 75%).
The balance is typical Cambridge River frontage type country grassed with Buffel, Urochlora, some Mitchell and White Spear and is timbered with Gidgee, Bauhinia, Beefwood, Sandalwood interspersed with the odd swamp area with Gutta Percha.

Water and Rainfall
Water is sourced from approximately 3 capped bores which service approximately 6 tanks and approximately 45 troughs serviced by poly pipe under pressure from the bores. There is also a small dam in the North West corner. “Runnymede” is well watered with good supply and a reticulation map showing waters and paddocks is available. Being located north of Richmond the average annual rainfall is approximately 475—500mls (19-20 inch).

Fencing
The fencing is generally good with the full boundary fenced with mostly barb and plain wire on steel posts. Internal fencing is in good condition with approximately 16 paddocks.

Structural Improvements
The homestead circa 1967 is a two storey timber and stone framed dwelling with 8 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. There is also a 2 bedroom cottage and staff quarters. Other improvements located within the homestead complex include workshop, large vehicle shed, large hay shed, horse yards with stables and a set of goat yards.

Yards
There are two sets of cattle yards, both of steel construction, with all new working areas and they are located at either end of the property.

Carrying Capacity
It is estimated that “Runnymede” would carry approximately a beast to 15 acres from weaners through to bullocks i.e. approximately 3,300 head.

Comments
“Runnymede” is located in the Northern (ticky) area of the Richmond Shire, it receives above the average rainfall, has a warmer/sunnier climate, consequently grows a greater body of feed. Because of “Runnymede’s” location on the North East edge of the western downs, the grass is top quality mostly Mitchell, Flinders and Buffel. “Runnymede” has had an exceptional season and being lightly stocked it has a very good grass cover which is still green. 36mls recorded 9th and 10th July.

Auction
Friday 7th September 2012, commencing 10.30am
Ray White Auction Rooms, Level 5, "Riverside Centre"
123 Eagle Street, Brisbane Qld 4000

Land:

20,234 ha / 50,000 acres

Suburb

RICHMOND

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