Rural Property


Sold on 19 Nov 2010
  • Land: 110 ha (271 acres)

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Rural Property in YABULU


  • Land: 110 ha (271 acres)

The parcel is located at Yabulu some 15 km North West of Townsville’s Central Business District. The property has frontage to a service road to the Bruce Highway, and Mill and Pope Roads. The locality generally is regarded as a fair rural residential locality of generally modest quality dwellings on acreage or small hectare allotments.

Local shopping facilities are located at Woodlands Shopping Centre, Deeragun.

Development to the immediate area comprises generally acreage and 2 hectare allotments to the immediate East, and larger lot rural residential subdivions to the South and West.

County: Elphinstone
Parish: Halifax
Lot 1 on RP 727808
Current Title Reference: 21026078
Area: 109.87 ha (271acre)
Local Authority: Townsville City council

The Property is designated “Rural 40” under the previous Town Plan for the former City of Thuringowa. This Town Planning Scheme remains in force under the interim provisions of the amalgated City Council.

The land is located within close proximity to the expanding urban area of the Northern Beaches and is recognised in Strategic Planning for future mixed urban development.

Service road to Bruce Highway and Mill Road comprises formed gravel roads and Pope Road comprises a bitumen roadway with gravel verges.

Access to the property is good.

3 Phase Electricity and telephone are available to the locality, with rain/bore water supply and septic sewerage as required in this locality.

The land comprises generally cleared coastal forest originally timbered with Ti-Tree, Moreton Bay Ash, Gum and Bloodwood.

The property is generally level to gently undulating with frontage to Healy creek to the western side.

Approximately 32.37ha (80 acres) has been cleared and planted with Rhodes Grass for hay making.

The property has an older style highest timber home constructed approximately in the 1950’s, offering only basic accommodation.

The property also includes a detached large machinery open bay shed, plus 2 high clearance enclosed hay storage sheds and a large dam with Para Ponds.

The highest home has 2 bedrooms, bathroom, lounge, dining, kitchen and enclosed verandah upstairs, and laundry facilities, toilet and shower, and garage downstairs.
Other improvements comprise gravel and earth driveway and rotary clothes hoist.

Machinery shed:
The large older style machinery shed with concrete slab, masonry block enclosed work areas in only fair condition.

Hay Shed 1:
Floor area Approx 155 square metres

The shed has a high clearance with 2 sliding doors to one end. It is in good condition.

Hay Shed 2:
Floor Area Approx 168 square metres

The shed has a high clearance with 2 sliding doors to one end. It is in good condition.

Cattle Yards:
The Property also has a small set of steel cattle yards of a mix of 6 steel rails and wire cable panels on steel posts with an earth filled loading ramp.

Earth Dam:
The property is serviced by a large earth dam and trickle irrigation system capable of watering up to approximately 800 fruit trees.

The property has a 220 megalitre water allocation for taking underground water for irrigation, stock and domestic supply via water License 39255A which expires 30 September, 2013. The property is serviced by 4 equipped bores.

The property is fenced but is in need of repair.


110 ha / 271 acres







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