Ideal Backgrounding Depot
Rainbow Station, Ayr is located approx. 80km south of the port City of Townsville and approx. 10km north of Ayr and only approx. 7km of the Bruce highway. The freshwater lagoon and abundant grasses are a spectacular feature of this ideal cattle fattening block.
1,010.4ha* (2,496.75* acres) Freehold
Rainbow consists of naturally open coast plains heavily grassed with improved pasture, Hymenache, Paragrass, Marine Couch Verano etc. It is lightly timbered with some large gums, pandanus and tea tree which make up the cattle camps. There are several fresh water lagoons and streams the run through the property and drain onto tidal creeks and flats that provide a year long supply of Salt Bush. The soils vary from red alluvial sandy loams to darker loams.
Rainbow has one bore and an abundant supply of natural waters. There are several fresh water lagoons and streams that run through the property along with the 40 inch average annual rainfall ensuring reasonable water supply year round. Water is good quality underground at just 10 -20 feet, the bore is equipped with solar pumps, poly tanks and 3 concrete troughs.
The properties fencing is in good condition. It is fenced in approx. 3 main paddocks and 2 lane ways. There are steel cattle yards with a 4 way draft facility, crush and vet dale.
A 4 bedroom highest house has been moved onto the property. It is constructed of hardwood timbers and galvanised iron roof. The house has had some renovations including kitchen, insect and security screen and has been built in under with concrete blocks. there is also a large hay/machinery shed.
'Rainbow Station' is ideally situated just of the Bruce Highway and only 80km* to meatworks and live export facilities. It is ideal to fatten steers and heifers to grow out cattle suitable to the export boats. The current owners run in the vicinity of approx. 400-450 Breeders.
In addition the location lends itself to recreational pursuits such as fishing or crabbing etc.
For an Information Memorandum please contact Russell Wolff 0419 698 405 or Kevin Currie 0428 149 760