Situation: Positioned on the outskirts of Lowood and central to Brisbane and Toowoomba (approx. 1 hr travel) 40 mins to Ipswich and 30 mins to Gatton.
Facilities: Bitumen road frontage, 3 phase power, Clarendon Primary School close by. School bus and mail service available. Wireless NBN. Property adjacent to Brisbane Valley Rail Trail.
Area: 124.9HA - 308.6 acres in 2 freehold lots.
Rates: Approx. $3,000 per year
Country: Topography of the land runs from highly productive and versatile Lockyer Creek flats. Gently rising to elevated irrigated cropping and grazing country.
Cultivation: 130 acres of irrigated soft black soil flats. 60 acres of irrigated elevated country planted to Jivet Rye grass. Approx. 101 acres of fallowed country, ready for summer planting. 95 acres of grazing country (includes area around ring tank).
Irrigation Allocations Licences: Licence no. 104150 expiry 2111 for water harvesting to Lot 16 on RP850243 350mm centrifugal pump. Licence no. 104145 for water harvesting from Lockyer Creek to Lot 6 RP837630 and Lot 16 on RP850243 intake by 65mm centrifugal pump. Water allocation from Lockyer Creek on Lot 6 RP 837630. 6 x Submersible bore pumps on cultivation block Lot 6 on RP837630.
Irrigation Storage: 400ML dam on Lot 16, 10ML turkey's nest fitted with an electric motor and pump on Lot 6, 40Hp electric motor on Lockyer Creek pumps site.
Irrigation System: 6" PVC underground main is positioned throughout and interconnects Lot 6 and Lot 16. Water is distributed with approx. 26 hydrants. Water can be moved in either direction throughout.
Dairy effluent: Effluent flows to two settlement ponds and then into a sump which is equipped with a 50HP variable speed electric motor and pump. Which is then plumbed into the irrigation main and flush out tanks. All effluent water is kept and used on the property.
Fencing: Property is divided into 12 paddocks of various sizes. Laneways make stock movement very user friendly on the stock and handlers. Fencing condition runs from new to very good.
Homestead: Lowset 1980's brick home. Features include 4 bedrooms with built in wardrobes, office, lounge, dining, kitchen, laundry and 2 car garage. Staff Quarters: 1 x double unit building fitted with 2 self-contained rooms which are equipped with a kitchenette, toilet and shower. 3 x 6mt air conditioned office.
Improvements: Equipped Dairy: 20 aside swing over, fitted with stall gates and grain feeders. 2 refrigerated vats - 1 x 12,500L and 1 x 10,000L, rapid chiller. 50KVA DSL generator. Staff toilet, shower and storage room. Concreted cattle yards, approx. 400 head capacity. Numerous size pens and crush, main holding yard covered with a large shade sail.
Grain Mixing Shed: Fitted with hammer mill. Grain: Grain supplies the dairy and mixing wagon, if required. Silo Storage: Consists of a 1 x 12 tonne, 1 x 24 tonne connected to the milling plant. 3 x 50 tonne silos with interconnecting augers which feed the milling plant.
Livestock buildings: 1 x 100 x 20m approx. 8m high shade/feed shed, equipped with a large capacity quick flushing system, watering and feed troughs. 1 x 60m x 24m approx. high clearance compost barn, fitted with a feed alley, water troughs and flood lights. Buildings are located on either side of the dairy.
Remarks: The sale of "Downside" presents a unique opportunity to purchase a diverse blue chip irrigation property that is equipped and positioned for various agricultural ventures. Wherever your interest lies, "Downside" is a must have in any rural portfolio.
137 Clarendon Station Road, Clarendon, Queensland, 4311, Australia