'Seymour'/252 Markwells Road, Chinchilla QLD 4413

Chinchilla, QLD, South
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Opportunity to buy quality soils & abundance water
Location: 90kms north Chinchilla – travel along the Auburn Road, take Ormandy Road then Markwells Road. Bitumen to good gravel road.

Area: 1051ha (2597acres) freehold

Services: Mail service (M/S 355) twice weekly – Tuesday, Friday Television service. Satelite dish. Mobile service is only available in some areas.

Country: Seymour is undulating and very picturesque. Approximately 40% of Seymour is cleared Bottle Tree vine scrub soils to Brigalow, Belah, melon hole country – approximately 15 semi cleared good forest soils ideal for maiden heifers or steers and approximately 45% timbered country with Gum, Box & Iron Bark still growing a body of grass. Majority of timber has been selectively tordoned over the last 15 years. Previous management practices had paddocks allocated to oats for winter fodder – now well established Gatton Panic in the 30 acres which has run 13 cows and calves plus a bull all year round with excellent weight gains. Improved pastures - Buffel, Couch, Gatton Panic, Green Panic,Bambatsi, Creeping Blue Grass & Wincassia are established throughout the property. Also Clover will grow in some paddocks in winter. Subdivided into 25 paddocks (which includes 3 electric fence paddocks for cell grazing).

Water: 13 dams. Owner pumps once per week to tank on hill to gravity feed paddocks where no dams. Approx 17 troughs. Private bore which pumps to 2 tanks and gravity feeds to troughs. The bore pumps 1000g.p.h. Not used in recent times. No need.

Fencing: Boundary fence in good stock proof condition – 4 barb & split post. Internal fencing is 4 or 5 barb with split post and steel pickets. Some electric fencing. Laneway to yards for ease of cattle movement.

Majority of dams have been desilted in recent years. Back Bonnies dam is the only one not fully desilted.

Carrying capacity: 250 to 300 breeders. Could fatten 100 steers as well depending on season. Has run 700 head on the property for 5 or 6 years. Presently carrying 220 head in total (incl approx 50 calves). Stats show young cattle with 2kg per day weight gain on the heavy country.

Improvements: Solid 3 bedroom brick home in well kept condition – positioned on high point over looking majority of the open country – very pleasant sight. Single car garage, machinery shed, storage shed, good workable steel/timber cattle yards with 2 crushes & loading ramp.

Agents remarks: “Seymour” has been well managed and improved over the past 22 years under the current ownership (together with Keith Prior decd). Considered well planned with smaller paddocks & well located water points to suit their Droughtmaster stud operation. Dams have been desilted and enlarged for large storage capacity.

This property is a must to inspect for the cattle grazier, stud breeder, backgrounding/fattening operator or someone looking for mixed soil types, undulating country, good water, and the private location.

Tick free status.
List of chattels available on request.
AUCTION 11th May 2019 - 10am - on site

Contact the selling agent: Property Sales & Rentals – Chinchilla Qld 07 4662 7050, Margaret Whip 0428 627 942 or Bob Dickman 0419 689 470

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Property Details

General Features

  • Property Type: Rural
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Auction Time: 10:00am

Margaret J Whip

PS&R Chinchilla

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0428 627942


'Seymour'/252 Markwells Road Chinchilla, QLD, 4413
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