“THURN” Quality mixed farming with biodiversity
THURN offers the opportunity to secure a quality mixed farming property in the heart of the state winter feed basket.
There is now an abundance of pasture due to the extensive storms in early 2020. This has provided excellent sub soil profile which has allowed THURN to agist a number of cattle throughout the winter.
*3214ha/ *7943 acres with *67 acres of crown road lease
“THURN” is located approx. *50 km west of Coonamble, *21km east of Quambone and 210km to the Dubbo Livestock Regional Saleyards.
- Weatherboard homestead with wrap around veranda’s - 5 large bedrooms, 3 bathroom, open plan modern kitchen/dinning and ajoining family room, formal dining and lounge room, undercover entertaining area, 13 meter inground pool, all set within established gardens.
- 5kw solar system additional to mains power.
- 2 x 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom farm cottages. These have been used as short term accommodation.
- 500 head capacity steel cattle handling yards with vet crush and hardstand loading facilities.
- 4 stand weatherboard electric shearing shed with 10,000 head capacity steel sheep handling yards with under cover race
- 100t, 40t and 20t fixed grain storage silos.
- 1000 large hay bale and machinery shed.
- 3 bay shed, workshop, saddle and seed room, 3 stables and meat room.
Grey self-mulching loam on the eastern side through to red loam and some lighter sandy ridges.
In 2020 there has been 850 acres barley in Uralba, *5000 acres available to be either ploughed or cleared for cultivation including stick picking. *3000 acres were cropped in 2010 with wheat, oats, barley and chickpeas. They have opportunistically pasture cropped oats, sorghum, lucerne and cow peas for fodder in the intervening years on a smaller scale.
Native and improved pasture - Bombasti, Pigeon grass, Rhodes grass, Buffel and White Clover with an abundance of native medics and Saltbush.
There is ample Native shade timber on THURN to support the quality livestock operation.
There are two bores on THURN. The one at the main house is fully equipped with solar power, can be backed up by mains and is capped. The second bore is fully equipped with solar pump, is located at the western end of the property is capped and pipes water to all paddocks supported by *64 troughs. Water system costing $500k with subsidies and the poly pipe is laid 1mtr.
There are Natural water holes at main house and western end of property along with frontage to the Nedgera Creek on the north east boundary.
The property is subdivided into *33 main paddocks and accessed through internal laneways. Boundary is hinge joint and barb and the internal fencing is predominately electric plain wire and top barb.
The fencing is predominantly in very good to excellent stock proof condition.
Currently there is 1250 adult sheep, 200 cattle and sixty odd yearlings
750 agistment cows and steers 300kg plus, Owner estimates *500 Shorthorn cow and calves, 2500 replacement merino ewe flock, Haddon Rig bloodlines, 100 goats and winter agistment under current management. Rated at 1DSE/Ac.
Power, landline telephone and mobile reception, school bus, mail 3 times weekly, schools at Coonamble, air services at Dubbo, livestock saleyards at Coonamble and Dubbo.
The timing has never been better, with unprecedented interest rates, strong rural commodities, moisture profiles and strong seasonal outlook, now is the right opportunity to invest in agribusiness
THURN comes with the agent’s highest regards.
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