Water security and more!!


930 BERRIES ROAD, Golden Fleece

For Sale
Property Type: Mixed Farming
3 Beds 1 Bath 517.69 Hectares


Here is the opportunity to secure a great water supply in a reliable rainfall area. This property is 517.69ha (1279.23 acres) in the North Burnett Region. It was previously a highly successful lawn turf farm. With the high volume of water & irrigation infrastructure it lends itself to a range of uses from turf, horticulture to intensive cattle operations. Ideally suited to silage for backgrounding cattle.
• 1200ML storage total
• 26ha storage area across 7 dams, including 9ha leasehold easement over neighbouring property
• 4 main storage dams, plus 2 new transfer dams which can be used to supplement extra irrigation water
• 2 major storage dams can syphon between both dams, They also self level at top 1.2m, allowing a safety mechanism in case of a dam breach
• Big dam also has 9ha easement over neighbouring property
• 3 x Valley pivots – 31ha
• 3 phase from variable drive inverter
• Pumps – 3 x 50hp, 8”/ 6” and 4”mains
• Pump sheds with storage at all pump sites
• Pivot 1 is fed by 2 x 4” lines – 3.5 span
• Pivot 2 is fed by 6” lines – 4.5 span
• Pivot 3 is fed by 6” lines – 3.5 span
• Transfer line is 8”
• Travelling irrigators – 2 x Southern Cross 160s
• 6” lines can run both at same time
• 25kva transformer set up to position another new pivot approximately 9 sections, approximately 50ha
• Very large ironbark, steel & corrugated iron machinery & storage shed, capable of storing semi-trailers and bulldozers
• Workshop with cement floor and lock-up room for parts
Fencing & yards
• 4-barbed, ironbark posts in good to excellent condition (one section of boundary fence 3-barbed)
• Majority of fencing is 5 years old
• Steel portable panels & ramp, vet crush situated on edge of pulled country

Carrying Capacity
• 50-60 breeders, in the forest country (plus cropping for growing out steers)
• Potential to greatly increase capacity with rotational grazing & silage supplementation
Country & Pastures
• Ironbark & bloodwood – Sandy Creek side
• Ironbark & spotted gum – house side
• Native grasses throughout the timbered country with Stylo and Wynn Cassia
• Improved pastures, including Rhodes Grass, Blue Grass, Digit Grass, & legumes (Stylo & Wynn Cassia) planted on the pulled country
• 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom house (built inside shed)
• Large rooms
• Split system air-conditioning
• Tiles & cement flooring & plasterboard ceilings & walls
• Gas stove, dishwasher, verandah & patio
• Single bedroom cottage – perfect for BnB, camping and tourism as it has lovely outlook over irrigation dams
• Very old home which is in need of major repair, but sited with beautiful views and great location on the property
• Schools – Dallarnil (19km), Biggenden (40km) & Childers (27km) – Childers has private kindy to primary and state primary & state high school
• School bus to Berries Road
• Mail – PO box in Childers, or a mailbox can be put on Berries Road
• 240V power – single phase, variable speed drive 3 phase inverters on pumps & pivot


Heating & Cooling

  • Air Conditioning

Outdoor Features

  • Fully Fenced

Indoor Features

  • Dishwasher


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