499 Abel Road, Lower Wonga
"MALMSBURY" Livestock - Property ID: 843420
HAY, IRRIGATION & GRAZING with WATER SECURITY
"Malmsbury" - 650 acres, 700 plus mega litres of water storage
LOCATION: "Malmsbury" is located 28km (20 minutes) North West of Gympie in the Lower Wonga Area.
AREA: 263 ha (650 acres) in one freehold title. Consisting of approximately 150 acres of country that can be cultivated, of which approximately 80 acres is irrigated and currently under Lucerne for hay production. The remainder of the property is quality grazing country with a mix of improved pasture.
WATER: The property is watered by the Widgee Creek with a 5 ha irrigation licence, plus 2 bores, 7000gph & 1500gph, there are 2 large dams and a lagoon with an estimated water storage capacity of in excess of 700 mega litres.
IRRIGATION: Water is supplied by a multi stage electric pump at the main Dam/Lagoon and an electric pump at the creek with a diesel pump pumping from the other 6 mega litre dam. Water is delivered to the irrigators via 6" & 4" main line and some sub mains when needed. There are several dams for stock water.
DWELLINGS: Main house is a highset Queenslander featuring 3 bedrooms, sleep out, lounge, kitchen/dining, bathroom and laundry downstairs. There is also a 3 bedroom workers cottage.
INFRASTRUCTURE: large hay shed 51m X 15m plus 20m X 21m machinery/Hay shed 60m X 10.2m, stock yards, irrigation pumps, bore, domestic water supply.
STOCK: The property is currently running approximately 70 breeders, calves and bulls
PLANT & EQUIPMENT: Property is offered bare of plant and equipment but the following is available by negotiation: tractors, hay making machinery, ploughs, rotary hoe, irrigation pumps, irrigators, cattle, crops and any hay that maybe in storage.
COMMENT: Water storage is "Malmsbury" main feature, with the dams full 3 years of Irrigation is assured. Other features are Location, fertile cultivation area, quality grazing country, good infrastructure, plant & equipment.