Bellata Black Soil Farming
"Wonga Downs" presents the opportunity to purchase a property with exceptional soils that lends itself to a cropping or grazing enterprise, in a sort after area, bounded by Bellata, Edgeroi and Narrabri.
Situation: 33 km from Bellata down the Spooners Gap Road and 60 km from Narrabri.
Area: 510 ha or 1260 acres approx.
Rainfall: 750 mm (30 inch)
Rates: Moree Plains Shire Council $3653.00 / North West Local Land Services $492.00.
Country: Generally gently sloping with some creek flats and a timbered area in the north east corner. Soft black self mulching soils with some chocolate loam and a small gravel knob.
Cultivation: Approx. 900 acres of contoured cultivation, currently sown to wheat and oats with some areas fallowed ready for summer crop.
Timber: Belah, Wilga and Boonery.
Water: One house bore equipped with a jet pump (approx 400 gal/hr). Another unequipped bore at the old cottage. Also 9 dams and Plains Creek.
Fencing: Boundary fencing is good to average being mainly plain and barb, and subdivided into 7 paddocks.
Improvements: The main homestead is an older weatherboard 4 bedroom dwelling with a 2 bay carport. There is also an older cottage with power connected which requires repair.
Machinery Sheds: 2 Iron/timber storage sheds in average condition.
Grain Storage: 7 tonne Seed Silo
Cattle Yards: Steel & timber cattle yards with a Warwick head bail.
Services: Rural power, Primary School at Bellata, Secondary School at Narrabri; Air & Rail services at Narrabri and Moree as well as shopping; regular Fat cattle sales at Moree & Narrabri; STD wireless telephone with mail three times per week.
2 carport spaces
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