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Rural Mixed Farming Property

" Brooklyn Gravesend, NSW 2401

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    Rural Mixed Farming Property in Gravesend

    Unique Mixed Farming Opportunity

      Brooklyn is one of the better examples of the use of established, improved pasture in the local area. This combined with some excellent quality farming country makes this mixed farming property truly unique.

      Situation:
      15kms south of the village of Gravesend via the Terry Hie Hie Road, 65 kms east of Moree and 40kms from Warialda.

      Area:
      1,510.9ha (3,734ac) Freehold

      Country:
      Generally flat to gently sloping country rising away from alluvial creek flats along Slaughterhouse Creek which forms the southern boundary. Soils are basically chocolate to red basalt type with some lighter red areas on the higher country. Timber consists of Brigalow, Kurrajong, Wilga, Box, Broadleaf Ironbark and some small areas of Pine. Approx 970ha have been cultivated with 200ha prepared for forage oats. A further 570ha has been established to sub-tropical pastures including bambatsi.

      The remaining cultivated areas are wither being fallowed or allowed to return to natural grasses.

      Water:
      3 bores, 2 equipped with solar pumps and 1 electric pump to 7 x 22,500 litre tanks and 12 troughs throughout the property. 23 dams and semi permanent holes along the creek.

      Rainfall:
      670mm (26 in) annual average.

      Fencing:
      Boundary comprises hingejoint with steel posts and end assemblies in stock proof condition, Sub divided into 24 paddocks comprising 2 plain and 2 electric or 7 plain and 1 electric, all in good condition, Laneway system connecting the yards to the surrounding paddocks.

      Improvements
      Solid 4 bedroom weatherboard homestead with a large outdoor entertainment area set in established gardens.

      Other
      Accommodation: A second 4 bedroom weatherboard home also set in an established garden.

      Machinery shed:
      4 bay steel machinery shed, power, lock-up bay. Timber & gal iron workshop.

      Grain Storage: 2x63 tonne silos, 2x40 tonne silos, 3x8 tonne seed silos,

      Cattle-yards:
      Steel cattle yards, CIA vet crush, calf cradle and covered race with loading ramp.

      Shearing Shed:
      3 stand electric shed with attached skillion.

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      Gravesend

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