Garthowen is situated in a good climatic area with excellent soils capable of high yielding summer and winter crops. The owner estimates the property would carry approximately 60 breeding cows in addition to the cultivation country. Situation: 65kms north east of Warialda via Coolatai Village, 90kms from Inverell and 100 kms from Goondiwindi. Area: 1,245 hectares (3,076 acres) Closer Settlement Lease Country: Generally gently undulating with some low timbered hills. Soils are mostly very soft black/chocolate loam scrub soils on the cultivation country with the timbered areas varying from sandy to harder gravely type. Approximately 566 hectares (1,400 acres) are being cultivated and are sown to winter cereals. Water: 1 bore equipped with mono pump and Honda motor supplies the house and surrounding paddocks, 1 x 90,000 litre tank and 3 dams. Rainfall: 700mm annual average. Fencing: Boundary is plain and barbed wire subdivided into 18 main paddocks. All fencing is generally stock proof. Improvements: 2 bedroom fibro cottage, lounge/kitchen, large gauzed verandah, in good condition. Machinery Shed: 45' x 25' timber and gal iron. Grain Storage: 60' x 30', 400 tonne bulk grain shed with concrete floor. Woolshed: 3 stand electric steel shed in good order, steel sheep yards. Cattle Yards: Timber set with race, crush, calf cradle and loading ramp. Other Improvements: Vermin proof storage shed.