AREA and TENURE: Total area 4378.77 Hectares (10819.94 Acres) - consisting of Lot 5 on DY1025 1439.39Ha (3556.73Ac), Lot 37 on DY1103 523.84Ha (1294.41Ac) Freehold; Lot 36 on DY1103 2415.54Ha (5968.81Ac) Forestry Lease.
LOCATION: Frontage to Gore Highway, 100km north east of Goondiwindi, 43km south west of Millmerran, and 120kms to Toowoomba.
SERVICES: Power. STD phone. Twice weekly mail service. 10km to school bus to Millmerran primary and secondary (to grade 10). 20km to Kindon primary school. Grain delivery at Millmerran. Close proximity to Darling Downs feedlots. Livestock selling centres in Dalby and Toowoomba.
COUNTRY: This property has a wide range of timber and soil types, with heavy Brigalow, Belah, Box, Wilga, Ironbark, Pine and Bulloak. There are 602ha currently being sown to oats, 293ha of forage sorghum from this summer and 450ha of improved pasture (some recently sown and other that will need regenerating).
WATER: Karriba is well watered with 20 dams. Two very large dams near the homestead are pumped to a 10000 gallon tank supplying house, garden, cattle yards, cattle troughs and for spray water.
FENCING AND YARDS: The property is subdivided into 20 paddocks. All fencing is stock proof, with a large percentage being relatively new 4 barb fences with steel end assemblies. The recently completed steel cattle yards are an outstanding feature, with a double deck loading ramp, bugle shape force with crowding gate, branding race, and outside walkways. The concrete working area with three way draft out of the CIA crush works well.
IMPROVEMENTS: The main homestead is an attractive timber 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with verandahs, 2 living areas, fireplace, wood heater, both evaporative and reverse cycle air conditioning. There is a guest wing with 2 bedrooms and a bathroom adjacent to the house, and undercover parking for 3 cars. All set in an attractive garden with lawn and shrubs, watered with an automatic watering system. There is a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom cottage. 60' x 30' workshop, partly enclosed, with some concrete floor, and power connected. Large timber frame hayshed. Timber garage and meat house. 1200m all weather airstrip. Grain storage silos of 3 x 120t (2 with aerators), 1 x 100t, 2 x 50t, all conicle base.
REMARKS: Karriba is extremely well positioned for both grain and beef production. Currently it is being run as a backgrounding operation and the cultivation country is sown to either oats or forage sorghum. With its well maintained improvements it is all set for a new owner to come in and keep producing.
The above report has been prepared by us on information we have obtained and while we trust it to be correct, it is not guaranteed by us and prospective purchasers must rely on their own enquiries.