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Hillcrest, Black Jack

House, sheds on 142 acres close to town Black Jack

$750,000 neg

ID #97200

Land Size

57.51 hectares

Property Description

Interested in this listing or have any questions? Please contact using info below:

Tom Slaney

  • T: 07 4787 1811
  • M: 0439 462 080

‘HILLCREST’

Location:

Situated approx 15 km Southwest of Charters Towers, on the southern side of the Flinders Highway.

 Area & Tenure:

TOTAL 57.51 ha (142.1103 acres) in one freehold title.

Services:

 Situated about 15klm from Charters Towers the property accesses all the services of a regional town (population approx 9000 people).

Schooling, both primary and secondary, are a feature of the Charters Towers community with the town boasting three Private Schools, the State High School and three State Primary Schools. Charters Towers is an historic city established in the gold rush of the 1880’s and still services the large Gold Mining and Grazing Industries of the Dalrymple Shire. For cattleman, the weekly liveweight selling centre in Charters Towers, Live Export ex Townsville (110klm) and Townsville meatworks are all major attractions for this location. Townsville is a vibrant city of approx 200,000 with diverse industry and opportunity for employment, business and higher education.

Country: 

High quality, fertile soils with strong pastures.

The property is situated in “Goldfields country”, is slightly undulating and lightly timbered with Ironbark, Bloodwood and Box. Well-established Stylos, Buffel, Urochloa, Callide Rhodes, Indian Couch and native Blue grass pastures ensure sound animal production outcomes. A fair portion of the property has really nice chocolate type black soils on the north western side of the place also.   

House & Garden:

Located on a peaceful ridge, the 2-bedroom fibro home has nice, shaded lawns and a patio from which to enjoy tranquillity, cool breezes and country living. The modest, but comfortable house consists of two medium sized bedrooms, a large lounge and open plan kitchen and dining. It has a nice tidy bathroom with a shower, bathtub and toilet. The house is airconditioned throughout including bedrooms, with a large split system in the main living area. It has a 5kw solar system, allowing for massive savings on any power bills. The yard is fully fenced with ring lock mesh, perfect for keeping any pets inside. There is also a good carport on the side of the house and a cubby house for the kids.

Water:

The property is well serviced by a good bore equipped with a submersible pump which provides ample water for the homestead and stock requirements. The house also a rainwater tank. 

Yards & Stables:

Located in the northwestern side of the of the house yard, the yards are constructed of timber which are plenty ample for stock purposes, but in need of repairs. The Property features a sheltered horse stable, with day yard and trough. Plus, another 3 open day stables for your horse needs. 

Sheds:

Located immediately adjacent the house is a shed used for storage, workshop, tools, and vehicles ( 9 x 6 metres). Behind the house there is another large 10 x 6 metre shed with an airconditioned bedroom on stumps for any visitors staying over. Plus there is another small storage shed 3 x 6 metres. 

Fencing:

The property is fenced into 5 main paddocks, all of three barb wire construction. The fences are in fair working condition. There are 4 troughs watering these paddocks.

Livestock: 

  • There are currently about 15 head of cattle on agistment “Hillcrest”. It has the ability to grow/ fatten up to and approximately 5 – 15 cattle per year of varying weights depending on the seasons and turnover. Local cattle markets include the Charters Towers saleyards, live export and JBS meatworks in Townsville. Weight gains in average years and sustainable stocking rates will be about 100-200kg/yr.
  • The pastures of “Hillcrest” are very healthy and diverse.
  • No livestock are included in the sale.

  

‘HILLCREST’

Location:

Situated approx 15 km Southwest of Charters Towers, on the southern side of the Flinders Highway.

 Area & Tenure:

TOTAL 57.51 ha (142.1103 acres) in one freehold title.

Services:

 Situated about 15klm from Charters Towers the property accesses all the services of a regional town (population approx 9000 people).

Schooling, both primary and secondary, are a feature of the Charters Towers community with the town boasting three Private Schools, the State High School and three State Primary Schools. Charters Towers is an historic city established in the gold rush of the 1880’s and still services the large Gold Mining and Grazing Industries of the Dalrymple Shire. For cattleman, the weekly liveweight selling centre in Charters Towers, Live Export ex Townsville (110klm) and Townsville meatworks are all major attractions for this location. Townsville is a vibrant city of approx 200,000 with diverse industry and opportunity for employment, business and higher education.

Country: 

High quality, fertile soils with strong pastures.

The property is situated in “Goldfields country”, is slightly undulating and lightly timbered with Ironbark, Bloodwood and Box. Well-established Stylos, Buffel, Urochloa, Callide Rhodes, Indian Couch and native Blue grass pastures ensure sound animal production outcomes. A fair portion of the property has really nice chocolate type black soils on the north western side of the place also.   

House & Garden:

Located on a peaceful ridge, the 2-bedroom fibro home has nice, shaded lawns and a patio from which to enjoy tranquillity, cool breezes and country living. The modest, but comfortable house consists of two medium sized bedrooms, a large lounge and open plan kitchen and dining. It has a nice tidy bathroom with a shower, bathtub and toilet. The house is airconditioned throughout including bedrooms, with a large split system in the main living area. It has a 5kw solar system, allowing for massive savings on any power bills. The yard is fully fenced with ring lock mesh, perfect for keeping any pets inside. There is also a good carport on the side of the house and a cubby house for the kids.

Water:

The property is well serviced by a good bore equipped with a submersible pump which provides ample water for the homestead and stock requirements. The house also a rainwater tank. 

Yards & Stables:

Located in the northwestern side of the of the house yard, the yards are constructed of timber which are plenty ample for stock purposes, but in need of repairs. The Property features a sheltered horse stable, with day yard and trough. Plus, another 3 open day stables for your horse needs. 

Sheds:

Located immediately adjacent the house is a shed used for storage, workshop, tools, and vehicles ( 9 x 6 metres). Behind the house there is another large 10 x 6 metre shed with an airconditioned bedroom on stumps for any visitors staying over. Plus there is another small storage shed 3 x 6 metres. 

Fencing:

The property is fenced into 5 main paddocks, all of three barb wire construction. The fences are in fair working condition. There are 4 troughs watering these paddocks.

Livestock: 

  • There are currently about 15 head of cattle on agistment “Hillcrest”. It has the ability to grow/ fatten up to and approximately 5 – 15 cattle per year of varying weights depending on the seasons and turnover. Local cattle markets include the Charters Towers saleyards, live export and JBS meatworks in Townsville. Weight gains in average years and sustainable stocking rates will be about 100-200kg/yr.
  • The pastures of “Hillcrest” are very healthy and diverse.
  • No livestock are included in the sale.

  

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