ALL eyes will be on the Central Queensland market when the highly regarded Bauhinia Downs property Arcoona is auctioned in Rockhampton on December 20.
Arcoona has been regarded for a long time as one of the best properties in the Bauhinia Downs district. It is located 100km south west of Moura on the Mungabunda Road.
The 3935 hectare (9723 acre) property is described as having a beautiful balance of fertile brigalow, bonewood and softwood scrub soils. Arcoona is set against the range and is in a very favourable position for rain. The pasture is dominated with buffel grass and there is 270ha of cultivation.
Two large dams supply water to a large tank, which is then reticulated to troughs throughout the property. This is a user-friendly water system is maintained with a minimum of input. The system is supported by smaller paddock dams, Lake Arcoona, and a share in a flowing bore that is just outside the boundary. The property is well fenced into 13 paddocks, which are serviced by a laneway to the cattle yards.
The main homestead is a lowset four bedroom home with large patios. There is also a lowset one bedroom brick home in good condition. Both homes are air conditioned and have wonderful views across the property.
Other improvements include a large machinery and grain sheds. A well maintained airstrip is located on the property.
Spokesman for the selling agents, Gary Bishop, said vendor Graham Howard had developed the property developed as well as could be hoped
“Arcoona is EU accredited and has a strong cash flow,” Mr Bishop said.
Cattle and plant will be available to the buyer at valuation.
Contact Gary Bishop, 0439 982 588, or Gary Hourn, 0407 971 140, Hourn & Bishop QLD.