PAT and Sue Hegarty’s top notch Western Queensland property Colanya is on the market, to be auctioned by Elders in Longreach on March 23.
Located 138km north west of Longreach, the versatile sheep and cattle property is home to the Colanya Poll Merino flock, which comprises of about 10,000 stud and commercial sheep. The flock is bred along SRS Advanced Guidelines, are well noted for their superior fertility, wool quality and carcase attributes. Colanya has also regularly agisted up to 500 cattle in normal to better seasons.
The 13,104 hectare (32,380 acre) property comprises of 2789ha freehold country and a 10,315ha grazing homestead perpetual lease.
The country is 80 per cent lightly shaded pebbly Mitchell grass downs with 10pc black soil Mitchell grass downs and 10pc channels feeding off range country on neighbouring properties. There is no range country on Colanya. The property is also free of prickly acacia with an annual weed management control program carried out.
Colanya is decribed as very securely watered with two equipped bores, 10 enclosed and equipped dams, 23 tanks and 50 troughs. Some 48pc of Colanya is within a 1km radius of a water point, 46pc of Colanya within a 2km radius, and only 6pc (819ha) is 3km from a water point. There are 22 paddocks serviced by an extensive laneway system.
The comfortable four bedroom, two bathroom homestead was constructed in 1963. It features a tennis court, and is set in a tidy garden with a large lawn. There is also a two bedroom cottage, shearers quarters, sheep and cattle yards, and an a number of outbuildings including a workshop, machinery shed, hay shed, six-stand shearing shed and cotton seed bunker. Colanya also has molasses storage and four grain silos.
Contact Tim Salter, 0429 649 693, Elders Longreach.