Hopetoun heads to auction

The Gums' Hopetoun heads to auction

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CATTLE COUNTRY: Hopetoun has a carrying capacity of some 300 breeders.

CATTLE COUNTRY: Hopetoun has a carrying capacity of some 300 breeders.

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The Gums property Hopetoun will be auctioned by Ray White Rural in Toowoomba on December 7.

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LOCATED in the heart of excellent cattle breeding, backgrounding and finishing country is Hopetoun, 7km south of The Gums.

Covering 1568 hectares (3873 acres) of principally melon hole brigalow and brigalow/belah country, Hopetoun has both native grasses and buffel on the ridge country.

Some 120ha of Hopetoun is currently cultitvated with an additional area of 160ha which has previously been used to grow crops.

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The combination of grass country and cultivation allows for a carrying capacity of some 300 breeders.

Water is supplied from 14 dams.

Water is supplied from 14 dams.

Hopetoun will be auctioned by Ray White Rural in Toowoomba on December 7.  

Improvements include a 1950s five bedroom homestead, three bedroom cottage, machinery shed, five stand shearing shed, and a weaning yard. Steel panel cattle yards with crush and branding cradle are supported with a set of steel panel holding yards.

Hopetoun covers 1568 hectares of principally melon hole brigalow and brigalow/belah country.

Hopetoun covers 1568 hectares of principally melon hole brigalow and brigalow/belah country.

Water sourced from 14 dams. There are 11 main paddocks and a holding paddock. 

Marketing agent Roger Lyne, Ray White Rural Dalby, said with Hopetoun being located between Goondiwindi, Roma and Dalby, the property offered the opportunity of acquiring additional land area or standalone enterprise. 

Contact Roger Lyne, 0427 698 866, or Andrew Kirtley, 0400 598 866, Ray White Rural Dalby.

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