Sandford Park to auction

Tightly held Charleville country for sale

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The Adcock family's Sandford Park, Charleville, on the market after 62 years of ownership.

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The Charleville district property Sandford Park, owned by the Adcock family for the past 62 years, is being offered for sale to wind up a family estate.

It comprises 16,157 hectares in three freehold titles, plus a permit to occupy the stock route.

The country is ideally situated 65km south of Charleville on the Mitchell Highway, 135km north of Cunnamulla, and centrally located to sell into and draw on markets in all directions.

The Warrego River with four permanent water holes runs along the western boundary, this frontage grows good buffel running back to Mitchell grass plain.

Travelling east, the country runs into soft red soil, mulga, box, sandalwood country with areas of buffel and natural grasses, and herbages interspersed with some mulga ridge and lakes.

Since 2012, some 4860 hectares of high mulga has been pushed for fodder. This is now growing an abundance of low leafed-up edible mulga, after receiving 137 to 175 millimetres of rain since the end of March.

There is an additional 2025 hectares growing low mulga as well.

An artesian bore on a high ridge gravity feeds two poly pipe lines, one to the homestead with troughs and tanks on the way, and the other supplying numerous tanks and troughs, and nine good earth tanks as well.

Most of the boundary and internal fencing has been replaced in the last 20 years and is in good condition, subdivided into 15 main paddocks plus holding paddocks with an extensive laneway system to three sets of cattle yards.

A four bedroom homestead is situated only one kilometre from the highway. The property has a twice weekly mail service, mobile phone service and daily school bus from Wyandra.

Over the years, the Adcock family has run sheep and cattle. In recent years, breeding and growing cattle to feeder weights and fattening bullocks.

Sandford Park is capable of growing soft grasses and good herbage in a good season, backed up by a good supply of low mulga with an extensive water system making for a well-positioned, safe productive grazing enterprise.

It will be offered for sale by auction at the Charleville RSL Club on Wednesday, June 19 at 11am.

Contact Keith Richardson, Elders, Charleville, (07) 4656 9901 or 0427 457 487.

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