Norwin's Tosari makes $9 million at auction

Darling Downs: Irrigated Tosari makes $9 million

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BLUE CHIP: Darling Downs irrigation property Tosari has sold at an Elders auction for $9 million.

BLUE CHIP: Darling Downs irrigation property Tosari has sold at an Elders auction for $9 million.

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Darling Downs irrigation property Tosari has sold at an Elders auction for $9 million.

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Darling Downs irrigation property Tosari has sold at an Elders auction for $9 million.

THE blue chip Darling Downs irrigation property Tosari has sold at an Elders auction to the neighbouring Yarrow Family, Swainston Farming Co, for $9 million.

Offered by Wayne and Leanne Ziesemer, the 404 hectare (998 acre) Norwin property features 352 hectares of deep black, vertosol type soils.

The sale price is equal to about $22,227/ha ($9018/acre). Two of the four four registered parties made bids on the property.

Wayne and Leanne Ziesemer and the Yarrows with Trevor Leishman (far left) and Bruce Smith (far right), Elders.

Wayne and Leanne Ziesemer and the Yarrows with Trevor Leishman (far left) and Bruce Smith (far right), Elders.

The property also has a 250 megalitre irrigation license, and a 600ML storage dam and sump. There are three irrigation bores, with a combined pumping capacity of 9ML/day.

All of the cultivation country has been levelled and has only only been used to grow cereal crops for the past 10 years.

The homestead is a spacious lowset, four bedroom family home positioned in a delightful shaded setting.

Tosari has a 250 megalitre irrigation license and a 600ML storage dam and sump.

Tosari has a 250 megalitre irrigation license and a 600ML storage dam and sump.

Other structural improvements include a 21x9m machinery shed, 20x8m machinery shed, 16x15m drive through machinery storage shed, two raised floor barns, eight 95 tonne silos, and a 25t fertiliser silo.

The marketing of Tosari was handled by Trevor Leishman, Elders, Toowoomba.

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