The property will be sold as a going concern with GST being applicable.
Coastal Cattle Grazing, Fattening and Breeding Farm plus Bananas.
Situated on 4 titles across approximately 673 Acres of flat, prime farmland, this mixed farming enterprise with infrastructure is offered to market for the first time.
This property has been built from the ground up over 10 years and the presentation of this farm shows the expertise and work that has gone into it.
Water security is assured in this high rainfall area, along with a bore and water drains.
Approximately 475 acres of fully fenced paddocks with a carrying capacity of 600 head all year round with the capacity to run up to 1,200 head per year if paddocks are fertilised. All paddocks have been grassed with a mixture of Kazungula Seteria and Brachiaria grasses which are suited to the climate and rainfall.
Approximately 155 acres of bananas grown in brown river loam soil – laser levelled with underground irrigation and a further 40 acres ready to plant.
The sellers are open to removing the bananas to increase cattle production on request.
Infrastructure – Farm
1. 3 separate electricity accounts with 3 phase power to the shed
2. Excellent Telstra NBN and mobile reception
3. Bio Security in place with an under-body car/truck wash
4. Double decker Cattle yards – 18 m x 45 m which have a holding capacity of 400 head at any given time and B-Double access.
5. Main shed – 24 m x 12 m plus 6 m x 12 m lean to
Infrastructure – House Compound
1. Machinery Shed – 30 m x 14 m plus lean too – 5 x 15m and 9 x 8 m = total of approx. 567m2 under roof.
2. Small utility Shed
3. Managers’ House – beautifully renovated, spacious 4 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 2 living areas, large kitchen, large internal laundry, deck and lean to
4. Workers’ Accommodation – Fully tiled, 2 large living areas, large kitchen, 3 separate bedrooms (sleeps 6) plus internal laundry. The banana farm currently employs a mixture of local employees, season workers and contractors. It is approved through the Immigration Seasonal Workers Program to accommodate up to 6 people at any one time on a rental amount per person per week.
There is a Property Summary Booklet and Inclusions List available on request and Inspections are by appointment only.
The farm is surrounded by rainforest clad mountain vistas and is only a 45 minutes drive to the Regional City of Cairns. There is excellent schooling, swimming and fishing nearby and Bramston Beach is a 20 minute drive away.