Golden Triangle Versatility
Property ID 1670425
Strathdarr could be regarded as almost the ultimate in versatility with high quality irrigation, dryland farming and grazing and fattening with the capacity to further expand the irrigation if required.
67kms north-east of Moree via Crooble silo, 7 kms south of Crooble, 20kms north-east of Pallamallawa Village.
1,522 Ha (3,761 acres)
Generally level to gently sloping topography rising away from Gil Gil Creek which forms the western boundary. Soils generally consist of chocolate to red loams tending to some soft sandy type on the northern end of the property. Existing timber consists of brigalow, belah, wilga, box, gum and some pine.
There is approximately 1,000 hectares of good farming country (including 90 ha under centre pivot) which has been well contoured with farm-over banks. Soils in this area vary from heavy chocolate loams to some lighter loam and brown clay plus black soil flats along the creek. The balance of the property consists of app 400 hectares of grazing country and app 120 hectares of heavier timber.
Ground Water (bore) 486 units
Stock and Domestic on Gil Gil Creek 6.5 units
Unregulated Licence, Gil Gil Creek 75 units
90 hectares centre pivot field serviced by 11 span 540 metre Reinke pivot. Water is provided from a bore and 250 meg unregulated dam from Rocky Hole Creek. The bore pump is powered by a JD diesel motor and the storage by a Cummins diesel motor. An additional 32 ha of flume irrigation is designed to re-use tail water.
Rainfall: 600-650 mm annual average.
Generally in good to stock-proof condition comprising timber strainers and steel posts with 5/6 wires.
The property has excellent quality ground-water used for stock and domestic and irrigation purposes. It is supplied from an electric pump at the H/S plus 5 bores of which 2 have electric pumps and 1 sub-mersible pump. There are 7 dams plus the irrigation storage.
Large 2 storey Queenslander style weatherboard homestead, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 toilets, kitchen,laundry, large rumpus room, formal lounge and dining room. Wood heaters, RC air con. in kitchen and upstairs living.
All set in large established garden with in-ground pool and clay tennis-court.
Steel and corrugated shed 42m x 12m x 5.5m with 6 bays.
New garage/workshop/tool-shed, colourbond, 18m x 13m.
Machinery/storage, open front, steel and corrugated iron, 12m x 6m
Wool-shed and old shearers huts.
4x100 tonne sealed silos on concrete slab suitable for 6 silos
4x35 tonne silos on concrete slab suitable for 7 silos
Good set of timber and steel yards, capacity of 400 head, crush ramp and water supply.