Breeding and Fattening Enterprise
Property ID 1431791
Fairford represents a good example of a breeding and fattening enterprise utilising the cultivation if necessary. The owner estimates the property to carry approximately 125 breeders plus followers.
9kms north of Warialda via Yetman Road, 68kms from Inverell and 90kms from Moree.
625.20ha (1,545 ac)
Mostly gently sloping to undulating topography with a large plateau type area in the centre of the property. Soils consist of black to chocolate basalt type with areas of lighter loam and some gravelly ridges on the hill country. Timber is largely White Box, Broad-leaf Ironbark, Kurrajong and Wilga with some Pine on the ridges.
Approx 100 ha (250 ac) is being cultivated. 20 ha planted to oats.
One (1) bore, equipped with electric submersible pump, four (4) dams.
700mm (28 in) annual average.
Boundary is netting or hingejoint in stock-proof condition sub-divided into seven (7) main paddocks.
Traditional old style weatherboard homestead circa 1880s in excellent condition. Four (4) bedrooms, main with ensuite and walk-in-robe, wood paneling, high ceilings. Formal lounge, wood heater, separate dining room, modern kitchen, walk-in pantry, large family room, modern bathroom, wide verandahs, double carport, outbuildings and above ground pool all set in well established gardens.
3 bay machinery shed, steel and gal iron; cattle yards shared with neighbour.