Versatile & Practical - A Property to be Enjoyed!
Property ID 1641067
Whether your interest is in cattle, horses or you're simply looking for magnificent country living, and only be minutes from Highfields and Toowoomba your search will end here with this property. Although the Geham area is synonymous for country lifestyle living, few other properties have as much to offer as 'Monkira'. From start to finish, versatility, practicality and peaceful country living can not be questioned. The current owners are downsizing and plan to move to Highfields. Agent is taking enquiry from those who may be interested in a trade arrangement, provided their Highfields home is suitable to this vendors requirements.
The home is ideally located on the highest point of the property, offering views over the entire 50 acres and over picturesque countryside to the ranges beyond. Complete with four bedrooms, two with bay windows including the Master with new carpet, WIR and Ensuite. The remaining three bedrooms have BIR's. Heaps of storage cupboards along with an office nook down the hallway as well as plenty of cupboard space in the large, well appointed laundry. Although, because of the home's location, natural breezes are common, there is Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning in the living area along with two gas points for the cooler months if required. The outdoor living area also has a convenient gas point for the barbie and is semi-enclosed to maximise year round usage. The entire living area has been retiled in recent years and is complete with Skylights. The exterior oozes 'country style' with stained glass and timber features, gable rooflines, bay windows and patterned brickwork.
LAND, PASTURES & FENCING
The property gently slopes from the house to each boundary and is of some 20.34 Ha which is slightly over 50 Acres. Fenced to 11 paddocks with boundaries of very good quality timber post and barbed wire with electric 'stand off', with internal fencing of timber and steel with welded steel corner and gate assemblies and is permanently electrified if required. All paddocks are watered by 7 troughs. A laneway system is in place for ease of access to the stock yards. Most soils are of excellent dark basalt with improved pastures in most paddocks. Grasses such as Kikuyu. QLD Bluegrass, Paspalum are native along with sewn pastures such as Rhodes, Panic, Creeping Blue and Lucerne. There is an excellent coverage of grass with 500 small square bales recently cut off an 8 acre paddock, perfect for those wanting winter fodder for horses.
SHEDS, STABLE & YARDS
Cars are taken care of by the 9m x 6m (3 bay) colorbond shed at the house. This shed has a toilet, is fully concreted and powered and has a 9m x 3m skillion roof along the northern side, surrounded by established gardens and manicured lawns adding appeal to those who love to entertain. A larger 14.5m x 7.5m shed is powered and half concreted the remaining section of packed gravel floor. Ideal for machinery/ workshop with shelves and benches to remain, this shed is complemented by 4.5m walls and a full length 14.5m x 4m skillion roof able to accommodate a caravan or gooseneck. The stable adjoins the cattle yards along with a round yard and has a Vet Crush and independent rain water tank. The cattle yards have a 4 way draft as well as a loading ramp for trucks along with a ramp for a gooseneck or float.
No question surrounds the water! An electric bore (2500GPH) is set at 800GPH and is fully reticulated and easily takes care of all troughs, gardens, trees, lawns and even the house if you wish and is fitted with auto stop/start at the house with 2 000 Gallon bore water storage. 18 0000 Gallons of rain water storage is via a 10 000 gallon underground tank and two other aboveground Poly tanks. Separate pressure pumps ensure a consistent supply of water all around the property. A dam also exists for stock water.
All in all, this property is perfectly located for the daily commute to Toowoomba if needed. The home will easily accommodate a family or a couple who enjoy family and friends to pop over regularly. The land is ideal for the grazing of all types of stock and is a very productive parcel for it's size. We're sure the most discerning 'lifestyle property' buyer will not be disappointed. You may find a better property on the market today but it will have much higher price tag. We strongly believe that this property, with it's versatility and practicality, is great value for money and needs to be inspected to be fully appreciated. Private inspections can be arranged by calling Geoff Trost on 0418 182 296.