Spence Dix & Co have just listed for sale “Prospect”, Kingston SE.
The property is approx 764 Ha / 1887 Ac ( plus the area of designated public roads ( not in use ) and drains.
Property features include:
Bore with an electric submersible pump on a timer near shearing shed. Pumps to four 5000 gallon tanks and then onto troughs.
Two water holes in the Maria Creek.
Single phase power.
Work has been completed in moving surface water off the property. Water flow has been redirected into the Maria Creek through shallow drains on the southern side.( Registered station drains with Drainage Board). Water on the northern side flows into a drain along the old railway line. This has resulted in clover pastures responding earlier, increasing carrying capacity.
The drain along the northern boundary is a shared responsibility with the vendor having approximately 16% share.An agreement is held by the SE Drainage Board.
Good set of timber framed cattle yards with cement race, crush and two holding yards.
Handle 100 head of cattle.
Four stand ( 3 equipped) electric, shearing shed. Hold about 300 woolly sheep. Steel framed sheep yards , railway iron posts, weldmesh with belly rail. 3 cemented raceways.
Second set of sheep yards more centrally located for lamb marking and drenching.
Fenced into 10 paddocks with laneway. All paddocks watered.
Fencing varies in type.
Railway iron posts with barbs and plain wire, Wooden posts with wooden droppers and plain wire, Pine posts with 4 wooden droppers and plain wire, Wooden posts with 2 steel droppers and plain wire. Two barbs on some.
Pastures are mainly clovers, phalaris, rye grass and natural grasses. Areas of wheat grass and cutting grass. Some yackas in one paddock. The cutting grass and yackas provide excellent warm shelter for lambing ewes. Trees are mainly Ti Trees with some gums.
Beachport Liquid Minerals are used through the water system.
Property has had fertiliser plus a tonne of chook manure plus one tonne to acre of Gypsum in recent years but nothing the last two years.
The property consists of flats with areas of fertile banks.
The soils are black/ grey and some reddish in colour over limestone.
Around 2500 breeding ewes are run on the property. Approximately 50% Merino ewes and 50% crossbred ewes. Ewes are joined to British Breed and composite rams. 750 ewe lambs are retained for breeding.
Prime lambs are usually marketed through Woolworths on hooks.
150 to 200 steers are usually purchased in August and sold in January.
An inspection can be arranged by contacting the listed agent.
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