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Inverell Station

"Lot 3" 558 Ashford Road, Inverell NSW

HISTORIC HOMESTEAD, WATER, SOILS


CBRE Agribusiness is pleased to present for sale Inverell Station (the Property). The Property features fertile soils, quality improvements, efficient property layout and secure water sources; offering the complete high-rainfall grazing package in one of Australia's foremost districts.


SCALE

Inverell Station's 1,595.9 ha comprises gently undulating topography with an elevation ranging from 696* metres Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) along the northern periphery falling away to 570* metres AMSL through the centre of the Property. The Swan Brook flows through the heart of the property with the elevation differentiation from east to west.

There are areas of contoured land to the southwestern region of the Property. Productive basalt soils combined with an average annual rainfall of 770* millimetres provide an ideal platform for the production of winter and summer fodder crops and sub-tropical pastures and includes significant areas of dryland cropping.


SOILS AND TOPOGRAPHY

Rising from alluvial river flats lining the Macintyre River and Swan Brook Creek through arable slopes comprising black self-mulching basalt soils to lightly timbered hills well suited to a breeding and fattening enterprise.

SECURE WATER SUPPLY

Water for livestock and domestic purposes is provided via five* kilometres of Macintyre River and nine* kilometres of double-frontage to the Swan Brook. Two electric pumps on the Macintyre River supply two 22,500* litre water tanks via a 63* millimetre polyethylene pipe. Water is reticulated into troughs located throughout the Property.


ACCOMMODATION

Historic four-bedroom granite dwelling presenting in excellent condition featuring two bathrooms, formal lounge room, dining and living area. Set within established trees and sweeping lawns with ancillary improvements including a detached lockable garage.

History of the Residence - The Inverell Station Manager Residence was built and occupied by the districts first settler, Alexander Campbell. Alexander Campbell first migrated to Australia in 1825 as one of five overseers for Peter Macintyre, of Blairmore, Aberdeen, on the Hunter River. Macintyre was by this time a very wealthy grazier, and after receiving first-hand information on the Inverell region from his friend, Allan Cunningham, who had explored the area in 1827 and praised its ‘beautiful sward of grass’, the wily Scotsman looked to occupying the land before it was appropriated by someone else. In 1835, he despatched Campbell to examine the unexplored country of New England. Campbell first claimed a large tract of land for Macintyre at Guyra, then proceeded west to the present site of Bundarra. While camped on the Gwydir River, he was informed by local Aborigines of a ‘Cawbawn Kallie’, or great river, further north. This confirmed Cunningham’s account, and thus encouraged, Campbell set out with his party shortly thereafter. The extensive plains and lush pastures they found there induced Campbell to immediately mark out the boundaries of a cattle station for Peter Macintyre, which he named Byron Plains. Campbell then returned to Blairmore, where he married Catherine Macintyre (no relation of Peter Macintyre) and continued to administer Macintyre’s Hunter Valley property. When in 1842 Peter Macintyre died, his sister, Mary, inherited Byron Plains and placed it under the care of Campbell. While there he established his own station directly east of Byron Plains which he called Inverell Station.


IMPROVEMENTS

Machinery Sheds

• Four bay machinery shed. 10* years old.

• Six bay machinery shed. 10* years old.

• Steel constructed machinery shed with lockable workshop/storage room with concrete floor.

• Two bay garage featuring roller doors.


Cattle Yards

• Two steel cattle yards featuring race, crush, drafting yard, loading race and ramp with troughs and water connected.


Proposed Feedlot

• There is a 999 head feedlot currently in the process of development approval.


CLIMATE AND LOCATION

Located within the Northern Tablelands Region of New South Wales, five* linear kilometres north of Inverell providing potential subdivision options (subject to council approval).

The strategic location of the Property provides convenient access to a full range of markets, services and amenities.

Northern Tablelands is considered the premier grazing region of New South Wales, a deserved recognition on account of reliable, temperate climate

Agent: Bob Jamieson ~ 0428 669 313