“BROOKLYN” – Centrally located between the major regional centres of Armidale and Tamworth, “Brooklyn” sits at the top of the Great Divide 15km west of Walcha, one of the most productive areas in the New England region of NSW.
1080ac / 437ha FREEHOLD
IMPROVEMENTS: : 3 bedroom brick veneer home set in established gardens and lawn areas with double carport. Nearby there is a 60’ x 30’ steel shed with power, lights and 50% concrete floor.
There is also a 4 stand CGI woolshed with yards and other machinery sheds.
Water to the house is supplied via 18,000 gallons of rain water storage.
SOILS: Consist of approximately 350 acres of basalt and the balance being trap rock country, ranging from reasonably flat country to undulating hilly country with a couple of smaller areas being steep.
This area enjoys an annual average rainfall pattern of 850mm.
TIMBER: Varieties are mainly stringy bark and varieties of box and gum, fencing timber is readily available. There are 2 patches of heavily timbered areas of about 150 acres each.
FENCING: Is in very good order except a few hundred metres of boundary that requires some TLC (but is stock proof) , has 16 paddocks and about 2km of laneway and holding paddocks to make the task of mustering so much simpler.
WATER for livestock is provided with 28 dams and a semi-permanent creek, most of these dams are permanent with the exception of a few.
GRASSES: Consist of mostly a blend of Sub-Clovers, Cocksfoot, Fescue, Phalaris and native varieties. There has been no fertilizer applied recently but has received super phosphate in the past.
Carrying capacity is around the 2800 to 3100 dse, currently enjoying a good body of feed with 100 breeding cows, 1000 merino breeding ewes and 500 maidens.