Situated high on the bank of the Burdekin River, this 20 acre irrigated mango orchard has 1000 mature trees comprised of 500 Kensington pride and 500 R2E2.. The Orchard is irrigated with Tree sprinklers from a 46 megalitre sunwater allocation with a 3" Submersible pump in the riverbed. There is is a modern 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom air-conditioned steel framed home with a 4 bay lockable shed, machinery shed and a new 10m x 6m extension for the motor home. There is also a 5 kw solar system on the roof. The property also comes with all equipment necessary to operate the orchard including a 55hp tractor with 3 way bucket and forks, Forklift,Slasher,Blower mister,Carryall,all picking and packing equipment.including hot dip and bins.
A 400 plant irrigated dragon fruit planting is also producing an abundant quantity of delicious fruit. There are three poly water tanks, 2 × 22,500 litre and 1 × 2,000 litre with two pressure pumps for domestic water to the house and shed. The shed also has its own shower, toilet and kitchen for the convenience of workers during the mango season.
The property is about 20 minutes drive to Home Hill and 5 minutes to Osborne State school with school buses to secondary schools in Home Hill and Ayr. For the fisherman a Barra could be caught at the back door and the Burdekin boasts some of the best creek and reef fishing in Australia. It offers an opportunity to live a country lifestyle with town conveniences nearby with a supplement hobby income that can be improved if desired. The crop can either be harvested for fresh fruit to the market or sold to various juice processes which requires far less labour to handle.
The property is on the market and open to offers. It is an ideal opportunity for a part time operation or a retirement lifestyle with recreation at the back door.
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