Bonus Downs Station

Bonus Downs Station

Consisting of 13,380ha of diverse land types, Bonus Downs offers potential for a variety of income sources including Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Tourism and Carbon Farming.

Bonus Downs is a very rare development opportunity, consisting of approximately 10,000 acres of Brigalow Scrub country within 150km of Roma. The infrastructure is in sound condition to run cattle, sheep or goats.

A solid tourism farm stay is currently being operated from Bonus Downs with tours already booked in for the 2020 season. Bonus Downs is a development opportunity not to be missed.

Expressions of Interest close Monday 10th February 2020 at 5pm.

Please contact Phillip Avery on 0428 779 780, Cyril Close on 0428 222 308 or Carl Warren on 0428 222 341.

*Please note not all photos are current.

Listing Details:

  • Property ID: 32183
  • Listing Type: Sale
  • Status: Sold
  • Sale Type: EOI
  • Submission Due Date: 10/02/2020
  • Property Type: Rural
  • Property Name: Bonus Downs
  • Property Location: Mitchell
  • State: QLD
  • Location Details:

    Bonus Downs is located 50km South of Mitchell on the Bollon road, with bitumen road access to the driveway. Bonus Downs is 140km West of Roma, Queensland’s largest cattle selling centre.

  • Size/Area:


  • Predominate Use: Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Tourism, Carbon Farming
  • Tenure: Freehold. Lot: 14 Plan: KE104.
  • Rates: Approximately $4,139 pa
  • Rainfall: 570 mm/year
  • Services:

    There is a landline phone service, rural power and twice weekly mail service. There is mobile service at homestead complex through a booster. Primary and secondary schooling is available in Mitchell.

  • Improvements:

    Main homestead: Built in 1911, the main homestead is a grand old 5 bedroom Queenslander which has been beautifully renovated and maintained over the years and presents in exceptional condition. The homestead is surrounded by established gardens and has an above ground swimming pool.

    Secondary Homestead: 2018 PAAL 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home is surrounded by newly established gardens.

    Jackaroo Quarters: Also built in 1911, the renovated quarters offers 6 self contained, airconditioned rooms for staff or tourism guests.

    Carport: 3 bay car port with an extra enclosed storage bay.

    Machinery Shed: 4 bay machinery shed, 26m X 12m.

    Storage Shed: A small wooden constructed storage shed close to the house.

    Shearing Shed: 4 stand shearing shed of which 3 are equipped. In very good working order. The sheep yards are in need of repair.

    Airstrip: 800m long, well maintained.

    Cattle Yards: Wooden Yards with portable panels, includes Branding Cradle and Vet Crush. Yards are in good order and able to work approximately 400 head.

  • Country Type:

    Bonus Downs has a diverse range of country types. Both developed and undeveloped. With the variety of soil types Bonus Downs lends itself to suit multiple production system including cattle, sheep and Goats.
    Briglow Scrub
    Remnant Ooline

  • Water:

    Bonus Downs is well watered with the use of 2 equipped Artesian bores and 9 dams of various size. The bores are capped and piped to 4 cup & saucer tanks, 4 tanks and 6 troughs. They are equipped with generators and submersibles and pumped out with solar or gravity fed.

  • Fencing:

    Bonus Downs is fenced into 10 paddocks and 4 holding paddocks with all fencing in stockproof condition. There are several styles of fences including, 6 wire plain, 4barb and plain and exclusion fence.

  • Plant & Equipment:

    Being sold on a bare basis.

  • Carrying Capacity:

    Vendor estimates a conservative stocking rate of 1200 AE.

  • Agent: Cloncurry
Bonus Downs Station
Bonus Downs Station
Bonus Downs Station
Bonus Downs Station
Bonus Downs Station
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Bonus Downs Station
Bonus Downs Station

Contact The Agent

Phillip Avery
Phillip Avery
  • Owner
  • Livestock
  • Property

The details above are those supplied by the vendor although great care has been taken to compile accurate information, prospective purchasers should by inspection, or otherwise satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of the information.