Calvale is located approximately 25km East of Biloela, 120km from Gladstone and 160km from Rockhampton. The property consists of 2,302 acres of grazing country and is currently used to run a self-replacing breeder herd, marketing the balance of the weaners through local sale yards. Calvale boasts a modern and spacious 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom, air-conditioned home set high on a ridge with excellent views of the property from the large entertainment area. There is a separate 2 car accommodation and an excellent 21m X 8m workshop fully cemented with mains power also connected.
There is an additional workers cottage with 2 bedrooms, airconditioned and renovated to a modern comfortable standard.
The improvements on Calvale have been completed to a high standard and allow for ease of management. There are 9 main paddocks with the majority of the fencing being in excellent condition. The cattle yards are in sound working condition with vet crush and offside branding cradle and water yards, all well maintained. There is a a small horse complex consisting of day yard and a round yard and also a milking cow yard and bail.
Water is a feature on the property with an allocation of 4 meg available from the Awonga – Callide pipeline. 4 offtakes supplying water under pressure. This is piped to 10 troughs and 8 tanks throughout the property and allows for low input water management. There is also a reliable bore with a 1100 galloon/hr. capacity and small permanent water holes in Callide creek. There is potential to further spread waters on the property to better utilize the higher country.
The country on Calvale consists of a blend of black and alluvial soils along Callide Creek and the other smaller creeks. It then runs to gently undulating ridges and rising to steeper hills at the back of the property. Blue gum, Morton Bay Ash and Black tea-tree are found along the creek flats with open bloodwood and ironbark on the hills. Strong stands of Green Panic are right along all the creeks and Queensland blue, Urochloa and Buffel are supported by native pastures and Secca Stylos. Pmav in place with selected areas being pulled, raked and seeded to improved pastures.
Calvale is a well presented and safe breeder property with capacity to background and finish females. Its location is handy to markets and all services and as such provides an excellent opportunity in the renown Biloela area.