Prop­erty ready for any­thing


South Burnett Times - - RURAL WEEKLY -

ROSCOM­MON is on the Kaimkil­len­bun-Malakoff Rd, 3km to Kaimkil­len­bun, 27km to Dalby and 95km to Toowoomba.

It is flat to gently un­du­lat­ing plain de­rived from weath­ered sand­stone, about 50% grey-black self-mulching soils, the bal­ance red-brown loams over heavy clays.

The land in­cludes 242.8ha (600 acres) cul­ti­vated, all con­toured where nec­es­sary, used for on-farm fod­der pro­duc­tion, win­ter and sum­mer.

At present 161ha (400acres) of for­age sorghum is es­tab­lished.

Un­used bunk silo stor­age of 5000t ca­pac­ity avail­able.

There are two ir­ri­ga­tion li­cences for a to­tal of 43ML, with 700m of u/g mains to ir­ri­gate 20ha (50 acres).

There are two stock bores, one with elec­tric sub­mersible and one with wind­mill, tank and troughs.

There are two un­equipped stock bores and one good earth dam, full and 6m deep.

There are 10 pad­docks plus hold­ing pad­docks, all of which are stock-proof.

Roscom­mon in­cludes two good homes.

One is a 29sq split-level tim­ber-frame home with high ceil­ings, wood heat­ing and air-con­di­tion­ing. The se­cond is a 39sq par­tially ren­o­vated 109-year-old tim­ber frame home with pressed metal ceil­ings, VJ walls and split-sys­tem cool­ing.

An above-ground pool and cov­ered en­ter­tain­ing area has been added and the house re­cently painted.

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