Lea Taylor Pastoral is proud to offer this quality property for sale on behalf of the vendors:


$1,350,000. One million, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars. IRRIGATION & EQUINE BREEDING AND TRAINING COMPLEX.




20 Klm to Rockhampton, Central Queensland.


Rural Power (3 Phase to Pumps and Shed) NBN Ready, Daily Mail Service, School Bus to Primary and Secondary schools.


138 Acres or 55.87 H/A, More or Less, Freehold.

Country Type:

All developed Fitzroy River Flats, mainly former Brigalow Belah country, consisting of black (self-mulching Type soils) As well as loam soils, Most of the property is out of flood including the Homestead and Sheds.


There is Approximately 85 – 90 Acres of Cultivation with under-ground mains and Hydrants to feed two traveling Irrigators One with boom and one water Cannon, both with lay flat hose.


There is a 150 Meg Allocation from the Fitzroy River, plus a 220 Meg Flood Lift Licence as well as the ability to pump when river is running. There is a good site for a ring tank between the Homestead and the River. Also there are 4 X 5,000 gallon Polly Tanks for rain water around the Homestead.


The Boundary is fully and securely fenced with both Timber and Steel Posts and four Barbs and then subdivide into Two Paddocks.


One small set of yards and sand roll with water as well as a number of day and exercise yards for horses as the previous owners were breading and spelling Race Horses. The day and exercise yards are special posts and rail structure to avoid damage to horses.


A list of Machinery will be made available upon inspection of the property and then depending on the deal some other Machinery can be purchased after sale.


The Homestead is a Low-set Brick Home (Built 5 Years) with Open Plan Living, Dining and Kitchen area, 5 Bedrooms all Air-conditioned two with ensuites and one main bathroom for the rest of the house. Media Room, Gas Fire Place, A good size back Patio (Bar-ba- q) Area with plenty of room to relax with family and friends, All this and much more in the homestead. Plus 1 X 26M X 15M X 7m High Steel Frame ColourBond Hay Shed, (5-Year- old) 1 X 35M X 11M X (part 4M and 3M) High Steel Frame Machinery Shed, with power connected, (Built 5 Years) with some concrete Floor and with Four Stables, under cover. And one Paddock Shed 26M X 9M X 3M High. (Built 6 years)

Carrying Capacity:

25 Head including crops, mainly opportune buy and sell.

Special Conditions:

A given agreement for a pipeline to go along the boundary. A give and take area for Farming and Grazing with next door property, and fill his dam if it gets low.


“MERLO DOWNS” is a Unique Irrigation and Equine breeding and training Complex in close proximity to the City of Rockhampton with a well- used and well renowned race track at “Callaghan Park” in Rockhampton with a strong racing industry supported by a strong Grazing Industry throughout Central Queensland as well as the industries reliance on Lucerne Hay and Chaff as well as the need to supply the likes of round bailed Speed Feed and Rhoads Grass all of which are grown and produced on this property as well as over the years this property has grown Water melons and other types of Small crops giving assess to the market in Rockhampton and areas around the central Queensland area and of cause Markets in Brisbane and Sydney to the South.

This property has the potential to supply to all of these markets and more as it is easily accessed on good all-weather roads both to the South and the West. There is also more land that would be available for cultivation around the Homestead if the incoming Buyer didn’t want to continue with horses.

This property offers plenty of opportunity to operate a very lucrative Farming and Equine breeding and training operation or totally as a Irrigation Farming enterprise on a property that has almost all brand-new buildings and infrastructure.

Do the sums… Value-wise it really is value for money.

For further information or to arrange an inspection, contact the Marketing Agent: Lea Taylor 0417 798 223

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