Kilkivan 141ha Kumbartcho Farm

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Kilkivan 141ha Kumbartcho Farm

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The Farm

About

The farm "Kumbartcho " (local aboriginal language for Hoop Pine) is situated 2.5 km from Kilkivan, & 50 km from Gympie, & 1.5 hours from the amazing Sunshine Coast (Noosa, Coolum)!

Kumbartcho is 141 ha (350 acres) on two titles.

Kumbartcho has been managed biodynamicly/organicly  since January 2014. 

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Closest Town
Kilkivan QLD 4600, Australia
Size
141.0 Hectares
Farm Type
Beef
Annual Rainfall
500mm +
Farming Operation
A water allocation from Wide Bay Creek to irrigate 35 acres. Underground water provides current stock, & irrigation requirements. Irrigation bore has mains power, & pressure switch operated. Stock water provided by solar pump on another bore. Two houses, main with 4 bed rooms, 2 bathrooms, solar hot water, dlug, office, yoga room, & swimming pond. 2 x 5000 gal rain water tanks. Second house, 3 bedrooms, kitchen, living room with wood heater, outside showers (2), & composting toilets (2), hotwater from wood fired piza oven. Also outside kitchen area with 2 x rocket stoves, pizza oven, kitchen sink, & bench. 2 x 5000 gal rain tanks. Both houses have 5 kw solar panels, 5 kw Tesla battery, & mains power. The farm largely refenced with split wooden posts, & 4 barb post 2005. Paddocks have some single wire electric subdivision fences, & set up for temporary electric fence for in ten s I've rotational grazing. Stock water is from 2 header tanks, reticulated through 63 mm poly pipe to 20 troughs. Cattle yards are steel, with crush unit. No less than 5 colour bond steel frame sheds, 3 with concrete floors. Other sheds are old dairy, & 2 piggery sheds in good condition. More about the farm: https://www.youtube.com/embed/fU-ACibBv4k
Infrastructure
Many sheds, reticulated stock water, irrigation capability from the stock water system, 2 houses and good fences. The aforementioned infrastructure is mostly since 2005 so it is in good condition with little to spend here for running beef cattle. For some extra detail... - All sheds - steel frame colourblind and with rainwater tanks.  Workshop shed - 3 phase power and concrete floor.  Hay shed - gravel floor, light and power.  Machinery shed - gravel floor, light and power.  Another shed - concrete floor.  Old dairy shed - with power.  Old piggery. - Fences are a wood post and 4 barbs (2009 vintage). - Other fences - 1 wire electric. - Extensive retic water system with 63mm poly. - Poly and concrete troughs. - A pump on pressure switch from bore mains power. - Solar pump from 2nd bore. - Water system designed for high-density grazing with temporary electric fences. - Stock water system - also capable of running a 15 sprinkler 150m long K-line irrigators anywhere along the line from the pump to header tanks (2). - Yes, naught to spend on infrastructure except for temporary electric fences. - I am also in process of putting in a solar pump for the stock water system and a Tesla 2 battery to go with 5kWh panel and inverter for feed into the grid. - Next then, after the battery is to go stand-alone power system after monitoring for 12 months following the battery going in. - No machinery at all - I have a quad bike, 50L spray pack, lawn mower, 2 wheelbarrows (now that is extravagant).

Future Requirements

What is the opportunity?
The owner is open to any form of ownership transition model
Lease To Buy Available:
Lease Only Available:
Accommodation Provided

Financial Projections

Is the farm currently profitable?
YES. Kumbartcho is suited to many enterprises including beef cattle, dairy, vegetables, fruit & nuts, timber, bees, hay, seed production.
Capital Requirements
Future requirements - Little investment other than infrastructure for chickens, pigs, sheep, goats in intensive pasture production systems. - Shade tunnels for vegetable production. - Plant and equipment for enterprises.
What markets are currently being sold to
The farm also lends itself for tourism, farm stays with hay shed set up for workshops, music gigs, conferences. Currently, I host 2 schools for 3-week farm camp, & have 2 cabins for accommodation, with 2 showers, 2 toilet amenities block. I have beef cattle, & hay enterprises currently operating.