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Situation: Centrally positioned 40km Toowoomba, 45km Warwick, 1.5 hours to Brisbane.
Facilities: Bitumen road frontage, school bus at property for primary and secondary schooling at Clifton. Toowoomba school bus service app 10km from property, NBN, WiFi.
Area and Tenure: 99.39HA 245.59 Acres in 2 Freehold lots.
Country: A very productive and scenic parcel of country which ranges from dark to chocolate soft farming country of approx. 100 acres rising to gentle elevated Mountain Coolibah, Box and Gum tree grazing country.
Water: Electric equipped bore app 120' deep. Blew app 900GPH. The submersible pump delivers water to a 5000 gallon head tank, garden watering system in numerous zones and 5 x 8' stock troughs. Bore water is used throughout the home, rain water storage 1 x 500 gallon tank
Fencing: Property divided into 7 paddocks of various sizes. The fencing is designed to cater for horses.
Homestead: Designed by renowned Architect Ron Johnson, who has worked closely with the owners to build this spacious home which is positioned and designed to cater for family living and large entertaining events. The home has four bedrooms, the main is very large and is positioned to enjoy the North Easterly conditions, a very large ensuite and walk in robe is adjacent. Three bedrooms of which one has an ensuite and a 2nd bathroom. Large upstairs office, guest bedroom and ensuite. The owners and Architect have designed the living and dining areas into two rooms with the kitchen placed in a central position. The kitchen features Argentine granite bench tops. All electric stove, Island bench, pantry and large underground wine cellar, Tallow and Iron Bark beams (from the Stradbroke Wharf) are a feature along with the Western Red Cedar double hung windows throughout the home, all of the rooms open onto a large paved area which allows for indoor/outdoor entertaining adjacent to fenced in ground heated pool and covered sitting area. Other features of the home are Italian Pazotti floor tiles, 8 zone in floor heating system, Higgins wool insulation, New Zealand wool carpet, numerous air conditioners and wood heater, 2 car garage. The home is set in a slightly elevated parklike garden setting complete with an establised orchard, vegetable beds and fenced poultry yard. The Homestead setting offers sweeping views to the Great Dividing Range to the North East and views over the property and surrounding country side. For the aircraft enthusiast, there is a helipad in place adjacent to the house and plenty of room for a potential air strip. For future development, the owner has designed another large building to incorporate a workshop and vehicle storage along with a tennis house which will overlook the proposed tennis court.
Horse Facilities: Floodlit full-size dressage arena, 3 4mt x 4mt stables, equipped with a feed and tack room, concrete wash bay. Numerous post and rail holding yards.
Improvements: 16m x 10m machinery or hay storage shed.
Remarks: Wattle Brae Homestead is a quality property which has been in the
Turkington Family for 5 generations, first purchased in 1910. This desirable home is positioned in a picturesque rural setting. Properties of this calibre are extremely hard to find. The owners have commenced their new project and invite all serious buyers to inspect.