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To be Sold WIWO with approx 388 cattle, 3900 sheep plus P&E

Hawker, " Moralana Station"

Auction 24 Oct 2019

Listing Number: LPA2346
About this listing
Moralana is located 43 km's north of Hawker and 11 km's to the west of the sealed Leigh Creek Road. The station is 117 km's from Quorn, 158 km's from Pt Augusta and 451 km's north of Adelaide.
Its position is outstanding in that it receives beneficial flood-out from 4 major creeks that run onto the property from the Western slopes of the Flinders Ranges creating significant areas of flood-out country.
Its terrain is easy to manage, its productivity and versatility are major attributes offered to the most discerning buyer. The improvements are outstanding in every aspect. The location, facilities and surrounding scenery also make this a perfect tourism opportunity for those wishing to add value.
The terrain of Moralana Station is principally flat with a portion of hill country on the south east corner. The most impressive outlook provides views towards the western side of Wilpena Pound, which feed the underground aquifers and creeks which run through the property. The Moralana, Ilka, Etowie and Bunyeroo Creeks all run through or onto the station. Beneficial flood-out is a major asset to Moralana's productivity. Vegetation includes Cannonball, Munyeroo, Bluebush, Salt Bush, Button Grass, Flinders, Mitchell, Acacia, Mulga and native clovers with Redgums in the creek lines.
The 6 sets of cattle yards and livestock handling infrastructure has been significantly upgraded for versatility of managing both sheep and cattle. This property is exceptionally well presented in each aspect of land types, infrastructure, buildings and water reticulation.
rainfall records from Moralana Station records indicate an average rainfall of 218.88mm since 1980.
Mains power services the homestead and adjacent buildings.
A single-story brick 4-bedroom residence with office, detached garage, cellar. Slow combustion wood heater and air conditioning add comfort to this homestead. It is very well maintained and appointed.
Water system has recently been up graded from gravity supply to an inline pressure pump pressurizing water supply to all three dwellings off the house bore header tank. Major outbuildings include a 100' x 30' steel frame lock up GI implement shed with concrete floor throughout, power connected and service pit. 3 x 5000-gallon black poly tanks for rainwater collection off the implement shed. There is a full-length lean-to for the North side of the implement shed which is not erected and will form part of the Plant & Equipment. The structure is steel frame and single roof, open on all sides and is designed as an earth floor potentially used for hay and vehicle undercover storage. A formed concrete and concrete block air-conditioned cottage consisting of 3 bedrooms, kitchen, laundry, toilet and bathroom. Approx 9 m X 9.5 m all steel lean to as a carport. This work man's 2 BR quarters is another solid construction and has been totally renovated. An extensive 6 stand shearing shed and adjacent sheep yards with 3-way draft. The shed has been extensively renovated, upgraded and rewired as well as structural upgrading
The renovated shearers quarters consist of 8 bedrooms. Meat house, Pantry, kitchen, air-conditioned dining room. Cook's quarters with en suite and air conditioning. These quarters would be suitable for tourist or guest accommodation. The quarters are fully equipped.
The station has 17 Bores equipped with 7 Windmills and 10 Solar Submersible Pumps. The 12 main paddocks and 5 small holding paddocks are serviced by 18 watering points. These watering points all have 20,000 gallons of storage and troughs. The station is exceptionally well watered with a reticulated system throughout all the paddocks and infrastructure.
The productivity history over the past 9 years, is an average carrying history of 753 cattle and 4,083 sheep.
Moralana station has enjoyed a well-founded reputation as highly productive station country together with its type of land systems and the abundance of water from the 17 bores, creating a unique opportunity to blend location, performance and opportunity. The picturesque back drop of the Flinders Ranges gives a special living and working environment. The current owners have spent considerable capital over the past 7 years on every aspect of this station property.
To be offered W.I.W.O. with cattle, sheep and plant & equipment.

For a detailed Information Memorandum and/or inspection by appointment contact the selling Agents.
Auction on Thursday 24th October 2019 at 2pm
to be held at the Standpipe Motor Inn, Port Augusta
All bidders must register to bid at the auction.
Terms: 10% deposit, settlement is set down for Wednesday the 11th of December 2019.

Tim Wooley 0427 086 020
Simon McIntyre 0407 843 202
Landmark Harcourts Port Augusta
RLA102485
Auction date
Thursday 24 Oct 2:00 PM (Standpipe Motor Inn)
Property Information
  • Property Type: Grazing, Sheep & Cattle, Pastoral
  • Land area
    • Land Area Ha: 62133

Contact Details

Highway One
Port Augusta

Property Location

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