2100 acres for $130,000.

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  1. oz in SC

    oz in SC Well-Known Member

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    "Tobacco Road" 2100 vacant acres with 2 dams, camper and approx 2000 bricks, enough to build a substantial home. Predominantly ironbark and pine forest with 800 acres regrowth from previous tobacco plantation. $130,000.00
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    One little catch,it is in Queensland,Australia. :D
    Not usre on the exchange rate nowadays but it used to be VERY favorable towards the American dollar.

    I was looking at Australian newspapers online and found this site:

    www.aussiefarmsforsale.com/tom_donald/A15/a15_farm_for_sale_inglewood.htm
     
  2. james dilley

    james dilley Well-Known Member Supporter

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    If it were not for the dragoin gun laws I think alot of folks from the U S A might be interested.
     

  3. Dreams30

    Dreams30 Lady Rider

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    Good grief.....that comes out to approximately $61.90 an acre. (either that or my calculator broke) :eek:

    Who is ready to take up a collection???? ;)
     
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    .....................Of course, they also have a significant number of the 10 most poisionious snakes in the World down There, but not to worry, just wear those red wings and pray alot......fordy.... :eek: :)
     
  5. oz in SC

    oz in SC Well-Known Member

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    Regarding snakes and other nasties,it wasn't really that bad.

    We lived in the outskirts of a major city(but in the bush) and often went off wandering and rarely if ever encountered a snake and when we did we had been taught to leave them alone and they would leave us alone.

    Australia also has the saltwater crocodile(northern QLD and Northern Territory),redback spider,funnel web spider,box jellyfish,sea snakes,sharks,stonefish,blue ring octopus and the lilst goes on...

    There is also only about 20 million people in a nation slightly smaller than the continental USA.
     
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  7. uncle Will in In.

    uncle Will in In. Well-Known Member Supporter

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    If it were worth more that $130K I'm certain they would ask it.
     
  8. Thatch

    Thatch Well-Known Member

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    BTW, in US dollars that $94,603 or $45.04 an acre. :eek:


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  11. Blu3duk

    Blu3duk Well-Known Member

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    It is an interesting price, but isnt there a drought going on there about now and has been for awhile?

    I emailed a friend in Oz, and she said it was a pretty area, and from a link she sent back it is a growing area as well, even may prosper in the tourist trade.

    http://www.queenslandholidays.com.au/southern_downs/inglewood.cfm


    Anyway thanks for the link, it was fun looking at ranch prices down under for a few minutes.

    William