Pollock and Cummins Pty Limited PO Box 215, Gunnedah NSW 2380
Ph: 02 6742 1008  Fax: 02 6742 3560
Rural Property Sales

“Carisbrooke”, Barraba NSW

Area: 1110 Ha (2742 acres).  Freehold title
Rainfall 28” (700mm) annually

Carisbrooke is conveniently located on the north western slopes of New South Wales, approximately 110 km north of Tamworth, 24 km north of Barraba and 120km south of Inverell.


Carisbrooke is a well balanced property with country ranging from fertile creek flats to sheltered valleys rising to open plateau and undulating hills.  Soils range from soft red to black loams with small areas of lighter clay with 1000 acres of arable country.  Carisbrooke is moderately timbered with Ironbark, White, Yellow and Pink Box and some Apple which has been selectively cleared for shade and shelter.  Carisbrooke has a history of super and pasture improvement with natural clovers being a feature of the grazing country.


Water is a major feature and Carisbrooke boasts two permanent creeks, 4 equipped bores, 1 well, 15 dams and 3 springs. There are extensive watering systems in place that ensure permanent water to all paddocks.


The historic main homestead on “Carisbrooke”, is a comfortable 4 bedroom solid brick and weatherboard homestead (circa 1909) standing in impressive park like gardens with pool and tennis court.  Carpeted throughout, the home boasts large entertaining areas, wide, screened verandahs, large country style kitchen with walk in pantry, office and numerous outbuildings.  Evaporative cooling and slow combustion wood fires together with gas points add to the comfort of the homestead.  Water is also a feature at the homestead with ample garden water, and 19,000 gallons of fresh water.

Other improvements include a well maintained three bedroom weatherboard cottage with three bay shed, work shop with concrete floor and pit, 2 x machinery sheds, R&N 5000 bale hay shed, vermin proof grain shed, timber sheep/cattle yards, 3 x silos, 3 stand electric wool shed with elevated board with shed room for 900 sheep in full wool.


Mail three times weekly, daily school bus to Barraba primary and high schools.  Public transport to Tamworth and Inverell with major regional airport in Tamworth having daily flights to Sydney and Brisbane.

Carrying Capacity:

Carisbrooke has an estimated carrying capacity of 500 breeding cows.

Agents Remarks: A rare opportunity to secure a well maintained property that has been tightly held for three generations in the renowned Cobbadah/Barraba district.

Auction: 11am, 29 April 2011 at the Sanctuary Inn, Marius St, Tamworth.


Pollock & Cummins Pty Limited
Ross Pollock:            02 6742 1008                   0428 421 008
Leon Cummins:       02 6782 1661                   0428 821 661

Disclaimer:  Whilst all care has been taken to ensure accuracy in the preparation of the particulars herein, no warranty can be given and interested parties must therefore rely on their own enquiries

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