SSAA OR HUNTING CLUB MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED BY ALL HUNTERS
Texas #3 is a 7,800 acre property offering open grazing and soft rolling hill terrain with some timber in areas, semi-permanent creeks and gullies that attract the wildlife.
Deer, rabbits and hare, some wild cats, foxes, pigs and ducks can be found and hunted here.
Shooting, hunting, bow hunting and spotlighting allowed. Dogs, bikes and buggys are not.
4WD not needed to get to the property but is needed to get around the property.
Telstra phone service and some others with about 80% coverage available on this property.
Camping and cottage accommodation available.
No need to bring firewood – the property has available firewood lying around the property for you to collect.
You can sight your firearms in the allocated areas, and you may target shoot, of course observing all safety precautions.
Texas #3 is open grazing country with timbered hills and gullies. There are stunning views from the tops of several hills on the property that offer 360-degree views of the district.
There are 1000 acres of cultivation that is used for fodder cropping each year. The property has two main semi-permanent watercourses with cool spots for shade and sometimes swimming.
Hunters love the variety of terrain, that there is plenty of game, and both hunters and their families enjoy the quiet.
Temperature and Rainfall
Summer MAX 35 degrees, MIN 24 degrees
Winter MAX 25 degrees, MIN 4 degrees and frosty at times
Camping and cottage accommodation available.
Bring all your equipment, supplies and food for camping or ask for a pre-arranged food and gas supply for your arrival. $125 charge to arrange.
3 Bedroom full self-contained, recently painted and partially renovated cottage is available from August 1st 2020. It requires a $1,000 bond for first stay/visit. 2 x queen beds and 2 x single beds provided. Linen can be supplied at extra cost.
Catering is also available for both options by pre-arrangement only. Please discuss if you require this.
Best Time to Book
The best time to book is all year.
The best time to arrive or depart the property is 7am-7pm or anytime with a bit of notice to the property owner.
Property Owners Rules
Rules on the property are simple – follow and read the conditions for property access book. Common Sense – leave gates as found, no shooting at or anywhere near grazing cattle, or on ridgelines, respecting property boundaries, avoid driving on near crops and gardens. Our landscape is not your racetrack - no hooning vehicles. Hunt respectfully. Take all rubbish with you to the designated area, obey any fire restrictions especially total fire bans.
This is a working property. If you treat the property with respect you will be welcomed back.
There are cameras across the property.
NO DOGS. Do not shoot Guinea Fowl.
Property History and Information
The property has been in the current owners’ family for 50 years and they are 5th generation farmers who love living on the land, producing beef and caring for their environment. It is part of the original “Texas Station” of timber cutting and gold mining heritage.
When the family comes along with hunters, they can relax picnic, read, or use the stunning views and surroundings as inspiration for art or photography. You can also enjoy the serenity and wildlife to be spotted as well as the unique Limestone rock formations. Plenty of bushwalking, bird-watching, fishing, yabbies, and scenery to explore, plus camp-side cooking can be enjoyed.
The owners are happy to speak to guests and help out with a full run-down of the property’s features.
It is close to Brisbane, Toowoomba and Stanthorpe with day trips to Inglewood and Texas taking about 30minutes, 1 hour to Stanthorpe, 1.5 to Goodiwindi and 1hr 45minutes to Tenterfield. A quick Google will demonstrate the variety of tourist attractions nearby including an art gallery, historical museum, rabbit freezing worrs, and fishing and swimming in the Dumaresq River on the QLD/NSW border.
Texas provides fuel 7-7pm and groceries 9-6pm Monday through Friday and 9-12pm on weekends.
For access to any of our properties, all Shooters, Non-shooters and Bow Hunters require current membership of one of the following:
All Doggers on dogging approved properties need to be a member of the APDHA
For each non-hunter attending any of our properties, it is compulsory to be covered by current comprehensive public liability insurance. This is a non-negotiable requirement and forms part of your booking contract. Similar to having travel insurance to go on holidays. This insurance is available by being a current member of an AHO, the SSAA or the Shooters Union before your booking is approved.
We also recommend current ambulance cover.
You enter these properties fully aware of the risks involved and do so at your own risk.
IHP, property owners and all related and unrelated parties are not held liable for any claim, accident or injury.
In other words, take responsibility for your own actions, watch what you are doing and ACT LIKE AN ADULT WITH COMMON SENSE.
We truly want everyone to have a great time on our properties. Take time to read and understand the Conditions of Property Access