Aleva Estate, within the City of Warwick, is situated on the Darling Downs approximately 2 hours drive south west of Brisbane.
Warwick is the district centre for the Southern Darling Downs and services an economic catchment of the area. Substantial development is happening within the City including the $30 million Rose City Shopping World in the heart of Warwick along with the Woolworths Big W Distribution Centre which is the largest distribution warehouse in the Southern Hemisphere servicing stores from Canberra to Darwin.
Other major industries in Warwick include abattoir facilities, Parmalat Dairy Processors, Mediherb and an abundance of local employers.
Aleva Estate is well situated:
- 5 minutes drive to Warwick Business District
- 10 minutes drive to Warwick Hospital
- 20 minutes drive to Warwick Airport
Aleva Estate is surrounded by:
- Recreation/sporting facilities
- Natural open landscapes
Lake Leslie & Leslie Dam
Lake Leslie and (Leslie Dam) is located 15 kilometres from Warwick CBD. Freshwater fishing and water sports facilities are popular with locals and tourists alike. As one of Queensland's most popular freshwater destinations, Lake Leslie has a surface area of 1250 ha, an average depth of 8.4 metres and holds 106000 ML at full capacity.
You'll find large numbers of Golden Perch (Yellowbelly), Silver Perch, Murray Cod, Spangled Perch and Eel-Tailed Catfish. Golden Perch dominate most catches for lure / fly anglers, while Silver Perch and Eel-Tailed Catfish (dewfish) are more of a bait fishing prospect. A Stocked Impoundment Permit (SIP) is required to fish here.
Other than a 40 knot speed limit and normal boating rules, no other boating restrictions apply. There is concrete boat launching ramp provided not far from the dam wall.
Camping is permitted at Washpool reserve. Basic facilities are provided. Fees apply.
Ten minutes from town is Morgan Park, famous for attracting sporting car clubs, the drag racing clubs and the polo-cross club. The precinct is used every weekend by one or more sporting groups, and 2017 will feature Shannon’s Historical Series on the weekend of July 1 & 2. The Australian Super Bikes have an event there planned in August, which brings some 10,000 spectators. In 2018 the World Cup of Polo-cross will be held at the Morgan Park Grounds.