Well balanced dairy unit


1741 Geraldine-Fairlie Highway, Timaru Surrounds

Asking Price NZD $9,500,000 + GST (if any)

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Well balanced dairy unit


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For Sale $9,500,000 + GST (if any)

'Skipton Farm' offers multiple titles and boasts quality infrastructure, strong dairying soils and spray irrigation, this is a very appealing and productive block.

Whether you are looking for an investment or your next step in the dairy industry, Skipton Farm is a property worthy of inspection.

Consisting of 282.2095 hectares more or less and currently milking 590 cows off 160 hectares (40ha unirrigated), it is impressive in its production-achieving 237,845 kg/MS in the 2016/17 season and on target to produce 230,000kgMS for 2017/18 season.

Approximately 105 hectares of support land is also part of this attractive package, currently growing grass for silage as well as winter feed. Irrigation development for some of this block is an option offering future upside for the new owners. The six year old, DeLaval PR1500 Alpro Rotary (50-bail) shed is centrally located and comes complete with automatic cup removers, milk meters, teat spray and wash system as well as automatic drafting.

Irrigation water is via a gallery well from the Opuha Water Scheme, and water is delivered via two pivots with K-line sprinklers irrigating the corners.The farm is well laid out for stock movement, with well-formed capped cow tracks that lead from the paddocks to the shed.

Housing infrastructure includes a four bedroom permanent material manager's home that has undergone renovations plus a one bedroom, self-contained staff house.

Located within close proximity to the attractive rural service town of Fairlie, known as the 'Gateway to the Mackenzie Country' with a significant number of outdoor pursuits on your doorstep.

For a full Property Information Memorandum please contact George Morris on 027 212 8668 or Nick Young 027 437 7820.