*** AUCTION WILL NOW COMMENCE AT AN EARLIER TIME OF 10am***
This substantial dairy unit located at Mamaranui, north of Dargaville, offers multiple opportunities for the discerning buyer.
357 hectares (more or less) with a balance of quality silt loam flats and Te Kopuru sand hills. The farm boundaries the Kaihu River, which provides quality water for farm and irrigation to 80 hectares.
Infrastructure on this property allows for all feed systems, two 400 tonne silos and a milking silo supplying the 70-bale rotary shed, fitted with a Rakaia engineering in-shed feed system. The effluent from the shed is held in a three-pond system that is the irrigated to a further 65 hectares. The fully consented feed-pad has capacity for 400 cows.
The property has a proven ability to operate as a Spring only self-contained farm or equally as a split-calving intensive milk production unit, with increased cow numbers and utilizing the feedlots. As a Spring calving regime, production has been more than 260,000kgMS and as a more intensive level 5 operation the production has been in excess of 350,000kgMS.
Farm buildings include a seven bay implement shed, two bays are closed in and are used as a workshop. The renovated calf shed has capacity for 150 calves, hazardous chemicals shed, PKE bunker and urea silo.
Accommodation on the property is a comfortable four-bedroom home, master with ensuite and fantastic views over Tutamoe. The second home also has four-bedrooms. Further accommodation is detailed in the Property Information Pack
Astute purchasers will relish the opportunity to leverage the ecological attributes of this property, perhaps they may consider retiring some of the less productive land and planting that as an offset forestry, the 60ha of outstanding Kahikatea trees in a natural wetland, is a significant green aspect to this farm.
Our vendor's instructions are clear - bring the buyers to the Auction and allow us to get on with the next venture.
Purchase price is plus GST (if any)
Auction, 12noon Wednesday 15th December 2