A very desirable farm
A well established sheep and cattle operation located within 29kms of Waipukurau and Dannevirke townships, consisting of approximately 656 Ha. This property is virtually all effective, excluding woodlots and shelter belts (34ha ranging in age from 15 years to 25 years). Subdivided into 120 main paddocks, with a number of smaller holding paddocks. Contour would be described as mainly medium hill with some steeper faces. This property is renowned for producing excellent livestock and is supported by annual applications of fertiliser. Improvements include comfortable, well maintained 4 bedroom 1950s farmhouse, on elevated site above the road with an in-ground swimming pool and well designed gardens that require some maintenance to return to former glory. Behind the home is a stable complex and workshop/storage barn, in good condition. A second dwelling, being the managers residence is an early 1960s bungalow, in sound condition with well laid out gardens and lawns. Other farm Improvements include a 3 stand woolshed with an attached covered yards providing cover for 600np ewes. Second woolshed is a two stand shed used for dagging and crutching. Large implement shed used for storage of plant and machinery. There is a range of implement storage sheds to assist with storage of additional farm equipment. Stock water is provided by two large springs which have been tapped and gravity fed to holding tanks, which in turn are gravity fed to troughs in every paddock. A secure water supply is a feature of this farm. Winter stocking consists of 3250 breeding ewes, 1100 replacement ewe hoggets, and 400 head of rising 2 year cattle. Lambing percentage is generally achieved at 140%. In summary a very desirable property that has been faithfully farmed and has an above average level of soil fertility, which contributes to strong grass production, providing options. A very good 196Ha lease block also is available with this property. Negotiation Plus gst if any.