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$4,700,000 + GST (if any)


The Groyne Farm


Located on the main tourist route and between Balclutha and Kaka Point, The Groyne Farm offers a unique setting and balance of lifestyle. The property is approximately 136ha effective paddock area and boasts a tidy 50 bail rotary shed with ACRs as well as a new, above ground fully lined 3.4million litre effulent pond and Cobra irrigator future proofing your nutrient use. Currently milking 460 cows with previous four years production averaging 170,000kg MS.
A regrassing programme has been underway over the last four to five years, with an average of ten hectares per year into new pasture.
There is a three bedroom main home on the farm with a second three bedroom house on a separate title located 1.5km from the farm.
The vendors offer this property for genuine sale and also the opportunity to secure a 49ha support block 10km away at Kakapuaka, to complement the dairy farm.


Land Area

143 ha 136ha eff. approx

Nearest Town

Balclutha, 15km. Kaka Point, 5km.

Primary School

Romahapa Primary, 9.2km. Balclutha, 15km. Warepa School 20.6km.

Secondary School

South Otago, 15km.

Freezing Works

SFF Finegand, 11km.

Salesyards

Balclutha, 15km.

Dairy Supplier and Company Number

Fonterra, #38118.

Present Condition ( areas approx):

Effective area = 136ha approx.
5ha fodder beet, 2.5ha summer turnips, approximately 14ha over floodbank - which is prone to tidal flooding. The remaining area is in permanent pasture. Regrassing programme has been in place with approx 10ha per year into new pasture ex crop.

Contour Description:

Flat.

Soil Types:

Puhinui (peat over silty loam) & Waimakariri (silt loam).

Average Rainfall

800mm approx.

Weeds:

A programme has been undertaken over the last few years to get on top of ragwort, with success however still present in some areas. Gorse on boundary.

Water Supply

27 units from Richardson scheme - cowshed. Stock water pumped from Clutha river. Four 30,000l holding tanks at cowshed.

Effluent

New effluent pond built in 2018. Above ground, fully lined 3.4 million litre pond with sludge bed and stirrer. Effluent pumped from dairy shed into pond, all effluent from standoff area and silage pad runoff captured and fed into pond. Spread on pasture (50ha approx) via a new Cobra travelling irrigator with fail-safe mechanism.

Fertiliser

Annual programme via Ravensdown. Receipts available. Great fertility levels with soil tests on file.

Nitrogen used

120kg/ha per annum.

Access & Roads

Maintained internal races, two private roads and external access from Kaka Point Road.

Supplements

150 tonne grass silage and 40 bales hay.

Additional Feed Purchased

Approximately 100 tonne of PKE, fed via trailer in paddocks.

Homestead

Three bedroom villa, yunca multi-fuel burner and heat pump. Open plan living and kitchen (has been refurbished). Attached single garage along with separate two-bay shed.

Other Homes

Second home included in sale, located on a separate title approx 1.5km from dairy farm. Three bedroom brick house with updated carpet and insulation. Yunca multi fuel and heatpump. Rewired and relined. Bathroom renovated 2010.

Farm Buildings

50 bail rotary dairy shed, Westfalia plant with ACRs and auto teat sprayers.
Seven bay implement shed; x2 three bay calf sheds with enclosed runs; old cowshed used as loafing barn; two calving/standoff pads (effluent drains to main pond); four bay implement/bobby calf shed.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

Cowshed plant and equipment, mains electric fence unit, Cobra effluent irrigator, dosatron, colostrum tank.

Silage Pits and Pads

Four silage bunkers.

Shelter & Trees

Established willows as paddock shelter.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

500 cows wintered off dairy farm on nearby runoff and grazed on fodder beet.

Current Stock

460 cows. Herd available for sale at valuation with records.

Production

2018/19 - est 162,000kg MS;
2017/18 - 159,183kg MS;
2016/17 - 170/166kg MS;
2015/16 - 174,743kg MS.

Number of Staff

Two.

Dairy Company Shares

Not included.

TB Status

C10.

Alana Tait
Alana Tait

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Matthew Harrington
Matthew Harrington

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Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

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