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Wednesday 21 August 2024, 2.00pm

Scale Avondale Sheep & Beef Property

This reliable sheep and beef property is well located in the strong farming district of Avondale. The property comprises of 525ha flat to medium rolling contour including some steeper areas and is well subdivided into 95 paddocks on a range of soils with the ability to finish stock at good weights.
Infrastructure includes a well presented red-brick three bedroom home which boasts good views, a substantial four stand woolshed with covered yards and supporting sheds. Water on the property gravity fed water system and good access throughout including a reliable laneway. This is a reliable Northern Southland property that presents an opportunity to purchase a consistent farm that has been well operated under good custodians of the land.

Land Area

526 ha

Nearest Town

Mossburn, 17.8km.

Primary School

Mossburn, 18.2km.

Secondary School

Northern Southland College, 38.2km.

Freezing Works

Alliance Lorneville, 80.3km.

Present Condition ( areas approx)

(areas approx) Bottom block, 5.5ha swedes, 5.5ha fodder beet, 6ha riverbed fodder beet, 6ha kale. Middle block, 6ha raphno. Top block, 8 ha raphno, 9ha kale, 5ha fodder beet.

Contour Description

Approximately 195ha of flat to easy contour, 250ha of higher rolling contour, 70ha of hill country.



Soil Types

Mixed soils ranging from Mossburn Hill silt and stony silt loams, with some Mataura silt loams.

Average Rainfall





Some gorse and broom in gullies and hill.

Main Paddocks


Water Supply

Water for stock is provided ex a well near the river and a petrol pump via two stages to tanks (x3) at top of property. Gravity fed with all except 8 paddocks having reticulated water. In the finishing paddocks some paddocks share troughs. Some of the neighbours paddocks (approx. 6) are supplied by this system.


As per Ballance recommendations. Soil tests on file, pH range 5.7-5.9, Olsen P 24-59.

Access & Roads

A central metal lane provides access on the main west block of approx 6km, road access via Affleck Road and Avondale Road. A right of way is granted to the neighbours at the south entrance of the property, allowing access into the neighbouring paddocks.

Supplement made on Farm

Approx 400 bales of baleage last season, normally 250-300.


Built 2013, brick exterior with coloursteel roof. Open plan kitchen, dining and north facing living. Four bedrooms being three double and one single, bathroom, toilets x2, laundry and attached garaging. Heated by a woodburner and heatpump. Water is supplied from the roof to a tank.

Farm Buildings

Substantial four stand woolshed with a raised board and covered yards, capacity to hold 1,600 woollies. Two covered fertiliser sheds and cattle yards.

Gravel Pits

Gravel available on farm.

Shelter & Trees

Natural shelter is provided from contour and scrub.



Cattle Weight

Av 310-315kg at 18mth, av 330-340kg for carry over



Lambing Weights


TB Status


Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

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