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$8,265,000 + GST (if any)

Dairy Farm in Exceptional Location

Located in one of Southland's most desirable districts, handy to Winton and Invercargill. Contour is predominantly flat with a very gentle roll, it is well raced and fenced with good external access via three road frontages.
The 60 bail rotary dairy shed is of an exceptionally high standard, featuring all the modern technology for dairying today.
There are three homes on the property, and other supporting buildings.
Running in conjunction with the vendors neighbouring 100ha dairy farm, and two neighbouring lease blocks allows the operation to be self contained. In total, the two farms are milking 800 cows with an estimated 450,000kg MS for this season, 216 hectare unit has a consent for 575 cows.

Land Area

216 ha

Nearest Town

Winton, 10km.

Primary School

Lochiel or Winton. Bus at Fraser Road, 1km.

Secondary School

Central Southland College. Bus at Fraser Road, 1km

Freezing Works

Alliance, 20km.


Lorneville, 19km.

Dairy Supplier and Company Number

Fonterra, supply #31831.

Present Condition ( areas approx):

approx 16ha ex winter crop into whole crop then to new grass Feb 2020, approx. 25ha new grass 2018, 32ha new grass 2015/16, balance in permanent pasture.

Contour Description:

Flat, with a very gentle roll on some parts.

Soil Types:

Predominantly Pukemutu soils with some Isla Bank and Dacre soils.

Average Rainfall

Approx 1100mm.


Generally clean, small amount of gorse and ragwort sprayed when required.

Main Paddocks


Walking Distance to Shed

Less than 1km.

Milking Time

Two hours approx.

Water Supply

Bore located at cowshed (70m deep, 4L/second), pumped to three 30,000 tanks then via 40mm and 50mm medium density mainline to two or three troughs per paddock.


Stone trap to tanks at shed for greenwash, overflow to a 9,000 cubic metre clay lined pond. Effluent applied via an umbilical system to entire farm. Consented for 575 cows, exp 2022.


As per Ravensdown recommendations, lime applied as required. Recent soil tests on file.

Nitrogen used

160-180 units approx.

Access & Roads

Shaw Road, Fraser Road and Makarewa Browns Road. Internal access via 6m wide races, knaprock brought in over own gravel base.


200 tonne grain and 100 tonne molasses fed in shed.


Brick homestead with iron roof and aluminium windows. Good family living areas with four bedrooms, separate kitchen, office. Heatpump and coal fire radiators throughout. Attached internal access double garage.

Other Homes

Two other homes; four bedroom wooden villa and two bedroom wooden cottage.

Farm Buildings

Exceptional 60 bail rotary dairy shed built in 2013, rectangle 600 cow yard with green flood wash, Milphos plant and euro platform, auto teat spray.

Shelter & Trees

Macrocarpa hedges and eucalyptus.


Run as a self contained 317ha unit along with two neighbouring lease blocks.
2019/20 - est 450,000 kg MS ex 800 cows,
2018/19 - 453,710 kg MS ex 800 cows,
2017/18 - 441,996 kg MS ex 820 cows,
2016/17 - 427,661kg MS ex 820 cows,


820 over total farm. Calving date 17 Jul.

Herd Summary

Friesian, Friesian Cross, Friesian Brown Swiss.

Number of Staff

4-5 in spring, 4 over balance of year.

Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

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Philip Ryan
Philip Ryan

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Matthew Harrington
Matthew Harrington

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