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$2,150,000 + GST (if any)

Western Southland Sheep and Beef Grazing

This tidy character property is situated 5 km from the township of Otautau on the main Otautau Merrivale Highway. It has two road frontages and comprises of flat gentle to rolling contour, a central lane, water supply and excellent shelter throughout with a northeast aspect.
The property is currently under two leases, one utilised for grazing dairy stock and the other sheep and beef. There is a good three stand woolshed, covered yards, workshop, implement shed and hay shed, All the buildings are centrally located on the farm and adjacent to the main race and the older villa homestead is well maintained. This is an ideal opportunity to purchase a small farm handy to Otautau.

Land Area

75 ha

Nearest Town

Otautau, 4.5km.

Primary School

Otautau Primary, 4.5km.

Secondary School

Aparima College, 31km.

Freezing Works

Alliance Lorneville, 44km.


Lorneville, 45km.

Present Condition ( areas approx):

Two paddocks, 6.4 ha and 4 ha winter crop, 22.6 ha regrassed over the last three years. Balance as inspected.

Contour Description:

Flat gentle to rolling. North and East slopes to flat.

Soil Types:

Woodlands, Isla Bank, Makarewa with some Fairfax, Waimatuku and Pukemutu.

Average Rainfall



60-80 masl.


Normal farm spraying programme.

Water Supply

Bore situated by the house garage, pumped to troughs with the exception of hill paddocks. House water supplied from bore. (Lessee owns the cattle troughs)


As per Ballance recommendations.

Access & Roads

All weather central race system, access via Otautau Tuatapere Road and Allan Road.


Weatherboard villa-style, three bedroom homestead built in 1910. Cement board exterior with a corrugated iron roof. Kitchen, dining and toilet areas extended in 1980.

Farm Buildings

Three stand raised board woolshed with attached covered yards. Three bay haybarn, workshop and two bay implement shed, singleman's hut and double garage.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

Three sunbeam shearing machines, hydraulic wool press and grinder.


Sheep yards adjacent to woolshed.

Shelter & Trees

Very well planted with a variety of mature shelter belts.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

Currently leased by two lessees, 22.6 ha for predominantly dairy grazing and the balance sheep breeding and fattening.

Philip Ryan
Philip Ryan

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P03 218 8959
M027 432 5770

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