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For Lease by Deadline Private Treaty

Friday 9 October 2020, 4.00pm

Lease with Various Farming Options

Our vendors have made the tough decision to take a break from farming and lease out the majority of their property. Therefore, we offer an excellent opportunity to lease approximately 178ha, situated in the popular Riversdale district.

The farm is in tremendous heart and has been well cared for, with pastures and fertility being a key focus. Currently this property is being run as a conventional sheep and beef unit, but having flat to soft rolling contour provides a wide range options for land use, such as cereal cropping or cut and carry.

The Lessors will be retaining the homestead and majority of the support buildings, but they do offer these up to use for the successful Lessee if they require them.

Land Area

178 ha approx.

Nearest Town

Riversdale, 3km. Gore, 30km.

Primary School

Riversdale School. Bus at gate.

Secondary School

Gore High School, St Peters College. Bus at gate.

Freezing Works

Waitane, 34km.


Charlton, 34km.

Present Condition ( areas approx):

5.6ha swedes to new grass, 9.61ha fodder beet to new grass, 7.89ha lucerne, 10.23ha red and white clover mix, balance in permanent pasture. New winter cropping programme can be influenced by Lessee.

Contour Description:

Majority flat to soft rolling.

Soil Types:

Motly Kaweku with some Dipton, and a small amount of Waikoikoi and Gore soils.

Average Rainfall

950mm approx.




No noxious weeds, clean pastures.

Lease Paddocks

34 leased paddocks and 2-3 holding.

Water Supply

Very reliable farm bore which is circa 10m deep, pumped via 40mm mainline to majority 32mm laterals with some 15mm.


As per Ballance tests on file, strong fertility.

Access & Roads

External access from Kingston Mandeville and Nine Mile Road. Internal access via central lane system through majority of property.

Supplement made on Farm

400 bales of baleage per year.


Being retained by lessor.

Farm Buildings

Wooden cattle yards with scales and crush, four stand flat-board woolshed with attached covered yards (approx 1100 woolies). Racewell scales set up in yard. Four bay haybarn, three bay haybarn and killing shed.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

12,000 volt electric fence unit in the woolshed and smaller unit by house.

Gravel Pits

Terrace paddock - good clean river gravel.


Outside set of post and rail cattle yards, with permanent load out ramp.

Shelter & Trees

1.18ha pines.

Current Stock

2,200 Coopworth Texel ewes two tooth, breeding own replacements (600), 25 rams, , 40 calves through one winter and traded 760 store lambs. Sells 20ha of grass annually.

Crop Yield

Fodder beet, 28t swedes, 13t.


Hoggets are lambed over 50kg (220 this season).

Cattle Weight


Date - Lambing

5 Sep 2020

Lambing Weights

19kg last three seasons.

TB Status


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