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$5,815,000 + GST (if any)

Quality Grazing & Fattening

Country & Co are privileged to offer to the market this well presented property, which is located less than 1km from Dipton.

The current owners have utilised the farm as a sheep and beef farm, with additional dairy cow wintering and dairy heifer grazing over the 2012 to 2018 period. The property is in eight titles, creating many options for a variety of purchasers ranging from a full farm purchase of 387ha, down to 32ha as a hogget or fattening block, or to build your dream home. Excellent farm buildings comprising of a four stand woolshed and covered yards, covered cattle yards, implement sheds with stunning views across the Oreti river and Dipton flats to the Takitimu mountains.

Conveniently located on SH 6, being on farm to view is an absolute must to appreciate the natural shelter and aspect of this desirable property.

Land Area

326 ha

Nearest Town

Dipton 1.4km, Lumsden 20.2km, Winton 29.9km, Invercargill 62.6km.

Primary School

Dipton 3.6km, bus at corner.

Secondary School

Northern Southland College 20.2km, bus at corner.

Freezing Works

Alliance Lorneville 55.9km.


Lorneville 53.8km.

Present Condition ( areas approx):

4.5ha Fodder Beet, 20ha Brassicas, 23.4ha Forestry Right to 2032, 9ha new Pinus Radiata (2020), 8ha ex forestry in 2nd year Turnips, 16ha young grass 2021. Balance as inspected. Precision sown sweded have yielded 10-14t per hectare, precision sown fodder beet (Brigadier) have yielded 18-27t DM per hectare.

Contour Description:

Flat to gentle to rolling steeper country. Medium rolling country.

Soil Types:

Well drained, Gore soils on the flats, Waikoikoi silt loam soils on the hills.

Average Rainfall



Normal farm maintenance programme.

Water Supply

All paddocks with troughs (mix of 180 litre sheep an various size round cattle troughs). Scheme mainline 40mm to 32mm and 25mm feeders to troughs. Stock water in red block separate and fed by submersible pump in bore by shed to tank, gravity fed to troughs. Stock water in light green block gravity fed from tank at the top of the block, pumped from pump ex pond/creek. Pump also feeds tank in light blue block that gravity feeds balance of farm.


Plan to come from Ballance based on soil tests. Overseer Nutrient Budget (whole farm) available.

Nitrogen used

About 100 kg/ha of Urea used on Brassica crops. In some years up to 30 kg nitrogen per hectare used on some pasture areas. Overseer Nutrient Budget (whole farm) available.

Access & Roads

Very good internal stock access, majority is gravel.


At valuation/by negotiation.

Supplement made on Farm

100-400 bales of baleage, depending on the season.

Farm Buildings

Bell Road: Four stand flat board woolshed/covered yards (2,000 woolies), toilet and staff room, covered cattle yards, three bay implement shed,
Red Block: Five bay implement shed, small set of cattle yards and loading ramp.
Light Blue Block: Three bay implement shed.

Farm Chattels (Plant & Machinery)

Three electric fence units, two at pump shed at Bell Road and one at Red Block shed.

Gravel Pits

Small amount of rotten rock available.

Shelter & Trees

Historical oak plantings, poplars, eucalyptus, pond with red tussocks.

Wintered Stock (numbers approx)

Average over three years over 422ha: 3450-3600 ewes wintered, 950-1000 hoggets, 35 rams and 80-120 cattle (various ages and types), approx 5000 SU's/ 12 SU/ha. Up to 500 dairy cows wintered on swedes over 2012-2018, plus 100-200 dairy heifers over 2015-2018. 11.5 su/ha.

Current Stock

Normally carry 3,500 ewes, 900-1,000 hoggets, 120 mixed cattle.


Cattle weight 270kg at 18 months to 290 to 320kg carcass weight.
Lambing 138-144%. Weights average 18-18.75kg. Date: 8-10 Sept.

TB Status


Paula Laughton
Paula Laughton

Farm Sales, AREINZ

P03 218 8959
M027 533 1268

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Philip Ryan
Philip Ryan

Farm Sales, AREINZ

P03 218 8959
M027 432 5770

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