Self-Contained Dairy Opportunity - 541ha

Forks Road and Goughs Crossing Road, Ashburton Forks

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  • Property IDASH36603
  • Property TypeDairy
  • PricePrice by Negotiation Plus GST (if any)
  • Land Area541 hectares (1336.87 Acres)

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• 'Lowe Farms Limited' is a lovely spray irrigated, self-contained dairy farm, with opportunity for further development located in the Canterbury foothills, less than 30km to the centre of Ashburton
• A 54 bale rotary shed, equipped with all the modern technology, including in shed feeding, ACRs, SCC testing, Auto drafting and collars, this shed has all the bells and whistles
• Dairy support farm is irrigated by way of two pivots and K-line/fixed grid with water sourced from BCI irrigation
• Dairy farm (currently 390ha effective platform) is irrigated by way of three pivots and remainder in K-Line and Fixed grid. Water sourced from BCI and Ashburton River, with 300,000m3 storage pond
• Current dairy farm is available to be split into two separate farms, being 207ha platform and 230ha block (including ex forestry block) as dairy support property. Water and nutrients are able to be split
• Housing across the property is excellent, with two large four bedroom houses, two three bedroom Genius built houses, a house containing a two bedroom unit and a one bedroom unit and a lovely four bedroom homestead on the support block. If sold in separate farms, one or two houses (the three bedroom Genius homes) may need to be shifted to suit
• Currently milking 1,160 cows off 390ha platform with consistently above 560,000kgMS with young stock and wintering all in house
• Environmental compliance boxes all ticked, with existing farming practices supported by BCI and audited to A grade
This farm is available for purchase as the following options:
- Option 1 - entire property 541ha
- Option 2 - 207ha dairy farm, spray irrigated, 54 bale rotary shed, Ashburton River take for irrigation water
- Option 3 - 104ha dairy support farm, BCI Spray irrigated, fully consented dairy support and approx. 29ha winter feed sown (Beet/Kale)
- Option 4 - 230ha dairy support, consented dairy use, BCI spray irrigated. Build a new cow shed
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Dan van der Salm

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