Forest/First Farm - Individuals or Syndicates
173 Luttrell Road, Waimana, Whakatane, Bay Of Plenty
Asking price $2,350,000
- 195.36ha Land
Waimana Forest Farm offers 195.36 hectares easy to medium contoured hill country, operating as a beef fattening/trading unit with 21.31 ha of 2023 season Radiata plantings, some existing established Eucalyptus and Radiata forestry totalling 37.4 ha, parts of the property are eligible for ETS registration upon application.
Located 30 km inland southeast of Whakatane, in an area known for its good soils and ease of farming, and with a good summer climate with above average rainfall.
Honey and hive wintering income is generated from beehives. Rewarewa and clover growing in weed free pastures, ensures pending honey crops.
The property is tracked for safe quad bike and vehicle access and is subdivided with electric and conventional fencing. This property will allow you to pursue off-farm work opportunities with its excellent proximity for anyone with a rural skill set with additional income by way of timber and/or firewood sales.
Multiple sheds and stock handling facilities further enhance its functionality, a covered cattle crush and weigh plate scales allow for easy cattle handling.
Freshwater ponds and scattered scrub-like forestry pockets offer unique waterfowl and pheasant breeding conditions that can be further enhanced for game shooting. Horse trekking, mountain bikes and/or trailbike riding is all here for someone with the mind and will to be creative.
An off-grid 2-bedroom lodge is located on a north lying ridge with all day sun and 360-degree views over the farm. Shower, gas hot water, log fire and solar power and a sheltered veranda make for year-round outdoor living. Lodge stays are becoming increasingly popular with repeat clients returning to enjoy the outdoor experience the property offers. With future timber value, the income from bees and carbon, combined with running the existing grazing operation, this property will appeal to a wide range of purchasers both individual and syndicated. These first farm properties are most sought after - come and see this appealing destination...