1261 Winchester-Hanging Rock Road, Geraldine, Timaru, Canterbury
Price by negotiation
- 84ha Land
Situated approximately 12 kilometres from Geraldine 'Cornwall Farms' consists of 84ha (more or less), is fully deer fenced and subdivided into 16 paddocks with a central laneway for ease of stock movements. The contour is made up of approximately 50ha of rolling downs and 30ha of flats with the soil types being predominately Timaru silt loams with no wetlands on the farm.
Water is sourced from the Downlands scheme being four units and 3 x 30,000 litre storage tanks. Currently farmed as a ‘dryland dairy support’ block with grazing contracts in place with approximately 80-90 dairy heifer calves arriving annually in November, and leaving in May (18 months, two age groups 80-90 per year). There are also approximately 80-100 beef steers purchased in September and finished by October the following year, a total of approximately 250 cattle carried all year round.
Supplements made on farm include 200 bales of bailage and approximately 4-5ha of summer crops grown. Buildings and facilities include an impressive 364sqm (more or less) fully enclosed shed made up of a 150sqm (more or less) deer yard complete with a hydraulic crush and weighing facilities. Also included is a 150sqm (more or less) implement/workshop and 64sqm (more or less) living facility encompassing an open plan kitchen, dining and living area as well as a bedroom, bathroom and patio. There is also a three-bay hayshed and cattle yards with a head bail.
This is a great opportunity to purchase a dairy support, deer finishing or beef finishing unit. The options are plentiful from our retiring vendors. Contact Jon or Hamish today for more information on this property.