Clutha | 169.4 hectare


This dairy unit has served our vendors well over the years and now it is time for them to sell and head back to their family in the North Island. Described best as an entry level/first farm that is not over capitalised yet with very good facilities to ensure a smooth, efficient and productive unit. The production is on a grass based system to provide a profitable dairy operation to make money from farming. Inspections are recommended.

Price $4,650,000 + GST (IF ANY)
Price in Euros's  € 2.768.351
Address 428 Wairuna Settlement Road, Popotunoa
zip code
Residence Clutha
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How much amount of total land? 169.4 hectare
Land Area 169.4 hectare
Nearest Town Gore 38km; Clinton 25km; Balclutha 47km.
Primary School Clutha Valley School.
Primary School Bus At gate.
Secondary School South Otago High School; St Peters College, Gore; Gore High School; Blue Mountain College, Tapanui.
Secondary School Bus Bus 10km away.
Sales Yards Charlton 43km; Balclutha 51km.
Dairy Co Fonterra Stirling 52km; Fonterra Edendale 65km.
Present Condition ( areas approx. ) All established pasture. 18.5ha regrassed 2014/15; 14.51ha regrassed 2015/16; 29.01ha regrassed 2016/17; 15.86ha regrassed 2017/18.
Soil Types Warepa and Waikoikoi.
Average RF 750-800mm per annum.
Subdivision ( No of Paddocks ) Main 32.
Holding 4.
Fencing Mainly two wire electric and post fencing. Some conventional fencing still remains, all waterways fenced.
Water Supply Bore supply approximately 60m deep. Pump at 18/20m deep. Bore water services farm, dairy shed and houses (separate line) nine units of water from Clydevale/Pomahaka water scheme. Water storage: 2x 25,000litre (farm) 1x 20,000litre (backup) Water gravity fed from tanks, 50mm piping from bore to tanks, 40mm loop feed with 32mm to troughs, dosatron at tanks.
Access & Roads Easily accessed off Wairuna Settlement Road in several places. (Approx 4km road frontage). Farm is well laned and fenced for stock and machinery movement, most gateways 14ft or greater. Rock Quarry on property.
Supplements 325 bales made on platform.
Homestead Main home: Modernised open plan kitchen/dining, three double bedrooms, new bathroom. Heated by multi fuel burner (2015). Single detached garage. Cottage one: Modernised open plan kitchen/dining/lounge with new bathroom. Two bedrooms. Cottage two: Recently refurbished one bedroom cottage.
Farm Buildings 30 aside Herringbone shed (new automated backing gate 2015), Read milk plant, Fonterra silo 16,500 litres, Raikaia in shed feeding system with 5t Silo. 40t Grain silo (storage only). Wintering barn with woodchip bed (refreshed annually) has effluent pond at end. 5 bay implement/calf shed, 1 lockable (new 2015); 4 bay implement/calf shed; 2 bay implement/calf shed; 60t fertiliser concrete bin (no roof).
Comments Freezing works: SFF Waitane 43km; SFF Finegand 50km; Alliance Mataura 51km.
Production 2014/15 - 125,112kg MS (340 cows) 2015/16 - 135,915kg MS (360 cows) 2016/17 - 152,901kg MS (380 cows) 2017/18 - 150,577kg MS (400 cows) 2018/19 - 149,279kg MS (413 cows) As at 12/01/20 - 92,757kg MS (400 cows).
Effluent ORC - compliant. 42ha available for application; 90 days+ storage; New mono effluent pump (2015) which runs; K-Line - 4 large pods.
Contour Description Easy rolling with a couple steeper sidlings.
Shelter Trees Pines, Macrocarpa and Poplar.



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