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8236 Ranfurly-Wedderburn Road, Ranfurly, Central Otago


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The property is situated in Maniototo area, 7km from Ranfurly, being a dairy grazing unit of flat to undulating contour. The property is ideally suited as a dairy grazing unit and has a very good history of grazing cows and young stock. It could also be a beef or lamb finishing unit.

Situated at 480 to 580 metres above sea level, it is extremely well subdivided, combined with an excellent lane system and has numerous shelter belts giving aesthetic appeal.

Approximately 110 hectares are irrigated by k-line and 60 hectares by pivot (total 170 hectares) with water from 81 shares in the Hawkden/Idaburn Irrigation Scheme and an irrigation consent to extract 339,000cm3 per annum of ground water from a water gallery situated on the property. There are two dams for water storage.

There are tremendous lucerne stands combined with new pastures which are producing extremely well throughout the property.

The property is well developed with great infrastructure including a renovated four bedroom homestead situated in established surrounds with nice views of the Maniototo, 2 sets of cattle yards, 3 stand woolshed and sheep yards, 4 bay implement shed, calf shed, hay barn and 3 x pump sheds.

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Land Area 296.4536 hectare
Nearest Town Ranfurly 7km
Primary School Maniototo Area School
Primary School Bus At gate
Secondary School Maniototo Area School or Boarding School
Secondary School Bus At Gate
Freezing Works Pukeuri or Finegand
Sales Yards Waipiata or Palmerston
Present Condition ( areas approx. ) 18 Ha Lucerne 34 Ha Fodder Beet 29 Ha Ryecorn (undersown in some paddocks) 50 Ha Rape and Kale 155 Ha Pasture 10 Ha Ineffective lanes, sidlings, dams
Average RF 400mls
Altitude 480masl to 580masl
Weeds & Pests Very tidy with minimal weeds
Airstrip No
Subdivision ( No of Paddocks ) Main 51 Main paddocks
Holding 3 Holding paddocks
Fences Standard fencing with four wire electric and two wire eletric
Water Supply 81 Shares in the Hawkden/Ida valley Irrigation Scheme (West Eweburn Dam Supply). Consent to pump 335,000 cubic metres of groundwater annually. Consent No: RM16.013.01 - 1st July to 30th June House Water: Gravity feed artesian well to tank Stock Water: Ranfurly town supply , and by top dam, by easement from neighbouring property. 2 Troughs – in the neighbours Mainline 63ml down middle – with 35ml laterals Scheme map available on request
Irrigation Approximate Areas: 110 Ha irrigated by k-line (100 ha house block, 10 ha pivot block) 60 hectares under pivot. Two dams for storage - 135,000 cubic metre dam and 18,000 cubic metre dam 170 Hectares Approx. Total Irrigation
Fertiliser Soil tests available.
Access & Roads Excellent access by surrounding roads and internal lanes
Supplement made on Farm Between 3,000 ton to 4,500 ton wet silage per annum. 200 bales of balage (Lucerne and grass)
Homestead HOMESTEAD: The homestead is 4 bedrooms, lounge, open plan kitchen/dining/living area, renovated bathroom, laundry with toilet/shower, recently double glazed and is in sound condition. The house has been renovated, extremely well insulated and had the roof renewed. Situated in established surrounds with nice views of the Maniototo.
Farm Buildings 2 Sets of Cattle Yards 3 Stand Woolshed Sheep Yards 4 Bay Implement Shed Calf Shed Hay Barn 3 x Pump Sheds
Yards 2 Sets of Cattle Yards Sheep Yards
Wintered Stock Numbers ( approx ) Have wintered 2,200 to 2,500 dairy cows from 2010 but changed management with more summer stock. 2017 STOCKING Summer: 255 Rising 2 Year Heifers 305 Heifer Calves from 1st November 30 Rising 2 Year Steers 220 Reared Calves on property Winter: 450 Calves 441 Rising 2 Year Heifers 255 Boner/Carryover Cows 1000 Mixed Age Dairy Cows 30 Rising 2 Year Steers (Being total property)
TB Status Clear Monitoring
Rates Other $698.28 ORC
Shelter Trees Aesthetic shelter belts and tree lanes
Contour Description Flat to slightly rolling
Consent - Water Consent No: RM16.013.01 Consent No 2005.258
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