HARWELL DAIRY, 296 Marshalls Road Nugara, TAS 7256
For Sale by Private Treaty
250.0ha (617.76 acres)
AWARD WINNING KING ISLAND DAIRY FARM
- 250HA* LANDHOLDING
- HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE DAIRY FARM
- 1,076MM* ANNUAL RAINFALL
The annual average rainfall is 1076 mm with on average 219 rain days per annum recorded.
The vendors dairy business has been highly ranked in the Tasmanian Dairy Business of the Year for a number of years being winners in 2007 and finalists in 2015 and 2016.
Pastures consist of predominantly high-performance ryegrasses and clovers. There has been approx. 60ha recently sown to peas and oats for late summer/autumn feed.
The aggregation is made up of:
• Approx. 250.6 ha* of quality dairy land offered for sale, plus
• An additional 69.6 ha* (property known as The Gums) offered by the vendor for lease with a fixed price option to purchase when available.
• The vendor also leases another 38 ha* which can be reassigned to the purchaser.
The property is offered WIWO with a quality herd of 500 productive cows plus followers AI bred for 25 years specifically to maximise production from a grass based dairy platform.
Approximate livestock numbers (TBC);
500 HF milkers
8 HJ HF 2yolds
80 HJ HF 1yolds
54 HJ HF 2 month+ old calves
Also offered for sale is the necessary plant and equipment for the purchaser to walk in and be operational from day one without any further expense. Contact the agent for a detailed list.
The vendors have recently signed a three-year fixed price contract with Lion which will be re-assignable to the purchaser.
The vendors are prepared to mentor and assist the purchaser (if requested) for the first 12 months after settlement.
The property has quality infrastructure consisting of:
Well-appointed 3-bedroom family home:
renovated in 2015,
Large kitchen/dining area
Herringbone dairy built 2006 configured for 30 aside swing-over currently equipped at 25 aside swing-over.
New cow yard with 530hd capacity constructed in 2017 c/w new cattle crush
New pipework throughout the dairy in 2017
Feed system with c/w 32t silo
Milk storage via 9500l milk silo and 3500l milk vat
Ice bank chilled water cooling system to milk storage.
1500l colostrum storage vat.
2 large sheds
Workshop/Staff amenities fitted out with tearoom toilet and shower.
Machinery/storage utilised for farm equipment plus storage for urea, fertiliser and calf pellets.
63 ha irrigated pasture and 200ML water storage.
Vendor has a permit to pump from an unnamed creek to fill irrigation dams and as such there is no transferable water right/licence. The successful purchaser will have to apply for a similar right.
45ha* Van Den Bosch long lateral irrigation serviced by a 120ML dam equipped with 37kw diesel pump
18 ha* Van Den Bosch long lateral irrigation serviced by a 80ML dam equipped with a diesel pump
14-15km of gravelled laneways
Gravel is sourced on property from a registered gravel pit located on the property.
The mining lease (2010) P is held and operated by King island Concrete and Earthmoving P/L expiry date 16/12/2020.
The property is well laid out to maximise pasture utilization and is subdivided into 137 paddocks;
Marshall Road 31 paddocks
Hills 41 paddocks
Harwell 22 paddocks
The Gums (offered for lease/purchase) 29 paddocks
Re Rooy’s (re-assignable lease) 14 paddocks.
Supplied via 5000l/hr* equipped bore
Troughs and dams service most paddocks with additional troughs located within the laneway system.
Dairy milk line water supplied via rain water tanks all other dairy water is supplied from the bore.
Effluent is managed via a two-pond system with primary pond sludge spread on cropping paddocks and secondary liquid fed into the irrigation system.
Property ID: 503035538Last Updated: 25 Mar 2019