Neighbours buy Dookie property
A farm property in the sought-after Dookie hills area sold at auction for $2 070 000 last Friday.
Auctioned by Kevin Hicks Real Estate, the 195 ha Dookie-Nalinga Rd property including a house sold to neighbours Ian and Jennifer Shields after spirited bidding started at $1.5 million.
The property was sold at the Dookie Community Centre on Friday afternoon.
Auctioneer Kevin Hicks said he was pleased to see the sale go through to a neighbouring farmer.
Most of the land is on volcanic red loam with some granite rise and includes stands of native trees.
The sale did not include this season’s crop.