Cream of is­land dairy prop­erty

Tasmanian Country - - RURAL PROPERTY -

THE Har­well Dairy Ag­gre­ga­tion is a large, highly pro­duc­tive award-win­ning dairy farm on King Is­land.

The ag­gre­ga­tion com­prises ap­prox­i­mately 250.6ha of dairy land of­fered for sale and an ad­di­tional 69.6ha prop­erty known as The Gums of­fered for lease with a fixed-price op­tion to buy. The ven­dor also leases an­other 38ha which can be re­as­signed to the pur­chaser.

The prop­erty is of­fered on a walk-in-walk-out ba­sis in­clud­ing 500 pro­duc­tive cows plus fol­low­ers as well as plant and equip­ment.

The ven­dors have a three­age year con­tract with Lion that can be re-as­signed. They also of­fer to men­tor and help the new owner if re­quested.

The re­gion en­joys an aver- rain­fall of 1076mm a year. The farm has 63ha un­der ir­ri­gation and 200ML of wa­ter stor­age. It also has a per­mit to pump from a creek.

Pas­tures con­sist mainly of per­for­mance rye­grass and clover with some 60ha re­cently sown to peas and oats for late sum­mer and au­tumn feed.

In­fra­struc­ture in­cludes a 25-a-side swingover dairy, yard with 530-cow ca­pac­ity, two large sheds, staff ameni­ties and stor­age.

There is also a reg­is­tered gravel pit on the prop­erty.

The ren­o­vated homestead fea­tures three bed­rooms.

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