Cream of island dairy 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.