'Narrawa' is situated 24km north of popular Port Fairy and 20kms from the Murray Goulburn milk factory at Koroit in high rainfall and versatile country. Realistically priced to sell due to retirement, the farm is fully self-contained from run-off and fodder conservation purposes and currently milks 650 cows with scope to increase production.
'Narrawa' features a 40 unit rotary dairy, 2 homes and a balance of country of varying soil types which includes open and arable grey sandy loams to evergreen black loams with volcanic barriers interspersed.
Full listing details listed below:
"Dairy Block" - 595 Acres/241.1Ha
"Wallys" - 665 Acres/269.1Ha (Opposite dairy block via underpass)
"Riordans" - 218 Acres/88.45Ha (On north end of dairy block with frontage to Riordans Road)
Located in Tarrone this property sits on 4 titles and has bitumen frontage.
Improvements to this property include 2 homes, the main residence is an extended Soldier Settlement vinyl clad 4 bedroom home with a near new kitchen that opens to the lounge which features a gas heater and slow combustion wood heater. The home also features 2 bathrooms, an extended family bathroom and original bathroom with bath.
The second residence is a 4 bedroom vinyl clad Soldier Settlement home located on the south side of Tarrone Lane with 2 living spaces and 2 bathrooms.
20km from Koroit, 24km from Port Fairy, 39km from Warrnambool, 68km from Hamilton and 285km from Melbourne.
40 unit rotary dairy built 16 years ago - John Lee platform - Alfa milking machines. 3 phase power connected. Fully computerised Jantec computer system with individual feed rationing. 550 cow yard with flood wash. 3 effluent ponds - one with capacity of 2.5Meg situated approximately 1km north of the dairy with 4" line and used for irrigating pasture and fodder with Vaughan irrigator. 14500L Barry Brown vat - all renewed vat - vacuum pump and motors. Automatic feed system with 3 silos - 125m3 on farm capacity with new disc mill. 2 GI calf rearing sheds (new roofs) either side of road - 70 head capacityeach on batons - power connected. GI open fronted machinery shed, with workshop at one end - concrete floor and power connected. Cattleyards on the southern side of the road and on "Riordans" at north end of the property.
2 submersible pumps on bores on north side of road, one at the dairy and one at the house - both interlinked. 1 1/4" water lines to concrete "Bellman" troughs. Pressure pump on bore at south side of road running to reservoir tanks (3 x 5000G - 2 x poly and 1 x concrete, 2 of which have windmills equipped in working order and new solar pump. There are a total of 6 reservoir tanks throughout the property - around 5000 gallons each. All water is interlinked.
Approximately 28-30 paddocks on milking platform. There is approximately 434 acres currently used for outpaddock purposes, which is subdivided into 5 paddocks ("Riordans" 218 acres and south end of "Wallys" 216 acres).
Majority of conventional fencing both sides of the road with some dairy fencing throughout.
Perennial ryegrass and clover pastures with significant strawberry clover flats.
Fertilised over 30 years continuously and well fertilised prior to that. 225kg 3in1 Ha in recent years annually. Urea applied on an as needs basis. Pasture booster applied on hay and silage paddocks in early spring. Normally around 2500 - 3000 rolls of hay and silage harvested per annum.
30"/750mm rainfall country
Black loam soil types running into volcanic barriers with significant late season flats. At the north end of the property there is grey sandy loam soil types.
Slightly undulating country draining to the south.
Traditionally milks 650 Friesian and cross bred cows calving 1st June for 3 months. Johnnes negative herd, all young and dry stock retained on property.
Supplies ACM (Australian Consolidated Milk). Normally produces around 3 million+ litres per annum on a feed ration of 3/4 ton grain/head per year.
Price: $3200 per acre