146 Rigby Road, HEYWOOD 3304
EOI close Thur 9th May at 5pm
Nick Adamson

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Charles Stewart Western Victoria - Warrnambool
134 Fairy Street,
Warrnambool, VIC 3280

146 Rigby Road, HEYWOOD 3304

Dairy Farm for sale

146 Rigby Road, HEYWOOD VIC 3304

EOI close Thur 9th May at 5pm




1. Home & Dairy: 162Ac/65.5Ha – Spacious 4brm home with dual indoor & outdoor areas set in an immaculately presented garden. As new fully equipped, well designed and built 20 A/S H/B dairy with new 200 cow yard. GI & steel framed shedding complex including calf shed, workshop & machinery. 38 paddocks incl. 50 acres of irrigation via 193 Meg water license
2. “Bonds”: 100Ac/40Ha – Milking platform country – separate access – 20 paddocks – power connected – noted late heath country with black sand soil types
3. “Sommervilles”: 130Ac/52.6Ha – On Heywood’s township fringe – 3 stand GI woolshed – power – steel cattleyards – 40’x30’ machinery shed – 8 paddocks – electric pump on bore

A drought proof operation on Heywood’s doorstep. A productive small to medium scale dairy farm with superior structural improvements, most notably an as-new dairy with further potential to increase production with the added bonus of irrigation. Alternatively suited for intensive grazing purposes or in Lots as well-regarded outpaddocks for fattening and breeding purposes

392 Acres / 158.6 Hectares or thereabouts
As a whole or in 3 Lots:
- Lot 1: Home & Dairy - 162 Acres/65.5Ha with home & dairy
- Lot 2: “Bonds” - 100 Acres/40Ha milking platform country
- Lot 3: “Sommervilles” - 130 Acres/52.6Ha

3.5km south west of Heywood on sealed Catons Flat Road. 3km to Henty Hwy, 25km Portland

Lot 1: The Home & Dairy:
Fully renovated brick veneer home (15 years ago) with galvanized iron roof, circa 1960’s set in immaculately presented garden surrounds with feature lawn area. Comprising of our bedrooms all with built in robes. North facing with kitchen/living area opening onto undercover deck/outdoor entertaining area. Galley kitchen with large tiled breakfast bar to seat 5 or 6 with large stainless steel oven with gas cooktops and reverse cycle air conditioning unit and slow combustion wood heater. Second large den/family room. Family bathroom with separate shower and bath and renovated vanity. Laundry with second shower. Undercover double carport

New 20 aside swingover Herringbone dairy with Larson stall gates, built 2016. 7,200 litre vat, Alpha Laval milking plant, variable speed milk pump. Auto feed system with 30-35 ton silo and disc mill. New 200 cow yard with provision for floodwash. Toilet in dairy. Exiting dairy there is an AI race, separate load out facility and drenching/training race with crush. One large pond and sludge pit with provision for recycled water pumped to floodwash.

Situated adjacent to the dairy is shed complex 35m x 19m approximately – galvanized iron and steel frame comprising of:
• Calf shed with power (48’x30’)
• Workshop (24’x30’) with concrete floor, pit and powered for welding
• Machinery shed (48’x30’) – gravel floor – mezzanine loading bay

Lot 2: “Bonds”
Derelict home, dairy and woolshed. Power connected on block, smaller machinery shed (approximately 60’x30’)

Lot 3: “Sommervilles”
Three sided galvanized iron hayshed – 200 round bale capacity. Three stand galvanized iron woolshed with steel sheepyards. Steel cattleyards with crush and all weather semi loading ramp and 8 ton silo. Machinery shed – fully enclosed with concrete floor 40’x30’, lockable with skillion.

Lot 1: Home & Dairy – milk platform
- 38 paddocks – 5 acres to 3 acres
- All serviced by central laneway

Lot 2: Bonds – All milking platform
- 20 paddocks x 5 acres
- Central laneway
- Lock up garage and machinery store (60’x30’)

Lot 3: “Sommervilles” – 1.6km to dairy from back paddock
- 8 paddocks
- Laneway at back
- Currently used as out country but could be milked off

Lot 1: Home & Dairy
- Irrigation bore 8”x 70’ deep with 8” column (sunk 1998), approximately 50,000 gallons/hour capacity, currently and normally pumps 33,500 gallons/hour. Supplies stockwater to 2,500 gallon tank and gravity fed to troughs. Another 4,000 gallon poly tank with solar pump equipped. Both bores are interlinked. A further 1,300 gallon tank at old dairy with electric pump on bore (all 3 bores are interlinked, supplies dairy and stockwater)
- 30,000 gallon fresh water at house.
- 30,000 gallon freshwater at dairy.
- Fixed sprinkler irrigation over 50 acres (20 paddocks) via 193 megalitre water license (normally uses 100 megalitres per annum) and a diesel 80hp Cummings motor and turbine pump. Full rotation of 50 acres – 5 days – 6 hours/day pumping = 1” water.

Lot 2: “Bonds”
- 2” loop line to all cattle troughs via dairy bore
- Note: unequipped bore at old dairy. Power available

Lot 3: “Sommervilles”
- Electric pump on bore at woolshed pumping to 5,000 gallon tank gravity fed via 1¼” poly pipe to all concrete troughs

Conventional boundary fencing

Property Summary »

  • Listing Type: Dairy Farm
  • Land Area: 392 acr
  • Rooms: 6
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Garage Spaces: 2
  • Total Parking Spaces: 2

Charles Stewart Western Victoria - Warrnambool
134 Fairy Street,
Warrnambool, VIC 3280

Phone: 03 5562 0620

Nick Adamson
Mobile: 0418 571 589

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