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Charles Stewart Western Victoria - Warrnambool
134 Fairy Street,
Warrnambool, VIC 3280
Phone: 03 5562 0620
320 Glengleeson West Road, MACARTHUR 3286
Dairy Farm, Livestock Property for sale
320 Glengleeson West Road, MACARTHUR VIC 3286
EOI closing Friday 24th of May at 5:00PM
Productive Dairy Farm/Intensive Grazing
NOTE EOI NOW CLOSING 5PM 24/5/2019
Renowned District - Assured Seasons
• Attractive 4brm family home - dual living areas - 2 bathrooms - delightful
• Fully equipped and recently updated 20 unit H/B dairy suited for one
• Very well managed family operated dairy farm milking 275 cows on a
grass-based, fully self-contained platform growing an abundance of feed.
• Versatile, productive and fertile gently undulating soil types and contour.
• Conveniently situated in high rainfall country (30”/750mm) - 45km from
Port Fairy and Hamilton.
Ideally suited and set up as a very well-managed, family operated
dairy farm, alternatively easily adaptable to beef breeding and
Full listing details are as follows:
633.6 ac / 256.52 Ha + 11.61 ac (4.7Ha) grazing lease.
7km south of Macarthur, 43km – Hamilton, 45km – Port Fairy, 72km – Warrnambool, 73km – Portland, 298km - Melbourne
4 titles, rates cost: $4,728.21 in 2018/19
4 brm w/b home, 2 bthrms, office and 2 living areas. Fully equipped kitchen inc. Blanco gas stove, Miele electric oven, Miele dishwasher. There are fans in most rooms with reverse cycle air conditioning and woodheater in the family room. The home is encapsulated by an attractive and established garden. Garaging is provided for by a 2 car carport plus a 2 car garage.
20 y/o dairy is 20 S/o H/b capable of milking 300 cows, fully equipped to include Davisway cup removers (installed 2008), stall gates (retrofitted Davisway flotek compressed air rams) and jump rails fitted as well as auto feed system to make it easier to use as a one man operation. 2 vats with a total capacity of 8,200L, 3 silos (60, 35 and 15 tonne), a Northern Feed Systems roller mill (2008) and mineral dispenser capable of mixing canola meal and separate additives at the same time.
Waikato pulsators installed in 2010. Milk Rite light weight triangular individual vented liners and shells with Waikato high flow low weight clusters installed 2016. Waikato vacuum pump, variable speed blower installed 2017. Davisway centrifugal milk pump installed 2017. 2008 Davisway Plate cooler installed. New hot water service installed 2018 for vat. Fullwood auto wash for plant. AI race holds 20 cows and also a crush and another race for stock work. The dairy yard is effectively cleaned via 4 yard blasters and also hoses for other areas. A 60 KVA backup generator has been installed.
There are 3 sheds used as calf rearing facilities – one includes a Holm and Laue automatic calf feeder which is able to rear approximately 120 calves. The feeder can run on whole milk or powdered milk. There is access to bore and rainwater for these sheds. The sheds are then used for equipment and storage out of calving season. There is a vat for calf milk for the auto calf feeder.
There are a couple of other sheds used for workshop and equipment. Effective and easy flow Timber Cattleyards.
There are a couple of stables and tack room.
The farm uses reticulated bore water. 2 bores equipped, one submersible and one jet pump at the dairy and three equipped mills in paddocks. One of the bores can run a fire pump off it (linked to the dairy).
There are two effluent ponds near the dairy.
Rainwater is provided for the house, parts of the dairy and calf shed. There are plenty of tanks (38,000 gallons) to provide adequate supply throughout the year. Water softener at dairy. There is a 29 Meg water wash down license.
The farm occupies both sides of Glengleeson West Road which is accessed by several points and also with an underpass. Subdivided into approximately 54 paddocks with 7 smaller paddocks around the yards. Tracks and laneways have been developed and maintained for ease of use and convenience with the underpass linking the property on both sides of Glengleeson West Road.
Native tree plantations are planted regularly with a variety of gums and acacias for shelter and windbreaks.
The internal fencing is predominantly single electric wire whilst the boundary fences are conventional fences with an electric wire. Calf paddocks have more substantial fencing.
Mostly perennial rye grass based. Hay and silage is made on the farm. Occasionally extra hay is bought but usually it is a self-sufficient farm. Grain is purchased.
“Glen Rises” has always had fertiliser spread as well as Urea to increase the Olsen P and productivity of the property. Fertiliser history available upon request. Soil tests are available upon request, with Olsen P ranging between 15 – 35 mg/kg.
Macarthur’s long term annual average rainfall is approximately 750mm / 30”.
Majority of sandy grey loams soil types with heavier black loams on Eumeralla River flats (approximately 23 Ha)
Versatile gently undulating topography with Eumerall
Property Summary »
- Listing Type: Dairy Farm, Livestock Property
- Land Area: 633.6 acr
- Rooms: 7
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 2
- Garage Spaces: 2
- Carports: 2
- Total Parking Spaces: 4