488 Lawson Road,

5min from Mokotua, 20mins from Invercargill,

Southland, NZ

LATEST SOIL TEST (July 2012)...


... and molasses or CDS is a bonus

A much-loved, well-sheltered dairy farm with an abundance of native bush and plenty of appeal.

Prime dairy land in a summer safe area. While the hard work's all been done there's still plenty of room to make your mark and improve it further.

This easily managed farm has:

A brand new 10-year resource consent - offering a high level of certainty that'll be hard to match anywhere in Southland

New effluent system including pods and a 60-day storage pond

Entered in the Environment Southland 2012 Environment Awards.

Achieved 120,500kg MS in 2011-12 season (unsually dry, but still green!!).

Has gained momentum over the past four seasons with more in the tank.

All grass and well sheltered by patches of native bush within title.

Large three-bedroom homestead.


Area: 172.6128 hectares (128ha effective)


Fencing: post & wire - electric

One duckpond with mai-mai

Shelter trees: Native bush and also some lines of 25yo pines

Present condition: In good heart, well drained with solid recent history of regrassing.

Average rainfall: 1100-1200 mm

Nearest town: Invercargill

Schooling: Primary: Gorge Road (bus at gate)

Secondary: Invercargill (bus at gate)

Paddocks: 46

Contour: Flat

Altitude: 20 MASL

Access/Tracks: Well laned and in good order

Shelter/trees: Extensive shelter, native bush, pine trees in lanes

Pasture area: All permanent pasture

Water supply: Bore, mix of 30-44mm line, troughs in all paddocks. Salt filtration plant and dosatron.

Soil types: Mokotua

Fertiliser: 400kg/ha 10% Potassic Serpentine Super, 350kg/hg super 10 and 400kg/ha Lime. P levels 30+, average pH 5.9-6.

Dwellings: Three bedroom brick home featuring modern kitchen with dishwasher, open plan living and separate lounge, heat pump and two woodburners, 2 toilets, 2 bathrooms, internal access single car garage.

Farm buildings: 26 aside HB shed with 400 cow yard, new pulsation system, new molasses feed system, six bay implement shed/workshop, three bay calf shed, four bay hay barn, pigsty.


2008/09: 119,000kg MS
2009/10: 110,000kg MS
2010/11: 125,000kg MS
2011/12: 120,500kg MS

Tb Status: C5

$3.9m + Gst (if any) + shares

Additional comment: The vendor is down-sizing, hence the opportunity to buy Mill Park Farm.

A new resource consent has been granted for this farm and as such several reports etc have been done on this property within the past four years.
These include: Nutrient Budget and Management Plan, Risk Assessment Plan, Environment Management Plan, Comprehensive soil test data, High Value Assessment Reports, Soil assessments, Health and Safety Plan.

For further information:

e-mail Murray Jackson, Harcourts
or telephone:
Ph: 00 64 3 214-4080 - cell: 021 754-417

e-mail Jim Fortune, PGG Wrightson
or telephone:
Ph: 00 64 3 211-3169 - cell 027 594-8346