Whakatane & District
Award winning 452ha farm
Lovingly nurtured by the current owners for 44 years and located only 8km from the Pikowai coastline, this rare and prestigious offering to the market provides options for the discerning purchaser.
452ha (more or less) of mixed contoured land - easy to medium hill country with some steeper sidlings - that provides approximately 350ha of grazing pasture and 100ha of forestry. This rural property has first class infrastructure that includes a stunning three bedroom home in a secluded setting, complete with swimming pool and adjacent horse arena. Plus, two other great staff homes, three stand woolshed, three substantial sets of sheep yards and an excellent cattle facility. In addition, there are well-subdivided and fenced paddocks with an excellent spring water supply.
The grazing land is predominantly rye pastures and clean of weeds - historical cropping program means that there are many areas of new pasture and approximately 64ha of hay country. Prospects here include continuing one of the region's finest beef bull and sheep breeding blocks, a large support block for existing dairy operations or progressing your current farming business. Forestry land has approximately 36ha that is due to be harvested this summer, 18ha that was replanted this year and 30ha that was replanted in 2016. The balance remains ready for the new owners, with carbon credits adding potential value. There is an excellent lane system providing vehicle access around the farm and making stock movement straight forward.
The property has consistently been inside the top 10% with regards to economic accounting performance and this quality offering was recognised in 2010 winning The Ballance Farm Environment award. This private and secure property is the only property on Airstrip Road and provides an incredible opportunity to the new owner. Seldom do you get the chance to secure such a property in this location, very handy to Whakatane and the lakes of Rotorua with the CBD of Tauranga a short 65km drive via the Eastern Link - a trophy farm for sure.