542 Acres (219 ha)
A successful dairy agri-business offering a consistent proven financial income history.
The Kerr family established their dairy business 3km from the current site in 1948. They knew the key to farming is rainfall and fertile soil. In 1963 the opportunity to purchase “AUTHORINGA” presented itself, the family subsequently relocated to this well renown location just east north east from the premium township of Leongatha.
Since then, the family has added to their initial purchase. 55 years later the property now consists approximately 542 Acres of red loam, brown and well drained grey soils. This combination creates an all year income performing operation within a heavy rainfall, north facing, predominantly flat easily tractorable farm.
Consisting 7 titles the property will be offered as a whole or in three lots.
*Sold* Lot 1. “Authoringa Homestead 355 Acres / 143.66ha *Sold*
Lot 1a 23 Acres / 9.3ha Vacant Land with outstanding water source
Lot 2 “Bruces” – Vacant Land 132 Acres / 53.41ha
Lot 3 “Toomeysl” – Vacant Land32 Acres / 12.95ha
The dairy provides a modern 26 a side herringbone dairy serviced by a 500-cow yard that can be split in to 3 sections. AI facility, total concrete cow feed pad located at the dairy. 10,500 Litre Packo milk vat storage, excellent calf rearing facilities near the dairy for ease of management.
6 grains silos with crushing facilities, 6 sheds in total, 50 main paddocks, improved pastures with a well-documented fertilizer history. Excellent large central laneways supported by 2 electric fencing units, 4 licensed stock and domestic dams with water to all paddocks (3 of which are spring-fed).
Currently milking 520 premium North American Genetics Holstein dairy cows to be offered to the purchaser after the sale. Producing 4.2Million litres annually. approximately 380 head of young stock are also available.
The spacious family residence combines open plan living zones with bedrooms and one bathroom. The home has been expanded to enable indoor/outdoor living for all year family comfort. Extremely sound and well-built the residence is an equally sound investment as is the farming operation itself.
Inspection strictly by appointment with the Exclusive Marketing Agents.