Attention farmers! On September 13 Van’s Auctioneers will offer a working dairy farm near Mooiriver with lots of water on public auction.

The farm, which measures approximately 532 Ha in size, has 5km river frontage on the Mooiriver. The Department of Water Affairs has registered the use of 700 000m3 of water (the lawfulness still to be determined) and the Big Mooi Irrigation Board has registered the use of 480 000m3. The farm has a large reservoir that can hold ± 200 000 cubes of water.

The farm has three centre pivots that covers ±177Ha. It also has arable lands of eragrostis and kukuyu, 120 Ha of arable land and approximately 165 Ha of grazing land.

The farm, that currently operates as a working dairy farm, has a 30 point swing over milking system with bulk tanks with a capacity of approximately 26 000 litres. It has bulk tank rooms with tile flooring, as well as office areas with herculite ceilings, ablutions and concrete flooring.

The good quality improvements include a well maintained four bedroom homestead, a manager’s house and cottage, a workshop and fertilizer shed, sheds, pens, staff housing, pump houses and a generator room.

The farm is currently rented out on a month to month basis, with an annual rental income of ±R960 000, and will be offered as a going concern.

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When and where:

The auction will be held on the Riverside farm, Remainder of Farm Sutherland’s Vale 1835 and will commence at 11am.

Van’sAuctioneers can be contacted at 086 111 8267, or their website or Facebook page viewed for more information.